Calendar of Events

(Last UpdatedMarch 10, 2017)

We accept volunteers aged 7 on up. Under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Under 18 must have a Release form sign by a parent or guardian. Everyone must have a signed Release form signed before working.  Release forms are available on-site.

Please wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty or ruined and please no open-toed shoes.

Work parties are held every Saturday 10:00 a.m. to at least 4:00 p.m.  Call 818-840-0060 to verify work party status

Map to Float Warehouse/site

March 2017

March 4:  Design Committee Brainstorming Session 10:00 a.m. at the float site.  Open to everyone.

March 4:  Burbank On Parade float work starting at Noon at float site.

March 9:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

March 11:  Annual Awards and Installation of Officers and Directors Banquet.   Location:  Little White Chapel, 1711 N. Avon St., Burbank, CA  91505   Time: 6:00 p.m.

March 16:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

March 27:   4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

April 2017

April 01:  New Release Forms must be filled out.

April 13:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

April 20:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

April 24:   4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

April 29:  NO WORK PARTY AT FLOAT SITE- Burbank On Parade

April 29:  Burbank On Parade.  Theme:  "Aloha Burbank" starts at 11:00 a.m.  On Olive Ave. Between Keystone and Lomita.

April xx:  Present Trophy Photo to City Council.  6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502.  Please show up by 5:45 p.m. and wear your Rose Float shirts to show your support, everyone is welcome to attend. (tentative)

May 2017

May 6:  Self Built Get Together.  Noon to 4:00 p.m.  Hosted by:  La Canada  (2017)

May 11:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

May 18:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

May 22:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

June 2017

June 8:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

June 15:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

June 26:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

July 2017

July 4:  Independence Day (Float Site Closed)

July 13:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

July 20:  General Meeting, Summer hiatus  - NO MEETING

July xx:  Present Color Rendering to City Council.  6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502.  Please show up by 5:45 p.m. and wear your Rose Float shirts to show your support, everyone is welcome to attend.

July 24:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

August 2017

August 10:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

August 17:  General Meeting, Summer hiatus - NO MEETING

August 28:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

September 2017

September 14:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

September 21:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

September xx:  Queen and Court Initial Tryouts.  Tournament House (tentative)

September xx:  Queen and Court Initial Tryouts.  Tournament House (tentative)

September 25:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

October 2017

October 7:  Mechanical Inspection (MI)/Test Drive #1 (T1):  Time: 7:00 a.m.  Tournament inspection of drive system and road test. (tentative)

October 7:  Open House and Craft Faire:  11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the float site. (tentative)

October 12:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

October 19:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

October 23:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

October 31:  Happy Halloween!

November 2017

November xx:  Float Sponsor Photo Day.  Tournament House. Time: 7:45 am Board of Directors and Designer(s)

November x:  Float Building A-Z.  9:00 am-5:00 pm Pasadena Tournament of Roses Volunteer Training on how floats get built and decorated

November 9:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

November 15:  Last date to become a new member and vote for Officers and Directors in February.  Existing members must pay by January 30th. 

November 16:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

November 23:  Happy Thanksgiving! (Float Site Closed)

November 24-25:  Work Parties 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

November 24-25  Prepare for foaming (chicken wire/sheet/etc) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (tentative)

November 27:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

December 2017

December x:  Foam Float (tentative)

December 6:  Float Operator's Dinner. (on-float personnel only)  5:00 p.m. (tentative)

December 9:  Test Drive #2 (T2) Tournament inspection and road test of float.  7:00 a.m. (tentative)

December 14:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

December 21:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

December 25:  Merry Christmas (Float Site Closed)

December 26-December 31:  Deco Week (10am-10pm) however we usually work much later.  On December 31st we will typically finish decorating by second Judging and then will need volunteers after judging to help prepare the float for convoy by clearing all work spaces.  If you are interested in decorating, we recommend volunteering on or before December 30th.

December xx:  Pasadena Tournament of Roses Executive Committee float tour

December 30:  First Judging.  Time 2:08 p.m. (tentative)

December 31:  Second Judging.  Time 2:08 p.m. (tentative)

December 31:  Membership dues are due.

December 31:  Leave for Pasadena at 8:00 p.m. (6:30 pm Float Show, 7:00 pm Move float to Flower St, 8:00 pm leave for Pasadena)

January 2018

January 1:  Happy New Year!! 12:00:01am

January 1:  129th Annual Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade-8:00 a.m. 

January 1:  Float site clean-up  and flower deliveries to local nursing homes and hospitals.  Noon-5:00 p.m. (tentative)

January 1:  Post Parade Float Viewing in Pasadena  1:00pm-5:00pm 

January 2:  Post Parade Float Viewing in Pasadena  7:00am-9:00am (seniors & mobility impaired only) 9:00am-5:00pm 

January 3-7:  Burbank Float Viewing, location:  CORNER OF OLIVE AVE. AND GLENOAKS BLVD. (across the street from the Burbank Central Library)

Animation Schedule: (depending on rain, fuel and other conditions)

  • 11:00 am 11:15 am

  • 1:00 pm 1:15 pm

  • 3:00 pm 3:15 pm

  • 5:00 pm 5:15 pm

  • 7:00 pm 7:15 pm

January 9:  City Council Presentation.  6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502.  Please show up by 5:45 p.m. and wear your Rose Float shirts to show your support, everyone is welcome to attend. (tentative)

January 11:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

January 13:  Float De-Construction, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. at the float site 

January 15:  Return flower cages back to BWP

January 18  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

January 18:  Post Mortem float meeting.  Immediately after the General Meeting.  To discuss the past year's good and bad and how to make improvements. (tentative)

January 18:  2019 Rose Parade Theme announced

January 22:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

January xx:  2017 Parade Evaluation Meeting.  (President, VP-Float and Construction Chair only) 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

January 31:  Design Contest ends.  8:00 pm 

January 30:  Membership renewal due.  Last day to pay dues if you want to vote for the new float.

February 2018

February 3:  Special Board of Director's Meeting - Float Concept Review 10:00 a.m.

February 3:  NO WORK PARTY AT FLOAT SITE DUE TO SPECIAL BOARD OF DIRECTOR MEETING

February 7:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m. (NOTE SPECIAL DATE CHANGE)

February 8:  Special Pick-the-Float meeting-All Paid Members. SPECIAL LOCATION: Buena Vista Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA  91505 (corner of Buena Vista and Verdugo) at 6:30 pm (tentative)

February 14:  Theme Draft - 8:00 am. (tentative)

February 15:  Annual Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504(Pick new Officers and Directors)

February 24:  Design Committee Brainstorming Session 1:00 p.m. at the float site.  Open to everyone. (tentative)

February 26:   4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

March 2018

March 8:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

March xx:  Annual Awards and Installation of Officers and Directors Banquet.   Location:  Little White Chapel, 1711 N. Avon St., Burbank, CA  91505   Time: 6:30 p.m.

March 15:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

March 26:   4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

April 2018

April 01:  New Release Forms must be filled out.

April 12:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

April 19:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

April 23:   4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

April 28:  NO WORK PARTY AT FLOAT SITE- Burbank On Parade

April 28:  Burbank On Parade.  Theme:  "tbd" starts at 11:00 a.m.  On Olive Ave. Between Keystone and Lomita.

April xx:  Present Trophy Photo to City Council.  6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502.  Please show up by 5:45 p.m. and wear your Rose Float shirts to show your support, everyone is welcome to attend. (tentative)

 

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