Mendon May Day— 1953
Mendon’s May Day Festival Is Saturday— Traditional May Day Celebration at Mendon will be observed Saturday, May 2nd, it was announced today by the ward Sunday school superintendency, Earl Buist, Bill Longstroth, Jr. and Edwin Olsen. “Rain or shine— the festival goes on,” the superintendency declared. It is sponsored by the Sunday school officers and teachers. If the weather is good, the maypole dance and crowning of the Queen, Harriet Muir, and the singing of May Day songs, will take place. Queen Harriet is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Muir. These ceremonies are planned for the south lawn of the church square. The maypole dance is in charge of Mrs. Mozelle Sorensen, assisted by Delpha Longstroth, Hazel Buist, and Marilyn Hiibner. Following these activities, a program will be given in the ward chapel. At 2:00 p.m. there will be a children’s dance, followed by races and other forms of recreation for young and old. A baseball game is scheduled at 5:30 p.m., and the day’s festivities will be concluded with a dance at night.
Mendon May Day Celebration Slated Saturday— Traditional May Day festival at Mendon is planed for Saturday —”rain or shine”— officials emphasized today. The maypole dance and crowning of the Queen, Harriet Muir, will take place on the south lawn of the church house. In case of storm, the program will move into the chapel. Queen Harriet, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Stephen Muir, and the maypole dancers are featured in the ceremony at 10:00 a.m. Following these activities, there will be a program in the chapel, children’s dance at 2:00 p.m. races for young and old, a baseball game at 4:30 p.m. and a May dance in the evening.