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Flower Man Cleveland Turner to be Honored Today with Stories, Processions, and Demolition

flowermanA day of celebrating beloved Houston artist and personality, Cleveland “The Flower Man” Turner (who passed away in December) and a last look at the living work of art he left behind–his home and yard is a grand, vibrant and joyful assemblage located at at 2305 Francis St. in Houston. Sadly, the house will be demolished on Saturday due to high levels of mold. This is your last chance to see the yard-art landmark before it’s leveled.

10 – 10:30 Second Line from First Missionary Baptist Church (3239 Simmons St.) to The Flower Man’s home (2305 Francis St.)

10:45 – 11  Welcome and Remarks from Rick Lowe, Susanne Theis and Pete Gershon

11 – 11:15  First St. Matthew’s Missionary Baptist Church Choir

11:15 – 11:45  Demolition of The Flower Man’s home

11:30  Crafting – Paper flowers, bike decoration, notes for spirit tree

11:45 – 1:30pm  Community stories and presentations

1-2pm  Community Bike/Walk organized by Autumn Knight, Lisa Harris and M’Kina Tapscott

also by Bill Davenport
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