Stomp the Yard

Crowd small, but support huge for Stomp the Yard
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer There were several reasons why this year’s Stomp the Yard drew only a fraction of the children and guardians who traditionally attend the annual “youth explosion” at Houston Avery Park. “Kids have trickled in as the day has progressed,” Bishop Bernard Bishop of Destiny Worship Center said as all but the youngest of the few hundred attendees sought refuge from the unseasonably hot weather.…
Stomp the Yard is Oct. 6
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer This year’s Stomp the Yard celebration — a free, five-hour youth explosion to be held at Houston Avery Park — will still be loads of fun, but it won’t be quite the same as the previous 11. There will still be the free food, games and entertainment that are staples of the annual outdoor fun day, but this year there will be a much…
Small but enthusiastic crowd for Stomp the Yard
There weren’t nearly as many youngsters stomping across the grounds of Houston Avery Park last Saturday (November 4) as there traditionally are when Destiny Worship Center presents its annual Stomp the Yard Youth Day. But those who did tread the park’s confines did so with gusto. Laughter and squeals of delight could be heard throughout the neighborhoods surrounding the municipal park as about 100 children, from toddlers to teens, came…
Stomp the Yard Saturday
Houston Avery Park will come alive with the squeals and laughter of children on Saturday, November 4, when Destiny Worship Center presents its 11th Annual Stomp the Yard event. Or at least organizers of the event hope that’s what happens. The event was originally scheduled for October 7, but the anticipated rain and wind from Hurricane Nate forced a last-minute cancellation. Billed as “a gathering of gifted youth,” the five-hour,…