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July 4th Festivities


July 3rd  Fireworks at dusk in Veterans Park – Buell St.

5:00 Food Stand – Veterans Park - Newstead Fire Co. Exempts

July 4th

8:00 -11:00 Mason’s Breakfast at the Masonic Lodge

11:00 - Power Wheels Race - Main St, between Church and Clinton

11:30 - Soapbox Derby – Main St. between Church and Clinton

(both races sponsored by Main Street Salon & Mike Shield’s Towing) 

10:30 – Bocce Tournament – Brooklyn Park, sponsored by the Akron Lions Club   

11:00 - Methodist Church Chicken Barbecue in Russell Park

1:00 - Bubble Gum Contest in the Gazebo, sponsored by Ford Gum

2:00 - Ice Cream eating contest in the Gazebo, sponsored by Pink Cow

Food Stands in Russell Park, Newstead Exempts & Pink Cow

4:15 – Kiddie Parade to begin at Hart Street – “Star Wars” theme, sponsored by Candy Apple Cafe

4:30 – Gala Parade: The Wizard of Oz “There’s No Place Like Home” theme     

Alexander Band in the Gazebo following the parade

6:00-8:00 – Craig Wilkins in the Gazebo