Fourth of July Festivities

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2009 Fourth of July Celebrations (Saturday the 4th unless otherwise noted)

South Milwaukee: . Schedule of Events at the Brown Pavilion, Grant Park  • Areas 5 & 6. Sponsored By: City of South Milwaukee. Schedule: 10:00 a.m. – Call to Colors; 10:10 a.m. – Kids Bicycles and Coaster Decoration Parade; 11:00 a.m. – Kids races, games and penny scramble followed by free ice cream and Cracker Jack for ALL KIDS!! 9:30 P.M. – Spectacular Fireworks Display. Food will be served by The South Milwaukee Association of Commerce. Beverages will be served by the Johnny Mo’s Bar & Grill. PJ’s Variety will be there selling candy, snap pops, etc. in the brown pavillion. Live Music from 1 p.m to 9:15 p.m.

Cudahy: parade, noon, starting at Packard and Grange avenues and continuing east on E. Layton Ave. to S. Lake Drive. Ceremonies, entertainment, activities starting at 1:45 p.m., Sheridan Park. Fireworks, 9:20 p.m.

St. Francis: parade, 10 a.m., heading south on Barland Ave., east on Denton Ave. to Packard Ave., south on Lunham Ave. and then east to Milt Vretenar Park. Activities at the park include ice cream, parade awards, a petting zoo, food and music; fireworks, around 9:15 p.m.

Oak Creek: parade, 9 a.m., at the corner of Groveland Drive and Shepard Ave. Activities, including music, food and rides, continue at the American Legion Post. Fireworks at dusk.

Franklin: parade, 10:30 a.m. to noon at Loomis Road and Forest Hill, turns right on Drexel Ave. toward fire station. Activities follow at Lion Legends Park. Fireworks, 9:30 p.m.

Racine: The 4th of July Fireworks display begins at dusk over the lake at North Pier. The fireworks are visible along the lakefront.

Kenosha: July 4 Music and Fireworks on the Lakefront. The music is in HarborPark from 8 to 9 pm. In Wolfenbuttel Park there will be music from 7 to 8 pm. The fireworks show, launched from HarborPark, begins at around 9:30 pm. The Kenosha electric streetcar line is free on July 4 only, so you can park the car and ride the streetcar to the park.

And last if not least: U.S. Bank Fireworks on July 3 - which start at about 9:25 p.m. off Veterans Park on the lakefront.

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