Celebrate America at these fun 4th of July events

Enlarge this image

The parade features floats, cars, marching children, horses, motorcycles, and more.

For those who stay home in Southern Indiana, options are booming for local events to attend.

Although several venues have celebrated with fireworks preceding July 4, there are several locations in Maryland that have taken the liberty of setting off day-of fireworks in celebration of America's independence. Starts at 2 p.m. with fireworks at 9 p.m.

Snellville - July 4 - Star Spangled Snellville begins at 4 p.m. with family-friendly entertainment, including food vendors, inflatables, train rides and a space ball on the Snellville Town Green.

Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged at the event.

Fireworks are a big part of the Fourth of July celebration, but they're not a hit with everyone.

This year's theme for the parade is "Celebrating American sOIL". Parking for the parade will be in the field at the intersection of Highways 35 and 82. There will be music and lots of children's activities.

Across the country, this Fourth of July is the first that many people will be able to call themselves US citizens after participating in naturalization ceremonies.

Red Bull Reveal Secret to Verstappen's Austria Win
That's what I did in Paul Ricard so, of course, it's Daniel's turn here. "We had a really good vehicle , really good pace". Hamilton then opened up a 2.4 seconds lead as the field was stretched on the tight, short track.

Japan's fresher legs give them a chance against Belgium:The Asahi Shimbun
When Japan led Belgium 2-0, courtesy two sensational strikes, the world rubbed its eyes in disbelief. Brazil , meanwhile, advanced past the group stage of the World Cup for the 13th consecutive time.

New navy video shows boys in Thailand cave laughing, in good health
Thailand is now in the midst of its monsoon season, and while Monday was relatively dry, the rains returned on Tuesday. Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said of the boys' discovery that "everybody is a hero".

The fun begins at 4:00 p.m.at the Great Meadow on West Campus and the Winslow Maxwell Overlook on East Campus (see link to campus map below).

In Lake Oswego, a Star Spangled Parade and Celebration & Firework Spectacular will kick off with festivities at Millennium Park and then fireworks at George Rogers Park Upper Ballfield at approximately 9:45 p.m. The fireworks begin at 10:15 p.m. There is a free concert at 8 p.m. Local vendors and food trucks will be there, including King of Pops and pours from wine tents as well as from local brewers Creature Comforts Brewery and Three Taverns Craft Brewery.

While the fireworks shows in Washington Court House and Jeffersonville are sure to delight thousands of people, it's important to keep in mind that your pets will not be delighted by the noise of the explosions.

Cookouts, pool parties, family, friends, and something that never fails to make an appearance on the Fourth of July: FIREWORKS! The concert starts at 7:30 pm followed by a fireworks display.

Anytime fireworks are being set off, there are certain recommended safety precautions to take. They will be also passing out United States flags for attendees. People wishing to set off fireworks on New Year's Eve can set off fireworks from 10 a.m. - 1 a.m. Why pay money for your own just to get injured, he asks. According the most recent U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission annual fireworks report, there were 12,900 fireworks-related injuries nationwide treated in hospital emergency departments in 2017. If you pick it up, use gloves or grill tongs and discard it in a bucket of water.

Every year when pets get spooked they often times run away.

Make sure your pets are wearing identification tags so if they do become lost, they can be returned promptly.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Matuidi: Ronaldo To Juventus Would Be "Just Great"
Jul 05, 2018 - 01:26
Juventus have been a dominant force in Italy for some time now. " Real Madrid has made no offer of any kind to PSG or the player". Some reports are suggesting the Spanish giants have already accepted a €100 million (A$158 million) offer from Juve for Ronaldo.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Netflix is Testing a New, More Expensive 'Ultra' Subscription
Jul 05, 2018 - 01:23
Aside from HDR support that would of course require compatible hardware, there are no other new features in the Ultra plan. Its website says the company may need to adjust prices to " respond to local market changes" such as taxes or inflation.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Spurs seeking major trade haul for Kawhi Leonard, reports say
Jul 05, 2018 - 01:17
With LeBron James now donning the purple and gold, Leonard might be hesitant to join a perceived superteam. The Lakers qualifying offer made Randle a restricted free agent, meaning the Lakers could match any offer.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Finch takes ownership for not breaking into Test arena
Jul 04, 2018 - 09:34
Four overs later, his 15th four took Australia's score to 200, and Finch then moved beyond 150 with a swipe to deep midwicket. It's coming on the bat quite nicely. "The wicket's very good as we know the ball travels here", he said following the knock.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Political star Ocasio-Cortez appears on TV's 'The View'
Jul 04, 2018 - 08:28
Her stunning victory and those of other progressives should put to rest numerous misleading narratives of recent months. Trump re-election campaign advisor Katrina Pierson tweeted that Democrats had been " duped " by identity politics.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trump reverses Obama-era race guidelines for admissions
Jul 04, 2018 - 08:26
The Republican Trump administration's move is being viewed by Democrats and liberals as a way to weaken affirmative action. The Trump administration's plan would scrap the existing policies and encourage schools not to consider race at all.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trump says he has interviewed 4 candidates for high court
Jul 03, 2018 - 09:15
House of Representatives and 50 percent of American voters say they plan to vote for Democratic candidates". Trump has said he will announce his pick to fill the seat of retiring justice Anthony Kennedy on 9 July.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Wild brawl mars World Cup basketball qualifier in Philippines
Jul 03, 2018 - 09:15
You can see footage of the fight below. "It was alarming to see one our players surrounded by about 20 people". Those involved face disciplinary proceedings, with Fiba to assemble a tribunal and expected to act swiftly.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Durant, Warriors agree to short-term deal
Jul 03, 2018 - 09:14
Remember that Durant began his career with the Seattle SuperSonics and somewhat frequently mentions the Emerald City wistfully. He is still able to create his own shot, but the Warriors don't really need that skill with four other All-Stars on the team.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top What We Know About The Alleged Gunman At A Maryland Newspaper
Jul 03, 2018 - 09:12
In a later interview on the paper's online site, Davis likened the newspaper office to a "war zone". He said police believe they were sent before the attack, and detectives are now investigating.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top LeBron James next team: Eight most likely destinations as free agency CONFIRMED
Jul 03, 2018 - 09:11
James' camp and the Cavaliers' front office have maintained a dialogue since the season ended, sources said. It keeps them a top-three team inside what now becomes a wide-open Eastern Conference race.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Puppy saves owner from rattlesnake in Arizona
Jul 03, 2018 - 09:08
Todd was strolling along with Paula and her other dog, Cooper, in Anthem, Arizona when they came upon a hidden rattlesnake. Godwin wrote on her Facebook account: "So this morning was up bright and early to go on a hike on 7th street carefree".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mexico eliminated from World Cup with loss to Brazil
Jul 03, 2018 - 08:14
Neymar , who was given the lowest score by users of the BBC Player Rater , said the Brazilian players "have to learn to suffer". Brazil coach Tite also played a big role in the victory over Mexico , deciding to replace Philippe Coutinho with Firmino.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trump On Travel Ban Ruling: It's 'Pretty Much The Final Word'
Jul 02, 2018 - 03:04
The court ruled 5-4 in favor of the controversial travel ban marking President Trump's first major high court decision win. Chad was originally on the list but it was recently removed after having met baseline security requirements.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top History maker Andres Iniesta confirms Spain retirement after Russian Federation defeat
Jul 02, 2018 - 02:55
Russian Federation equalized before halftime when Spanish defender Gerard Pique gave away a penalty via a handball in the box. Spain was more urgent in extra time after being too passive when it dominated the ball in the 90 minutes of regular time.