Independence Day Celebration

Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, the in-person Independence Day celebration has been canceled. Below are safe alternatives to help celebrate Independence Day!

Toddler Fourth of July Craft Class

10 a.m. to 11 a.m Monday, June 29 at Crow Recreation Center

This program will provide a multi-sensory patriotic experience for children. The activities, such as the handprint flag shirt, are designed so toddlers can do them independently or with minimal help from their parent/guardian. Bringing an oversized t-shirt or apron is encouraged. The cost is $3 per person.

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Yankee Doodle Dandy Crafts and Snacks

5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 30 at Crow Recreation Center

Children 6-12 will have an opportunity to create various patriotic themed crafts and snacks such as Star Spangled Slime. Each participant will create four crafts and enjoy two snacks. The cost is $5 per person.

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Star-Spangled Family Non-Cooking Class

6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 2 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center

The class is sponsored by Kroger on Madison Street. Families will have the opportunity to prepare food for their Fourth of July celebrations. Participants will rotate to six stations and prepare a sampling of various dishes. Each family will receive a recipe card at each station to take home. The cost is $20 per family.

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Independence Day Attire creation

6-8 p.m.  Friday, July 3 at Kleeman Recreation Center

The event is sponsored by Parks & Recreation partner Artlink.  Each participant will receive a white shirt, red and blue shirt dye, and instructions on how to fold and wrap the shirt into a design of their choice. The cost is $15 per person.

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firecracker virtual 5k

July 1 - July 31

Participants can choose to run either 1-mile or a 5K from July 1 to July 31. All participants will receive a T-shirt and 5K participants will receive a medal.

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