16 hrs ago
As summer approaches, sequestration threatens holiday fun
This Independence Day, Washington-area families will have one less free concert to attend while they wait to watch the fireworks on the National Mall.
20 hrs ago
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USO Launches Honor, Salute and Celebrate Campaign
The USO is inviting Americans around the globe to join and Honor, Salute and Celebrate our troops and their families.
Fri May 24, 2013
Donations sought for Schroon celebration
The 59th annual Fourth of July celebration in the town of Schroon needs assistance.
Free American flag craft patterns and patriotic craft ideas
Show your American pride with these great free patterns to make some red, white and blue flag and patriotic craft ideas.
Marin Independent Journal
Marin Runs 4th of July race coming up in Novato
The annual Marin Runs Fourth of July race is coming up, with an 8 a.m. start time on July 4 in downtown Novato.
Nashoba Publishing Online
Volunteers needed for 4th of July
The Fourth of July Committee is preparing for another terrific day of bike decorating, parade and field events.
Ventura County Star
Miller Family YMCA July 4th Family Festival, Car Show & 5k/10k Run/Walk
The Miller Family YMCA of Newbury Park is hosting a free July 4 family festival, parade, car show and 5k/10k Run/Walk. A community all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast is from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with the car show running from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Awards will be given to winners in 10 different classic car categories.
Thu May 23, 2013
Paper Wind Streamer
With little more than an empty oatmeal container and colored paper, you can create a festive decoration that's perfect for Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, or any patriotic occasion.
Wed May 22, 2013
Hays Daily News
Hope for the best
Once such task is that of public safety. Even though each entity utilizes separate organizations to accomplish the task, such as the county having a sheriff's office and the city having a police department, the customer is the same person.
Houston's July 4 party to include concerts, cheerleaders, zipline
Grammy award-winning artist and songwriter Sheryl Crow and country music artist Martina McBride will headline this year's Southwest Airlines Freedom Over Texas celebration at Eleanor Tinsley Park, Houston Mayor Annise Parker announced Wednesday.
May 22, 2013 8:17 a.m.Hutch officials to support Independence Day fireworks show
It appears Hutchinson areas residents might see a big Fourth of July fireworks display after all.
Tue May 21, 2013
Fireworks Fund Needs a Boost
Judging by the weather the last week or so, summer is almost upon us. And that means it's time for the Whitefish Chamber of Commerce to kick its annual fireworks fundraising drive into high gear.
Thu May 16, 2013
Michigan rep proposes ban on late-night fireworks
Michigan's year-old law allowing the sale and use of airborne fireworks could be changed after it enflamed public complaints last summer because of late-night backyard blasting.
Here They Come Again - Tribute Band Booked For Independence Day Concert
The British Invasion Tribute Band that rocked the Orange Fairgrounds last Labor Day has been booked for the annual Fourth of July concert and Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday, July 6. Typically, when a show runs long, concert-goers will slowly sneak away, but this was not the case at the 2012 Labor Day concert.
Hays Daily News
A safer Fourth
Residents in this region, much like Americans throughout the country, look forward to celebrating the nation's independence every Fourth of July.
Food as metaphor
Israel's recent 65th Independence Day was a nostalgic time for me. The last time that I celebrated Yom Ha'atzmaut in Jerusalem was in 1978.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Roots, J. Cole, Marsha Ambrosious and More Set to Perform at Wawa Welcome America! Festival
As part of celebrating the nation's birthday, Wawa, VH1 and the city of Philadelphia have teamed up to the put together the Wawa Welcome America! Festival, billed as "The Largest Free Concert in America." Joined by Mayor Michael Nutter, the city of Philadelphia will celebrate the 4th of July Jam with a host of artists including The Roots, John ... (more)
Hey Fairfax Station - Should Loaded Guns Be Allowed in July 4th March from Virginia into DC?
Talk about fireworks. A group that says it plans to march from Virginia into DC on the Fourth of July with loaded guns - a violation of DC gun laws - is being met with resistance by DC's Chief of Police Cathy Lanier.
Tue May 14, 2013
Summerville Journal Scene
Town limiting fireworks fun
The Fourth of July might not be a week-long celebration this year, if an ordinance under consideration by Summerville Town Council goes through.
Mon May 13, 2013
Paso Robles organizers cancel Fourth of July fireworks show
Barring a last-minute reprieve, volunteer organizers in Paso Robles have scratched plans for PasoBlast at Barney Schwartz Park, saying they've raised less than half the amount of money needed.