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July 4th Celebrations

th-1This year Deweyville is celebrating 150 years as a town. To commemorate the town’s sesquicentennial, Deweyville will hold a variety of fun activities on Friday, July 4.

            The day will kick off with the classic fun run, 5K and mile walk/run, at 7 a.m. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. The Firemen’s breakfast goes from 7-9 a.m. Cost is $6 a person or $20 per family (under age 6 is free). The annual parade and candy drop starts at 10 a.m.


            At noon there will be a town picture taken for the time capsule. Families are welcome to add anything that depicts life in Deweyville at this time.

            The cook shack will be open from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Family games will start at 1:30 p.m. With dinner starting at 6 p.m., followed by the beard growing contest, drawing and Deweyville trivia. The night will wrap up with a co-ed softball game at 7 p.m., followed y a movie in the park with popcorn and popsicles.


Other Community Events

Corinne 3-4: July 3, 3-on-3 basketball 5:30 p.m., at Corinne City Hall for ages 10-14, 15-18 and 18-adult. July 4,Flag ceremony 6:30 a.m., breakfast 7 a.m., $5 a person or $20 per family, 7:30 a.m., 5K, registration begins at 7, costs $10. Kids 1K 9 a.m., ($5) parade 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., inflatable toys, bingo, pie and ice cream and firemen games. Fire department hamburger stand opens at 1 p.m.

Elwood 4: Hansen Park 7 a.m., bike race and 5K walk, 8 a.m., flag ceremony and honor veterans, breakfast at 8:30 a.m., family and water games throughout the day, lunch at 12:30 p.m., clean up at 2 p.m.

Grouse Creek 4-5: July 4, old time movie at the church 4 p.m., three man-team doctoring and stock saddle bronc riding at the rodeo arena at 6 p.m., dance and live music 9 p.m. July 5, flag ceremony 10 a.m., followed by parade and program at 11 a.m., kids games. Jackpot barrel racing and kids’ rodeo 12:30 p.m. Silver bit horse and muley roping 4 p.m., and mixed horse roping. DJ dance at school at dusk.

Honeyville 3-5:July 3, free dinner and movie at park 8 p.m., July 4, Firemen’s Pancake Breakfast 7-9 a.m., Freedom Run at Crystal Hot Springs registration at 6:45 a.m., starts at 7:30, costs $15. Parade 10:30 a.m., followed by trout pond, bounce toys, pie-eating contest, games and a car show. July 5, trap shoot at Mark Bingham’s gravel pit in the morning, rodeo 4 p.m., signups 2-3:30 p.m.

Plymouth 3-5: July 3, baby contest 5 p.m., July 4 and 5, annual firemen’s breakfast 6-9 a.m., and rodeo 8 p.m., July 4, fun run/walk adult sign up at 6:30 a.m., kids at 7:30 a.m., parade 10 a.m., Fun Days games 10:30 a.m., Kid Tough Rough Stock 11 a.m., July 5, kids timed events 9 a.m., dance after rodeo-Rough Stock band.

Portage: Festivities at 2 p.m., at park, (bean bag toss, face painting, bouncy house, bingo and rides), parade at 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., fireworks at dusk.

Riverside: Breakfast – 8 a.m., kids’ games at 10:30 a.m., lunch at noon, parade at 4 p.m., dinner at 5 p.m., fireworks at dark.



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