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July 4th events
Several surrounding towns will be celebrating Independence Day, Friday, July 4, with family-friendly activities, food, fun, and fireworks. If you haven’t made plans yet for the Fourth of July, consider choosing from one of the events below:
•Morgan’s Wonder-land will celebrate Independence Day with a Salute to America’s Heroes, including members of the armed forces as well as first responders. Gates will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with musical entertainment and free food, while supplies last, to be offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition, guests can visit a petting zoo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Military members and first responders and their immediate families who present valid ID cards can obtain a special discounted admission of $8 per person. For more information, visit www.MorgansWonderland.com.
•The “Heart of Texas Concert Band” will perform a patriotic “Let Freedom Ring!” concert July 4 at 1:30 p.m. at the Alamo, located at 300 Alamo Plaza in San Antonio.
This rousing concert to honor our veterans is free; however, donations are appreciated.
For more information, call Sudie Rogers at 210-860-3177, or visit www.heartoftexasconcertband.org.
The city of Seguin’s official July Fourth festivities will begin with a flag-raising ceremony at 9 a.m. in Central Park, followed by a parade at 10 a.m. with more than a hundred parade entries including floats from local businesses, elected officials, churches, schools, military representatives, the Alamo City Community Marching Band, and more. At 11:30 a.m. enjoy lunch and quality entertainment at the Mayor’s Luncheon in the Seguin Coliseum. A traditional barbecue lunch will be available for $7 per plate. At dusk, the sky over the golf course at Max Starcke Park will be lit up with a colorful and patriotic fireworks display. For more information, visit http://www.seguintexas.gov.
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