July 4 Happenings
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BETHEL –Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration, Sunday, July 3 at dusk on Kauneonga Lake.
LIBERTY – Street fair on Monday, July 4. Performances on the Main Stage will begin at 11 a.m. Paulina will hold an art-picnic on the lawn in front of the Main Stage from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. For all ages: come and sketch while listening to music. A classic car, motorcycle and tractor show begins at 10:30 a.m. A parade steps off at 12:05 p.m., followed by the dedication of the Liberty Police Department flag. First annual hot dog eating contest, sponsored by Garry’s Great American.
MONTICELLO – Annual fireworks display at Monticello Raceway, Saturday, July 2 after the racing program. Post time will be 7:30 p.m. Free admission.
NARROWSBURG – The Narrowsburg Chamber of Commerce hosts a three-day event. Family fair, Friday, July 1, midway, prizes and a beer tent. Saturday, July 2, sock hop, Narrowsburg School; entertainment by The Shirelles. Sunday, July 3, fireworks at dusk. Monday, July 4, 3 p.m. parade with Narrowsburg Fire Dept. followed by a chicken barbeque at 4:30 p.m. Viewers of the parade are invited to watch it with Laurie Stuart and staff of The River Reporter at TRR offices, 93 Erie Ave. Brownies and Mint Tea served. Bring your own chair. Free newspaper while supplies last.
ROSCOE – The Ultimate Fishing Town USA, will celebrate its new title and Independence Day with a Parade on Saturday, July 2 at 11 a.m.; lineup at 10 a.m., Roscoe Central School parking lot. Live broadcast from Thunder 102.1.
HONESDALE – Honesdale’s 2011 Fireworks Celebration will take place on Sunday, July 3. Celebration starts in Central Park 4 p.m. with vendors, games, prizes and entertainment by Doug Smith’s Dixieland All-Stars ( 5 p.m.), Fiddlin’ Around with Steve Jacoby ( 6:30 p.m. ) and the Crystal band of Scranton (8 p.m.) Rain date: Wednesday, July 6, beginning at 5 p.m.
LAKE WALLENPAUPACK – Independence Day fireworks display over Lake Wallenpaupack on Monday, July 4; rain date July 9. Broadcast by Bold Gold Media’s Classic Hits 105.3. Parking available in the high school parking lots and bleachers open to spectators at dusk.. Fireworks can be viewed from the dike and by boat from the lake as well.