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Celebrate Freedom…

Summer is now in full swing and we are finally getting to enjoy wonderfully hot weather.  As the 4th of July approaches there are many activities that we can take our families out to enjoy.  I hope that while we are enjoying our parade, our BBQ, and all other activities that we will take the time to give thought and thanks for the freedoms that we enjoy in the grand land of the United States of America.

It’s easy to take our freedoms for granted especially since we are a blessed Nation who haven’t had those liberties taken from us.  With as turbulent as this world is and how unpredictable the future is we should all take a pause and reflect on our freedoms and our journey that is this life!  Happy 4th of July…

Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.  ~Napoleon Bonaparte

From the hands of Johannes Gutenberg to the inspiring works of Benjamin Franklin, you’ll experience what true freedom of the press really means.   All activities are free and open to the public.  Enjoy all the activities this Patriotic event has to offer at the Colonial Days.  Enjoy a youth theater concert and Historical presentations. Experience the history of printing with the world’s only complete working replica of Gutenberg Press.  See the colonial way of living.

July 2 – 5, 2010
Days of the Week: Mon, Fri, Sat
Crandall Historical Printing Museum
275 East Center Street, Provo, UT 84606

Chairperson(s): Leeza Ridd – mrspwr237@yahoo.com

Information and photography provided by Freedom Festival.org

Monday, July 5 at 9am is the Grand Parade – the largest of its kind in the state of Utah – highlighting freedom through bands, professionally crafted floats, giant helium balloons and local and national performers. Entries will be given the unique challenge to promote patriotism among the 250,000 spectators, through music, displays, dance, and other creative and meaningful expression. The parade will follow the same route that it has in previous years. It begins at 960 N. University Ave. and proceeds south to 100 S. and then turns east to 200 E. From there it turns north to Center St. and then turns east and ends at 900 E.

freedom festival.org

Laugh together, play together, and strengthen your family. Come and enjoy the ropes course, lunch and canoeing for a great price!

July 2 – 3, 2010
Days of the Week: Fri, Sat
CLAS Ropes Course
3606 West Center Street, Provo, UT 84604Hours of Operation: 12:30pm-6:30pm
Price: $17 per person

http://www.clasropes.com/events.html

Lindon Farmers Market

July 3 – October 30, 2010
Days of the Week: Sat
Across from the City Center
60 North State Street, Lindon, UT 84042
801-785-7981
Hours of Operation: 8:00a.m.- 10:00a.m.
Price: Free to Attend

http://states.farmersmarket.com/848/lindon-ut

Lehi City Fireworks

Lehi City Fireworks
July 3, 2010
Electric Park
3003 North Thanksgiving Point Way, Lehi, UT 84043

Hours of Operation: 10:00pm

Lehi City and Thanksgiving Point invite you to celebrate American independence with a dazzling fireworks show. Gates at Electric Park will open by 6:00pm and concessions will open at 7:00pm. Fireworks start at approximately 10:00pm and this year will be set off from the North side of the property. Bring a blanket and enjoy a fun evening outdoors with food and fun!

http://www.thanksgivingpoint.com/

4th of July in Mt. Pleasant

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