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Independence Day Celebration
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Independence Day Celebration

South Holland's 80th Annual Independence Day Celebration - July 4, 2013 at Veterans Park

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Prayer at the Gates
Friday, July 4 at 8:00am

At the entrances to South Holland
Take this opportunity to pray for health, peace, and prosperity for all.

170th & Luella, 173rd & Paxton, 173rd & South Park, 173rd & State Street, 172nd & Halsted, 154th & South Park, 154th & Cottage Grove, 154th & Greenwood, 162nd & Seton Drive, 162nd West of Vincennes, 147th & State Street, Taft School

Friday, July 4, 2014 - Veterans Park

Enjoy a Full Day of Activities
and Dazzling Fireworks at 9:10pm

Veterans Park West & South Lots
Southeast corner of 160th Place & South Park Avenue
Northeast corner of 162nd Street & South Park Avenue
Additional Parking may be available at:
First Reformed Church (no parking in the driveway)
Calvin Christian School
Heritage Center (southeast corner of 162nd Street & South Park Avenue)
MB Financial Bank
First Christian Reformed Church (163rd & South Park Avenue)
Calvary Community Church (164th & South Park Avenue)

(closed to vehicle traffic)
Beginning at 6:00pm: 160th Place from South Park Avenue to Parkside Avenue
Beginning at approx. 9:00pm: South Park Avenue from 162nd Street to 158th Street

Both sides of the following streets will be No Parking:
(violators subject to tow)
South Park Avenue (158th Street to 162nd Street)
160th Place (South Park Avenue to Parkside Avenue)
158th Street (South Park Avenue to Cottage Grove Avenue)
Driveway of First Reformed Church (15924 South Park Avenue)
On all the streets from Wausau Avenue on the west, Cottage Grove Avenue on the east,
162nd Street on the south, and 158th Street on the north:
No Parking on the North and West sides of these streets

Schedule of Activities and Entertainment For Kids and Adults

6:30am Rib Fest Cook-Off Check In
8:00am Prayer at the Gates - at all Village Entrances
10:00am Independence Day Morning Zumba
11:00am - 8:30pm Home Plate Grill
Full menu of delicious food, refreshing beverages, and sweet treats
11:00am Story Time in the Gazebo for Ages 2-5 hosted by Ms. Catie
Sponsored by the South Holland Public Library
11:00am - 1:00pm Balloon Twisting by "Dimples" the Clown
11:00am - 7:00pm 9-hole Mini Putt Golf Classic
Inflatable Safari Kingdom Playland
Inflatable 180 Challenge Obstacle Course
Paradise Plunge Water Slide
12:00pm Rib Fest Judging
Samples of ribs available for purchase
1:00pm Interactive Children's Exhibit/Activity in the Gazebo
Sponsored by Sand Ridge Nature Center
2:00pm Field Games: 3-legged race, Sack race,
Wheelbarrow, Water Balloon Toss, etc
2:00pm - 4:00pm Face Painting
3:00pm - 7:00pm Rolling Video Games
3:30pm Giant Water Balloon Battle
on the Baseball Field
4:00pm BMX Stunt Bike Show
5:00pm Live Music: Chayce Christian Jazz Band
7:00pm Glow Sticks available for purchase at Home Plate Grill
8:00pm South Holland Municipal Band

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Happy Birthday America!

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Veterans Park - Home Plate Grill
Open 11:00am - 8:30pm

Hot Dogs Polish Sausage Hamburgers
Cheeseburgers Double Cheeseburgers Corn Dogs
Soft Pretzels Nachos Pizza
Popcorn Sunflower Seeds Chips
Candy & Gum Mr Freeze Push-Ups Ice Cream
Slushies Soft Drinks Gatorade
Coffee Hot Chocolate Bottled Water

All proceeds will support local youth organizations.

South Holland Municipal Band

Darrell A. Dalton - Conductor
July 4, 2014 - 8:00pm

Fanfare for the Common Man Aaron Copland arr. Clare Grundman
Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith arr. Bill Moffit
South Holland Band Words and Music by Jack Wonnell
Ashokan Farewell Jay Ungar arr. Calvin Custer
Battle Hymn of the Republic Peter J. Wilhousky arr. James Neilson
The Liberty Bell March John Philip Sousa
Our America arr. John Higgins
Armed Forces Salute arr. Bob Lowden
1812 Overture P. I. Tchaikovsky arr. Mayhew L. Lake
The Stars and Stripes Forever March John Philip Sousa

Spectacular Fireworks at 9:10pm!
The BEST in the Region!

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