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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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Outdoor Worship Service Celebration

Presented by the South Holland Ministerial Association
Guest Speaker: Corey Buchanan, First Reformed Church
Special Music TBA
Bring a lawn chair!
(In the event of rain, service will be held at First Reformed Church, 15924 South Park Ave.)

Prayer at the Gates
THURSDAY, JULY 4 at 8:00am

At the entrances to South Holland
Take this opportunity to pray for health, peace, and prosperity for all.
To learn how you can participate, call Elizabeth Austin at 333-4222.

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

Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 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
First Reformed Church (no parking in the driveway)
Northeast corner of 162nd Street & South Park Avenue
Calvin Christian School
Additional Parking may be available at:
Heritage Center (southeast corner of 162nd Street & South Park Avenue)
MB Financial Bank
Providence Bank
Blueberry Field Restaurant

(closed to vehicle traffic)
Beginning at 6:00pm: 160th Place from South Park Avenue to School Street
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)
Parkside Avenue (Riverview Drive to 160th Place)
Riverview Drive (Parkside to School Street)
School Street (Riverview Drive to 162nd Street)
160th Place (South Park Avenue to School Street)
158th Street (South Park Avenue to Cottage Grove Avenue)
Driveway of First Reformed Church (15924 South Park Avenue)

2013 Rib Fest Registration Form

THANK YOU to our Independence Day Sponsors:

Animated Manufacturing Company
Calumet Carton Company
Cars Towing & Transport
Cloverleaf Motel
Dental Care 4 U, P.C.
Devine Food, Inc.
Larry DeYoung & Associates
Diaz Tire Services
Dreyer, Ooms & Van Drunen, Ltd
Eagle Express Lines, Inc.
First National Bank of South Holland
Gibraltar Chemical Works, Inc.
Gurtler Industries
Hiskes, Dillner, O'Donnell, Marovich & Lapp, Ltd.
J & A Pallets Service, Inc.
Jimbooo's, Ltd
JMA Architects
Lagestee-Mulder, Inc.
Nicole Lawson Attorney at Law, P.C.
Mike's Copy Production
Peter H. Neale, D.O. SC
Nissan of South Holland
Northern Steel Industries, Inc.
Providence Bank
Providence Life Services
River Oaks Gas & Food
S&J Construction Co., Inc.
Shear Designs
Skyline Imports, LLC.
Smits Funeral Homes, Ltd.
South Suburban Memorials
Stepping Stone Financial, Inc.
The Shopper
Thornton Township, Frank Zuccarelli, Supervisor
Triangle Salvage
Walt's Food Center
Wausau Enterprises
Witvoet Plumbing, Inc.

Schedule of Activities and Entertainment For Kids and Adults

6:30am Rib Fest Cook-Off Check In
2013 Rib Fest Registration Form
8:00am Prayer at the Gates - at all Village Entrances
11:00am - 1:00pm "Dimples" the Clown Balloon Designs
Beginning at 11:00am Bean Bag Toss
Beginning at 11:00am Volleyball & Soccer
Beginning at 11:00am Remote Controlled Boats at the Pond
Bring your own remote controlled boat
Beginning at 11:00am Fun Inflatables
Obstacle Course, Tidal Wave Slide, Large Jump and Mini Jump
Beginning at 11:00am Home Plate Grill
Full menu of delicious food, refreshing beverages, and sweet treats
11:45am Rib Fest Judging
Introduction of elected officials serving as judges
12:00pm - 4:00pm Micro-Reality Stock Car Racing
12:30pm "Freddie" the Fire Truck
1:00pm Softball Game: Village Employees VS Ministerial Association
2:00pm - 4:00pm "Patches" the Clown Face Painting
2:30pm Live Music: Atmosphere of Heaven
Contemporary Christian Band
3:00pm - 5:00pm Camel Rides
3:30pm Giant Water Balloon Battle
on the Baseball Field
4:00pm Special Prizes Awarded
5:00pm Live Music: Latin Satin Soul
8:00pm South Holland Municipal Band

Special Prizes to be Awarded at 4:00pm
Most Patriotic 1st, 2nd, & 3rd

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Happy Birthday America!

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Veterans Park - Home Plate Grill
Open 11:00am - 9:00pm

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.

Glow Necklaces and Bracelets - $2.00 each

Sales begin at 8:00pm from South Holland Recreation Staff throughout the Park.
Proceeds help defray the cost of the events.

South Holland Municipal Band

Darrell A. Dalton - Conductor
July 4, 2013 - 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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