Families invited to celebrate July 4th in Newton!

10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon, Kids’ Morning, Newton Centre Playground at Tyler Terrace.

Free event for children ages 3-12 years. Children and families are invited to join in the Grand Pet Parade, Decorated Doll Carriage Promenade, Teddy Bear Parade, and Foot Races. Free ice cream, candy, and drinks complete the morning celebration (courtesy of Cabot’s Ice Cream). Kids Morning will be canceled in the event of rain.

12:00 noon-10:00 p.m., Family Afternoon/Evening, Albemarle Field/Halloran Sports Complex

The fun continues with kiddie amusement rides, face painting, craft vendor booths, and food trucks. Look for the Circus Arts performances from students and staff of Gravity Alternative Movement! Then, the fun moves over to the main stage with the fabulous Bo & Bill Winiker Band (courtesy of the Village Bank) for music and dancing from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Bring lawn chairs, try out the delicious food from the many food trucks, and pick up your light-up novelties. At 9:00 p.m., don’t miss the grand finale…a fantastic fireworks display! In the event of rain, the concert and fireworks will be rescheduled for a date to be determined. Visit newtoncommunitypride.org for details.