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July 1, 2009 > 4th of July celebrations

4th of July celebrations

Fremont:
The sale, possession and use of all fireworks are banned within the City of Fremont. This ban includes the "safe and sane" variety of fireworks that are legal in some other cities.

Parade
Fremont's annual salute to our national Independence Day will be held in the Warm Springs district this year. There will be floats galore, participation from community groups, marching bands, entertainment and refreshments. An "after parade" event will be held with some stage performances.

4th of July Parade-Spirit of the Springs!
Saturday, July 4
10 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Warm Springs Boulevard at Mayten Way, Fremont
www.fremont4th.org
(510) 299-4505

Coyote Hills
In celebration of the holiday, play old-fashioned games such as: sack races, egg relays, tug-of-war, kick-the can, and other exciting activities. Bring a picnic lunch and join in the fun!

4th of July Fun at Coyote Hills
Saturday, July 4
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Coyote Hills Regional Park
8000 Patterson Ranch Road, Fremont
(510) 544-3220
(Parking Fee)

Old Fashioned Independence Day
Join this fun-filled community festival, 1900 style! Celebrate by listening to patriotic music from a brass band and fiddle music in the farmyard. There will be games, contests, all day long. Participate in an egg toss or with watermelon seed spitting and tug-of-war contests. Bring a picnic lunch and spend the day.
Fee: $8/adults, $6/seniors (62+), $5 children (4-17), under 4 years free. Parking is free.

Old Fashioned Celebration $
Saturday, July 4
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Ardenwood Historic Farm
34600 Ardenwood Boulevard, Fremont
www.ebparkorg
(510) 796-0663



Hayward:
All fireworks are illegal in Hayward.


Old Fashioned Celebration
Pancake breakfast, carnival, food booth, games and contests. Live patriotic music and the colors will be presented by the Boy Scouts. Sponsored by the City of Hayward, South Hayward Lions Club and the Hayward Area Recreation and Parks District
Pancake breakfast 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. free to veterans and senior citizens, donation accepted for others. Carnival: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

46th annual Old Fashioned 4th of July
Saturday, July 4
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
George Weekes Park
27182 Patrick Avenue, Hayward
Contact: Rich Essi (510) 604-9466

1880's Celebration
Celebrate "1880's style" at this is an old fashioned event featuring races, games, arts and crafts.

Old Fashioned Fourth
Saturday, July 7
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The Meek Mansion at Meek Park
240 Hampton Road, Hayward
(510) 581-0223



Milpitas:
Fireworks are illegal in the city of Milpitas. No alcohol, glass containers or dogs/animals are allowed at these events. No tailgate parties are allowed in the parking lot.


Pool Party, Concert and Fireworks
The city of Milpitas celebrates Independence Day at the Milpitas Sports Center.

Pool Party: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. at Milpitas Sports Center Pool
Music, games, lots of fun activities. BBQ lunch available for purchase from the Milpitas Firefighters local, benefiting R.A.P. Space may be limited at times due to pool capacity.

Concert and Fireworks: 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Milpitas Sports Center Football Field. Enjoy an evening of music by JamFunkShus topped by a fireworks display. Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy the fireworks beginning at
9:30 p.m. No admission fee.

4th of July Pool Party, Concert and Fireworks
Saturday, July 4
1 p.m. - 5 p.m and 8 p.m.- 10 p.m.
Milpitas Sports Center
Pools and Football Field
1325 E. Calaveras Boulevard, Milpitas
(408) 586-3210



Newark:
"Safe and sane fireworks" only can be used in the city of Newark.


Firehouse Pancake Breakfast
Proceeds from the Pancake Breakfast benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Newark Firefighters Charitable Fund. Other activities include fire operations demonstrations, an antique fire apparatus, classic cars, kid's activity corner and prize raffles. Hosted by Newark Firefighters Association Local 1483.
Sponsors include IHOP, Starbucks and the Tri-City Voice.

4th of July Firehouse Pancake Breakfast $
Saturday, July 4
8 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Newark Fire Station #3
39039 Cherry Street at Mowry, Newark
(510) 742-4480



Union City:
Only "safe and sane fireworks" can be used in Union City.


Dedication of the Veterans Memorial Park.
The event will include the dedication of 8 flag poles and the raising of flags to honor each branch of the service.
Hosted BBQ to follow, free of charge.

Dedication of the Veterans Memorial Park
Saturday, July 4
10 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Veterans Memorial Park
Dyer Street and Regents Boulevard at Cabello School, Union City
Richard Valle (510) 750-3519



Oakland:
Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate
A family celebration on the landscaped historic grounds of Dunsmuir Estate. Music, games for adults and kids. Watermelon and pie-eating contests. Teddy Bear parade at 1 p.m. Coupon available on internet.

Dunsmuir Estate celebration $
Saturday, July 4
12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Dunsmuir Estate
2960 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland
www.dunsmuir.org

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