July 1, 2012 in City

Fourth of July events

 

Monday

Military Honors Tribute to Revolutionary War Patriots – Presented by the Daughters of the American Revolution and Sons of the American Revolution along with the Washington National Guard Honor Guard, the Air Force Honor Guard and the Washington State Veterans Cemetery. The first part of the tribute will be held at the cemetery’s Committal Shelter, where the Army Honor Guard will present a Betsy Ross flag, the Air Force Honor Guard will perform the firing party duties and a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel will play taps. The second part of the tribute will be held by the Administration Building, with the dedication of the Patriot Tree, purchased by the local DAR and SAR chapters for the Washington State Veterans Cemetery, in remembrance of patriots who served during the American Revolution. The SAR firing party, dressed in period uniforms, will fire muskets, followed by the Angus Scott Pipe Band. Refreshments will follow in the Administration Building. 3 p.m., Washington State Veterans Cemetery, 21702 W. Espanola Road, Medical Lake. Free. (509) 220-6508.

Tuesday

Kiddies Parade – Begins at Eighth and Sherman Avenue, Coeur d’Alene. 10 a.m. Free. (208) 667-5986.

Fourth of July – Riverfront Park – Independence Day festival. Six Foot Swing, swing dance lessons, the Air National Guard Band of the Northwest Concept. Fireworks at 10 p.m. Nonsmoking event, except in designated areas; no animals allowed; adult beverage gardens. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. Free admission/viewing of fireworks; $8/reserved seating for fireworks. (509) 625-6602.

Demo Derby and Fireworks Extravaganza – State Line Speedway. Tickets available only at Post Falls Les Schwab Tire, 302 Seltice Way. (208) 773-1566.

Wednesday

Fourth of July – Riverfront Park – Independence Day festival. Spokane Jazz Orchestra, free Children’s Meadow by Numerica Credit Union, First Night Rising Stars Stage, fireworks display at dusk by Larry H. Miller dealerships. Nonsmoking event, except in designated areas; no animals allowed; adult beverage gardens. Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St. Free admission/viewing of fireworks; $8/reserved seating for fireworks. (509) 625-6602.

Fourth of July – Coeur d’Alene – Parade begins at 11 a.m. at 15th and Sherman followed by a daylong festival in Coeur d’Alene City Park. Fireworks over the lake at dusk. (208) 292-1635.

Harrison Fourth of July – Americana/folk rock concert with The Powell Brothers, 4-8 p.m. at City Park. A fireworks display follows on the lake at dusk. harrisonchamber.idaho@ gmail.com.

Priest Lake Fourth of July – All-day ice cream social and celebration at the Coolin Civic Center followed by fireworks at dusk at Hills Resort at Luby Bay or Grandview Resort at Reeder Bay on the Lake.

Priest River Fireworks Celebration – 10 p.m. at Bonner Park, downtown over the Pend Oreille River.

Silver Valley Independence Day Celebration – Firecracker 5K Fun Run registration at 7:30 a.m., race begins at 9 a.m. at Kellogg Middle School, 800 Bunker Ave. Elks Pancake breakfast from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the lodge. Daylong activities follow. Fireworks at dusk at Silver Mountain, viewable from downtown Kellogg.

Fourth of July in Pullman – Family events, children’s activities, food, vendors, live entertainment beginning at 5:30 p.m. and fireworks at dusk. Free transportation to the park provided by Pullman Transit beginning at 4:20 p.m. For a list of park-and-ride locations, visit www.pullmanchamber.com. Alcohol-free event. No personal fireworks allowed. Please leave your pets at home (service animals allowed). Sunnyside Park, Pullman. (509) 332-2920.

The Singing Nuns Dessert Social and Concert – Gate opens at 7 p.m. with tours beginning at 7:15 p.m. Concert by The Singing Nuns at 8:30 p.m. View Spokane fireworks show about 10:20 p.m. There are no reservations, just pay at the gate. Free desserts and drinks (nonalcoholic event). Bring your own lawn chairs and flashlights. Mount St. Michaels, 8500 N. St. Michaels Road, Spokane. $5/general, free/age 7 and younger with paying adult. (509) 466-9178.

Fourth of July in Sandpoint – Parade downtown at 10 a.m., followed by afternoon stage performances at City Beach and fireworks over the lake at dusk. Free. 1-800-800-2106.

Fourth of July in Greenacres – Highlights include a children’s parade around the park at 11:30 a.m., family games at 2 p.m., potluck picnic at 5 p.m., a concert by Face to Face at 6 p.m. and a family movie at dusk. There will also be free ice cream, prizes and live music. Bring your own blankets or chairs. Greenacres Park, 1311 N. Long Road.

Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast – Sponsored by the Usk Community Club. All-you-can-eat, with a community parade to follow. 8-11 a.m., Usk Community Hall, 2442 Black Road. $4.50/adults, free/ages 5 and younger. (509) 445-1433.

Red, White and Blue Pancake Feast – Benefits the Bayview Fireworks Fund. 8:30-11 a.m., Bayview Community Center, Bayview, Idaho. $7/adults, $3.50/children. (208) 683-1980.

Deaf Community Picnic – Food and beverages provided by Spokane Silent Club. Bring lawn chairs, swimsuits and drinks. Contact havillahfarmer@ gmail.com for more information. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Comstock Park, 29th Avenue and Wall Street.

Fourth of July at Liberty Lake – Free concert with music by Big Hair Revolution playing ’70s and ’80s music and Men in the Making playing music by legendary performers. Fireworks at dusk. 5-10 p.m., Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free. (509) 893-3413.

River Park Square Rooftop Party – Summertime Bash with live music, barbecue and viewing of fireworks. 21 and older. 6 p.m., River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave. $10. (509) 847-9125.

Bells Before the Fireworks – Free concert by Wesley Arai, associate carillonist at the University of California-Berkeley. He will blend American tunes and patriotic music in virtuosic arrangements. 9 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. Free. (509) 838-4277.

Saturday

Men in the Making – Riverfest Concert Series. Fireworks at dusk. 7 p.m., Two Rivers Casino & Resort, 6828 B, Highway 25 South, Davenport, Wash. Free. (800) 954-2WIN.

Bayview Parade and Fireworks – Parade 11 a.m. on Main Street and activities all day; annual boat parade starts at dusk along with fireworks at 10 p.m. (208) 683-1980.

Priest Lake Fireworks – On the lake at dusk at Kalispell Bay.

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