4th of July events at the park getting underway…

          The 4th of July Celebration at East Side Park in Washington starts today.

          Kip Kelly is Washington’s Park Superintendent and he says the ride company is offering ride bracelets each night.  There is free entertainment with local music acts each night.  Tonight’s it’s the country band Starbound.  Spectre plays tomorrow, the Antioch Christian Praise Band Sunday and the group Brave New Wave on Monday night.

          Kelly says returning this year is a Fireman’s Ball competition…

          That event is 6-pm Monday.

          Tuesday the 4th the carnival opens at 3, there’s more live music with Centerline and Terry Lee and the Rockaboogie Band.  Fireworks Tuesdsay start around 10.

          Again this is the 1st night for activities with the carnival and concessions opening at 5. Starbound performs at 7.  Ride bracelets are $18.