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July 3, 2013

Kiwanis to host 4th of July celebration in Wintersmith Park


The Ada News

Ada —

     Here’s a schedule of events for Ada’s Fourth of July celebration, which will take place Thursday in Wintersmith Park. The celebration is sponsored by the Ada Kiwanis Club.

     7 a.m.: Fireball Classic 5 and 10K Run and Family Walk, sponsored by the Ada Sunrise Rotary. The 10K will start at 7 a.m., and the 5K run and walk will begin at 7:05. The kids race will follow immediately after the 5K.

     9:30 to 11:15 a.m.: Kiddie Olympics, sponsored by the Ada Lions Club.

     9:30 a.m.: Turtle races.

     9:45 a.m.: Balloon games and races.

     10 a.m.: Big Foot Stomp game.

     10:15 a.m.: Crazy races: Skin the snake and coin toss.

     10:30 a.m.: Hula hoop contest.

     10:45 a.m.: Peel the banana line.

     11:15 a.m.: Watermelon seed spitting contest and watermelon gauntlet.

     11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.: Martial arts demonstrations.

     1:30 to 3:30 p.m.: Church youth present family Olympic games.

      1:30 p.m.: Egg toss.

     2 p.m.: Egg games.

     2:30 p.m.: Toe-sack races.

     3 p.m.: Tug of war.

     3:30 to 4:30 p.m.: Ada Fire Department waterworks games.

     3:30 p.m.: Waterworks games.

     4 p.m.: Fireman’s challenge.

     9:30 p.m.: Fireworks display. The fireworks will be shown at lake level this year.

     The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ada will open its miniature golf course and other attractions, and hot dogs and snow cones will be available.