Millburn Promises ‘Fantastic Fourth’ Celebration July 4

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The Millburn-Short Hills July Fourth Committee is promising another great All-American small-town 4th of July this weekend, with a parade, fireworks and more.

The Millburn July 4th celebration begins with the flag-raising at Taylor Park on Saturday, July 4, at 9 a.m., followed by the Patriot Award presentation, and then by the ever-popular bike/trike/stroller parade at 9:30 a.m.

The Girls’ All Star softball game takes place at 10:00 a.m.

New this year, at 3:00 p.m., the celebration moves to the Millburn High School front lawn which will be transformed into a festival for the whole family. There will be live music with three bands including the popular KOOTZ, children’s amusements, and food available provided by local establishments.

At night the activities move to Millburn High School Field, with patriotic music provided by Summit Soundz, starting at 7:00 p.m. The day’s events will culminate with a fabulous fireworks display at dusk.

For 2015, the Millburn Short Hills First Aid Squad is the Patriot Award recipient.  The Patriot Award is presented to a group or individual(s) who embody strong leadership skills and is active in community service. Award winners have their name, or group’s name, added to a plaque on a boulder in Taylor Park. Millburn Short Hills Fourth of July Committee is very proud to the 2015 Patriot for their service to the people of many communities. Township and area residents, friends and their families are invited to the Patriot Award presentation along with the flag-raising ceremony.

A rain date is scheduled for Sunday, July 5.

Attendees can purchase event wristbands at either Taylor Park in the morning or at Millburn High School in the afternoon. Wristbands are for All Access, All day. Wristbands enables attendees to go in and out of the event. Wristbands are one price of $10 per person (child or adult) available day of the event.

Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, beach blankets or sit on the grass. Attendees can bring picnic baskets or check out the local food vendors whom will be onsite in the afternoon selling favorite foods and snacks.

The events are run by the Millburn Short Hills Fourth of July Committee.

Members of the Millburn-Short Hills July Fourth Committee depend on private contributions and donations to offset expenses for the celebration. Checks can be made payable to Millburn Short Hills Fourth of July Committee, Inc. and sent to P.O. Box 4, Short Hills, NJ 07078. Donations can also be made online at Millburn Short Hills 4th of July Committee.

2015 MAILER Millburn 4th July

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