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Overbrook to celebrate Fourth of July with kids bike parade, fireworks display

Overbrook will celebrate Fourth of July with a community fireworks display Sunday, July 4, 2021. Overbrook fireworks file photo.

The annual Overbrook Independence Day Celebration will be Sunday, July 4, 2021. The fun starts at 11:30 a.m. with the 16th annual children’s bike parade. Children can decorate their bikes and meet at the old middle school parking lot (below the water tower by the ball diamonds). Everyone is invited to watch the parade on Main Street and cheer the kids on. Decorated bikes, wagons, scooters, pets and kids are welcomed, but not gas-powered or large motorized vehicles. The parade will go to Main Street, back through the ballpark parking lot, stop at the Veterans Memorial to say the Pledge of Allegiance, and end at the shelter house at the City Lake Park. Free hotdogs, snow cones and drinks will be provided for participants. Parents and friends are asked to bring treats to share.

The day’s celebration continues at the city swimming pool, where from 1-5 p.m., kids and adults swim for free. In the evening, the City Lake will be the place to be for the fireworks display beginning at dark. Parking is available at the ball diamonds. Walk down, sit in bleachers, or bring chairs or blankets to sit on. Remember to practice safe social distancing. No alcohol is permitted on park grounds.

Police Department: Be safe when shooting fireworks

The Overbrook Police Department is reminding citizens and visitors that fireworks can be discharged in the city10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. July 1 through July 5, except on July 4, when fireworks can be discharged until midnight. Fireworks cannot be shot off from vehicles or at vehicles. Fireworks cannot be discharged in the business district at any time. When shooting fireworks, a water source should be available nearby. Children should always have an adult supervising.

Information thanks to Overbrook City Hall.

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