Claremore Daily Progress

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June 25, 2013

City hosts annual July 4th events

CLAREMORE —

The City of Claremore is hosting the Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration on Thursday, July 4, at Claremore Lake Park. 
In preparation for the annual Kids Fishing Derby and the fireworks display, the park will close at 10 p.m. Tuesday and re-open at 6 a.m. Thursday for the Kids Fishing Derby. Registration begins at 7 a.m. 
Derby age divisions are 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12 years of age. The first 400 children will receive a free rod and reel.
There will also be drawings for two bikes to be given away in each age division.  
Rules of the tournament include (but are not limited to): children must be accompanied by an adult; bank fishing only — no boats. 
The tournament will end at 10 a.m. with judges wrapping up with the winners before 11 a.m.
The park will close again at noon to prepare for the fireworks celebration and will re-open at 6 p.m. for the Fireworks Celebration. 
Claremore firefighters will present the annual Raising of the Flag with the National Anthem at 6:50. Live entertainment will be provided by Southern Highway, Heartland Express, and Ben Neikirk & The Undecided Band. 
The fireworks show will start approximately between 9:30 and 9:45 (at dark). 
Parking is free at the Will Rogers Stampede Arena, weather permitting. There will be designated motorcycle and handicapped parking available inside in the park, however, space is limited. 
Complimentary shuttles, provided by Pelivan, will run continuously to and from the Will Rogers Stampede Arena into the Lake Park. Shuttles will start running at 5:45 p.m. and will be prepared to take guests back to the arena when the fireworks show is over.  
Bring lawn chairs; concessions will be available. Alcohol, private fireworks, and pets are not allowed in the park. 
For more information, call the Claremore Park & Recreation at (918) 342-2522, Claremore Chamber at (918) 341-2818 or the Claremore Convention & Visitors Bureau at (918) 341-8688. 

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