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Independence Day events

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The festivities will end with a fireworks display in town about 9:15 p.m.

For more details, call (877) 755-2326.


The town will celebrate Independence Day with a two-day affair.

The 25th Annual Family Sand Sculpture Contest will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday on the beach at Ocean Park.

On Thursday, there will be a parade at 10 a.m., followed by a band concert with line and square dancing.

Fireworks at the town square will be held Thursday and Friday at dusk and will continue each Thursday through Aug. 22 on the beach next to the Old Orchard Beach Pier.

For more details, call 934-9068.


The town will observe July 4 with three beach events.

A Sandcastle Contest will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday followed by a performance by D.J. Jaz at 7:30 p.m. and a fireworks display at 9:15 p.m.


Sanford will celebrate Independence Day with a weeklong list of activities that begin with a concert by The Drifters at 7 p.m. Monday at Goodall Park for a $20 fee.

The Square Pond Ski Club will put on a ski show at 6 p.m. Wednesday at No. 1 Pond, during an event also featuring food vendors, crafters and a fireworks display at dusk.

The annual parade begins at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Dairy Queen and proceeding to Gowen Park.

For more details, go to http://www.sanfordmaine.org.


The town's annual Old Home Days event will be held Friday and Saturday at Massabesic High School on West Road.

Friday events will be held from 5 p.m. to dusk, featuring the Bush Pilots remote control plane demonstrations, Maine Magic Basketball clinics, music by DJ Mark Gordon and a Main Magic open gym and dance.

On Saturday, a parade will be held at 10 a.m., proceeding from Straw Mill Brook Road and ending at the high school.

Activities will continue throughout the day, including a mini horse station from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; a cribbage tournament at noon; inflatable bounce activities from noon to 4 p.m.; performances by the Northern Explosion Dancers at 1 and 2 p.m.; music by Mark Kelley at 3 p.m., Sean Sheerins at 4:30 p.m. and the Rock Bottom Band from 6 to 9 p.m.; and a fireworks display.

For more details, go to www.waterboro-me.net/ohd.


Camden Rotary presents "Music by the Sea," an afternoon of music in Camden's Harbor Park, from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday featuring Maine's own MOJO, New Relm, and the Bath Municipal Band. Hamburgers and hot dogs will also be available.

Bay Chamber Concerts presents the dance band The Engagements in an evening concert at 7:30 p.m. at the water's edge at Harbor Park.

Fireworks will go off at 9 p.m.


A public reading of the Declaration of Independence will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday at the New Gloucester History Barn behind the Town Hall on Route 231.

All are welcome.

The event is sponsored by the members and friends of the New Gloucester Historical Society.

For more details, call Leonard Brooks at 926-3188.

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