Area 4th of July Celebrations
In Steubenville the official Fourth of July events in the city will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, with a “Run to Remember” starting in front of the City Hall on South Third Street.
The inaugural “Run to Remember” is sponsored by the U.S. Coast Guard.
The annual senior citizens luncheon will be held at noon at the PrimeTime Center on Lovers Lane. There will be door prizes and bingo games during the luncheon.
From noon until 5 p.m. the City Recreation Department will host a free swim at Belleview Park.
Several activities will be held at the Belleview Park lower field area on Saturday, including food vendors starting at 4 p.m. and music set to begin at 5 p.m.
There is a Family Fun Free Zone at Belleview Park from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and the fireworks extravaganza at 9:45 p.m. at Belleview Park.
In Toronto there is the 15TH ANNUAL GEM CITY DAY on Saturday, July 4th opening at 9:45AM at The Gazebo Commons.
Patriotic Parade – Anything On Wheels – Kids/Pets
(Register at 9:30AM)
Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest
Mayor John Geddis Memorial Service – Toronto City Building
Charlie Vantilburg Memorial Corn Hole Tournament
Watermelon Eating Contest
Seed Spitting Contest
Patriotic Canvas Painting
Wing Eating Contest– Fire Dept. Vs. Police Dept.
8th Annual T-Town Teeny-Tiny Turtle Race
FIREWORKS – Clarke Hinkley Stadium
For more information: www.FocusInToronto.com
Other Firework Displays in the area include:
Bloomingdale: 10 p.m. Saturday.
Cadiz: 10 p.m. Friday, Sally Buffalo Park.
Chester, 10 p.m., Saturday.
Follansbee: 10 p.m. July 12 during Community Days.
Hopedale: Dusk Saturday, the American Legion Post home grounds.
McDonald, Pa.: Dusk Friday, Heritage Park on West Lincoln Avenue.
Steubenville: 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Belleview Park.
Toronto: Dusk Saturday, Toronto High School Stadium.
Weirton: Dusk Saturday, near Municipal Plaza
Wellsburg: 9 p.m. Saturday, Betty Carr Recreation Site.
Wells Township: Dusk Saturday, Buckeye North stadium.