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2 DAYS….2 DAYS ON THE LIST……

They didn’t delete us…it wasn’t a fluke….we are still included in the listing of 4th of July events….Local section….YEA!…..see previous post for text………

UPDATE:…online…Sentinel….Things To Do….Find a fireworks show in South Florida….we have a “balloon” on the map … and …full info with the parade and the El Prado Beach Blast….

FINAL FOURTH FESTIVITIES PREPARATIONS….AND THE BIG EVENT….

The Volunteers came to Jarvis Hall….not all…are CIC members….so maybe the Independence Day spirit will extend this year to volunteering…and patronizing…..an event that so many have put their heart and soul in….

The set-up is gearing up….counting down…to the Friday 10 a.m. Parade kick-off time!…

Tents are already up….

BCbythesea hears a unfortunate few have still not caught on to that “come together” mantra….and have called to complain …the set-up is too soon…Come On…think about it…the tent companies….are gonna put the smaller towns up first…and we are still a smaller town….so let this one go….and consider it “shelter from the storm”…if the forecast is accurate….over the next few days….

Watch for more signs of what’s coming…as you meander around these parts….

Today….decorations will be going up on flagpoles….and banners will be hung….

want to join in….an extra set of hands…should be welcome…El Prado Park…this a.m……around 10….

Thursday….the “Big Set-Up Day….. same time…same place….lend a hand…to the many volunteers..already signed up to get this party going……

Thursday evening….Want to set-up a float…. that’s always the where the real fun takes place…behind Jarvis Hall …the fire station….7 pm….

Friday….Independence Day…..The final prep…same spot …as Thur. eve….it’s where the parade begins….final float set-up….8:30am….

Think you want to ride that float?…..check and see….9:15 a.m…..wear your red/white & blue…

9:15 a.m. …….Kids and bikes….be there….decorated….may the best bikes win….prizes at El Prado Park later on….

10 a.m…..The 2008 LBTS 4th of July Parade makes its way through town….be sure to wave your flags…wave your hands….and show your patriotism!

Not a Parade kind of resident….then maybe you want to head over to El Prado Park……9:30 a.m….and volunteer for th the 11-3 p.m. Beach Blast….

11 a.m.-3 p.m. It a Blast….a Beach Blast….at the new El Prado Park….with a Classic Car Show….and so much more….

games/raffles/food/drinks/ sno-cones/a children’s amusement park/sand castle sculpture/music/ dancing/judging for the prize winning bikes/and honoring 2 local residents….from 2 local organizations/…and you get a chance to dunk a few well-known elected officials….isn’t that worth showing up for?…..

Be there….enjoy the fun….keep the rain at bay with a collective prayer….and if you are not ready to leave the fun behind…..

Stay and volunteer to do the breakdown….3 p.m……

Leaves lenty of time ….before you head on over for….

The return of Jazz on The Square….Thanks to Dave Gadsby and the Village Grille…

Fireworks at 8:30…. from Anglin Pier….

Happy 4th….LBTS!

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