Superior to host two-day July 4th extravaganza

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

Rocket’s red glare will light up the sky Saturday night.

Superior – For some, the fourth of July is a day that’s marked by the United States of America declaring its independence from the King of England. Other people see it as a birthday celebration, marking the birth of a great nation.

There are those who see it as a reminder of the infallibility of government and the need for the people to watch over the doings of those who have been duly elected to watch over them. Of course, there are people who see it as a reminder of past transgressions of a young government, against the natives of the land or persons who were brought to the land against their will, or, if with will, while misled.

Some dwell on the bravery of the men who signed the declaration of independence, knowing that to do so was to potentially, and for some practically, sacrifice their honor, wealth, and lives for the greater good.

Whatever else the 4th of July means to you, chances are, when you think about it, you’ll find that it means a certain pride of association with the finer ideals, laws and people of this country and a desire to celebrate those attributes which are good.

This year, the Town of Superior is celebrating the joy of being American this 4th of July with a two day event. On July 4, from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., there will be free swimming for all. Wait, there’s more! The main 4th of July celebration will take place on Saturday, July 5, from 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Swimming Pool Park. There will be food, games, jumping castles, water slides, a cake/cupcake decorating contest, music and lots of fun! Bring your own table and/or chairs. For a grand finale, fireworks will light up the sky, starting at 9 p.m.

Come and spend time with your fellow Americans, and join in the celebration!

Staff (1719 Posts)

There are news or informational items frequently written by staff or submitted to the Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner, Superior Sun, Pinal Nugget or Oracle Towne Crier for inclusion in our print or digital products. These items are not credited with an author.


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Kearny police officer arrested in Tucson

    12 hours ago
    by

    On Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at approximately 2:15 p.m., Kearny Police Officer Gonzalo Mata was arrested on Domestic Violence/Stalking charges.


    The Oatman Massacre

    July 29th, 2015
    by

    O n Feb. 18, 1851 a covered wagon climbed the steep bank rising above the Gila River. On board the covered wagon were Royce and Mary Oatman as well as their seven


    Superior Chamber sponsors fourth annual Prickly Pear Festival

    July 29th, 2015
    by

    The Superior Chamber of Commerce is planning its Fourth Annual Prickly Pear Festival for Saturday, Aug.


    Manuel Ramirez named principal at JFK Elementary

    July 28th, 2015
    by

    Superior Sun There’s a new man at the helm of the John F. Kennedy Elementary School in Superior.


  • Stories Just For You

    Copper Alliance hosting summer pie social

    July 28th, 2015
    by

    The Superior Copper Alliance is hosting a pie social this Friday, July 31, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Bill and Nancy Vogler, located at 502 Church St.


    New backpacks for Superior kids

    July 28th, 2015
    by

    Students at Superior Schools last week participated in a Back to School Night. They had a chance to meet their teachers, reconnect with friends and even score new backpacks and school


    Experiencing Bat Night at Kannally Ranch

    July 28th, 2015
    by

    San Manuel Miner How much do you know about bats? Those tiny creatures made famous and infamous by a good guy and a not-so-good guy?


    Bounce, set, spike! Young athletes learn the basics of the game

    July 28th, 2015
    by

    San Manuel Miner The first Mountain Vista Volleyball Camp was held at the MVS gymnasium.


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather