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June 27, 2013

Area July 4 celebrations set



— 6:30 p.m. —5K Rocket Run
— 7 p.m. —Luksi (turtle) Races
— Dark— Fireworks 
• Red Oak will have its fireworks display at dark Wednesday.  A parade will begin about 4 p.m. 
• Wilburton will celebrate Independence day on July 4th at Robbers Cave State Park, according to May Mings director of the Wilburton Chamber of Commerce.
“We expect thousands of people starting early in the day,” Ming said.
“It will be a full day of fun, we will have entertainment, food vendors and inflatables for the children.”
She said fireworks will begin at dark at the park over Lake Carlton.
— Eufaula will have an all day celebration on July 4 beginning about 3 p.m. at the sports complex at the intersection of Indian and L Street, according to Gordon Pennington community developer for the City of Eufaula.
“We will have a an all-day family event with a live band, concessions and inflatables,” Pennington said.
“Fire works will begin at dusk.”
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