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A look at local Fourth Of July activities

Melissa Austin

It's the Fourth of July weekend and that means food, fun, and of course, fireworks. Wondering where to go and what to do this weekend? Here's a look at whose doing what, and when, this holiday weekend

Friday July 2nd

Aurora at 6-11pm, at Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy and Aurora Central Catholic High School grounds located between Edgelawn Dr., Randall Rd., Sullivan Rd. and Indian Trail Rd.

Saturday July 3rd

Arlington Height at dusk, Arlington Park

Carol Stream 8:30-10pm, Town Center. SW Corner of Gary Ave. & Lies Rd.

Deerfield, 9:15pm, Brickyard Park

Grayslake, 3-11pm. Picnic and Fireworks. Central Park.

Lake Zurich, dusk, Paulus Park

Oak Brook at dusk, Oak Brook Polo Grounds. 31st & York Rd.

Palatine at 9:15pm, Community Park, Northwesty Highway and Palatine Rd.

Palos Heights, 9:15pm, Lake Katherine, Rte 83 & 76th Ave.

Park Ridge, 9:15pm, Maine East High School, Dempster & Potter.

Warrenville at dusk, Cerny Park, Forestview Ave. & River Rd.

Wauconda, 9pm, entertainment at 6pm

Wheaton at dusk, DuPage County Fairgrounds, viewing from Graf Park

Wilmette, 9:30pm, Gilson Park

Sunday July 4th

Antioch at dusk, Williams Park

Barrington at dusk, Barrington High School

Bartlett, 9:30pm Apple Community Park

Batavia, 9:30pm, Engstrom Park. Before the fireworks, Engstrom Park will open at 5PM for dinner, 7pm concert.

Bensenville at 9:30pm, Redmond Recreation Complex

Bolingbrook at dusk, Bolingbrook Golf Course.

Buffalo Grove at dusk, behind Village Hall. 7pm concert. Excellent viewing from the Rotary Village Green, the Buffalo Grove Golf Course or Willow Stream Park.

Burr Ridge, 9:15pm, Walker Park, 7425 S. Wolf Rd.

Chicago, Navy Pier, 9pm

Dekalb, Hopkins Park located on Rt 23 in Dekalb

Des Plaines at 4-10pm, Oakton Community College

Downers Grove at 9pm. Lemont & 75th St.

Elk Grove Village at dusk, Lions Park, 200 Rev Morrison Dr.

Elgin at 9:20pm , Elgin Sports Complex, 709 Sports Way.

Evanston at 9:15pm, Central St.

Fox Lake, dusk, Millennium Park.

Glencoe, 9pm, Beachfront

Glen Ellyn, dusk, Lake Ellyn

Gurnee, 9:25pm, Warren Township High Schools, 500 N. O’Plaine Rd.

Hoffman Estates at 9:30pm, Village Hall grounds, 1900 Hassell Rd.

Highland Park, 6:30-10pm, Sunset Woods Park

Itasca, 4pm picnic, 7pm concert, 9:30pm fireworks, Hamilton Lakes Office Park

Lake Bluff, 5-10pm. Lake Bluff Village Green.

Lake Forest, 9:30pm Deerpath Community Park, Hastings & Deerpath.

Libertyville at dusk, Butler Lake, concert at 6pm

Lincolnshire, 9:30pm. Spring Lake Park

Lisle, 9:45pm, Lisle Community Park,

Lockport, dusk, Dellwood Park, Rte 171 & Woods Dr.

Lombard, 9:30pm, Madison Meadow Park, Madison & Ahrens.

Mt. Prospect at dusk, Melas Park, Central & Busse Rd.

Morton Grove, dusk, Harrer Park, 6250 Dempster.

Mundelein at 9:30pm, Seymore Ave. & Courtland St.

Naperville at 9:30pm, Knoch Park, West St. & Martin Ave. Free Public Access Entry time will be 7:30pm. One of the largest most magnificent displays in the Chicago land area, it runs for almost 30 minutes straight

North Aurora at dusk, I-88 & Orchard Ave.

Northbrook at at dusk, Veledrome

Oakbrook Terrace at dusk, Terrace View Park

Oak Forest, 9:30pm, 159th & Central.

Oak Lawn, 9:30pm. Richards High School, 106th & Central

Orland Park, Centennial Park, 156th & West Ave.

Oswego at 9:30pm, PrairieFest Park, 313 E. Washington.

Rolling Meadows at dusk, South Salk Park

Roselle, 9:40pm, Lake Park High School, 500 West Bryn Mawr

Round Lake Beach, 6pm concert, 9:30pm Fireworks, Cultural & Civic Center.

Skokie at dusk, Niles West High School.The spectacular 3-D Fireworks Fest begins, with the first 10,000 patrons receiving a free pair of 3-D glasses.

St. Charles, 6pm concert, 9pm fireworks, Pottawatomie Park

Streamwood at 9:15pm, Dolphin Park, Park Blvd., north of Irving Park Rd.

Vernon Hills at 9:30pm, Century Park

Waukegan at 9:30pm on lakefront, Waukegan Harbor

Westmont at 9:30pm, Ty Warner Park

Wheeling at 9:15pm, Park District behind the St. Joesph Worker Catholic Church, 181 W. Dundee Rd.

Winnetka at 9:15pm, Duke Child’s Field, Willow & Hibbard Sts.

Woodridge at 9:30pm, Lemont & 75th St.

Yorkville at dusk. Yorkville High School. 797 Game Farm Rd. & Town Square Park.

Zion, dusk, Shiloh Park



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