Independence Celebrations

| 21 Feb 2012 | 10:47

    Sparta July 4. Watch the Fire Department-sponsored parade at 1 p.m., marching down East Shore Trail through the plaza and finishing at the Mohawk Avenue School. There will also be fireworks at the Lake Mohawk Country Club at 9 p.m. For more information, call (973) 729-4493. Franklin June 30-July 3. Come enjoy the free carnival at Franklin Pond Recreational Area. Hours are: Wednesday and Thursday 6 to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 6 to 11 p.m. The rides, food, and games are fun for all ages. Entertainment will be provided by WSUS Radio, with a different DJ each night. There will also be Little Miss, Little Mister, Junior Miss and Miss Teen competitions. On Saturday, July 3, there will be fireworks at 10 p.m. For more information about these events and more, please call (973) 827-9013. Wayne July 1st. Come to the Wayne Valley High School field on Valley Road for entertainment, food, clowns, magicians, live music and DJ. Festivities begin at 7 p.m. and conclude with fireworks at 9 p.m. Admission is $10 per family including parking. For more information, call (973) 696-2896