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There are 13 stripes on the American flag representing the original British colonies. Saturday, 13 people will become U. S. citizens at an annual ceremony at Tom Brown Park during the Celebrate America festivities. Magistrate Judge Charles A. Stampelos will administer the oath of citizenship around 6:40 p. m. Here are the 13 people who will become U. S. citizens:. Olayiwola Adetoun Adedeji of Nigeria. Lindia Anteius of Haiti. Carlos Hernando Avila of Colombia. Carlos Miguel Castillo of El Salvador. Chi Cui of Singapore. Harry Ross Hewett of the United Kingdom. Jan Jerzy Jaroszynski of Poland. Cludeline Jean of Haiti. Sukhi Khosla of India. Andre Lange of Germany. Juana Sofia Lopez of Colombia. Hien Trong Nguyen of Vietnam. Sachin Ashok Shanbhag of India. Head south to catch the Fourth of July parade when it rolls at 10 a. m. Saturday in downtown Sopchoppy. The afternoon will be filled with live music from the Hot Tamale duo, Band 33, Lost Creek and the Tobacco Rd Band , which is the headliner act at 6 p. m. The fireworks display will follow the Tobacco show. There is a $3 fee for the concerts and fireworks. Chill out on the banks of the Apalachicola River when Chattahoochee Main Street, Inc. unfurls its Fourth of July festivities starting at 11 a. m. Saturday in River Landing Park on River Landing Road, off Highway 90. The live music includes The Drummond Family Band, Southern Son, Swiftwater, Johnny Calloway & Stimulus Package and... Admission is $5 per carload or $1 per person for walk-ins. The classic rock and boogie will be plentiful when Dickie Merritt & The Original Bama Jam band takes the stage at 6 p. m. (CDT) Saturday in Madison Street Park, located a on a hill top near the court house in downtown Marianna. The fireworks display starts around 8:30 p. m. (CDT) from a few blocks away. Bring lawn chairs and coolers. It’s all free to see. Groove to some smooth and familiar tunes from the ’80s when the band Members Only provides the soundtrack of the Celebrate Independence Day party that starts at 6:30 p. m. Saturday in downtown Thomasville, Georgia. The fuse on the fireworks display gets lit at 9:30 p. m. Bring folding chairs and all. Source: www.tallahassee.com
Most history students do not know that after the 56 delegates at the Second Continental Congress signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, they adjourned to watch a twerking dance contest at The Holy Goat Pub down the street in... Well, OK, that may not be a true story but the Coliseum night club on West Tennessee Street in Tallahassee is marking this year's Fourth of July holiday by staging a Twerk Contest. It starts sometime after 10 p. m. on Saturday and carries $500 in prizes. You know, just the way the Founding Fathers intended. If you are looking for something a little more family-friendly and traditional, don't worry, the annual Celebrate America party and mob scene is kicking off at 5 p. m. Saturday in Tom Brown Park. The temperature is predicted to be in the low 90s and there is small chance of rain. This year's headlining musical act is the long-running, popular Tallahassee band ACME Rhythm & Blues. It's the first time the 20-year-old band has filled the top slot for Celebrate America and the group is customizing its set list for the big gig. "As opposed to lots of the typical, old-school R&B dance music like we'd do at a Legion Hall gig, we are doing various more eclectic classic hits that are more of a showcase or concert-type set," singer Kevin Ogden said in an email. "It will show our wide range of material. The holiday crowd can expect to hear songs made famous by Joe Cocker, Steely Dan, Louis Armstrong, Sam & Dave and Van Morrison. The other musical acts booked for this year's patriotic party include Donna Walker, Jacob's Ladder, The Flip Flop Boys, The Lost Sheep and Gwethlyn Jones. The Naturalization Ceremony starts at 6:40 p. m. The National Anthem will be performed this year by Rhiannon Beattie at 9:40 p. m. The fireworks will go ka-boom in the sky when Francis Scott Key's song is over. To avoid parking hassles, hop aboard a free StarMetro shuttle that runs between the Koger Center, 1311 Executive Center Drive, and Tom Brown Park starting at 5:30 p. m. The buses make the loop every 15 minutes but will be suspended during the... No coolers larger than 12 quarts are allowed on the bus. No personal fireworks, alcohol, pets or tents are allowed in the park. There will be a public beer garden for revelers to purchase beverages if they are 21 and older. Admission to the park is free. Tallahassee's first organized fireworks show lit the. Source: www.tallahassee.com
BACK TO THE FUTURE: The past isn’t what it used to be when a time-jumping resistance fighter (Jai Courtney) is sent from an apocalyptic, machine-run future to the year 1984 in the hopes of protecting a warrior’s mom, Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke)... ” It’s rated PG-13 and opens Wednesday at Governors Square and The Tallahassee Mall. MYRTLE BEACH OR BUST : A working-class male stripper (Channing Tatum) regroups with his old clothing-optional buddies in Florida to take a road trip to South Carolina and compete in at a convention for erotic dancers in “Magic Mike XXL. ” It’s rated R and opens Wednesday at Governors Square and The Tallahassee Mall. DON’T GO NEAR THE WATER : After an industrial accident dumps toxic waste into a colony of beavers, the water-dwelling rodents become monsters and decide to attack the half-naked tourists spending a party-hearty weekend in a local cabin in the... ” It’s rated R and opens Friday at Movies 8. IN THE NAVY: An overbearing captain (Jimmy Cagney) aboard a Navy cargo ship during the last days of World War II makes life miserable for his officers and crew when The Tallahassee Film Society marks... It’s free and open to the public. REVOLUTION IN THE AIR: In July 1776, a wealthy daughter (Claudette Colbert) marries a frontiersman (Henry Fonda) before heading off to the interior of New York State where they must fight British soldiers and warring tribes when The Tallahassee... It’s free and open to the public. ENJOY AN EARLY FOURTH : The Apalachicola Mainstreet Program is getting a jump on the holiday weekend by holding its fourth annual Old Apalachicola Independence Day Celebration starting at 4 p. m. Friday in the River Front Park in Apalachicola. The musical entertainment is being supplied by Johnny Barbato and the Lucky Dogs at 6:30 p. m. The fireworks begin at 9 p. m. It’s free and open to the public. THE FUN STARTS ON FRIDAY : If you’re on the way to the beach for a long weekend, make an early stop to see The Decade. Source: www.tallahassee.com
“I think this is another good plus for Akron,” said Councilwoman Marilyn Keith, who chairs the Planning Committee. Theken J.P. Morgan Chase Bank will build the ATM behind a retail strip that includes Imperial Wok restaurant and just west of Acme No. 1.
Entertainment: ACME Rhythm & Blues, Donna Walker, Jacob's Ladder, The Flip Flop Boys, The Lost Sheep and Gwethlyn Jones. • Schedule: The Naturalization Ceremony starts at 6:40 p.m.; Bring lawn chairs and coolers. It's all free to see. • Groove to
After a few visits, I wound up thinking that the people behind the Happiest Hour (veterans of Acme and the Pegu Club) must be in the grips of the same flavor myopia as mine. Because even Sorry, I was informed with a sigh of ennui, there are no more
This year's headlining musical act is the long-running, popular Tallahassee band ACME Rhythm & Blues. It's the first time the The fuse on the fireworks display gets lit at 9:30 p.m. Bring folding chairs and all the kids. It's free and open to the
"We are ecstatic to receive over $20,000 from Acme Fresh Market," said Betty Rider, board chair of the Boys & Girls Club of the Western Reserve. "The Boys & Girls Club of the Western Reserve changes lives, and it is an honor to know that Acme Fresh Market ...
Shown below, from left, in the back is Acme Fresh Market Director of Marketing Katie Swartz and Trout presenting a check to Julie Johnson, president and CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of the Western Reserve, and Betty Rider, board chair of the Boys & Girls ...
“The Boys & Girls Club of the Western Reserve changes lives, and it is an honor to know that Acme Fresh Market customers support us in our mission to inspire and enable young people to achieve their full potential,” said Betty Rider, board chair of the ...