Celebrations to Light Up July 4

Montgomery County will again this year host two Independence Day fireworks displays on Sunday, July 4. 

Germantown Glory will be held at the SoccerPlex in the South Germantown Recreational Park, 18041 Central Park Circle. A concert by Bobby and the Believers will begin at 7 p.m., with fireworks at approximately 9:30 p.m. 

 For soccer fans, an added treat -- at 5 p.m. the Washington Freedom will play the Chicago Red Stars. Residents are advised to plan ahead and expect heavy traffic around the park.

Mid-County Sparkles will be held at Albert Einstein High School, 11135 Newport Rd., Kensington. Pre-fireworks activities will include children’s activities and a musical concert with Groove Killers beginning at 7:30 p.m.  Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:15 p.m. 

There will be no on-site parking at either school or at adjacent properties, except for handicapped parking. Shuttle buses will pick up passengers, beginning at 6:15 p.m., at Westfield Wheaton and the Wheaton Metro Station.

More information on the Germantown Glory and Mid-County Sparkles celebrations, including directions, is available on the County home page at www.montgomerycountmd,gov.

POSTED AT: Thursday, July 01, 2010 | 9:00:00 AM |
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