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July 2, 2013

Area communities set holiday plans

Woodward, Okla. — Additional communities have announced their 4th of July celebration schedules.

The communities of Shattuck and Vici have a number of family fun events planned for our nation's birthday on Thursday.


The Shattuck Chamber of Commerce has a busy day planned for the "Shattuck Firemen's Fourth," starting with the FFA Color Run at 8 a.m. and the bike races at 10 a.m. Both events will be held at the walking trails.

Then there will be a variety of fun kids' contests and games in the park starting at 11 a.m., including a toddler sand dig for children 4 and under at noon.

The cheer moms will hold a hot dog and hamburger lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The fun will continue with a "Flip 'n' Dive Contest" at the city pool at 1 p.m. along with free swim until 6 p.m., sponsored by the Town of Shattuck.

At 2 p.m., registration will open for the turtle races, which will begin at 2:30 p.m.

The contests will continue with a hot dog eating contest for all ages at 3:30 p.m.

All ages can then enjoy a variety of carnival games starting at 4 p.m., including a dunk tank, bounce house and face painting.

The Shattuck firemen will then offer a barbecue dinner from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

A variety of entertainment will be offered to accompany the meal, including pageants for young girls and boys at 5 p.m. and the Shattuck's Got Talent show at 6 p.m.

Other events throughout the day will include a performance by the Rhythm Alley dancers, FFA Duck Races, an AirEvac helicopter fly over, free sno cones, a TSA raffle drawing, performances by the All Stars Cheer & Dance campers, and a photo booth.

The evening will conclude with the fireworks show at dark at Indian Field.

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