4th of July events in South Florida

PALM BEACH COUNTY

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4th on Flagler, 5-10 p.m., Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach. Live music, activities and fireworks. Free. (561) 822-2222.

The City of Lake Worth presents: A July 4th Celebration, noon-9 p.m. at Bryant Park. Live music and fireworks.

Fireworks on the 4th, starts at 6 p.m. at 226 Cypress Lane, Palm Springs. The VFW Post 4360 Men's Auxiliary will hold a barbecue and sell food, beer and soft drinks. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. (561) 964-8820.

"Ignite the Night" July 4th Celebration, 5:30-10 p.m., Greenacres Community Park, 2095 Jog Road, Greenacres. Live bands, rides, patriotic dress contest, and fireworks. (561) 642-2090.

Independence Day Celebration, 6-10 p.m., Bicentennial Park, 321 E. Ocean Ave., Lantana. Music by Mighty Quinn, followed by fireworks. (561) 540-5016.

NORTH PALM BEACH COUNTY

Jupiter's 2012 Fun on the 4th @ Abacoa, 4-10 p.m. Games, dance competition, kids zone, water slides and food. Baseball begins at 6:35 p.m. followed by live music and fireworks. (561) 624-7788 or www.Abacoa.com.

Fourth of July Fun: 10 a.m.-noon July 4. River Center, 805 N. U.S. 1, Jupiter. 561-743-7123; rivercenter@loxahatcheeriver.org.


WEST PALM BEACH COUNTY

4th of July Celebration, noon-5 p.m. and 6-9:30 p.m. Afternoon activities take place at Wellington Aquatics Complex, 12150 Forest Hill Blvd. $3 ages 17 and younger; $5 adults. Evening activities take place at Village Park, 11700 Pierson Road. Games, music, and fireworks. Free. (561) 791-4005.

Star Spangled Spectacular, 1-9 p.m., Lakeside Challenger Park, 701 Royal Palm Beach Blvd., Royal Palm Beach. Kids Fun Zone, live music, and fireworks. Free. (561) 790-5149.

SOUTH PALM BEACH COUNTY

4th of July Salute to Independence, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Intracoastal Park, 2240 N. Federal Highway, Boynton Beach. Music by Monique McCall Band. Festivities and fireworks. Free. (561) 737-3256.

Fourth of July Celebration, 2:30-9 p.m., Ocean Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach. Live music, Beautiful Baby Bathing Suit contest, and fireworks. Free. (561) 279-1380.

July 4th Celebration, 6:30 p.m., Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 12551 Glades Road, Boca Raton. Concert by Whitestone Band, followed by fireworks. Free. (561) 488-8069.

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MARTIN COUNTY

Fourth of July Picnic: 1 p.m. July 4, VFW Post 4194, 2464 Veterans Ave., Stuart. 50/50 raffle. Donation. 772-220-0144.

Star Span­gled Stuart: 4-10 p.m., July 4. Flagler Park, food, music, vendors, children's area with face paint­ing, bounce houses, pony rides, fire­works on the waterfront under Roosevelt Bridge. 772-286-2848.

BBQ & Music: 4-8 p.m., July 4. Post 10066, 1805 N.E. Savannah Road, Jensen Beach.

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

Independence Day Concert: Golden Notes Chorale. 3:30 p.m. July 3. Auditorium, Indian River Estates East, 2250 Indian Creek Blvd. West, Vero Beach.

4th of July Parade/5K Run: 5K race to benefit substance abuse awareness, 7 a.m.; Parade at 8:30 a.m., July 4. Starts at Sebastian Community Center and the Sebastian Masonic Lodge, 1805 Jackson St., proceeding east on Davis Street and south on Indian River Drive to Riverside Park. Sponsored by Lions Club and City of Sebastian. 772-581-1389.

Sebastian River Area Freedom Festival: 8 a.m., July 4, opening ceremony, Riverview Park, 650 Indian River Drive. Food, music, vendors, watermelon-eating contest, hula hoop contest. 772-664-1839.

Apple Pie Baking Contest: 6 winners; bring pie. 10-11:30 a.m. July 4. Riverview Park, 650 Indian River Drive, Sebastian. 772-388-2966; corumc@bellsouth.net.

The Big Coque: 6 p.m. July 4. Capt. Hiram's: 1606 Indian River Drive, Sebastian. 772-581-6160.

Vero's 4th of July Family Fun and Fireworks: 5-9 p.m., July 4. Riverside Park, Vero Beach. Bounce houses, food, arts and crafts vendors, with fireworks at 9 p.m., radio simulcast by 93.7 FM The Breeze. 772-567-2144.

Sit-down BBQ: 4 p.m., July 4. Vero Beach Elks Lodge, 1350 26th St. $10/adults; $5/children. Patriotic ceremony, karaoke. Reservations:

ST. LUCIE COUNTY

Stars Over St. Lucie: 5:30-9:30 p.m. July 4. Fort Pierce City Marina Square Plaza, Melody Lane. 772-466-3880.

4th of July Picnic: 1 p.m. July 4. Sons of Italy Lodge 2594, 765 S.W. Dalton Circle, Port St. Lucie. $12. Ticket: 772-335-1276; sonsofitalypsl.com.

Freedom Fest: 2-10 p.m., Civic Center, 9221 S.E. Civic Center Place, Port St. Lucie. Food, refreshments, arts and crafts vendors, games, activities; 9 p.m., fireworks display (weather permitting). Free admission. BBQ: 7 p.m. Tickets: $20/adults; $10/children under 11. 772-878-2277.

Independence Day picnic: Noon-3 p.m. July 4, Knights of Columbus hall, 451 Ravenswood Lane, Port St. Lucie. Sausage-and-peppers, hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken, traditional sides, soft drinks and beer for sale. $8 adults/$3 children 5 to 12. kofc-7514.org.

Baseball/fireworks: St. Lucie Mets vs. Jupiter Hammerheads, 6:30 p.m. July 4. Digital Domain

Park, 525 NW Peacock Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Gates open at 4:30 p.m., $1 beer Happy Hour until 6:30 p.m. Admission $8. Fireworks follow game. 772-871-2115.

July 4th Bathing Suit Bash: Contest, BBQ. 1 p.m. July 4. Judging 4 p.m. Archie's Seabreeze, 401 S. Ocean Drive, Fort Pierce. 772-461-3352.

List courtesy: Sheaon Monlouis Palm Beach Post Staff Writer & Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

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