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2017 Independence Day and Canada Day Festivities

Image: Clown ParadeJune 28, 9:00-11:00 am: "So You Want to Be A Clown" Workshop. Make-up, costumes (yours or ours), & funny business! Pre-registration at OPA office is $5; $7 at the door. Leader: "Bessie," aka Lauren Gallagher.

Monday, July 3: 3:00-6:00
31th Annual Family Sand Sculpture Competition on the Beach, Randall/Ancona Aves. Theme: Ocean Park Life. A flyer with information and rules for the competition will be available at the Ocean Park Office after Memorial Day or at the site on the day of the competition. You must register! Judging begins at 4:15 pm. Winners will be announced at 5:00 pm and will be recognized at the Band Concert on July 4th.

Monday, July 3: 5:30 Ocean Park Band Rehearsal for the parade ............... Porter Hall

Tuesday, July 4th

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9:00am: Decorated Bicycle Contest .......... Rec Hall
A great event for kids! Pre-register the week of June 26 at the Rec Hall (2-5 pm) or starting at 8:00 am inside the Rec Hall on the 4th. Decorate your bike at home and then bring it to the Rec Hall for the judging. Contest participants may ride in the parade. Prizes will be awarded during the Band Concert following the parade.

 

 

9:00-4:00 pm: Art Show and Sale by Saco Bay Artists ......................... Library Lawn

9:00-11:00 am: July 4th Buttons to support the OPA ...........All along the Parade Route. Hosted by Religious and Cultural Committee.

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9:15 am: Ocean Park Band meets for tuning and warm-up ................ Porter Hall

9:40 am: Second Annual Decorate-a-Dog Pack! ....................................... Temple/Porter Hall. Join in an assembly of OP's finest canine friends! Decorate your dog and meet between the Temple and Porter Hall to walk in the parade. Bandanas, balloons and "treasure" bags provided.

Image: Kazoo Band9:55 am: OP Koncert Kazoo Band Rehearsal ................. Bell Tower
Practice for the parade. No director, no music…no problem!

10:00 am: Sixty-Seventh Annual Independence Day Parade .............. Bell Tower open to entrants of all ages (costumes encouraged). The parade, led by the color guard and the Ocean Park Band, forms on Temple Ave. beginning at the Bell Tower. The Marshal of the Parade is Frank Gwalthney. Free popsicles are provided for all young parade participants at the Bell Tower after the parade, courtesy of Gordon and Patti Spence, owners of the Ocean Park Soda Fountain.

10:45 am: Concert by the Ocean Park Band ................. Bell Tower. Award of Decorated Bicycle prizes; Sand Sculpture Competition winners will also be announced.

7:00 pm: S'mores and More.........................on the beach at the end of Temple Ave. Drop by for a traditional campfire on the beach with s'mores, campfire songs, guitar players and silly skits. Bring a beach blanket or chair, we'll bring everything else! Hosted jointly with Oceanwood Camp (weather permitting).

7:00 pm: Square and Line Dancing ............................... in the square outside Jakeman Hall. Featuring caller Ray Hilton. Ray will return Saturday, September 2nd, for an end of season dance.


2017 Summer Season