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Kenmore, Bothell host July 4th events today

The city of Kenmore will host a fireworks show tonight as a part of Fourth of July festivities in Northshore. - Reporter file photo
The city of Kenmore will host a fireworks show tonight as a part of Fourth of July festivities in Northshore.
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Kenmore and Bothell have events planned for the public to ring in the Fourth of July holiday.

Bothell is hosting their annual Freedom Festival today. Start the day out with a free pancake breakfast at the downtown firehouse and then watch the children’s parade and Grand Parade along Main Street and Bothell Way, SR 527.

This year’s theme for the Fourth of July Parade is “Protecting Our Freedom – Recognizing Those Who Serve.”  To support the troops, parade participants and attendees are encouraged to wear yellow ribbons.

The pancake breakfast is from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the fire station, located at 10726 Beardslee Blvd.

The children’s parade starts at 11:15 a.m. at Main Street and 103rd. The parade is for children up to 12 years old. No motorized vehicles are permitted.

The grand parade starts at noon on Main Street and Bothell Way,  SR 527.

For more information, call 425-486-7430 or email bothellparade@hotmail.com.

Kenmore is having a fireworks show at 10 p.m. tonight at Log Boom Park.

The public is invited to celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks show over Lake Washington. While waiting for the fireworks show, spectators can enjoy park facilities, music and other activities starting at 8 p.m.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair, as limited supplied seating is available.

Personal fireworks are prohibited within Kenmore city limits.

For more information, visit www.kenmorewa.gov/ or www.ci.bothell.wa.us.

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