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Independence Day Celebrations – Fireworks & Ice Cream Social

July 3, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Independence Day Celebrations

Fireworks & Ice Cream Social

Monday, July 3, 2017 – dusk/10 p.m
near Castle Field (off Castle Field Blvd/7th Ave.)


prior to the fireworks on Monday, July 3, the Fifth Annual Anoka American Legion Post #102 Alumni Baseball game will be held at Castle Field. Past and present Legion players will be getting together for what has become a traditional baseball event at Castle Field. Here’s the event lineup:

• 4:30 p.m. Celebrity Kick Ball game
• Bean Bag Tournament sign up & play that day (trophy awarded)
• 5: 30 p.m. 5th Annual Anoka Alumni Legion Baseball Game
• 7:30 p.m. Music performed by Two Hicks and A Chick
• 10 p.m. – City annual fireworks display

Contact Coach Steinbring at 612-267-9789 if interested in playing. Seating with free admission in the grandstand. Concessions – food, beer and treats available.

Ice Cream Social

Join us for Anoka’s Annual Ice Cream Social, Tuesday, July 4, Noon – 3 p.m.  Enjoy ice cold root beer floats from 12–3 p.m. at George Green Park,1498 6th Ave. Enjoy the sounds of the North Suburban Concert Band as they perform from the band shell. Try our lawn games, too. Bring your picnic basket, blankets, lawn chairs, and family and friends for a relaxing afternoon in one of Anoka’s many beautiful parks.

Remember, George Green Park is adjacent to the Anoka Aquatic Center, which will be open from Noon – 7 p.m. Continue celebrating the holiday by cooling off in the pool.

The City’s Waste Reduction & Recycling Board is proud to sponsor organic cups, straws, and spoons for composting.  Watch for the compost containers and drop those items in to reduce waste!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS: Two Scoops and Killebrew Root Beer for donating the ice cream and root beer for the Ice Cream Social!

THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS:  Thanks to the Anoka Area Kiwanis for the continuous support of this event.  They attend to help scoop and serve up the root beer floats!

Questions?  Call 763-576-2725 or email pbowman@ci.anoka.mn.us



July 3, 2017
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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