Northwest NEWS

June 25, 2001


Celebrate the Fourth with music, cotton candy, fireworks shows

AT&T Family Fourth at Lake Union will be held at Gas Works Park, 2101 North Northlake Way in Seattle. The newly renovated park will open to the public at noon. Admission to the park is free. Parking spaces for cars are very limited on the local streets in Fremont and Wallingford. Carpools, public transportation or walking/biking along the Burke-Gilman Trail are strongly recommended. The fireworks show is broadcast live on KING-5 beginning at 10 p.m. The official musical score will broadcast live on KUBE 93, 950 KJR-AM and "The Beat" 95.7. Moorage is available in specific areas designated by the Harbor Patrol on a first-come, first-served basis.
   The annual Fourth of Jul-Ivar's will feature a traditional American Independence Day celebration at Seattle's Myrtle Edwards Park beginning at noon and ending at 11 p.m following the fireworks display. The event is free and features 15 bands on three stages, kids' activities, an air show and fireworks display which begins at approximately 10 p.m. and will be broadcast on KOMO-TV with accompanying music on KLSY.
   New Horizon's annual Fourth of July Bash will be held from 4 to 11 p.m. at 18200 Cascade View Drive in Monroe. Featured will be a free kids' carnival with 18 games, live music, a safe area for personal fireworks and free cotton candy, popcorn and sno-cones.
   Monroe fire and police departments will be giving demonstrations on car seat and bicycle safety. A fireworks show is planned. (360) 794-1000.