Newport Hills Community Club sets annual Fourth of July celebration
June 10, 2010 · Updated 10:19 AM
The Newport Hills Community Club, the Newport Hills Community Church, the city of Bellevue and local merchants will host an annual 4th of July Celebration in Newport Hills on Saturday, July 3.
Festivities include a children’s parade at 11:30 a.m., an old fashioned picnic, live performances, field games, arts, Dizzy’s Tumble Bus and more. The event will take place in Newport Hills Park.
The day will begin as Ed Raftery in his 1928 all original Model A Ford Roadster Pick-up leads the children’s parade with decorated bikes, trikes, wagons and strollers around the track at the former Eastside Catholic High School.
After the parade, hamburgers, hot dogs, cheese quesadillas will be prepared and served by Newport Hills volunteers.
As part of the celebration, the Newport Hills Community Church choir members will perform a selection of old time favorites and patriotic songs followed by local performing artists.
The picnic in the park will end at 3 p.m., but free swimming will be provided from 3-7 p.m. at the Newport Swim and Tennis Club, 5464 119th Ave. SE.