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4th of July Celebration

  • Date: 07/04/2020  (all day)
  • Location: Virtual

Flag slide show 
Celebrating this great nation is a little different this year. Though we are not able to come together in person, join the City of Greenbelt for a virtual Fourth of July experience. Be sure to follow us on Facebook or on our website to celebrate the day with us!  While we know this year's event will look a bit different than previous years, we will still be including some of the previous year's favorite programs. We're still working on finalizing more of the weekend’s details so check back often as we'll continue to update the site.


Please note that no programs will take place on site at Buddy Attick Park, and that all content will be available online. The 2020 fireworks show has been cancelled.

 

Reminders:
Social Distancing is still in effect
Gatherings with less than 9 people is permitted
Masks are required at Buddy Attick Park
Be Safe & Healthy

 

Fireworks
Disney Magic Moments. Fill the skies above your home with some pixie dust; with some modern-day magic with the best seat in the house, right in front of Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World Resort. Watch as the castle you know, becomes a canvas for the stories of some of your favorite characters. And just like their characters’ stories, things will turn out to be happily ever after!


Take a Virtual Tour of American Museums and Historical Sites

Celebrate the holiday by delving deeper into the history of our country with virtual visits:
National Museum of American History
George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Statue of Liberty
Philadelphia- 1st capital of the United States, and it's where our founding fathers drafted the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and Articles of Confederation. 


Read the Declaration of Independence 
Have you ever read the Declaration of Independence aloud?  Take the time to visit the values our great country was founded on. 


Family Time:
Recipes:
Good Housekeeping Family Recipes
Country Living Recipes
All Recipes Best Holiday Foods
 The Cincy Shopper- Red, White, and Blue Fruit Salad
USA Flag Fruit Kabob- Red White and Blue Recipe

 

Arts & Crafts:
Scavenger Hunt
I-Spy
Crossword Puzzle
Word Search
Fill-in the Blank
Maze

 

Fun & Games:
Reader’s Digest- party games
Better Homes & Garden- outdoor games for kids 

 

 

National Anthem
The Star Spangled Banner was written by Francis Scott Key.  The lyrics were inspired by the sight of the American Flag flying over Fort McHenry the morning of after the bombardment; where he scribbled the initial verse on the back of a letter. 

Enjoy these versions of our National Anthem from local vocalists:

MicheleFowlin
Michele Fowlin
Biography
Listen to the National Anthem
 

 

ChaneeseMartin  Chaneese Martin
  Biography
  Listen to the National Anthem

 

 

 

Join us tomorrow for as we welcome back Greenbelt’s own Beech Tree Puppets, for an all new performance of The Apple Tree.
Click here to view the event                       Click here to sign up

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