On Saturday, July 2, 2011, the Fourth of July Committee in Wilmington, Massachusetts will host their 17th Annual Family Fun Day on the Town Common! This day is filled with laughter and is enjoyed by people of all ages. The day begins at 7:00 a.m. with a breakfast sponsored by the Wilmington Minutemen. The highlight of the day is the Family Night Fireworks at 9:00 p.m.
The schedule for Family Fun Day is as follows:
7:00 – 10:00 a.m. Wilmington Minutemen Breakfast – $5.00
Pancakes with syrup, Sausage, Orange Juice, Milk, Coffee
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Music by Travel’n DJ Sounds
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Model Train Exhibit, Sponsored by Boston Metro Hi-Railers
8:30 a.m. Doll Carriage & Bicycle Parade (assemble on the Town Common)
9:00 a.m. Doll Carriage & Bicycle Parade Begins
9:15 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
9:00 – 11:30 a.m. Carnival Wrist Band – Purchase on Town Common for $8.00
Child MUST be present at time band is purchased.
9:30 a.m. Whiffle Ball – Early signup recommended at 4th of July Building
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 Face Painting
9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Pony Rides and Petting Zoo
9:45 a.m. Raffle Drawing
10:00 a.m. Family Entertainer
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Kids Characters (Bring your camera)
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Clowns
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Train ride on the “Trackless Train”
10:00 a.m. Baby Crawl (Babies 12 months and under – Bring your camera)
10:30 a.m. Three-Legged Race
11:00 a.m. Tug-of-War
11:30 a.m. Hula Hoop Contest
12:00 Noon Wilmington Community Fund Lunch – Hot Dog, Chips, Dessert and Drink – Price of lunch is $4.00.
12:00 Noon Carnival Wrist Band – Unlimited rides from 12 – 5:00 p.m. – Purchase Band at Carnival for $8.00 – Child MUST be present
12:30 p.m. Sack Race
1:00 p.m. Water Balloon Toss
2:00 p.m. Bucket Brigade – This is a FUN event for everyone!
5:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Carnival – Regular Prices
5:00 p.m. Knights of Columbus Dinner – Roast Beef, Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Corn, Roll and Butter, Drink – Price for the dinner is $8.00.
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Performance by “Four on the Floor”
9:00 p.m. Family Night Fireworks!
Family Fun Day is a highlight each year for young and old alike! You can either participate in events with family members or friends, or watch the excitement from the sidelines. For further information, call the 4th of July Committee at 978-657-8081 or visit their website at www.funonthefourth.com.