Friday, June 24, 2016

Community reminder - 4th of July celebration here in Hometown Palmetto Bay

Confirm your plans to meet up with neighbors, friends and family, this 4th of July - your hometown Palmetto Bay celebration!

Celebrate America's 240th Birthday on a grand scale from 5 pm-10 pm. The Village will ring in Independence Day with patriotic spirit and pride in a day filled with wholesome, all-American fun for the entire family! The big moment--- an explosive 22-minute fireworks show, launched from Palmetto Bay Park, happens at 9:30 pm. This event is FREE to the public.   CLICK HERE to view the official Palmetto Bay web site for more information. 

This is our third year hosting Independence Day right here in our Village and it is gearing up to be the best one yet! Come and celebrate with us.

This is a holiday to celebrate, the day we celebrate the birth of our great nation, the creation of the greatest system of freedom and democracy. All of this occurred due to the great physical and financial sacrifice of the founders of this nation, the brave men and women of yesterday and today who have sacrificed so greatly to ensure the traditions bestowed by our remarkable founders. We owe them vigilance, and the willingness to defend the democracy they have passed on to us.

Independence Day has been celebrated since 1776.  But do you know the year that July 4 officially made a Federal Holiday?  Would you believe 1941? Check out the page regarding July 4, for additional information. 

Let's not forget about our pets this holiday weekend. It Will Be a Stressful Evening For Them. Pets and fireworks don't mix. Plan now to keep your pet safe. CLICK HERE to view the pet-specific post regarding safeguarding your pets on the Fourth of July.    

FINALLY, FIREWORKS SAFETY Please be smart if you plan on being your own pyrotechnician CLICK HERE and review the "Fireworks Safety" brochure put out by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Fire Prevention Division. Have fun and be safe.

Happy Independence Day – 2016

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