The first "Greencastle-Antrim July 4th Celebration" will be held at the Jerome R. King Playground band shell from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 4.
At 11 a.m., the invocation will be given, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of The National Anthem. A contest for the "Most Patriotic Family" will be held at 11:15 a.m. No registration is required. Families are invited to use their imaginations and be as creative as possible to win the prize of a $25 gift certificate to Mikie's Ice Cream and Sandwich Shop.
Live vocal and band music, with a patriotic theme, will be provided. Richard Besecker will sing several solos, including "Amazing Grace," and lead those gathered in the singing of "God Bless America" and "America the Beautiful." Barry and Mandy Stottlemyer will sing several numbers, including "I'm Proud to be an American."
The quartet of Marcie Zimmerman, Saundra Wingert, Dave Besecker, and Phil Risser will perform a couple of selections. The Rev. Stacy and Lisa Crawford will sing the "Statue of Liberty" and "I Pledge Allegiance to the Lamb."