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Fourth of July events continue through weekend

 

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A group of classmates from Wakefield High School's class of 1953 rides along in a display of pride of school and country in Thursday's parade in Wakefield. The group was one of four class groups from the high school to participate in the parade.

Communities across the Gogebic Range are celebrating Independence Day in the coming days.

Friday, July 5

Greenland Walk, Run and Roll Registration, 1-5 p.m ., Log Cabin, Greenland.

Marty’s Goldenaires Performance, 8 p.m ., Ramsay.

Street Dance, 6-10 p.m ., behind Bessemer Township Fire Hall, Ramsay.

Street Dance, 8-11 p.m ., with Bruce and the Destroyers, Marenisco.

Ramsay Fireworks, dusk.

Saturday, July 6

Bruce Crossing geocaching begins.

Greenland Walk, Run and Roll, 9:30 a.m. start, 8 a.m. registration, Log Cabin, Greenland.

Greenland Fourth of July Parade, noon. Live music, 1-8 p.m ., pavilion; kickball, kids’ games and food available throughout the day; Greenland.

White Pine Fourth of July Parade, 1 p.m ., begins at White Pine American Legion and ends at Recreation Center.

Cake Walk, Horseshoe Toss and Concessions, 2-6 p.m ., White Pine.

Mercer Education Foundation Gala, 6-9 p.m ., Mercer (Wis.) Community Center.

Street Dance, 9 p.m ., with music by Recess Bullies, Greenland.

Greenland Fireworks, dusk.

Watersmeet Fireworks, dusk.

White Pine Fireworks, dusk, Konteka and Mineral River Plaza parking lot.

Sunday, July 7

Bruce Crossing geocaching continues.

Community-wide Church Service, 8 a.m. EDT, with the Rev. Ted Trudgeon, park pavilion, Bruce Crossing.

Pie Contest, entries accepted 8-11 a.m. EDT, Bruce Crossing VFW. No cream pies.

Fun Walk/Run and Tot Run, 9 a.m. EDT, Bruce Crossing Township Park.

3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, 9 a.m. EDT, Bruce Crossing Township Park.

Tractor Show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. EDT, Bruce Crossing Township Park.

Marty’s Goldenaires Performance, 10:30 a.m. EDT, Bruce Crossing Township Park.

Erwin Township Hall Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony, noon, at the hall, Erwin Township.

Bruce Crossing Fourth of July Parade, 1 p.m. EDT. Volleyball, children’s games, coin scramble, minnow races, dunk tank and more follow at Bruce Crossing Township Park.

Watersmeet Fourth of July Parade, 2 p.m ., featuring Marty’s Goldenaires. Lineup, 1:30 p.m ., Nordine’s parking lot.

Pie Social, 3-5 p.m. EDT, Bruce Crossing Township Park.

Food and Music, 3-6 p.m ., pavilion, Watersmeet.

Horseshoe Tournament and Bingo, 3:30 p.m. EDT, must be 18 or older to play, Bruce Crossing Township Park.

Bruce Crossing Fourth of July Queen Contest, 4 p.m. EDT, ages 5-7, 8-10 and 11-13, Bruce Crossing Township Park.

Frozen T-shirt Contest, 6 p.m. EDT, Bruce Crossing Township Park.

Talent Show, 7-9 p.m ., Bruce Crossing. 906-988-2230.

Bruce Crossing Fireworks Display, dusk, township park.