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Manchester University Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Display

  • Dates: 04 Jul, 2018
Contact  Tiffany Byers
Location  Behind PERC, East Street, North Manchester, IN - Map

Manchester University hosts its 17th annual Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Display. 
This free celebration kicks off at 7 p.m. at the North Manchester campus on the athletic fields off East Street. This family-friendly event is open to the public. 

Behind the Physical Education and Recreation Center (PERC) 
7 p.m. – Fun and games for children 
7:10 p.m. – Introduction by MU event coordinator Tiffany Byers 
7:30 p.m. – Welcome by Jillian “Jay” Watts, director of MU CARE Initiative. 
7:35 p.m. – Independence Day message by David Burnette, commander of American Legion Post 286 
8 p.m. – Manchester Civic Band 
9:55 p.m. – God’s All Community Choir and the band perform national anthem 

East end of MU campus near the soccer field 
10 p.m. - North Manchester Fire Department will light up the sky with fireworks display. 

The Rotary Club of North Manchester will sell $1 hot dogs, $2 chili dogs or two chili dogs for $3, as well as $1 popcorn, water and soft drinks. 

Those taking pictures or posting to social media can use #MUJuly4 to share their pictures. 

For the safety of guests: Alcohol, sparklers and personal fireworks are not permitted. MU is a tobacco-free campus. 

The rain date is Saturday, July 7, same time and location.
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