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July 4 In Anaheim To Feature Fireworks, Parade, Entertainment, Fitness Runs, And More
ANAHEIM, CA - (July 2, 2012) - Celebrating Independence Day in Anaheim has something for every member of the family … including Fido!

The entire community is invited to the 24th annual Fourth of July event which will feature the “Firecracker” 5/10K Run and 2K Walk, food and entertainment, a dog show, a colorful parade, and conclude with a sky-filled evening fireworks show.

5:30 - 10:00 a.m. "Firecracker" 5/10K Run, 2K Walk and Product/Health Fair at Canyon High School. To register, please visit http://www.racewire.com/anaheim/
8:00 - 10:30 a.m. Pancake Breakfast at Canyon High School Cafeteria
10:00 a.m. Yankee Doodle Dog Show at Canyon High School
12:30 – 8:45 p.m. Food Booths at Peralta Park
3:00 p.m. Fourth of July Parade, starts at Canyon High School
3:00 – 8:50 p.m. Entertainment at Peralta Park
9:00 p.m. Fireworks Show at Peralta Park

The events are sponsored by the City of Anaheim, Canyon Hills Community Council and the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce. For more information please visit www.canyonhillscommunitycouncil.org

Media Contact: Ruth Ruiz 714.765.5060more city news


ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation's premier municipalities and is one of California's most populous and most visited cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 351,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation's annual budget is $1.7 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.; L-3 Communications; Pacific Sunwear; and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including: Angels Baseball; Anaheim Ducks; the U.S. Men's National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with: The Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast; Honda Center; City National Grove of Anaheim; Anaheim GardenWalk; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 20 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.


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