Fourth of July Schedule of Events
• Mason’s Annual Pancake Breakfast at Masonic Lodge, 208 First Ave. W.
• Fourth of July Parade line-up at DMACC
• Newton Kiwanis will be serving Domino’s Breakfast Pizza on the square.
• Fourth of July Parade: The parade will start at DMACC, head east on First Avenue, turn north at East Fourth Street, head west on second avenue ending back at DMACC. The parade will be emceed from two locations this year. Jamie Grout and Koni Bunse will be located at first avenue west and third street. City of Newton Development Specialist Craig Armstrong and Kurt Konek will be located on the north side of the square.
• Newton Sky Kings Clarence Davidson Memorial, Fun Fly features remote control airplane fly at 5326 S. 48 Ave. W.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Car show at UAW Hall in Newton. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be served.
11:30 to 1:30 p.m.
• Downtown festivities and family fun on the square, including seven food vendors; dedication ceremony of the Jasper County Veterans Memorial at noon on the east side of the courthouse; entertainment by Cul de Sac, Prairie Jewel and Marshalltown Area Tumbling & Trampoline on the northwest of the courthouse; 4-H Club’s Kiddie carnival games; carriage rides; barrel train rides; face painting; toddler combo inflatable; obstacle course; bounce house; spin art; dunk tank; and hammer/bell game. Boulders Inn & Suites will have an informational booth downtown.
• Volleyball tournament at Agnes Patterson Park
• Parking lot opens at Agnes Patterson Park
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
• Family games, live music and food vendors at Agnes Patterson Park
• Three-legged race at Agnes Patterson Park
• Frog race (must bring your own frog) at Agnes Patterson Park
• Family tug of war at Agnes Patterson Park
• Special veterans tribute at Agnes Patterson Park
• Fireworks at Agnes Patterson Park