Communities in southern Harvey County prepare for July 4 activities.
Burrtons Independence Day celebration will get under way Friday evening and feature a full day of activities Saturday.Buttons for the celebration will cost $4 before Saturday, and $4.50 on Saturday. Ride wristbands will cost $3. The celebration will begin with a 7 p.m. street dance and an 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. moonlight swim at the city pool. The Saturday schedule will begin with breakfast at 7 a.m. at the senior center and conclude at 10 p.m. with fireworks. The full Saturday schedule is as follows:7 a.m. Breakfast at Burrton Senior Center9 a.m. Three on three basketball; beach volleyball10 a.m. Cow patty bingo10 to 11 a.m. Kids games11 a.m. to noon Kids racesNoon Horseshoe tournamentNoon to 2 p.m. Free swim12:30 p.m. Turtle race2 to 3 p.m. Swim contest3 p.m. Medallion hunt3 to 6 p.m. Co-ed softball (ages 16 and older)3 to 9 p.m Money machine5 p.m. Womens rolling pin toss and Mens log toss8:30 p.m. Zumba dance demonstration9 to 10 p.m. Drawing for prizes10 p.m. Fireworks displayAll activities listed will be in the Burrton City ParkSedgwick7 p.m. Saturday Moonwalk and inflatable obstacle course, free glow necklaces and patriotic temporary tatoos for kids at Sedgwick High School9:45 p.m. Saturday Fireworks at Sedgwick High School. Whitewater6 p.m. Saturday Lions Club barbecue at the Whitewater ball diamond with fireworks to follow.