4th of July, 2016 Community Celebrations Here are some local 4th of July events. Please post other events on our Facebook page! Chico:
Fireworks will be held at the Silver Dollar Speedway, 2357 Fair Street. Fireworks start at dark and when sprint car races are finished. Open seating, tickets are $16 for adults, $13 for juniors and 11 & under are FREE! Racing starts at 6pm. Food and concessions are available for purchase. For more information, please go to www.silverdollarspeedway.com.
There will be a FREE Independence Day celebration at the Oroville Dam. The party starts a 4pm with music, food, family activities, and Lake Oroville Fireworks! Please contact the Oroville Rotary for more information, or follow the Lake Oroville Fireworks Facebook page.
Education Center, 2156 Pillsbury Rd #160.
Bunco in the Barn Saturday June 4th
9 am doors open, bunco starts at 10am, cost $10.00. Lunch, snacks, refreshments and lots of raffles. Tickets available at the door. Patrick Ranch Museum, www. partrickranch.org.
Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs - Oroville Saturday, June 4th
Oroville Kiwanis Club sponsors this FREE fishing derby for kids 12 and under. This is a great way of teaching children all about fishing and the fun of being outdoors and enjoying what nature has to offer. 7am-12pm at Bedrock Park in Oroville.
Block Party with a Purpose Saturday, June 4th
Butte Environmental Council’s Block Parties with a Purpose is a neighborhood creek cleanup party. For more info go to www.becnet.org/watershed-program/block-party-purpose.
Chico Chamber of Commerce 54th Annual Community Summer Event Thursday, June 9th
Every year the Chico Chamber of Commerce hosts a community celebration honoring an industry or local business to kick-off the summer! This year the Chico Chamber presents “Oh the Places You Will Go...” Join us for an evening under the stars to honor the 20th Anniversary of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the North Valley Thursday, June 9th at the Patrick Ranch Museum from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m! Ticket price includes a gourmet slider bar with sides and music and dancing by Decades. www. chicochamber.com for ticket info.
The Velveteen Rabbit Friday, June 10th - Sunday, June 12th
“The Velveteen Rabbit” A Fairytale Ballet performed by
The Annual 4th of July Parade will be held at 10am in downtown Orland, with the Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration following at noon in Vinsonhaler Park.
Kinetics Academy of Dance at the Center for the Arts at Pleasant Valley High School 1475 East Avenue. Tickets available at kineticsvelveteenrabbit.eventbrite.com or at the door if available. For more info please call 345-2505.
Patrick Ranch Museum Threshing Bee Saturday, June 11th
Tractor & draft horse parade, old fashioned wheat harvest, bee & stock dog demos, wagon rides, food & craft booths, live music, farm animals, car & truck show, Glenwood Farmhouse tours and children’s activities. Adults-$5, 12 & under-$2, 9am-4pm. 10381 Midway, www.patrickranchmuseum.org.
Movies in the Park Saturday, June 11th
Movie: Finding Nemo. Come and enjoy this summer tradition! Every summer hundreds of families enjoy free Movies in the Park. Bring a blanket or a low back chair and sit under the stars while enjoying a family friendly movie. Refreshments will be available to purchase. All movies will start approximately 15 minutes after sunset. Location: Sycamore Field, Bidwell Park.
Chico Creek Nature Center Family Day Camp Saturday, June 18th What better way to spend the day with your family exploring beautiful Bidwell Park! This family day camp will include archery, crafts, swimming/wading in the creek, low ropes, and obstacle courses, guided nature hikes, and outdoor games. As the day comes to an end we will gather in a campfire type setting with songs and skits to complete the camp day. Go to www.chicorec.com or call 895-4711 to register.
Driving To Fight Autism Golf Tournament Monday, June 23rd
Calling all super heros to golf for a good time! CRBR golf tournament at Butte Creek Country Club - Benefiting Autism Research & Services. 8:30 A.M. to 5 P.M. w/ a 9:30 Shotgun start. For more information please contact Jill for info: 570-1965 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
July Slice of Chico Satruday, July 9th
A summertime tradition! Come downtown for a familyfriendly, fun-filled day exploring the charming shops and quaint eateries in downtown Chico. Guests are guaranteed to discover something unique and will always be treated to HOT prices and COLD slices of watermelon courtesy of ProPacific Fresh! Watermelon station set up on 3rd Street between Broadway and Main. Merchants offering great specials and bargains. Restaurants offering watermelonthemed menu items. Downtown Chico, 9AM-5PM.
5th Annual Growing Up Chico Night Thursday, July 14th
Help Growing Up Chico Magazine celebrate their 5th annual Growing Up Chico Night in the downtown city plaza from 6-9pm. There will be music and dance performances along with many family friendly booths with fun crafts and giveaways. An event for the whole family! Please call 518-6154 for more information.
Chico Creek Nature Carnival Friday, July 15th
The Chico Creek Nature Center is hosting a Summer Carnival complete with food trucks, face painting, carnival games, and water slide bounce houses. Admission is free. Tickets are 4 for $1 or participants may purchase a carnival fun pass for $20. Held from 4pm-7pm.
Movies in the Park Saturday, July 16th
Movie: McFarland USA. Come and enjoy this summer tradition! Every summer hundreds of families enjoy free Movies in the Park. Bring a blanket or a low back chair and sit under the stars while enjoying a family friendly movie. Refreshments will be available to purchase. All movies will start approximately 15 minutes after sunset. Location: Sycamore Field, Bidwell Park.
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