June 9, 2017
Plan a fun filled 4th of July in Woodland this year by attending one of the many events scheduled throughout the day. These events are made possible through donations from businesses and individuals including: PG&E (Grand Finale Sponsor); Food-4-Less; Nugget; Best Best & Krieger LLP; Elks Lodge; Clark Pacific; Gayle Manufacturing Company; Lawson Property Management and Real Estate; Tom and Meg Stallard; Valley Tire Center; Woodland Chamber of Commerce; Woodland Recreation Foundation; and RDM Audio Visual Rentals.
Fun Run: Kick off the day with the Woodland Schools Foundation July Fourth 5-3-1 Run! This years event features a one-mile, a 5K (3.1 mile), and five-mile timed run, all starting at Pioneer High School. Visit www.woodlandschoolsfoundation.org for more information.
Pancake Breakfast: The Woodland Professional Firefighters Association’s annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast will be held at Fire Station #3 (1550 Springlake Court) from 8 am until 11 am. Cost is $5 per person, children five and under are free. Donations are being raised for the Woodland Schools Foundation. Visit www.WPFA4029.org for more information.
Bike Parade and Freeman Park Family Fun Fest: The City of Woodland and the Woodland Bike Campaign are proud to host the annual 4th of July Bike Parade & Celebration for kids and adults. This special family-friendly event is growing and the goal is to see 500 bikes roll down Main Street this year. Decorating begins at 9 am at Heritage Plaza (or you may come with your bikes already decorated). Registration for the best decorated bike or scooter is from 9-9:45 am. Prizes for the best decorated bike or scooter will be awarded at Freeman Park after the parade down Main Street.
The Main Street Parade of Bikes will begin at 10 am and will ride to Freeman Park where there will be live music performed by New Harmony Jazz. To volunteer to help at this fun event, or for more information contact the Woodland Bike Campaign, Maria Contreras at (530) 753-1125 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ice-Cream Social: The Woodland Senior Center Computer Club will be hosting its annual ice-cream social from 1 pm – 3 pm at the Woodland Community & Senior Center. Come cool off, enjoy refreshments, and be entertained by dancers and music. Cost is $2.00. Raffle tickets will also be sold.
Swim Fest: A free swim fest will be held from 1 pm – 4 pm at the Charles Brooks Community Swim Center. Come try out the exciting new inflatable obstacle course. Bring your towels and sunscreen.
Fireworks Celebration: The pre-fireworks festivities will begin at 6 pm at Woodland High School. Please bring chairs or blankets to sit in the grass as no bleacher seating will be available. A bounce house, obstacle course, Rec2Go (mobile recreation van), games, music, and food will be available. Following a traditional Color and Rifle Guard ceremony conducted by the American Legion and singing of the National Anthem by Ericka Davis a spectacular fireworks show is scheduled to begin around 9:30 pm. No personal fireworks, alcohol, glass, or pets!
For additional information about all of these events, visit www.cityofwoodland.org or call 661-2000.