East Peoria July 4 celebration underway

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EAST PEORIA, Ill.– Events are scheduled ahead of the largest fireworks display in the state during UnityPoint Health Red, White and Boom on July 4.

The fireworks display will start at 9:30 p.m.

Events in East Peoria will occur in RiverFront Park, behind Walmart Super Center, starting at 5 p.m.

Grills, fireworks and sparklers are not allowed in RiverFront Park and tents and gazebos cannot be staked to the ground. All tents will need to be removed by 8:45 p.m.

Fireworks attendees will need to pay attention to the no parking signs at Walmart and the Riverside Center businesses. No RV or trailer parking is allowed in the RiverFront Park parking lot.

On July 5, the East Peoria Green Team will need volunteers to help with post-fireworks cleanup of Riverfront Park from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

Volunteers participating in the Red, White and Blue Planet Park Cleanup will meet in the parking lot behind Walmart near RiverFront Park’s playground.

Participants should bring gloves, a hat, sunscreen, water and wear work clothes.

Drinks will be provided at the end of event.

For more information about volunteering visit www.eastpeoriagreen.com.

The Red, White and Boom rain check is July 5 with the same times and locations. For more details about Red, White and Boom visit wwww.cityofeastpeoria.com.

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