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Kiwanis Crew Prepares for Thursday's Fireworks Extravaganza

on June 29, 2013 - 9:54am

Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos fireworks crew members assembled early this morning at Overlook Park to prepare for Thursday's 4th of July extravaganza. Photo by Greg Kendall/


The Kiwanis Club has announced the schedule for Thursday's 4th of July extravaganza at Overlook Park.

2 to 9 p.m. Bouncy toys - huge selection from Ton-O-Fun. Atomic City Buses begin running from Sullivan Field to the Park and around White Rock

3 to 5 p.m. The Nomads perform prov
ided by Russ Gordon Concerts

3 to 5 p.m. LAPD and LAFD "Thrill of the Grill" Chicken Cook-Off to benefit Los Alamos Opera Guild

5 p.m. Habenaro Skydivers with announcing by Kim Holland

5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Community Winds perform

6 p.m. Pie-Eating Contest between LAPD and LAFD (tentative)

6:45-8 p.m. Battle of the Bands provided by Russ Gordon Concerts

8 p.m. Acrobatic Flyover by Will Fox with announcing by Bruce Hudspeth

8:10 p.m.
Habanero Skydiving Team with smoke and giant flag

8:30 p.m. Best Seat in the House Drawing - you get to “push the button” that starts the fireworks show

9:10 p.m. Star Spangled Banner performed by Louise Mendius

9:15 p.m. Fireworks with recorded music

9:45-11:00 p.m. Exit Park

Andy Erickson and Pat Soran prep firework shells for the big community display July 4. Photo by Greg Kendall/

From left, Kiwanis volunteers Greg Kendall, Steve Girrens, Kathy Boerigter and Sharon Stover prep firework shells. Photo by Karen Kendall/

Kiwanian Rick Reiss and volunteer Greg Kendall move firework shells from the prepping area to the storage area on Saturday. Photo by Karen Kendall/