Kiwanis Crew Prepares for Thursday’s Fireworks Extravaganza

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/

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