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Deseret News Archives, Tuesday, June 28, 1994

PARK JUBILEE TO HAIL 218TH U.S. BIRTHDAYMap of Sugerhouse Park

Deseret News is a sponsor of Sugarhouse festivities. Admission will be free.

Utahans will celebrate the nation's 218th birthday Monday, July 4, with a jubilee slated for Sugarhouse Park, located at 1300 East and 2100 South.

The celebrations, sponsored by the Deseret News, KISN 97 radio and the Sugarhouse Park Authority, will include picnics, parades, music, dancing, concessions and, of course, the largest fireworks display in Salt Lake County. The display will be coordinated with music.

Admission will be free, but rides for children, ages 2 to 12, will cost $1 per ride. The rides will feature a Ferris wheel, an airplane ride, Tubs-of-Fun, Santa Fe train, and moon walk.

Some special activities will include the Utah Special Olympics-sponsored "Dunk-A-Cop" and "Ducky Derby," sponsored by the Make A Wish Foundation.

Here is a list of the events and times:

Enter to win a trip for two to Captiva, FL, courtesy of Sweetheart Paper Products at the KISN 97 booth.

The Deseret News has sponsored a Fourth of July activity for many years, dating back to the "Cavalcade" at Derks Field.

© 1995 Deseret News Publishing Co. Deseret News Archives, Monday, June 27, 1994

PARK JUBILEE TO NOTE 218TH U.S. BIRTHDAY

Utahans will celebrate the nation's 218th birthday Monday, July 4, with a jubilee slated for Sugarhouse Park, located at 1300 East and 2100 South.

The celebrations, sponsored by the Deseret News, KISN 97 radio and the Sugarhouse Park Authority, will include picnics, parades, music, dancing, concessions and, of course, the largest fireworks display in Salt Lake County. The display will be coordinated with music.

Admission will be free, but rides for children, ages 2 to 12, will cost $1 per ride. The rides will feature a Ferris wheel, an airplane ride, Tubs-of-Fun, Santa Fe train and moon walk.

Some special activities will include the Utah Special Olympics-sponsored "Dunk-A-Cop" and "Ducky Derby," sponsored by the Make A Wish Foundation.

Here is a list of the events and times:

Enter to win a trip for two to Captiva, FL., courtesy of Sweetheart Paper Products at the KISN 97 booth.

The Deseret News has sponsored a Fourth of July activity for many years, dating back to the ``Cavalcade'' at Derks Field.

© 1995 Deseret News Publishing Co.