Looking forward to the holiday

• The annual 4th of July Children’s Parade will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 4, in downtown Augusta. The parade will begin at the former Bank of America building at 7th & State and end at the Augusta Historical Museum, at the south end of State. Bikes, scooters, wagons are acceptable. Sponsors for the parade are Augusta Lions Club, White Eagle Credit Union and Brick Street Flower Co. For more information, contact Lynda McDermott at 775-6226.

• The Community Fireworks Display will be held at the Augusta City Lake on Thursday, July 4. The fireworks are expected to begin at dusk.