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Lennox's Old Fashioned 4th of July

Lennox is ready to celebrate Independence Day!  The fun will begin with Cruise Night on July 3rd. Come on downtown and cruise the streets in your favorite vehicle, vintage or not!  Or just grab a lawn chair and watch the cars go by.
At 5 p.m. head to the Lennox Area Museum for the unveiling of the official historical marker. Johanna Iken will be the keynote speaker  for the event and will share the 35 year history of the Lennox Area Historical Society. There will be light refreshments on the front porch and the museum will be open for viewing. The museum will also be open on July 4th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The big event of the evening will be the Lennox Commercial Club Street Dance with the energetic rock band, Judd Hoos. Opening for the band will be special guest, the Neo Johnsons. Gates open at 5 p.m. on Main Street in Lennox. Advanced tickets are $7 and can be purchased at Sunshine and Total Stop Convenience Store (Cenex). Tickets at the gate will be $10. Proceeds from the dance will go towards the new Lennox swimming pool.
July 4th will start out early with the popular Firecracker Road Race at 8 a.m. beginning at Lennox High School. A 10K run, a 5K run, a 2 Mile run, and a 1 Mile run will step off at that time.  Pre-registration of $20 for the 10K and 5K can be found at Allsportcentral.com at this time until July 3rd.  Pre-registration of $10 for the 2M and 1M will be available the week prior at the Lennox City Hall.  Registration the day of the road race will take place at the LHS cafetorium beginning at 7 a.m.; registration the day of the race will be $25 for the 10K and 5K; $15 for the 2M and 1M.

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Worthing Days celebration this weekend

Worthing Days celebration will be held this weekend, Friday and Saturday. 
On Friday night, from 6 to 9 p.m. you are invited to cruise the streets of Worthing in your favorite vehicle. Following the cruise, a family movie night will be at the Rec Complex featuring Disney’s “Frozen.”
On Saturday, the day will begin with a pancake breakfast hosted by the Masons at the Civic Center. Serving will be from 7 to 10 a.m. and free will donations will be accepted. 
A 5K run/walk will be held at 8 a.m. Runners will start on Main Street and head east 1.55 miles out of town and then back to Main St. You can register for the race at www.allsportcentral.com
The parade will begin at 10 a.m.  From Beck St., the parade will head east on 1st St. (Hwy. 44)  to Main St. and south to 4th.
The CHIPS program (child identification) will be held at the Civic Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This program is brought to you by the Masons.

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