Jul 052012

Huge dual celebration in Orange July 7

Originally posted 6-30 at 1:57pm

The town of Orange is celebrating its 190th birthday this year with a bang.

The big occasion will be combined with the annual Fourth of July celebration on the Orange Fairgrounds, 525 Orange Center Road, with a spectacular display by Zambelli Fireworks.

The Orange Town News and the Town of Orange are producing this celebration, which includes a fabulous 190th birthday cake from Julia’s Bakery.

Make an evening of it with your family and friends, lay out your blankets and set up a grill. Get ready for a memorable community event.

The Orange Lions Club, Rita’s Ice, J.P. Kettle Corn, and Timothy’s Gourmet will be selling light refreshments and soft drinks.

Action Enterprises will be selling balloons, lighted novelty items, cotton candy and popcorn.

Schedule of Events

6:30-6:45   First Selectman Jim Zeoli will offer welcoming comments from the gazebo

6:45-7:00   Cutting of the 190th Birthday Cake in the Orange Town News Hospitality
Tent (to the right of the bandstand) come get your piece while supplies last. (Children must be              accompanied  by a parent or guardian)

7:00-8:00  The Bernadettes perform their first set

8:00-8:30 Music by WPLR Radio (visit the WPLR Radio Tent at the left of the bandstand)

8:30-9:30  The Bernadettes perform their second set

9:30-9:55  Fireworks Spectacular by Zambelli Fireworks with Patriotic Music

Note: Parking — Suggested donation is $5

The Major Sponsors for this celebration include:  The Law Offices of Cohen & Wolf, The Orange Foundation and the Town of Orange.

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