NEW ALBANY —
For the third consecutive year, a group of local residents headed by New Albany City Councilman Dan Coffey will sponsor a fireworks display on Independence Day.
The event will be held at Joe Kraft Park, which is located at 500 W. Seventh St. in downtown New Albany.
It will kickoff at 8 p.m. Friday, as the New Albany Fire Department will be present to show kids fire trucks and handout coloring books.
There will be a program honoring veterans beginning at 8:50 p.m., and it will include a reading of the names of the Floyd County residents who died while serving the country.
The night will conclude with fireworks, which will begin at about 9:30 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public.
The city’s official Independence Day celebration is Thursday, July 3, at the New Albany Riverfront Amphitheater.