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July 2, 2014

Free fireworks display in New Albany on Friday

Event to be held at Joe Craft Park

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.

 

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