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July 3, 2014

What's 2 Do in Enid, area

Fireworks at Meadowlake

8:30 p.m. tonight at Meadowlake Park

What would the Fourth of July be without fireworks? Tonight, Liberty Federal Savings Bank, the city of Enid, Oklahoma Arts Council and National Endowment for the Arts will present a performance by Enid Symphony Orchestra before and during a fireworks show, scheduled to begin around dusk at Meadowlake Park.

The orchestra will perform patriotic songs such as “The Star-Spangled Banner,” as well as music from the “Chicago” musical and Disney’s “Frozen.”


Hometown Celebration

10 a.m. to noon today

Leonardo's Children's Museum, 200 E. Maple

Leonardo’s Children’s Museum is offering something fun for kids to enjoy for the Fourth of July holiday.

Back for its 12th year, Leonardo’s Hometown Celebration is sponsored by Global Spectrum and Enid Event Center.

Events at Adventure Quest — the museum’s outdoor playground — include door prizes and games such as sack races, three-legged races, hula hoop contest and turtle races. Participants for the turtle races need to bring their own turtle to compete.

Cost to attend is $3.50 for members or $7 for nonmembers, and includes all-day access to the museum.

For more information on the Hometown Celebration or Leonardo’s itself, go to, or call the museum at (580) 233-2787.


Fishing Derby

5:30 a.m. to noon today

Meadowlake Park

Liberty Federal Savings bank will be offering a $5 cash prize for each tagged fish caught during this morning’s Fourth of July fishing derby at Meadowlake Park.

Also, H and H Bait and More will offer $100 for the largest catfish caught, while five runners up will take home cash prizes of $20 each.

State fishing laws will be in effect for the event. Only one pole per person may be used, and participants may not use trout lines or nets to catch the fish. All participants 16 years or older must have a valid fishing license.

There is no fee to participate, and the event is open to the public.

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