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Sack Races at Newcastle Days

Fourth of July (Wednesday, July 4, 2018)
Fireworks are banned in the City of Newcastle, but, as always, there is one place where residents can legally watch the pyrotechnic displays light up the night sky. Celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, food and music at Lake Boren Park this Fourth of July. Soul Siren will be the performer at this year's event.

Concerts in the Park
The city's 2018 Concerts in the Park series kicks off on July 18 at Lake Boren Park. All concerts go from 7-8:30 p.m. Learn more at newcastlewa.gov/concerts.
• July 18 - Massy Ferguson – Music spans many genres from Americana, roots, folk, twang rock, alt-country and good ol' rock 'n' roll.
• July 25 - Metropolitan Jumpin' Jive Orchestra - Music from the Big Band era, these outstanding musicians and singers will have your toes tapping and put a smile on your face
• Aug. 1 - Shaggy Sweet - Returning after high-demand, this band specializes in pop/rock and delivers great energy with lot of popular covers and original songs.
• Aug. 8 - Soul Purpose - Soul and classic rock band featuring an incredible horn section, guitar, drums, bass, keyboards and multiple vocalists.

Summer Movie Night
Newcastle will host its Summer Movie Night on Aug. 15. Enjoy a family-friendly movie under the stars on the big screen at Lake Boren Park. Join us as we screen the movie A Wrinkle in Time: Based on the timeless classic and filled with spectacle, warmth and heart, this celebrated film follows an ordinary girl’s epic adventure and brave journey to save her family, with the ultimate triumph of love. Featuring an all-star cast including Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling and Chris Pine, and eye-popping action—it’s fun for the whole family! The city will also screen the winning videos from the Teen Film Contest that night. The movie will begin at dusk.

Newcastle Days
Save the date for Sept. 7-8 for the annual Newcastle Days festival. Alan White, with special guest teen artist Caspian, will be the headlining show on Saturday. More information will be available as the date gets closer.

Historic Newcastle Cemetery Tours
Join the community for a special tour of this historic site  during Newcastle Days. Founded in 1880, this 2.2-acre picturesque cemetery near Lake Boren is the final resting place of many of the area’s coal miners and pioneer families. The gates are closed to preserve the site but open on special occasions.

Volunteer Recognition
We love our volunteers! Following our busy summer months filled with ample opportunities to volunteer at various events, we show our gratitude by throwing a party to celebrate everyone's hard work and dedication. Learn how you can volunteer by contacting Wendy Kirchner.

For information or questions regarding any Newcastle Community Event, or to learn how you can sponsor or volunteer to participate in upcoming events, please contact Wendy Kirchner , Community Activities Coordinator, 425-649-4444 ext. 142.

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