For $1, you’ll get three chances to dunk one of a dozen Lawncrest community leaders into a tub of water. Business owners, rec center coaches, pastors and more have volunteered for stints in the dunk tank, part of Lawncrest’s 97th annual Fourth of July celebration.
See photos from last year’s event below:
11-11:30 Community Assoc. President Bill Dolbow
11:30-11:45 Rec Center leader Brian Andrews
11:45-12 City Council aide Kathy Wersinger
12-12:30 Munchies’ Restaurant owner Bob Convery
12:30-12:45 Librarian Deb Mikus
12:45-1 Woman’s Club President Linda Costello
1-1:30 Crescentville United Methodist Rev. Randy Brubaker
1:30-2 Cubmaster Troop #563 leader Ron Pleis
2-2:30 Lawncrest Lions
2:30-3 Prince of Peace Church Rev. Ben Krey
3-3:30 Attack Mode Boxing Club
3:30-4 Retiring Recreation Center Leader Jim Ritvalsky
The festivities begin at 9 a.m. on the 4th when the parade kicks off at Martins Mill Road and Rising Sun Avenue. That will be followed by a flag-raising ceremony at the rec center. The flea market, car show, children’s rides, food court and live entertainment will go all day, leading right up to the fireworks show at dusk behind the rec center.
The dunk tank will be set up from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Rising Sun Avenue. July 7 is the rain date for the event.