The “Independence Day Parade” will kick off at the corner of Manayunk Avenue and Lyceum Avenue on Wednesday at 9 a.m.


Parade sights will include a parade of antique cars, a horse-drawn cart and the 10th annual “Patriotic Quilt Raffle” will feature a home-crafted lap quilt that is 45 by 58 inches. At 2:30 p.m., guests are invited to the Roxborough Presbyterian Church, located at 8230 Ridge Ave., to listen to a band and choir performance that will include blue grass music and a patriotic sing-a-long. Free coffee, donuts and “lemonade in the shade” will be available at Roxborough Baptist Church, located at Ridge and Lyceum avenues. See our NewsWorks article for more information.

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