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Events and Activities :: Rain may fall but Party in the Park/Party in Pink will go on
· 11:06am June 27th, 2014
Rain and sunshine are both likely throughout the next couple of days -- and if Friday morning was any indication both sunglasses and umbrellas may be appropriate gear for this evening's Party in the Park and Party in Pink 5K events.
Below is the schedule of events for the next two days:
FRIDAY, JUNE 27 Riverside Park
6:00 pm Party in Pink: 5K Walk/Run - All proceeds of the 5K benefit GIFTS of HOPE, a program created to provide mammograms to women who cannot afford them. Registrations accepted up to race time. Visit Monkeytown or other area Vinton Businesses for registration info. Sponsored by Survivors of Benton County
6:30 pm StraitRun: A great mix of classic rock and roll music for all ages.
6:30 pm Super Sized Soccer Challenge: Kids & Adults 7:30 pm Announcements and Presentations
7:30 pm Air Guitar Finals!
7:45 pm Upstage: Enjoy this local 80's band originally formed in the Cedar Rapids area in 199 and featuring Vinton resident, Lori Ferguson. Plus: Food Booths, Games, Activities & Rides
Dark (APPROX. 9:45 PM) SPECTACULAR FIREWORKS DISPLAY by Bar Y Pyros
SATURDAY, JUNE 28 Riverside Park FREE FOR THE KIDS
11:00 am - 3:00 pm FFA Petting Zoo
11:00 am - 3:00 pm Pony Rides
Noon - 3:00 pm Kids Crafts
Noon - 4:30 pm H&H Inflatables
6:30 - 8:00 pm H&H Inflatables
10:00 am Disc Golf Tournament
Noon Dodgeball Tournament
2:00 pm Horseshoe Tournament
2:00 pm Pickle Ball Tournament
DUNK TANK Noon - 4:00 pm Sponsored by G.o.V.S.
FREE BINGO 1:00 - 3:00 pm Hummel/Veterans Shelter-All ages welcome!
Chloe the Clown 1:00 - 4:00 pm Balloon Animals and lots of smiles!
RU Racing 1:00 - 4:00 pm Drive a race car just like the big boys!
Pizza Eating Contest 2:00 pm Kids & Adults! Sponsored by Pizza Hut
Noon VSMS Jazz Band
12:30 pm Cooling Dancers
1:00 pm Riverside's Got Talent Sr. - ages 14 & over *1st Place~$100, 2nd Place~$50, 3rd Place~$25 2:00 pm Game Show: Name that Tune!
3:00 pm Riverside's Got Talent - ages 13 & under *1st Place~$100, 2nd Place~$50, 3rd Place~$25
PARADE 5:30 pm Parade Theme: '80s Rewind
Grand Marshals: Dwight & Bonnie Sanders
NO REGISTRATION FEES! Line up will begin at the Benton County Fairgrounds at 4:30 pm. The parade will start at the Fairgrounds and continue north down 2nd Ave., turn west on 6th, continue three blocks and turn north on B Ave., continue to 4th St. and will turn going east. Parade is held rain or shine.
6:45 pm Community Band: Enjoy big band sounds from local musicians! 7:20 pm National Anthem, Announcements & Presentations
Riversides's Got Talent Winners
8:00 pm Spazmatics
If you want to be sent back to the '80s the only band to do it with is the Spazmatics. The band lends its geeky charm to the tune of theme songs and hits that shaped the decade of decadence.
Dark Bar Y Pyros FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA*
SHOW STARTS APPROX. 9:45 pm
*In the event of rain, the fireworks will be held Sunday, June 29
Evergreen Cemetery Flea Market under way!
SPENCER’S GROVE CHURCH To host special services