We know the time to celebrate is here, and Healthy Ontario encourages you to stay Healthy this 4th of July!
Here are a few tips from us.
Our Healthy Ontario Initiative encourages Healthy Eating and Active Living. This year you can participate by having a healthy 4th of July celebration with your family and friends.
Fun activities you can include: Dancing, a stroll, swimming and sports.
Include veggies and fruits in your meal, practice portion control and remember to stay hydrated!
Fun Recipe: 4th of July Fruit Wands
- Total Time: 15 minutes
- Servings: 20
- What you need:
- Star cookie cutter
- Bamboo Skewers
- 1 whole watermelon
- 16 ounces of fresh blueberries
- Cut watermelon vertically into 1 inch thick slices.
- Use a small star cookie cutter to cut out star shapes from the flesh of each watermelon.
- Thread 7-10 blueberries into the center of each bamboo skewer, leaving enough space at the end for someone to be able to comfortably hold it, and a space at the top for the watermelon star.
- Place the watermelon star on top and set the fruit sparklers on a serving tray.
Please Join us this 4th of July!
Visit our community centers for crafts, and activities!
4th of July Parade
TIME: 9:00AM – 10:30AM
LOCATION: 4th Street and Euclid Avenue. Proceeds South Euclid Avenue to B Street
PARKING: Spectators may park on any side of the street south of 4th Street or on the West or East side of Euclid.
4th of July Fireworks Show
The gates will open at 5:00PM.
Fireworks show begins at 9:00PM and ends at approximately by 9:25PM.
Westwind Park: 2455 East Riverside Dr and Whispering Lakes Golf Course
Parking is available at Whispering Lakes Golf Course. Shuttle transportation is available from the Ontario Police Department parking lot, 2500 S. Archibald Avenue beginning at 4:00PM and concludes at approximately 10:00PM. There are minimal spaces available at Westwind Park with a handicapped placard.
Blankets, lawn chairs, EZ-ups and ice chests are permitted and will be checked at the gate.
Live entertainment will be performed by the band ACE beginning at 6:00PM. KOLA 99.9 broadcasts patriotic music during the Fireworks.
Carnival games, bouncers/small rides and food vendors are available at minimal cost.
No dogs or alcohol or charcoal BBQ’s are permitted.