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Sunday July 4th

1:00 p.m.

Children's Cicycle, Tricycle, Doll Carriage & Historic Character Parade - This event has become a favorite for children and their families.  Over 300 children decorate their tricycles, bicycles or doll carriages or come dressed as a historical character such as Betsy Ross, Abraham Lincoln etc.  The parade, led by the Colonial Boys, begins at the First Congregational Church at the cornor of Walpole and Winter Streets and proceeds through town ending at the Town Common.  The fee is $1.00 and every child receives a festive tee shirt and a participation ribbon.  The winners are welcomed to ride in the main parade on a float.

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.     


 Carillon Concert & Tour of the Tilton Memorial Carilon (Town Hall) - Featuring Norwood's own Lee B. Leach, Carilloneur and guests.

 5:00 p.m.

 Norwood's Firecracker 5K Road Race - Run or watch this unique, fun filled event prior to the Norwood Parade.  You can pick up applications at the Town Hall, the Civic Center, the Library; by calling 781-762-3054.  Whether you are a spectator or a runner, this is a race you will not forget!

 5:30 p.m.

  • Eastern Masachusetts Fire Truck Procession
  • Antique and Classic Cars
  • Historic Military Reenactment Units


5:45 p.m.


Norwood's Fourth of July Parade Spectacular! - The famous Norwood Fourth of July Parade kicks off at 5:45 with national and international marching bands.  In addition, the parade has entertaining acts, floats and community groups. Don't miss out on this spectacular event!





Last Updated on Friday, 02 July 2010 07:54

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