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Barrington Honor Ride 2013

FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATIONS

Fourth of July Brat Tent Festivities

Thursday, July 3 – Saturday, July 5

Annual four-day celebration at the popular Barrington Brat Tent includes live bands, children’s activities, alumni gatherings, food and drinks. Fireworks at dusk. www.barrington4thofjuly.com

Fourth of July Parade

Friday, July 4

10 a.m. along Main Street

Celebrate Barrington’s Star Spangled Salute with vibrant bands, classic cars, fun floats and treats for all ages that embrace our community’s patriotic spirit. The parade will stretch along Main St. from Barrington High School to the train station. (847) 620-4666. www.barringtonparade.com

Fireworks at Dusk

Friday, July 4

Dusk at Barrington High School

Gather with friends, families and neighbors for the wonderful annual fireworks display under the stars. (847) 620-4666. www.barrington-il.gov

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Dash for the Dogs

Saturday, May 31

6 a.m. in Citizens Park

A 5K run followed by a 1K family walk in lovely Citizens Park. Proceeds to benefit The Animal House Shelter. www.animalhouseshelter.com

Barrington Area Great Strides Walk/5K Run

Sunday, June 1

8 a.m. in Citizens Park

Will be a day of family fun and celebration of our fundraising success to aide in the quest to cure Cystic Fibrosis. www.greatstrides.cff.org

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Family Fitness Run 5K/10K

Friday, July 4

7:15 a.m. on Park Avenue

A perfect start to the Barrington July Fourth celebration. Annual 5K run through the village and 10K run through Barrington Hills is a wonderful family event. Proceeds benefit the cultural arts in Barrington. www.familyfitnessrun.com

The Honor Ride and Run & Bike Barrington

Sunday, August 17

7 a.m. in Citizens Park

A Ride 2 Recovery event offers something for the whole family. The event includes a more than 30-mile bike ride and 5K/10K run. Barrington is hosting also Bike Barrington, an event designed to educate children about bicycle safety, maintenance and proper riding technique. All proceeds will to Ride2Recovery. www.honorridebarrington.com