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Pleasanton Weekly

Opinion - June 29, 2012

Picnics, fireworks, County Fair make for stay-at-home fun next week

The American Automobile Association is predicting crowded roadways over the July 4th holiday with many taking vacation days Thursday and Friday for a five-day-long weekend. Fortunately for those in the Tri-Valley, there's enough fun and excitement here at home to make for a safe and less costly holiday. In Pleasanton, families can enjoy some old-fashioned Independence Day fun at the 14th annual community picnic in Lions Wayside Park, at First and Neal streets. Called "Celebrating Freedom and its Evolution since the Revolution," the event starts at noon Wednesday and includes patriotic music by the Pleasanton Community Concert Band, a hot dog and drink for a dollar and even free American flags.

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