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Written by Jeff Wood   
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 00:00

Families can look forward to a full day of food, games and entertainment in Clarkdale and Cottonwood on the Fourth of July.

Living fireworks, from left, Aspen Stanton, Autumn Stanton and Julia Broccoli march in the Clarkdale Fourth of July parade in 2010.Festivities will start in Clarkdale at 7 a.m. and last into the darkness of night during a traditional fireworks display in Cottonwood.

Clarkdale’s Old-Fashioned 4th of July and Centennial Celebration begins in the Town Park with the raising of the colors by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7400 and a pancake breakfast hosted by the Clarkdale Fire District and Clarkdale Police Department.

The cost of the breakfast will be $4 for adults and $3 for kids 12 and under. All monies raised will benefit Clarkdale Fire and Police.

At 9 a.m. The Kids’ Parade with the theme “Happy 100th Birthday Clarkdale, Arizona” will begin at the Clarkdale-Jerome School, travel down main street and turn at Town Hall.

For the full story, see the Wednesday, June 27, edition of the Cottonwood Journal Extra.