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4th of July events

Families watch the fireworks show at Barney Schwartz Park in Paso Robles in 2005.
Families watch the fireworks show at Barney Schwartz Park in Paso Robles in 2005. The Tribune

Wondering where to go to celebrate Independence Day?

Here's a list of Fourth of July festivities scheduled around San Luis Obispo County on Friday:

• Arroyo Grande. 1 p.m. Village Band concert, hot dogs, lemonade and ice cream. Rotary Bandstand, Heritage Square Park. 473-2250.

• Atascadero. 7 a.m. Pancake breakfast, 5K, 10K and 1-mile runs, games, free zoo visits, food, pie-eating contest. Atascadero Lake Park, 9305 Pismo Ave. 441-9220, 674-5585.

• Avila Beach. 8 a.m. Pancake breakfast fundraiser followed by Doggie Parade. Avila Beach Community Center, 191 San Miguel St. $2.50 to $5 breakfast. 627-1997.

• Avila Pier. Noon. Boat parade.

• Cambria. 11 a.m. Live music, kid races, pie-eating contest, fireworks at 9 p.m. Shamel Park, 5455 Windsor Blvd. 927-3875.

• Cayucos. 5 a.m. Sand-sculpture contest, parade, barbecue, bingo. Downtown. Fireworks at the pier at 9 p.m. 995-1200.

• Morro Bay. 10 a.m. Skateboard race, bike parade, food, drink, music, children’s activities, fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Tidelands Park. 776-3301.

• Pismo Beach. 10 a.m. Live music, food, crafts, artwork, family activities, fireworks at 9 p.m. Pismo Beach pier. 773-4382.

• Paso Robles. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Children’s parade, games, music, patriotic program, fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Paso Robles Downtown City Park.

• Templeton. 7 a.m. Pancake breakfast, parade, food, games, entertainment, food, music. Community Park, 550 Crocker St. 434-1789.

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