A number of parades and fireworks displays are planned for the July 4th weekend.  If there are others, please contact the Managing Editor at The Wayne Independent at (570)253-3055 or e-mail, pbecker@wayneindependent.com.

Thursday, July 3:


A number of parades and fireworks displays are planned for the July 4th weekend.  If there are others, please contact the Managing Editor at The Wayne Independent at (570)253-3055 or e-mail, pbecker@wayneindependent.com.
Thursday, July 3:
• Honesdale’s Independence Day Celebration, sponsored by the Greater Honesdale Partnership, gets underway in Honesdale’s Central Park with patriotic music at 5:30 with The Pharm, followed by All Star Dixieland at 6:30 and the Crystal Band at 8 p.m. Fireworks at dusk. Rain date is Monday, July 7.
Friday, July 4:  
• Pleasant Mount Parade is 10 a.m., from North Road to Meredith Park. A tribute to Veterans takes place at 11 a.m. at Meredith Park, by Costello-Monahan-Brown American Legion Post 964. At noon, there’s a chicken bbq at the Pleasant Mount Fire Hall. A puppet show is being held at the Pleasant Mount Library with games, food and old-fashioned root beer floats. For more details, call 448-2268.
• Fireworks over Lake Wallenpaupack will take place around 9:15 p.m. (dusk). The display is fired near the shores of Lake Wallenpaupack, next to the Wallenpaupack Area High School. Parking is available in the high school parking lots and the bleachers will be open to spectators at approximately 7 p.m. Rain date is Saturday, July 5.
• Hawley parade takes place at noon, lineup at 11 a.m. (at the corner of Church and Maple). Entering from Spring Street, the parade follows Main Avenue to Bingham Park.   
• Lake Ariel fireworks display takes place at dusk, around 9:30 p.m., near the lake.
Saturday, July 5 
• Narrowsburg Fire Department’s July 4th Celebration, in cooperation with the Narrowsburg Chamber of Commerce, gets underway at 3 p.m. with a Main Street parade, Cruizin with Ricky Z at 4 p.m., followed by Narrowsburg Fire Department’s chicken BBQ from 4 to 6 p.m., live music on Main Street from 7 to 9 p.m. and fireworks at dusk.