Arbutus Firecracker 10K

Runners leave the starting line at Arbutus Middle School during the 29th annual Arbutus Firecracker 10K last year. (Photo by Paul Dunn / June 28, 2012)

The Arbutus Fourth of July celebration will kick off at 8 a.m. with a 10-kilometer race and culminate with a parade in downtown.

8 a.m. — Firecracker 10-kilometer race begins and ends at Arbutus Middle School, 5525 Shelbourne Road

9 a.m. — Children's games at Arbor Manor Park, 1211 Elm Road

9 a.m. — Soap box derby at Elm and Oakland roads


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12:29 p.m. — Flyover by Maryland Air National Guard

12:30 p.m. — Parade begins at Sulphur Spring Road and East Drive and proceeds on East Drive to Linden Avenue