The John Carroll School band will help Christina Massimei perform the national anthem.

Parade entertainment features Buttons the Clown, Baltimore City Pipe Band, Bird, Upper Falls Dance Academy, Bay Country Gentlemen Barbershop Chorus with Director Bill Eberius and soloist Susie Rising.

The Rev. Lawrence F. Kolson, pastor of St. Stephen Church, and Rev. Paul J. Breczinski, associate pastor, are the 2013 Grand Marshals.

As usual, no fireworks are planned in Kingsville.

Havre de Grace

Havre de Grace and Joppatowne-Edgewood will both have parades on July 6.

Havre de Grace will also have its usual carnival, open from July 2 to 6. The carnival will stay open from 6 to 10:30 p.m. from Tuesday to Friday, and from 4 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

A wristband for the carnival costs $25 on Saturday and $24 Tuesday through Friday. More information is available at

The city's parade begins at 2 p.m. on Warren Street and will culminate in a concert at the Yacht Basin at 7 p.m. Fireworks will follow at dusk, about 9:15 p.m.


The Joppatowne-Edgewood parade will be held in Edgewood this year, with participants lining up at 5 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club building. The parade will kick off at 6 p.m., organizer Dianna Guthrie said.

Its theme is "Ageless Excellence Marching Forward" and will feature 96-year-old Ken Hammer as the grand marshal.

A World War II veteran will also be singing the national anthem. The event will conclude with a free concert by a 36-piece brass band at Flying Point Park.

Sen. Nancy Jacobs, who recently announced her retirement from politics, will be honored in the Edgewood-Joppa parade.

"We are hoping she will be able to make it," Guthrie said.