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"I Love America" Celebration - Update

For Release: June 30, 2010
College Station, TX -

The following is an update to release 062410-01 for the timeline of events at the Noon Lions Club's 50th Annual Fourth of July "I Love America" Celebration July 4 at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

7 a.m.Fourth of July 4K Fun Run at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex, free
Led by Texas A&M President Dr. R. Bowen Loftin and his wife Dr. Karin Loftin, and the Association of Former Students President and CEO Porter Garner III
NoonGeorge Bush Presidential Library and Museum opens, free admission all day
4:30 p.m.Barbara Bush Drive closes; free parking at Reed Arena and West Campus Parking Garage, free shuttles to the museum
5 p.m.Games, inflatables, and concessions open in front of the library. Costume characters; Brazos Valley Bombers mascot KaBoom. KAMU-FM begins live broadcast from library.
5:30 p.m.Live performance by Ben Morris and the Great American Boxcar Chorus
6:10 p.m.Presentation of Colors, Pledge of Allegiance, national anthem
6:15 p.m.F-16 flyover
6:20 p.m.Live performance by Ben Morris and the Great American Boxcar Chorus
7:15 p.m.Live performance by the Josh Langston Band
8 p.m.Hot air balloon glow
8:30 p.m.George Bush Presidential Library and Museum closes;
Elvis impersonator performs on stage
8:45 p.m.Invocation, national anthem
8:50 p.m.Performance by the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra
9:50 p.m.Fireworks begin, simulcast on 104.7 The Mix
10:05 p.m.Finale

For more information about the College Station Noon Lions Club's 50th Annual Fourth of July "I Love America" Celebration contact Don Dickenson at (979) 696-4483 ext. 118, or by e-mail at ddickenson@uwbv.com.

For more information about events at the George Bush Library, contact Tracy Paine at (979) 691-4014, or by e-mail at tracy.paine@nara.gov.

Media requests for information or coverage should be sent to the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum public relations department using the contact information at the top of the release.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, Texas 77845
Telephone: (979) 691-4000 | Facsimile: (979) 691-4050 | TTY: (979) 691-4091