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Roberts gears up for Good Neighbor Days

Good Neighbor Days is one of the first summer celebrations of the year, and it promises to be a highly entertaining one this year.

The “Good Neighbor Community” will kick of the festivities on Thursday, May 29, and wrap up on Sunday, June 1.

GND Highlights

Thursday, May 29

  •  Community Appreciation Dinner, Village Park, 5:30 p.m.
  •  Presentation of the 2014 Good Neighbor Award, 5:30 p.m.
  •  Music by “Thorns and Roses” with the Hunyuks & Boston Haas, 7 to 10 p.m.

Friday, May 30

  •  Tractor Pull, 7 p.m.
  •  Slow Pitch Softball Tournament, 7 p.m.
  •  Music by the Pink Ties, 7-8:30 p.m.; Music by Paisan, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Saturday, May 31

  •  Car Show on Main Street, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  •  Outdoor Marketplace, Park Building parking lot, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  •  Kiddie Parade, Division St., 11 a.m.
  •  Royal Ambassadors Pageant, SCC Elementary School, 6 p.m.
  •  Music by Arena, 7 p.m.; Music by Arch Allies, 9:30 p.m.
  •  Fireworks at dusk

Sunday, June 1

  •  Grand Parade, 1 p.m. (with grand marshals Doreen and Howard Kruschke)
  •  Music by Boondoggle, 3 to 5 p.m.
  •  Annual Demolition Derby, 3:30 p.m.

Other events include a carnival by K&M Rides & Amusements all four days, the Holiday Angels garage sale, the Hazel Mackin Community Library’s used book sale, bingo, water ball, mud volleyball, a 5K Run & Walk and a One Mile Fun Run & Walk.

For more information or a full list of contacts, events and locations, visit RobertsLions.com

 
Sarah Young

Sarah Young was appointed the editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, where she covered community events, spot news and education in Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

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