Southwest Louisiana Fourth of July events and closures - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Southwest Louisiana Fourth of July events and closures

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SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) -

The following Fourth of July events and closures have been announced for Southwest Louisiana:

Red, White, Blue & You: Tuesday, July 4, in downtown Lake Charles. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. and head south on Ryan Sweet and end at Dr. Debakey Drive, followed by live music at 6:45 p.m. and a Salute to Armed Forces at the Lake Charles Civic Center Arcade Pavilion. A fireworks display will take place at 9:15 p.m. at the lake. All events are free and open to the public. If there is inclement weather, concerts will be moved inside the Civic Center Coliseum. For more information, call 337-491-9159.

Stars and Stripes Celebration: Monday, July 3, Louisiana Oil and Gas Park, I-10, exit 64, Jennings. Attendees are invited to bring their lawn chairs and ice chest. There will be food, live music and crafts. Gigantic fireworks display at 9 p.m. Admission is $5 per person, kids 12 and under get in free. Gates open at 4 p.m. Free parking. For more information, call 337-821-5532 or email tuppermuseum@cityofjennings.com.

6th Annual Freedom Celebration: Tuesday, July 4, at the Reeves Recreational Complex. There will be family activities, along with free food and drinks. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. The event starts at 5 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. with fireworks. For more information, call 337-884-3654.

DeQuincy Union Pacific Dixie Youth Complex: Tuesday, July 4, Fireworks at 6:30 p.m.

Closures:

City of Lake Charles: Offices closed Tuesday, July 4. 

City of Sulphur: Offices closed Tuesday, July 4. 

City of Lake Charles Public Works: All other services of the Department of Public Works will be closed Tuesday, July 4. Services will resume regular working hours on Wednesday, July 5.

Calcasieu Parish School Board: All Calcasieu Parish School Board facilities will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. All facilities will reopen on Wednesday, July 5.

Calcasieu Parish Police Jury: All departments will be closed and reopen on Wednesday, July 5.

Chennault International Airport: Offices at the airport will be closed Tuesday, July 4. 

Garbage pickup:

City of Lake Charles: Garbage and trash normally picked up on Tuesday will be rescheduled for pickup on Wednesday, July 5. Thursday and Friday routes will remain on their regular schedules.

Calcasieu Parish: Garbage and trash pickup will run as normally scheduled for Waste Management and Progressive customers.

City of Sulphur: Residential garbage/trash pickup will be one day later than usual. There will be no pickup on Tuesday, July 4, but pickup will resume Wednesday, July 5, and continue through Saturday, July 8.

Waste Connections, Inc (Formerly Progressive Waste Solutions): The service will not be running residential routes on Tuesday, July 4 in Sulphur, Moss Bluff, and Jeff Davis Parish. Tuesday pickup will be on Wednesday. Wednesday pickup will be on Thursday. Thursday pickup will be on Friday. Friday pickup will be on Saturday.

Team Green: All recycling stations, including the 'Team Green' recycling truck and the Incinerator will not be open on Tuesday, July 4. They will resume regular operations on Wednesday, July 5.

Send your Independence Day events and closures to news@kplctv.com.

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