July 4th celebrations in the Ak-Chin Indian Community are going to be very exciting this year with several events throughout the day and into the evening. Everyone is invited to come join the fun. Below is a list of activities:
The Ak-Chin Indian Community – From noon – 4 p.m. the Recreation Center pool will be open and at Milton P. Antone Park from 4-8 p.m. there will be a watermelon-eating contest, a hot dog-eating contest, a talent show, jumping castles and water activities. Fireworks will begin between 8:30-8:45 p.m., weather permitting. Please contact the Ak-Chin Indian Community Recreation Department for more information at 520-568-1740.
UltraStar Amphitheater at the UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle– Enjoy the cool air inside and grab one of the free $5 game cards that are being given out on a first come, first serve basis. Guests can also enjoy a dozen wings for $5, dine-in or take-out available by calling 520-233-2426.
Immediately after the fireworks, there will be a movie under the stars. Come watch family-favorite The Goonies on the Jumbo Tron. Cool treats, snow cones and concessions available for purchase.
Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino – In The Lounge at 6 p.m. Taylor Hicks, season 5 American Idol winner, will be performing a free show featuring southern soul, R & B, country, and blues. From 9:30 p.m. until 1:30 a.m. local country band DaisyTrain will perform.
The Buffet will be open from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. for guests to enjoy a barbeque and seafood special for only $27 per person. Total Rewards members won’t want to miss the opportunity to pick up a free wet and dry portable auto vacuum: Seven Star and Diamond guests can pick up theirs from noon – 7 p.m. Other Total Rewards guests can pick up from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club – Enjoy the fun of a four-person scramble for a “Red, White, and Blue Golf Outing” at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club.
The shotgun start is at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $50 + tax per person which includes 18 holes with a cart, a post-golf buffet, complimentary bottles of water, on-course contests, and awards for best dressed and most patriotic golfer. Register by calling Devin Lowe at 520-426-6830 or by visiting www.akchinsoutherndunes.com.
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