Wednesday, July 4, 2012
You probably have some great photos of celebrating America's birthyday in Waltham, so why not share them Patch? Click the "post your photo" button or using your Patch iPhone app, click on the arrow at top right of the screen and the the camera icon. HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH FIREWORKS (by Edward Maurer) Capturing fireworks on camera is a challenge that can be mastered easily with the right equipment and settings on your camera. Here is a short tutorial to help you capture the rockets' red glare this Fourth of July. Equipment needed:
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Be safe on July 4 and don't use fireworks.
Firework Shows in and Around Waltham on July 4 MBTA Schedule REMEMBER, THE SALE OR POSSESSION OF FIREWORKS IS ILLEGAL IN MASSACHUSETTS. VIOLATORS ARE SUBJECT TO FINES.
Friday, June 29, 2012
See the schedule of events for Boston Navy Week and the parking and road restrictions.
Boston always puts on a show for the Fourth of July but this year Boston Navy Week - with the Tall Ships - makes it a week long extravaganza. The event helps commemorate the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. Ships have docked all around Boson Harbor, including at the Charlestown Navy Yard near Old Ironsides, the Fish Pier and Massport's Marine Terminal in South Boston. The public can tour the old tall ships, get a glimpse of modern war ships including the USS Wasp aircraft carrier and the destroyer USS Gravely, Coast Guard ships and ships from other countries. The Blue Angels will perform an air show on July 4, and there will be demostrations by the Leapfrogs, the Navy's parachute team. Here is the schedule of events for Boston Navy…
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Check out this scheduled for July 4 fireworks shows.
While Waltham is holding its own fireworkers shows, here are some other shows scheduled for surrounding towns. Tuesday, July 3 Wednesday, July 4 Thursday, July 5
Friday, June 22, 2012
Check out what events are happening today in Waltham.
Tomorrow's weather forecast -- 92 degrees and sunny. Here are ways to stay cool. A ballroom and Latin dance guest party will be held at 8:15 p.m. at SuperShag Dance Studio. Registration for the Challenger baseball league will be held at 5:30 p.m. Nominate your favorite business for our Best of Patch Readers' Choice series. Waltham is planning some cool July 4 celebrations.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Fireworks will be held at Leary Field.
Waltham is hosting two July 4 celebrations this year, according to the city's website. From 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on July 4, a family celebration will be held at Prospect Hill Park. Activities include pony rides, music, food, drinks and more! Also, Profile, a band, will perform at 5:30 p.m. at Leary Field. A fireworks shows follows at 9:30 p.m. The field is at the intersection of Bacon and Dale Streets. For additional information, contact 781-314-3100.
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Waltham celebrates America's birthday.
Yo-yos, trolley tours and animal shows were just a few of the ways Waltham celebrated America's 235 brithday. Waltham and area residents flocked to Prospect Park yesterday for fun and games under the beuaitful sunshire. Check out our photos to the right.
Monday, July 4, 2011
Do you know how many people lived in America during the first Independence Day?
In July 1776, the estimated number of people living in the newly independent nation. Source: http://www.census.gov/prod/www/abs/statab.html The nation's estimated population on this July Fourth. Source: http://www.census.gov/main/www/popclock.html In 2010, the dollar value of U.S. imports of American flags. The vast majority of this amount ($2.8 million) was for U.S. flags made in China. Source: http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/; http://www.usatradeonline.gov Dollar value of U.S. flags exported in 2010. Mexico was the leading customer, purchasing $256,407 worth. Source: http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/; http://www.usatradeonline.gov Annual dollar value of shipments of fabricated flags, banners and similar emblems by the …
It's Independence Day. Have some fun!
1. It's Independence Day. Have some fun. 2. Today's weather forecast — 85 degrees and sunny. 3. Want to blog for Patch? 4. The Skellig will host its weekly Blues Jam at 9 p.m. 5. Check out our newest blogger. I promise you will like her.
Sunday, July 3, 2011
A roundup of next week's coming news.
While Patch unfortunately lacks a crystal ball, it does have some idea of what’s coming next week in the news. What stories are you most excited about? Tell us in the comments below.