Saturday, June 28, 2008

Independence Day, San Pedro-style

Music and fireworks will fill the air at Cabrillo Beach on July 4. The Golden State Pops Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m., providing musical accompaniment to the 9 p.m. fireworks display.

The free concert is presented by the Cabrillo Beach Boosters and the City of Los Angeles.

Elsewhere, the San Pedro Bay Historical Society is holding an ice cream social at the Muller House beginning at 7 p.m. A military historian will speak at 8 p.m. and guests will watch the Cabrillo Beach fireworks at 9 p.m. from the front lawn.

Tickets are $7. For more information, call Joe McKinzie at (310) 832-5234. The Muller House is located at 1542 S. Beacon St.

Earlier in the day, Councilwoman Janice Hahn and Korean community leaders will lead a bell-ringing ceremony at the Korean Friendship Bell at 10:30 a.m.

During this ceremony, San Pedro “Citizen of the Millennium” John Olguin will lead the audience in reciting the names of the 13 original states and the South Bay Young Marines will demonstrate how to properly fold a flag.

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