July 9, 2014 - Fourth of July Celebration

Members of the Menno High School chapter of FFA held their yearly pork barbecue fundraiser during the Menno community Fourth of July celebration Friday, July 4. Above, Bob Rennolet gets some lunch at the event.

A fireworks shell bursts above the Menno Baseball Field during the fireworks show Friday, July 4. The display is sponsored by the Menno Baseball Association and the Menno Fire Department.

Dan Mehlhaff, Mitchell, helps his daughter Macy keep an eye out for candy during the Fourth of July parade in Menno. The Mehlhaffs were just two of hundreds who journeyed to Menno to take in the annual Independence Day holiday.

Members of the Menno Mad Frogs amateur baseball team stand at attention as the colors are presented prior to the team's game against Scotland Friday, July 4 in Menno.

The Menno High School chapter of FCCLA held a variety of kids games at the alcove of Menno Public School Friday, July 4.

Hundreds lined Fifth Street in Menno to take in the annual Fourth of July parade in Menno Friday morning, July 4. Above, spectators stand in and around the Menno Community Garden, where local artist Mickey Harris had recently painted a classic prairie scene on the exterior wall of his studio.

Riders on the Riverview Ag Service Fourth of July parade float toss candy to onlookers Friday morning, July 4.