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Tent City meeting

The United Methodist Church will be hosting a neighborhood public-information meeting next Wednesday, July 9, from 7 to 9 p.m. regarding its decision to host Tent City 4. The church, located at 7070 S.E. 24th St., is inviting its neighbors to attend and meet some Tent City residents and learn more about the camp. The congregation will host Tent City from August to early November. For information, to go www.miumc.org.

Fireworks regulations

Thinking of celebrating Independence Day by lighting up fireworks in your friendly neighborhood park or school ground? City officials don’t want to spoil anyone’s 4th of July fun but would like to remind the public that fireworks are illegal and prohibited in all parks and school district properties. The city encourages residents to celebrate safely by enjoying the community’s annual fireworks display at Luther Burbank Park on July 12 as part of Summer Celebration festivities.

To find out when and where fireworks are legal, go to www.mercergov.org/fireworks.

PIGS! The Rock Musical

Mark your calendars for July 11, opening night of the reprise of this popular Youth Theatre Northwest production to celebrate the theatre’s 25th year. For tickets and information, call (206) 232-4145, ext. 109, or check online at www.youththeatre.org.

Countdown to cowboys

Summer Celebration! 2008, a slice of the Old West — is just 10 days away. Find out about activities, fireworks, shopping, food, boat rides and more at mercergov.org or check out the Reporter’s latest issue of 98040.

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