The 4th of July is the USA’s Birthday!

Happy birthday america

On July 4, 1776, Americans claimed our independence from Britain and Democracy was born. Every day thousands leave their homeland to come to the “land of the free and the home of the brave” so they can begin their American Dream.

The United States is truly a diverse nation made up of dynamic people. Each year on July 4, Americans celebrate that freedom and independence with barbecues, picnics, and family gatherings. Through the Internet we are learning about and communicating with people of different nations, with different languages and different races throughout the world. Bringing the world closer with understanding and knowledge can only benefit all nations.

Au Pair in America is dedicated to cultural exchange and hopes all our host families and au pairs are celebrating this truly American holiday together!  Enjoy your barbeques, picnics, and all the fireworks!

There are parades in most communities this weekend, check your local paper for the one closest to you!

Macy's 4th of July fireworksHere is a list of some places to watch the 4th of July Fireworks:



Fri, Jul 01, 2011 10:00 PM
Sun, Jul 03, 2011 10:00 PM
North Sea Fire Department’s Fireman’s Memorial Athletic Field
Noyac Road
North Sea
The North Sea Fire Department will have fireworks in the Fireman’s Field on Friday, July 1, and Sunday, July 3, at approximately 10 p.m. Rain date July 4. For more information, call 631-283-3629, ext. 5.

Friday, Jul 01, 2011
Southampton Fresh Air Home Benefit   (National Class)
Place: Shinnecock, Southampton, NY
(This is an expensive event, so park nearby and just watch from there!)

Saturday, July 2, 6:00 PM-11:00 PM, Monday, July 4, t 6:00 PM-11:00 PM, Fireman’s Carnival and Fireworks Display, Fireworks display will take place July 3rd and 4th at 10 p.m. Fireworks are visible at the school, carnival, and at locations throughout Greenport.

Riverhead Sunday, July 3  Starts at 9 PM, Peconic Bay Waterfront, behind Atlantis Aquarium,  5 PM  – 9:30 PM Come down to the beautiful Peconic Riverfront to celebrate Independence Day with a great family concert by Brady Rymer and a Rock & Roll Review. The salute to American Independence ends with a spectacular fireworks show at 9:00pm at Grangebel Park on the Peconic Riverfront!

Macy’s July 4th Fireworks Viewing Party
: View the legendary Macys 4th of July Fireworks celebration on the Hudson River from the Flight Deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum located at Pier 86.
: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
: Monday, 7pm – 10:30pm

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