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4th of July schedule

Fourth of July

Weekend Festivities

• Friday, VFW Pancake Breakfast, 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Calvada Eye.

• Friday, Fourth of July parade, 9 a.m., Calvada Eye.

• Friday, Liberty Fest, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Petrack Park, games, vendors, music, food, beer, fireworks begin at 9 p.m., choreographed to music from KNYE.

• Saturday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Pahrump Nugget parking lot, live music from the Mason Dixon Band, food, eating contests, games, fireworks begin at 9 p.m.

• Friday, 3 p.m., Maverick Saloon &Dance Hall, 340 E. Mesquite Ave., potluck celebration, karaoke all day.

• Hard Rain, 8:30 p.m., outside on the patio, THE HUBB Bar and Saloon, 3720 West Bell Vista, no cover charge.

Movie in the Park

• Saturday, dusk, “Saving Mr. Banks,” Petrack Park, alcohol-, tobacco- and drug-free event, concessions available, bring chairs or blankets.

Free Swim

• Friday, noon to 7 p.m., donated by Valley Cruisers, Pahrump Community Pool.

GALLERY: Pinkbox Pahrump grand opening

When asked why Pahrump, owner of Pinkbox Stephen Siegel responds with, “why not?”

GALLERY: These community activists are changing Pahrump Valley

A dozen volunteers in the valley were celebrated for their contributions at the Inaugural Hope Floats Volunteer Recognition Luncheon hosted by the NyE Communities Coalition.

Beatty Clinic gets tons of help with new a/c

BEATTY — The Beatty Foundation, an affiliate of AngloGold-Ashanti (AGA), did tons of good at the Beatty Clinic on March 22. Nine tons, exactly.

How an injured and abandoned dog in Pahrump overcame the odds

A stray dog that was homeless, hospitalized and facing euthanasia earlier this month is now on the mend thanks to several in the community who helped raise thousands for its life-saving care.