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I.E., CA City of Redlands 4th of July Fireworks Celebration.

Discussion in 'Pacific Regional Discussion' started by han-shot-first, Jun 9, 2010.

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  1. han-shot-first

    han-shot-first IEFF President & Minister of Propaganda star 4 VIP

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    This is absolutely a must for the group! You will utterly be blown away with this show! Three hours of entertainment before the fireworks and the best fireworks you've ever seen! Read below of the scheduled events and click the link to see the video of the finale and pics from last years show! You'll be so glad you went to this folks and you'll remember it always! Being that I'm a giver, I will buy all the tickets for everyone who wants to go thus saving you a trip to Redlands to buy them. Anyone going to this can simply pay me when you get there.As President of this group I COMMAND that you all go![face_laugh]


    [face_flag] Once again the University of Redlands plays host to one of the largest 4th of July celebrations in the State of California. The gates at the U of R Stadium will open by 6p.m. The live show and opening ceremonies will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will include a flag ceremony and a four jet flyover followed by a USAF C-17 flyover. After the flyover, skydivers from Perris Valley Skydiving will be landing in the center of the stadium. The Live show, at 8:00pm, will feature performances by Neil Diamond and Donna Summer "impersonators". The Fireworks show under the direction of Jeff Martin, citizen of Redlands and Sales Manager for Pyro Spectaculars by Souza will begin about 9pm. General Admission - $7.00 in advance, $10.00 at the gate. Children under 3 Free and will not need a ticket[face_flag]

    Website: http://www.redlands-events.com/July4.htm



    Link to video + pics. (Video is first item on page): http://s176.photobucket.com/albums/w193/ieffphotoalbum/2009%20Fun%20Things%20We%20Do/Fireworks%20Show%20Redlands%207%2009/








     
  2. LordMarduk

    LordMarduk Jedi Knight star 2

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    wow that was amazing I will let Mrs. Natalie know first thing in the morning and more then likely we may go.

    Let the eating and fireworks begin...
     
  3. han-shot-first

    han-shot-first IEFF President & Minister of Propaganda star 4 VIP

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    Yes indeed my friend...yes indeed!:)
     
  4. LordMarduk

    LordMarduk Jedi Knight star 2

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    glad you posted the event so I can start planning out what to bring
     
  5. han-shot-first

    han-shot-first IEFF President & Minister of Propaganda star 4 VIP

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    [face_flag] What I wanted to do is have a group picnic / BBQ before hand. There's plenty of spots to do this there. From there we go enjoy the festivities! This will truly be a memorable event for the IEFF for sure...I guarantee it!:D

    FYI...The University of Redlands plays host to one of the largest 4th of July celebrations in the State of California. You'll want to be here for this one folks.[face_flag]


    Attending this event

    Mike + Sheila










    Not Attending
     
  6. LordMarduk

    LordMarduk Jedi Knight star 2

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    Hi mike when do you need the deffinate answer by?
     
  7. han-shot-first

    han-shot-first IEFF President & Minister of Propaganda star 4 VIP

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    [face_flag] I'm going to pick up tickets on June 25th which is One Week prior to this event. I'll be calling them on the 21st to see where they're at ticket wise. If you look at the pics, you'll see this is a sold out event as it has been for many years. Hopefully you all will join us and see why!:)
     
  8. LordMarduk

    LordMarduk Jedi Knight star 2

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    I will let you know by Sunday night
     
  9. han-shot-first

    han-shot-first IEFF President & Minister of Propaganda star 4 VIP

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    [face_flag] I wanted to see if we've got an updated headcount on this event, as I'm going to buy tickets for all on the 25th which is NEXT FRIDAY. We sure would love to see all of you there, as this will be a fireworks show you'll never forget![face_flag]



    Attending this event

    Mike + Sheila + Dane










    Not Attending
     
  10. LordMarduk

    LordMarduk Jedi Knight star 2

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    Sorry to say but the wife and I talked about it and we won't be able to make it due to money issue's..

     
  11. han-shot-first

    han-shot-first IEFF President & Minister of Propaganda star 4 VIP

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    You two will be definitely missed. I really hope you can end up finding a way to make this. Tickets are super cheap for what you'll get. It's way worth it. I know you were talking about a hotel to stay at after. I can help find you a reasonable one and give you the contact info if you'd like? Picnic, BBQ, Fun, Festivities, FIREWORKS! I'm going to send you good Jedi vibes your way -----> You want to go to this event...you want to go to this event...you WILL go to this event.[face_laugh]
     
  12. HanChewie

    HanChewie Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Sent you a PM, Mike about this event. Looks like myself and the girls are going to go. Not sure yet about Bill. Just need more information about what time and I am not sure where this is. Need some directions. Talk later.
     
  13. han-shot-first

    han-shot-first IEFF President & Minister of Propaganda star 4 VIP

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    [face_flag] [face_flag] [face_flag]Okay folks, this event is rapidly approaching and we want to make sure all that are going are counted for. If you're into the Celebration of our great country and want to see one of the biggest and best fireworks shows in the state of California, you have to see this one![face_dancing]

    [face_flag] [face_flag] [face_flag] I'm going down on the 25th (This Friday) to get tickets for all who want to come. This saves you gas and time because I'm such a giver. You can pay me back at the event. I don't want to assume you don't or can't make it, so please post if you'll be attending so we get to see your smiling happy faces!:D


    Attending this event so far

    Mike + Sheila + Dane
    Sandy, Chrissy, Brittney + fingers crossed Bill
    Ronnie + Nikol fingers crossed as well










     
  14. han-shot-first

    han-shot-first IEFF President & Minister of Propaganda star 4 VIP

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    [hl=yellow]This is important fine peoples of the IEFF...I'm going down to Redlands on Wednesday, as they're just about sold out and I want to make sure we get our tickets, as well as the fact that i'm in the area for work. So here's what I need you to do if you haven't already done so-----> please post that you want to go as I'll get your ticket and you can pay me back at the event. I'm going tomorrow Wednesday, not friday as planned, so please let me know.[/hl]



    Attending this event so far

    Mike + Sheila + Dane
    Jennifer + friend
    Ronnie + Nikol fingers crossed [face_praying]
    Sandy, Chrissy, Brittney + fingers crossed [face_praying] Bill (Plus Sandy's Oldest daughter + her kids)




     
  15. jedi_onasi

    jedi_onasi Jedi Youngling star 3

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  16. han-shot-first

    han-shot-first IEFF President & Minister of Propaganda star 4 VIP

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    Got tickets for everyone today. Good thing too because they're just about sold out.[face_dancing]


    [face_flag] This year everyone sees the show! They will have 2 9'x12' Jumbo-trons - one on each side of the stage. The gates at the U of R Stadium will open by 6 p.m. The live show and opening ceremonies will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will include a flag ceremony and a four jet flyover followed by a USAF C-17 flyover. After the flyover, skydivers from Perris Valley Skydiving will be landing in the stadium.[face_flag]

    [face_flag] At 8 PM stadium festivities will kick off with a concert by the Redlands 4th of July Band followed the Rolling Stones (Tribute Band) folowed by by Rod Stuart (Tribute Artist who performed here in 2008) back again by popular demand. Fireworks presented by Pyro Spectaculars will begin at approximately 9 p.m. under the direction of Jeff Martin.[face_flag]
     
  17. han-shot-first

    han-shot-first IEFF President & Minister of Propaganda star 4 VIP

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    [face_flag] Yea for fireworks and the USA! What a great combo! Make sure to look up the info on the city website I've put at the beginning of this thread for any details I haven't posted. I'll make sure to give you any new info I find out and post.



    [face_flag] Did we decide on getting together a few hours before they "open the gates" for a group mini meeting - BYOF get together or do we want to meet up in line (first person saves spot in line)? You can bring a cooler for your food and drinks and you can eat in the stands too. I'm up for either way. All those going please post what you'd prefer to do, so we can plan accordingly.:D
     
  18. HanChewie

    HanChewie Jedi Padawan star 4

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    We are up for anything. Got the tickets for the oldest daughter and grandkids. Chrissy wants to know if we are going to do the food thing together just like you were asking. She plans to bring macaroni salad. I am sure it is for everyone. I know for us, we need to plan out for this event. We need to get our butts in gear.(meaning my mess of a group.)









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  19. Jendi

    Jendi Jedi Knight star 1

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    I will check with my friend and see if she wants to get there early. I don't cook so whatever Trader Joe's has I can bring some snack food. Or we can meet up to have lunch or dinner. It doesn't matter. Is it like the Hollywood Bowl where we can bring wine and alcohol?
     
  20. han-shot-first

    han-shot-first IEFF President & Minister of Propaganda star 4 VIP

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    [face_flag] HAPPY 4TH OF JULY TO EVERYONE IN THE IEFF! [face_flag]


    The university including parking is on the corner of University and Brockton. MapQuest the University and you'll see it.
     
  21. LordMarduk

    LordMarduk Jedi Knight star 2

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    Happy 4th everyone
     
  22. han-shot-first

    han-shot-first IEFF President & Minister of Propaganda star 4 VIP

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    [face_flag]THAT WAS THE BEST FIREWORKS SHOW EVER!!![face_flag]


    For all those who weren't there, you simply missed out on some good family and community entertainment. We missed all of you who couldn't make it. I'm glad to see more of you took me up on my offer this year, as we had a good group for this. Next year, we'll do bbq, games, etc. and make it really BIG!


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    Waiting in line to get in


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    Jennifer's personal sun shade assistant


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    IEFF in the house...which we rocked by the way


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    Redlands community band...They played, yep Star Wars songs, see Ronnie


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    Hee Hee Hee...we love fireworks...hee hee hee


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    Color gaurd, minute men


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    This was so loud and totally awesome. It's so big and moved so slow, hard to imagine it can fly


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    Skydivers from Perris Valley and ARMY


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    The Crowd so far


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    What's missing from these pictures is all of you who weren't there


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  23. LordMarduk

    LordMarduk Jedi Knight star 2

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    great pics mike.. You also looked to lavish with that umbrella [face_love]
     
  24. han-shot-first

    han-shot-first IEFF President & Minister of Propaganda star 4 VIP

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    I've added the last of the five quick videos I took from the fireworks show in Redlands.

    [link=http://s176.photobucket.com/albums/w193/ieffphotoalbum/2010-Fun-Things-We-Do/Fireworks-Show-Redlands-7-10/?action=view&current=RedlandsFireworksShow710236.mp4]Here's the opening one minute...woo hoo!!![/link]
     
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