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Woodland Hills Days

The annual city celebration, Woodland Hills Days, will be held at the fire house on Woodland Hills Drive.

On Saturday beginning at 7 a.m., the street behind the firehouse will be blocked off and a 40-foot tent erected along with a temporary stage. The stage will then serve as the venue for breakfast, dinner and performances.

Events include:

7 a.m. — Two-mile bicycle race starting at the fire house.

8 a.m. — Children's race.

9 a.m. — Flag ceremony and breakfast. Cost $1.

10 a.m. — Three-on-one basketball tournament.

2 p.m. — Community fair, including kids carnival games, talent performances every 15 minutes, resident booths with crafts from residents for sale, Bingo, dunking booth, horseback rides, four-wheeler rides, a pie-baking contest, a corn-shucking contest, an apple peeling contest, health and safety tips from police officers and firefighters, gardening tips from expert gardeners, and a visit from Smokey Bear.

5 p.m. — Barbecue beef dinner for $1 per plate, followed by a dance with the "Two Weeks Notice" dance band, a local group.

Call Vern Gilmore at 423-8061 for more information.

Pleasant Grove Heritage Festival

Happy Birthday, Pleasant Grove.

Pleasant Grove celebrates its 153rd birthday Saturday with a community party and annual Heritage Festival. Police will block off 100 East from 200 South to 100 North to allow participants to move safely between venues.

6:45 a.m. — A flag-raising ceremony at the public-safety building, 87 E. 100 South.

7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. — A children's breakfast sponsored by the fire department An adult plate is $3. A child's plate is $2.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Booths and displays on brick making and candle making.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Food sales by various vendors.

Noon to 6 p.m. — Musical artists will play in Heritage Park.

1 p.m. to 3 p.m. — A inter-city firefighter competition.

6 p.m. — Community Service awards will be presented.

6:30 p.m. — The cutting of the community birthday cake.

Also, children can jump or play on inflatable toys for $2 for an all-day pass and mountain man activities and contests will take place throughout the day at the Pioneer Park next to the old Bell School.