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Seen on Scene: At the Fourth of July Festivities

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People watch the parade Saturday in downtown Boulder City. This year’s event was organized by residents after the Damboree Committee canceled the parade due to COVID-19.

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Dale Ryan passes out pancake breakfasts Saturday at the Rotary Club of Boulder City’s annual Fourth of July breakfast. This year’s event was held at the Senior Center of Boulder City, 813 Arizona St., where people could get breakfasts to go at the drive-thru.

Mona Goddard, left, and Kathy Emling prepare pancake breakfasts to go at the Senior Center of Boulder City, 813 Arizona St. on Saturday.

Uncle Sam made an appearance at the Independence Day parade Saturday in downtown Boulder City.

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Shannon Chavez oils the griddles to make more pancakes Saturday for the Rotary Club of Boulder City’s annual Damboree breakfast. This year’s event was held at the Senior Center of Boulder City and allowed people to take the meals to go. Chavez is the cook at the senior center.

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Two cars pass each other during the parade Saturday held in downtown Boulder City. This year’s parade was different and allowed participants to drive both directions along Nevada Way.

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People came to downtown Boulder City on Saturday to see a parade for Independence Day. The Damboree Committee canceled its annual event earlier this year because of social distancing restrictions.

By Celia Shortt Goodyear

Boulder City Review

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