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Fireworks fundraisers in full effect

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Every year, fireworks booths pop up around every city ahead of Fourth of July celebrations. Each booth is ran by local organizations and are major fundraising opportunities.

Kiwanis of Turlock is one of the oldest organizations to participate in fireworks fundraising, and it’s one of their biggest money makers of the entire year.

“We’ve been doing this for a while,” said Kiwanis member David Martin. “We are one of Phantom’s biggest sellers in the region and it’s by far one of our biggest fundraisers.”

While the fireworks sales help Kiwanis immensely, they aren’t just raising money for themselves.

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Fireworks, parades and more. Where to celebrate Fourth of July in Modesto region

in Around California/Events/Holidays/Upcoming event

Summer’s biggest celebration promises fireworks, parades and community events across the Modesto and Mother Lode regions. Independence Day falls on a Monday this year and most are planned for that day, though some blowouts are being held on Saturday, July 2. Those include pyrotechnics at Woodward Reservoir. While that waterside show is set to go on, the traditional fireworks over Don Pedro Reservoir have been canceled due to the drought. Here’s a look at just some of what’s planned in the region for the Fourth of July holiday:

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