The Kirkland Lions Club will have its annual 4th of July celebration for the 64th consecutive year this year. That makes it the oldest continuous celebration in Northern Illinois. The event runs June 30th through the 4th of July. There will be carnival rides, free entertainment and stage shows, a parade on the 4th at 11, a pork chop barbecue, and fireworks on the 4th at 9:30. For more information check their website at kirkland4thofjuly dot com.