JULY 4, 2008 CELEBRATION in Desert Hot Springs
Fireworks and family fun night sponsored by the city of Desert Hot Springs.
 

Patriotic clothing and accessories abounded July 4, 2008 by Bruce

Mayor Yvonne Parks emitting positive energy!

 (Okay, I admit I had some help from Photoshop!) 7/4/08 - Bruce

Is that an angel in the fireworks? Photo by Bruce Montgomery, July 4, 2008

 

Waiting for the fireworks to begin Photo by Bruce Montgomery, July 4, 2008

Cooling off in mister fan, July 4, 2008 - Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Chillin' out at the park waiting for the fireworks to begin July 4, 2008 - Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Young girl enjoying a snack with her family July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Say "AH!" July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Crowd is gathering by 7:30 p.m. Fireworks start at 9:00 p.m. July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Mother and child at the park July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Fireworks Spectacular July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Mingling with friends was half the fun July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Friends from church enjoying the outing July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce

Who doesn't love puppies? Maya does! July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce

 

Having fun tossing the ball back and forth July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Friends having fun at the park - July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Jonathan S. after face painting July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce

Family and friends enjoying a picnic in the park July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Mother and child people watching July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Riverside County Fire Department beautifully restored pumper July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Lots of public servants on hand - fire, paramedics, police, etc. to make sure all were safe while having fun

July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Kids having fun playing with large light sticks July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

You had to bring your own seating for the fireworks July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce

Maria, Ashley and Otto - more friends from Grace Church July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

 

Enjoying time with family on a beatiful warm evening in DHS July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Flags mounted on firetruck hood - long may freedom reign! July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

Fire and smoke in the sky July 4, 2008 Photo by Bruce Montgomery

 

All photos copyright Bruce Montgomery. May be used and distributed with prior permission