July 3 Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation offers Legacy Blast, fireworks choreographed to music and simulcast on 94.9 KCMO. Legacy Park opens at 6 p.m. at the south entrance and close at 9 p.m. for the show, with parking in the football, softball and soccer venues. Bring chairs or blankets. In case of rain, the fireworks will be postponed to July 5. To check status of the event on July 3, call 816-969-1516 ext. 7 or tweet #legacyblast.
July 4 Jackson County is holding a celebration Thursday July 4 at Longview Lake. Gates open at 6 p.m. In preparation for the event, Longview Lake Beach will close at 3 p.m. No pets, coolers or grills allowed. Also no boating or swimming in the marked event area.