Independence Day celebrations across the Miami Valley

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SKY 7: Americana Parade in Centerville

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Independence Day celebrations and parades are already underway across the Miami Valley this morning.

Centerville-Washington Township Americana Festival

Festivities started at 7:30 a.m. with a 5K run, with the annual parade scheduled to start at 10 a.m. The rest of the day features a street fair from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with hundreds of booths ranging from arts and crafts to food, treats and games and ends with fireworks at 10 p.m.

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Centerville parade

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City of Fairborn Independence Day Parade

Starting at 10 a.m., over 170 units will participate in one of the largest Fourth of July parades in the region. This year, 94-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor Ed Malen and United States Air Force retiree Chuck Knaub will serve as co-grand marshals for the parade.

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Red White and Boonshoft 

An indoor event for those looking to stay out of the heat today. The annual star-spangled science celebration features educational shows, entertainment, indoor fireworks in the planetarium, face painting, food vendors and more.

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