4th of July, free museum day, and Family Dance-o-Rama

— File photo by Ralph Stewart

Fun on the Fourth

Get your fill of Fourth of July activities this Thursday starting at 10 am at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs, for the annual Children’s Parade that kicks off at 10 am. The fun continues at 1 pm at the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown with a BBQ, Family Dance-O-Rama, and performances by Mister G. and The Sultans of Swing. The Edgartown Parade kicks off at 5 pm and travels throughout town, and the fireworks start at approximately 9 pm, over Edgartown harbor. For more information, see individual event listings below.

Free Fun Friday

This Friday, July 5, get free admission to the M.V. Museum thanks to a grant from the Highland Street Foundation. The organization is granting free access to various Massachusetts museums each Friday during the summer. The museum is open from 10 am to 5 pm. For more information, visit mvmuseum.org or call 508-627-4441.

Family dance parties

Family Dance-O-Ramas, the all-ages disco parties, are back starting this Wednesday, July 3, from 5 to 7 pm. Held at Flatbread Co., near the M.V. Airport, the events are held weekly through August 28. Admission is free. For more information, email familydanceorama@gmail.com.