DERRY — Hood Park is celebrating summer with a full schedule of themed weeks, special activities and swimming lessons.
Derry Parks and Recreation presents the summer schedule running now through Aug. 22 at the park off Rollins Street.
The park is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for summer programs. The waterfront also offers concession areas and swimming instruction.
Special events this week include a birthday party for America Thursday, July 3. Special activities are held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Children are invited to dress up in their best red, white, and blue for a parade. Patriotic treats will be served.
Derry parks are open July 4, but there will be no special activities or crafts planned. Fireworks will begin round 9 p.m.
Call Parks and Recreation for schedule information at 432-6136.