This year marks the 35th anniversary of the establishment of the band, which played its first concert in the Lions Wayside Park bandstand. Vocalist Ward Belding, as "Uncle Sam," will be featured to celebrate the Fourth of July from 12:30-2:00 p.m. July 4 at Lions Wayside Park (corner of First & Neals Streets). Providing the music will be the Pleasanton Community Concert Band, under the direction of Bob Williams. Pleasanton Poet Laureate Deborah Grossman has composed an original poem for the occasion, entitled "Boots on First." Special guest will be award-winning speaker Ann Collins, whose presentation is entitled "Cherish Your Heritage." Master of ceremonies is Ken McDonald. Call 484-2199 or visit www.pleasantondowntown.net.
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Fourth of July Concert and Celebration
— Amory Gutierrez