TOWNSEND — The Townsend Rod & Gun Club will host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band’s concert on Thursday, July 6, on the Townsend Common. Rod & Gun Club members will be selling fried dough, cotton candy, ice cream and popcorn. Hot coffee, cold soda and bottled water will be on sale.
Young people attending the July 6 lawn party may have their face painted, purchase a glow necklace and play various games set up on the Common that evening, including the soda toss, target ball and fishing games.
The Townsend Military Band will open its concert at 7:30 p.m. with “Fanfare” by Milligan and the “Block M” march by Bilik. “Waltzes from Sari” by Kalman, von Suppe’s “Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna” overture, Ganne’s “Father of Victory” march, and “Over the Rainbow” by Harburg will be performed. “Variations on a Korean Folk Song” by Chance, Osterling’s “Bandology” march, and “Mr. U.S.A.” by Cohan will be included in the first portion of the concert program.
Following intermission, the Townsend Military Band will play Fillmore’s “Lassus Trombone,” “In a Persian Market” by Ketelbey, and Goldman’s “On the Hudson” march. “Themes Like Old Times #1” arranged by Barker, Ward’s “America The Beautiful,” and “Semper Fidelis” by Sousa will be performed before the band concludes its concert at 9:30 p.m. by playing “The Star-Spangled Banner.”