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Fourth of July Fireworks

CAMARILLO

Camarillo Airport, 555 Airport Way

* Gates open: 3 p.m.; fireworks begin: 9 p.m.

* Admission: Free

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* What you will see: A 20-minute fireworks show set to patriotic music

* Number of shells in show: 500

* Other events: Live music and flag presentation

* Information: 388-1513

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FILLMORE

Fillmore High School football field, 555 Central Ave.

* Gates open: 7 p.m.; fireworks begin: 9 p.m.

* Admission: Free

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* What you will see: An hourlong fireworks show

* Number of shells in show: 282

* Other events: Car show and chili cook-off will be held during the day at City Hall

* Information: 524-3701

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OJAI

Nordhoff High School, 1401 Maricopa Highway

* Gates open: 5 p.m.; fireworks begin: 9:30 p.m.

* Admission: $4 for one and $10 for a family pass in advance; $6 for adults and $2 for children 11 and younger at the gate

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* What you will see: A 25- to 30-minute fireworks show set to patriotic music as well as a tribute to members of the armed forces

* Number of shells in show: 300

* Other events: The Ojai Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks Show will begin with a performance by Wolf Band at 5:30 p.m.

* Information: 649-2729 or 646-4295

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OXNARD

Fisherman’s Wharf and Channel Islands Harbor

* Gates open: 10 a.m.; fireworks begin: 9 p.m.

* Admission: Free

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* What you will see: A 20-minute fireworks show set to patriotic music

* Number of shells in show: 574

* Other events: Music, a children’s parade, arts and crafts and a 10K run--costing $15--at 8 a.m. on Sunset Lane

* Information: (800) 269-6273 or 382-8200 for 10K run

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SIMI VALLEY

Simi Valley High School, 5400 Cochran St.

* Gates open: 11 a.m.; fireworks begin: 9 p.m.

* Admission: $6 adults, $4 children in advance; $8 adults, $5 children ages 4 to 12 at the door

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* What you will see: A 25-minute pyro-musical called “The Golden Dream,” with a score and narration, as well as low-, mid- and high-level fireworks

* Number of shells in show: 250

* Other events: Games, food booths, Star-Spangled Twirlers, Blurred Vision Skydiving Team and live music

* Information: 584-4400

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Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, 40 Presidential Drive

* Gates open: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; no fireworks

* Admission: Free

* Events: Performance by the San Fernando Valley Symphony Orchestra, a reenactment of a revolutionary soldier encampment, storytelling, carnival games, a pie-eating contest and family entertainment

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* Information: (800) 410-8354

THOUSAND OAKS

The Oaks mall, 222 W. Hillcrest Drive

* Gates open: 5 p.m.; fireworks begin: 9 p.m.

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* Admission: Free

* What you will see: A 20-minute fireworks show set to patriotic music

* Number of shells in show: 507

* Other events: Elmer Ramsey will conduct the Conejo Pops Orchestra in concert at 5 p.m. at the Conejo Community Park, 1300 Hendrix Ave.

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* Information: 495-2163

VENTURA

Ventura College football field, 4667 Telegraph Road

* Gates open: 5 p.m.; fireworks begin: 9 p.m.

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* Admission: $8 adults, $5 children ages 3 to 13, free for children younger than 3

* What you will see: A 25-minute pyro-musical called “The Golden Dream,” with a score and narration, as well as low-, mid- and high-level fireworks

* Number of shells in show: 250

* Other events: At college, community picnic, sack races, clowns, jugglers and local bands. Downtown Ventura, the 22nd annual Holiday Street Fair--featuring food sales as well as arts and crafts--will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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* Information: 648-2075


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