North Riverside will celebrate its 100th birthday on July 30 and officials are inviting residents to join in for an afternoon and evening of activities.
Things kick off at 2 p.m. with a parade that will follow the usual July 4 route, starting at 9th Avenue and heading east along 26th Street to Veterans Park.
From 3 to 9 p.m., the party shifts to the Village Commons, 2401 Desplaines Ave., where there will be a festival including carnival rides and games, food vendors and a kids’ tent with crafts and games.
There will also be live music, with the Rhythm Rockets playing from 4 to 6 p.m., followed by Chicago area favorites Infinity from 7 to 9 p.m.
A fireworks display will cap the celebration.