You won’t want to miss the largest 4th of July parade in the state of Utah! The Freedom Festival in Provo brings together around 300,000 spectators for the event of the year, the Grand Parade. The parade highlights freedom while promoting patriotism and traditional family values. You’ll love the artistic expression of local and national performers as they interpret these themes through music, dance, and other creative methods. Giant helium balloons and professionally-crafted floats line the

Bring your whole family out this 4th of July to Snake River Landing for two events that you won’t want to miss. The Mountain View Hospital Riverfest brings all kinds of family-friendly entertainment to Idaho Falls. You’ll enjoy live music throughout the day from seven different bands. The kids will love the Kid’s Zone, complete with bounce houses and other activities. Check out the horseback riding or demonstrations of vehicles such as Jeeps and ATVs. You can even get helicopter rides, courtesy

Idaho Falls is lucky to have one of the most spectacular 4th of July celebrations around! The Melaleuca Freedom Celebration has been named one of the best firework shows in America, and this year, it’s better than ever! Watch as over 15,300 pounds of fireworks lights up the sky over the Snake River for a 31-minute show that will blow you away!
But the celebration starts long before the fireworks. Beginning at noon, the Mountain View Hospital Riverfest will provide entertainment to help you get in the spirit of the holiday. Listen to seven bands throughout the day. Watch demonstrations by ATVs and Jeeps or learn to horseback ride. You can even jump on a helicopter ride if you’re brave enough!
Riverfest takes place from noon to 10:00 p.m. on the 4th. The fireworks start around 10:00 p.m., and you’ll have the best seat in the house from the Riverfest site! Admission to Riverfest is free, but some activities do have a fee. You can learn more about Riverfest here and about the Freedom Celebration here.
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Summer brings lots of opportunities for entertaining, but why spend time in the kitchen? There are so many fantastic ways to bring a little extra to your summer classics. You definitely won’t be bored with these tips for livening up your picnic staples!
Some simple swaps can change the flavor of tried-and-true dishes. Using different seasonings like curry powder or chili powder spices things up in mayonnaise-based salads. Add some chopped, pickled jalapenos to your deviled eggs or potato salad for extra kick. Crumbled blue cheese and bottled buffalo sauce turns plain chicken salad into something addictive. You can even toss berries into your tuna salad or coleslaw for a unique dish.
A good way to experiment with different flavors is to take a stroll down the condiment aisle. Swap in wasabi or avocado mayo. Try German or French mustard instead of the plain yellow. Add some jam to your ham or turkey for a Monte Cristo-style sandwich. Different fruits provide a different flavor, so why not try mango or plum? You can even branch out to habanero-laced jelly if you like things spicy.
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Summer’s gorgeous weather has us wanting to spend as much time outside as possible. So when it comes to cooking, food needs to be easy to prepare. It also needs to be easy to transport for picnics and potlucks. Move beyond the boring salad and sandwich staples and branch out this summer!Instead of your standby tuna or chicken salad, step it up a bit! Use curry powder to bring Indian flavor to this picnic staple. Adding dried cranberries or fresh grapes is another way to update these classics.

Little changes can make a big difference when it comes to livening up your favorite summer foods. Whether you’re heading to a potluck or having a quick bite between activities, why not try something new? Start with some easy swaps, and you’ll be coming up with your own creations in no time!Switching up sandwich bread is the perfect way to ease into making changes to your favorite foods. Try an Italian sub on focaccia or grilled cheese on Texas toast. If the bread is your least favorite part of a

The Greenbelt on the Snake River is a local treasure. It’s a great place to spend the afternoon or evening. The trail’s five miles of beautiful scenery crosses the river. It also takes you past the 600-foot waterfall that is the town’s namesake. The trail features different memorials, and you can make stops at the Art Museum of Eastern Idaho or the McClure Flower Garden. Both the northern and southern parts of the park feature playground areas for kids. You can even fish or play disc golf within the park. Make sure to bring lunch to enjoy at one of the picnic shelters! You can plan your visit here.
This summer, the Greenbelt fills with music for the EIRMC River Concert Series. Every Tuesday evening through August from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., a different artist or group performs. Concerts are free to the public and located on the Greenbelt Stage between D & E on Memorial Drive. You’ll want to bring a chair or blanket to sit on for a beautiful night along the river. For more information, click here or view the individual event pages for each performance here.
Autumn Cove wants to help you maintain your active lifestyle! If you have any service requests, you can submit them using the online Service Manager at www.autumncoveMHC.com and we’re always happy to hear from residents at 208-522-3807 or [email protected].

It’s important to stay hydrated during the summer, especially if you spend a lot of time outdoors. But water gets boring, and sodas and sports drinks are full of sugar. However, some simple additions to your water can not only improve the taste, but also provide additional benefits.Spas often add cucumber slices to their water. It results in a clean, refreshing taste. It also helps flush out water retention and bloat, which is often a problem in the heat of summer. Citrus fruit is another great

Idaho Falls is lucky to have a beautiful park for residents to enjoy. The Greenbelt on the Snake River provides plenty of activities for young and old alike. Walk the five-mile trail across the river through beautiful scenery. Make sure to stop at the 600-foot waterfall Idaho Falls was named after! You’ll love wandering through the McClure Flower Garden or the Art Museum of Eastern Idaho when you need to step out of the sun. The whole family can take advantage of the playground areas, disc golf