The big sister of a three-city metropolis, Olympia, Washington plays the killjoy. While its two sister cities will be filled with patriotic activities, Olympia’s activities are described thus:
Alternative 4th celebration starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sylvester Park. It will emphasize free speech, participatory music and noncompetitive games.
“Instead of red white & blue, we’ll decorate with a rainbow of other colors.”
~ Event Organizer