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A Chautauqua Fourth of July in Pictures

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Each summer, Chautauquans showcase their American spirit with a day filled with celebrations of country and community. The Children’s School parade, Chautauqua Community Band concert,

Old First Night Fun

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  Chautauqua Institution officially turned 144 years young with its annual, all-day Old First Night and Annual Fund Day festivities Tuesday. The activities began on

Rockin’ on Air

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  The Annual Air Band competition took place Thursday, Aug. 2. As a result, the children from the Boys' and Girls' Club ended up busting

A Temporary Goodbye

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Along with Bird, Tree & Garden Club naturalist Jack Gulvin, community members tagged resident purple martins before their seasonal migration from Chautauqua Lake to Brazil.

The Olympic Spirit

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In a week exploring “The Art of Play,” Chautauquans of all ages were invited to take part in the CHQ Olympics. The friendly competition included

Roshambo Rockstars

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHNu7VHAN4Y Jill Vialet, founder and CEO of Playworks, leads the Chautauquans in a single-elimination rock-paper-scissors tournament called Roshambo Rockstars on Monday, July 9 at Bestor

July 4th at Chautauqua Institution

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When Theodore Roosevelt visited Chautauqua in 1905, he described this place as “a gathering that is typically American, in that it is typical of America

Children’s School Fourth of July Parade

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcUKXFlL2qc   The Children's School celebrates Independence Day with its annual parade, which begins at the Children's School and ends in front of the Colonnade. 
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