Parade entries needed

The Maumelle 4th of July parade is looking for entries.

Registration is free and the parade starts at 4:30 p.m. on the holiday.

Cash will be awarded to the "best float" and this year’s theme is "1776."

All rules, judging criteria, and forms posted on

Registration forms are available at the Jess Odom community Center.

The parade is sponsored by Parks & Rec., the Peyton family of realtors.

Registration forms are available at the Jess Odom Community Center and for more information, call 851-6990.

Muggles need not apply

Maumelle Parks and Recreation will have a Harry Potter Camp on June 25 at the Jess Odom Community Center.

The Hogwarts Academy will have quidditch, wand making, and dueling, among other acts of wizardry and sorcery.

The camp is for children, 6 to 14, and the cost is $65.

It will start at 9 a.m. and last until 2 p.m. Those participating should bring a sack lunch.

The community center is 1100 Edgewood Drive. For more information, call 851-6990.