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Cyrus Days 2009 celebration this weekend

The community of Cyrus will celebrate its fifth annual Cyrus Days this weekend.

The community celebration includes a medallion hunt this year. Clues are posted on the city's Web site, www.cyrusmn.com and on the sign by the Fire Hall.

The rest of the schedule begins Friday with city-wide garage sales throughout the day. At 7 p.m., a family fun night, including a family dance will be held at the Cyrus school. At dusk, there will be a fireworks display at the baseball field next to the school.

Saturday's schedule also starts with the city-wdie garage sales from 8 a.m. to noon. In case you skipped breakfast to get to the sales, there will be goodies served at Trinity Lutheran Church. There will also be a craft show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and a car show from 9 a.m. to noon on Main Street. In case of bad weather, the craft show will be moved indoors at the Cyrus School.

A parade will be held beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday. Gordon and Rubye Alfson will serve as grand marshals for this year's parade.

Following that, a Senior dance will be held at the school.

The Cyrus fire department will host water wars at 3 p.m.

The day ends with a community supper, served at the Lariat from 5 to 9 p.m. and a street dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

The three-day Cyrus Days celebration comes to a close on Sunday with a community church service at 10:30 a.m. on the grounds by the elementary school followed by a potluck at noon.

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