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Third annual Rancho Penasquitos Flag Day Celebration Sunday

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego residents can celebrate Flag Day at a ceremony Sunday in Rancho Penasquitos' Hilltop Park.

The third annual Rancho Penasquitos Flag Day Celebration is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. at Hilltop Park, 9711 Oviedo Way.

The event will kick off with the arrival of a Marine Corps helicopter, which will be displayed throughout the event. Children will get to explore inside the helicopter.

The official ceremony will begin at 2 p.m., and will feature patriotic entertainment, the Presentation of the Colors, a community Pledge of Allegiance and Jennica Vargas singing the national anthem.

Other participants include the Rancho Penasquitos Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11388, Westview High School Navy ROTC and several packs from the Boy Scouts of America.

The first Flag Day was celebrated in 1877, and was made a permanent observance in 1949.

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