The 33rd annual Friendship Day is Saturday, July 30. The event, held rain or shine, benefits the ambulance service for Friendship residents. The following is the schedule of events

6:30 a.m. — 23rd annual road race registration. Advent Christian Church parking lot. Awards presentation at Friendship Village School parking lot after Long Haul, for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Contact John Homon at 354-0409.

7 a.m. — Short Haul. Family Fun Run and Walk for kids up to eighth grade and their parents. One mile. Entry fee: $2 donation.

7 to 10 a.m. — 14th annual Friendship Pancake Breakfast. Advent Christian Church. Pancakes, plain and with Beth’s Farm fresh blueberries; maple syrup, sausages, juice and coffee.

7:45 a.m. — Long Haul 5K (3.1 mile) Foot Race/Walk. Open to all ages (three classes). Entry fee donation day of race: $8 without T-shirt and $20 with T-shirt.

8 2 p.m.Jean David Photography & Pam Cabanas Studio — Meduncook Masonic Lodge. Selection of Cabanas artwork and Davis' framed prints. Percent of proceeds for the Lodge Scholarship Fund.

8:30 a.m. — Food/Bake Sale. Under the Big Tent. All food donations welcome by 8 a.m. For more information, contact Toni Campbell, 832-4750. Homemade pies, fudge and delicious desserts available. Coffee and doughnuts in the morning.

8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. — Craft Fair. Fire Station and under the Big Tent. More than 30 artisans with a wide variety of crafts. For more information, contact Penny Rogers, 832-6089.

9 a.m. — Pet Show. In front of the Big Tent at the Hahn Center. Prizes will be warded. For more information, contact Lorraine Lash, 832-7955.

9 to 11 a.m. — Maine Coast Art Gallery. Pottery and paintings by Kat Logan.

9 to 11 a.m. — The Lobster Conservancy Marine Touch Tank. Near corner of Main Street and Route 220. Come experience sea life and Diane Cowan will be able to answer questions about lobsters and their life cycles.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Museum Annex Sale. Friendship Museum items, such as new posters featuring archival photographs, will be for sale in front of the annex. Annex will be open to visitors after the parade until noon.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Children's Games. Near Hahn Center. A variety of activities and entertainments for children, culminating in a whiffle ball game for kids 5 to 8 yeas old at the Friendship Recreation Field. For more informaiton, contact Wanda Benner, 542-3822.

10 a.m. — Town Parade. "Look what's cooking in Friendship," with Portland Sea Dog mascot Slugger and Grand Marshal Carl Simmons.

11 a.m. — Midcoast Community Band. Outside Hahn Community Center.

Friendship Fire Department. Enjoy a Friendship lobster roll, hamburgers and fries.

Victory Ice Cream provides ice ream delights. Mike Mayo will be serving blooming onions, corn dogs, fried dough, etc. Wallace's Market open all day, providing take-out lunch or dinner. The Scoop will have dinner and snacks after 3 p.m.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Maine-ly Balloons. Pick up a free balloon animal from one of Maine’s top balloon twisters

Friendship United Methodist Church — Come inside to enjoy Steve and Joanne's Burns' train set. An indoor place to eat lunch, as well.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — St. George Carriage Co. offers complimentary carriage rides around town.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Steve Burn’s train display at Friendship Methodist Church. Come in and enjoy a cool area to see Steve’s ongoing train display. Bring lunch to enjoy in the century old Methodist church.

12:30 to 5:30 p.m. — Enjoy musical selections from DJ John Genthner. Sign up for karaoke in the evening under the Big Tent.

1 p.m. — Mr. Magic will perform his award-winning magic act with live animals. Dennis Labbe has been performing in Maine for years to rave reviews. This is a great act for children and adults. In the children’s area

1 p.m. — Auction. Hahn Community Center. Friendship’s famous auctioneer Bill Michaud weaving a story and selling treasures. Fore more information, contact Joel Fearn, 832-7644.

1 to 4 p.m. — Friendship Museum, open for tours. Corner of Martin's Point Road and Route 220.

4:30 p.m. — Chicken BBQ dinner. Special BBQ done by George Field, Warren. Hosted by the MVHS softball team to raise funds for the team training trips. Tickets for $12 available from Stacy Simmons, 354-0901.

5 p.m. — Softball game; Friendship Fire vs. Cushing Fire. Friendship Ball Field.

7-8:30 p.m. — Karako with DJ John Genthner. Under the Big Tent.

9 p.m. — Fireworks out over the Friendship Harbor. Rain or fog date, Sunday, July 31.

In addition, Sunday, July 31, the first Friendship Cruise-In will take place around the Hahn Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with antique cars, trucks and motorcycles on display. Food provided by the Friendship Fire Department.