Hot asphalt and cool kids make Lewes July 4th games a hit

July 8, 2013
Hallie Schattall, 8, shows her talent and patriotism in the Hula Hoop competition during the annual July 4th Kids games on Second Street in Lewes. BY DAN COOK

More than 200 children of all ages took to the streets of downtown historic Lewes for the annual July 4th Kid Games. The kids participated in such traditional games as the three-legged race, sack race, potato relay, wheel barrow race, the drum roll, egg carry and toss and the new Hula Hoop competition.

Frank Shade emceed the annual event which gave two-dollar bills and silver dollars as prizes for the winners and other participants.