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Fire in the Sky 2015

Fire in the Sky 2015

Grab your chairs, blankets, friends and family, and help us make this a booming success. Vendors at Central Christian will be selling hot dogs, hamburgers, nachos, pretzels, watermelon, cotton candy, snow cones, water and fresh squeezed lemonade. We will be lighting up the sky with fireworks and collecting non-perishable food items to conquer hunger. Hope to see you there! Saturday, July 4, 2015 from 6-9 p.m. with fireworks launching at 9:00 p.m.

Where Can I watch the Fireworks?

The fireworks will be launched from our Gilbert Campus at 965 E Germann Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85297. We also have two other viewing locations.

1. Campo Verde High School just northeast of the main viewing location click here for Details.

2. Gilbert Soccer Complex located south of Germann Rd on Greenfield Rd click here for details.

Is there food at FITS?

These favorites will be available for purchase.

  • Hot Dogs
  • Ice Cold Lemonade
  • Cotton Candy
  • Kettle Korn
  • Water
  • Hamburgers
  • Pretzel
  • Nachos
  • Sno Cones
  • Watermelon

What time will the Campus open for Fire in the Sky?

Everyone is welcome beginning at 5:30 p.m.

What time will the fireworks start?

The fireworks are planned for 9:00 p.m., but the actual start time will depend on the weather and fire department.

What other festivities will there be?

There will be music, free beach balls, koosies and other fun give-a-ways! Glo-necklaces and other novelties can be purchased. And don’t miss the many contests including the watermelon eating contest with lots of great prizes.

How to give back to your community?

We invite you to bring canned foods to donate to our food drive with The United Food Bank.
Collection bins will be located on the Gilbert campus, Campo Verde High School and the Gilbert Soccer Complex.

Offsite Viewing Locations

We have two offsite viewing locations setup a
short distance away from our Gilbert campus. Northeast of campus at Campo Verde High School and east of campus off of Val Vista at the Gilbert Soccer Complex.

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Gilbert, AZ Elektrolytes Win – take home the ABDC $100,00 prize

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ABDC – The Gilbert, Arizona crew Elektrolytes won the America’s Best Dance Crew title over the HawaiiLos Angeles based 8Flavahz in the America’s Best Dance Crew (ABDC) finale on Wednesday on MTV!  Elektrolytes came back from the brink of elimination the previous week to defeat the favored all-female crew 8Flavahz in a night where the guest artist was Katy Perry!

ABDC: Elektrolytes, Worth the Wait.

Elektrolytes took home the $100,00 prize after being together for 6 years but it was certainly worth the wait on ABDC.

The win was not a shocker for the boys from Arizona but after 8Flavahz tallied the most votes last week, the all-girls crew were touted as the favorites.   It was probably fate that Elektrolytes would win ABDC after they defeated heavy favorite Mos Wanted in a dance-off battle from the week before.

The loss for 8Flavahz, the youngest dance crew in ABDC history (from ages 12-17 years old), may have been bitter but time may be on their side.   The young group performed way above expectations, even surprassing another Hawaii-based group Hype 5-0, who made the semi-finals 2 years ago.  8Flavahz represented Hawaii and Los Angeles well and the work of choreographers Marcelo Pacleb and Kelsey Park from the dance studio 24-VII Danceforce was simply outstanding.  We will not hear the last of 8Flavahz, for sure.

ABDC: Elektrolytes Make Comeback in Finale!

The all-male crew were the underdogs in the finale but they didn’t show it in a comeback performance that would eventually prove they deserved to win.  The season finale had Elektrolytes and 8Flavahz dancing from the songs from Katy Perry’s autobiographical/concert film “Part of Me.”

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Both crews danced to the Perry’s new single “Wide Awake” which was a great performance.  Then, Elektrolytes invited the crew Poreotix, the season 5 champions, to join them in a dance routine to “Part of Me.”

8Flavahz invited the season 4 champs We Are Heroes to join them on to “T.G.I.F.”   While the performance by 8Flavahz and We Are Heroes was good, the routine by Elektrolytes and Poreotix was better!

 ABDC: Elektrolytes Wins the Title

In the end, after all the blood, sweat, and tears, Elektrolytes wins the ABDC title and a fitting tribute for the Arizona crew that had worked so hard up to that point, beating an all-female crew in 8Flavahz that has youth and high expectations by their side!

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