Dramatic readings to mark Fourth

Speakers in Colonial-era dress will declaim the Declaration of Independence during the Lexington Historical Society’s Fourth of July celebration, starting at 7 p.m. Thursday. The British response and Lexington’s own declaration will also be read as part of the celebration in the Lexington Depot, at 13 Depot Square . It will also feature a performance by the society’s Colonial Singers, and ice cream and ice cream floats will be available for $2 after the event.