Things to Look Forward to in July

It’s a new month, and we’ve got America’s birthday coming up on Sunday.  But here are a few more things to look forward to in July . . .

  1.  Lots of sports:  The NBA Finals start a week from today . . . another UFC rematch for Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier is set for July 10th . . . the ESPY Awards are the same night . . . baseball’s All-Star Game is July 13th . . . and the Summer Olympics finally get started on July 23rd.

  2.  A few big movies are on the way:  “Black Widow” hits theaters and Disney+ next Friday . . . “Space Jam: A New Legacy” with LeBron James lands July 16th . . . and Disney’s “Jungle Cruise” movie comes out on July 30th.

  3.  On TV:  “Big Brother” and “Love Island” return next Wednesday . . . the “Monsters, Inc.” series “Monsters at Work” hits Disney+ the same day . . .  the new “Gossip Girl” reboot arrives on HBO Max July 8th . . . and Shark Week starts on July 11th.

  4.  And finally, the holidays:  The big one is the Fourth of July this Sunday, but here are a few more you might want to mark on your calendar . . .

 Tomorrow is World UFO Day . . . National Bikini Day is the 5th . . . Fried Chicken Day is the 6th . . . Piña Colada Day is the 10th, followed by Mojito Day on the 11th . . . National French Fry Day is the 13th . . . Ice Cream Day is the 18th . . . Junk Food Day is the 21st . . . and National Tequila Day is July 24th.