The Archuleta County Democratic Party is hosting its traditional free Fourth of July Picnic, beginning immediately after the parade. The picnic will be held at 202 Hermosa St., corner of 2nd and Hermosa streets. The menu will include pulled pork, hot dogs, beans and all the trimmings, as well as pop and beer. Donations will be gratefully accepted. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Becky Herman, 264-2171.