Proceeds from the sale of carnival tickets will help raise money for the Smyrna-Clayton Fourth of July parade, festivities and fireworks.

The M & M Attractions Carnival is scheduled open tonight, Monday, April 17, in Smyrna and run through Saturday, April 22 next to Willis Chevrolet Buick on U.S. Route 13.

The carnival is sponsored by the Smyrna-Clayton July 4th Foundation (formerly the July 4th Association).

Carnival hours will be Monday, April 17 through Thursday, April 20 from 6-10 p.m., and Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 from 6-11 p.m.

Unlimited ride bracelets will be available at the ticket booth. Discount coupons for the bracelets may be found at many Smyrna and Clayton merchants. Individual ride tickets may also be purchased at the ticket booth on the carnival grounds.

Proceeds from the sale of carnival tickets will help raise money for the Fourth of July parade, festivities and fireworks.

The Smyrna-Clayton July 4th Foundation is an independent group organized to provide the community with a day- long celebration of American independence. Anyone interested in helping the foundation may call Joanne Masten at 653-6235 or Bob Merrill at 653-6809.