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The public is invited to attend the City of O’Fallon’s annual Patriot Day ceremony, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, September 11, at the City’s 9-11 memorial, “A Tribute to First Responders.)

The monument is located outside the O’Fallon Police Department entrance on the east side of O’Fallon’s Municipal Centre, 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. It was created with steel salvaged from the destruction of New York City’s World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 (More information about the City’s 9-11 monument can be found at www.ofallon.mo.us/9-11-memorial.)

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In observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 7, the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366, will be closed for the day. In addition:

  • The Renaud Spirit Center (RSC) also will be closed on Labor Day, and remain closed through Sunday, September 13, for annual building maintenance. The indoor recreation complex is located at 2650 Tri Sport Circle (63368).

 

  • Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center will be open for the holiday weekend, September 5 – 7, with regular pool hours of 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Saturday, noon – 7 p.m. on Sunday, and noon – 6 p.m. on Monday. The outdoor aquatic complex is located in Civic Park at 403 Civic Park Drive (63366). Visit www.ofallon.mo.us/parks&rec/alligators-creek-aquatic-center for more information, or call 636-272-1626.
  • Pack some refreshments and comfortable lawn chairs and head for the Civic Park Bandstand for the annual Labor Day Concert by the O’Fallon Community Concert Band from 7 – 8:15 p.m. Admission and parking are free.
  • For residents enrolled in the City’s trash and recycling program, there will be no change in O’Fallon’s residential trash, recycling and yard waste collection due to the holiday. Please put trash at the curb on your regularly-assigned day.

Drawing on F.B.I. statistics, the website OnlyInYourState.com recently rated O’Fallon as the fifth safest of Missouri cities with populations of more than 10,000. At about 82,000 residents, O’Fallon is the largest City to be named among the “Top 10” safest cities, and it is the only St. Charles County municipality on the list.

“We can be extremely proud that O’Fallon continues to be a safe place to live, work and play,” said Mayor Bill Hennessy. “It is a testament to our residents, our businesses and the men and women of our O’Fallon Police Department. Your dedication to caring for your homes, your neighborhoods and our entire community is the reason we have received this honor.”

With a variety of food trucks ready to roll into Fort Zumwalt Park on Saturday, August 15, park patrons will be able to purchase favorite food and beverages for picnicking while they listen to a free concert of 1960s and ‘70s music by Roger and Bill. O’Fallon’s final Food Truck Frenzy of the summer will be held from 5 – 8 p.m. Admission and parking and free, and patrons should bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. The park is located at 1000 Jessup Drive in O’Fallon, Missouri 63366.

O’Fallon’s own Rendezvous Café & Wine Bar will sell locally-crafted wine and beer. Food truck cuisine for sale includes Louisiana-style barbecue from LouisianaQ, Greek-Mediterranean gyros and appetizers from My Big Fat Greek Truck, jerk chicken and pork nachos from Smokin’ Monkey, Japanese-American fusion food from Thai Jasmine, Tuscan-inspired pizza from Slice of the Hill, a variety of tacos from Yo!Salsa and classic-traditional Italian fare from Russo’s Trucktoria. And for dessert, Sarah’s Cake Stop cupcakes and Kona Ice shaved ice. (Food truck service is subject to change without notice.)

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If you are an artist, indie crafter or shabby chic vendor, you are invited to sell your original creations at O’Fallon, Missouri’s annual Fall Fest. The event will be held in Civic Park from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 10, 2015.

O’Fallon’s popular Fall Fest features booths brimming with house and garden décor, flowers and fall decorations, holiday gifts, art, crafts, jewelry and unique accessories, festival food and beverages, and free entertainment throughout the day. Event attendance averages 5,000+.

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