On Saturday, March 11, Fort Zumwalt Park in O’Fallon, Missouri, will be closed to the public from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. for the Smokin Aces Disc Golf Tournament. The tournament will be played on the park’s disc golf course, The Fort.
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People from all walks of life are encouraged to learn disaster preparedness skills through the O’Fallon Police Department’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. You do not have to be an O’Fallon resident to take the free, 20-hour course, whichwill be taught on March 3 from 6 – 10 p.m. and March 4 – 5 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Training will cover these topics and more:
- Assembling a disaster preparedness kit
- Hands-on basic medical assessment and treatment for injuries, burns, etc.
- Working as a team to conduct triage, light search and rescue and extinguishing small fires
“CERT training is extremely valuable,” said Police Officer Patrick Helton, who is leading the program. “If we have a tornado or an earthquake or other catastrophic event, first responders are likely to be overwhelmed by the number of people who need help. CERT training can help people take care of themselves until professional help arrives.”...
To help local blood banks maintain adequate supplies, the City of O’Fallon is hosting the National Volunteer Donor Blood Drive on Friday, March 3, from 11a.m. – 3 p.m. at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon 63366. The drive is co-sponsored by Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC). Donors must be in good health, have a photo I.D., and be at least age 17, or 16 with parental consent.
Donors can pick their appointment time by using this direct link for an Express Appointment:...
O’Fallon Parks and Recreation’s community theater program, O’FallonTheatreWorks (OTW), recently netted 16 nominations for two plays produced in 2016, the comedy Noises Off, and a drama, The Diary of Anne Frank.
Theirs was the second-highest number of nominations for the “Arts for Life 2nd Annual Theatre Mask Awards,” with nominees, and sometimes multiple nominees, in every category for which the plays qualified. In fact, the plays are competing in two of the categories, “Set Design” and “Large Ensemble.” Noises Off earned nine nominations, tying for first place for the most nominations for a single play, and Anne Frank received seven nominations....
Watch this amazing Justice Center construction timelapse from O'FallonTV!...
Tickets are available for O’FallonTheatreWorks’ newest production, Peter and the Starcatcher. This Tony Award-winning prequel to the story of the legendary Peter Pan is filled with adventure, humor, music and imaginative stagecraft, with 12 actors portraying100 different characters.
The story begins in Victorian England as three orphaned boys are sold to the sinister captain of the Neverland, which then sets sail for a remote jungle island. During the voyage, the boys are befriended by Molly, a Starcatcher in-training. Molly’s mission is to protect a mysterious trunk filled with starstuff, a celestial substance so powerful that it must never fall into the wrong hands, particularly not villainous pirates....
On Monday, February 20, 2017, the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall) will be closed in observance of Presidents Day. In addition:
- The O’Fallon Parks and Recreation Administration Office, 400 Civic Park Drive (63366), also will be closed.
- The Renaud Spirit Center (RSC) indoor recreation complex will be open with regular business hours of 5:15 a.m. – 10 p.m. The RSC is located at 2650 Tri Sports Circle (63368). www.renaudspiritcenter.com
- The O’Fallon Veterans Commission will hold a workshop at 7 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room at City Hall.
- There will be no change in the week’s trash and recycling collection schedule for City customers.
New player registration is open for O’Fallon Junior Renegades football, flag football and cheerleading. Programs are available for children ages 6 to 14. The non-profit organization’s teams meet for practice in Dames Park, 389 Dames Park Drive, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366.The 59-acre park is owned by the City of O’Fallon and has three football fields, two playgrounds, three pavilions and other amenities.
For more information about the O’Fallon Junior Renegades, including player registration, go to http://ofallonjuniorrenegades.website.siplay.com
Every February our nation comes together to celebrate Black History Month. And here in O'Fallon we respect and honor the achievements of former resident Mary Stephenson. Watch her story here!