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Scare up a spooky Friday night of fun by registering for the “Haunted Park Hunt” for ages 21+. Perfect for couples and friends, the scavenger hunt will be held from 7 – 10 p.m. on October 17 in Dames Park, 389 Dames Park Drive, O’Fallon Missouri 63366. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams deciphering clues and tallying the most points. Be sure to bring a flashlight!

The cost per couple is $30 for O’Fallon residents and $36 for non-residents. Participants must register by October 12; no registration will be taken at the gate.To sign up for the “Haunted Park Hunt,”

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The City of O’Fallon, Missouri, has been ranked second in the nation among cities with a population of under 100,000 for job growth by the financial website WalletHub.com.

In an article posted on WalletHub.com, “2014’s Fastest Growing Cities,” by financial writer Richie Bernardo, O’Fallon was listed as number two on a chart, “Highest Job Growth,” showing the top five of the 210 small cities (population under 100,000) that were considered for the study. O’Fallon also was the only Midwestern city included on the list. http://wallethub.com/edu/fastest-growing-cities/7010/

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With the air turning crisp and exciting, celebrate the arrival of fall by dancing the night away at the Fall Fest Street Dance on Friday, October 10, and shopping and having fun at the Fall Fest on Saturday, October 11, in O’Fallon, Missouri. The back-to-back events offer free admission and parking, with vendors selling food, desserts and beverages throughout.

Fall Fest Street Dance - Party beneath the autumn moon to the music of Trixie Delight’s powerhouse vocals on rock ‘n roll hits from today back to the 1970s. Friday’s dance will be held on Civic Park Drive from 7 – 10 p.m. All ages are welcome!

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Seniors and their family members are invited to the 6th Annual St. Charles County Senior Fair, which will be held from 9 a.m. – noon on Saturday, October 4, at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. Admission and parking are free. Highlights include musician Dan Sproat, who will entertain from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., and guest speaker Deputy Steve Case, who will explain the county’s Care Trak program for families at 11 a.m. Additional features of the fair include:

  • Vendors offering specialty services geared to seniors, such as home health care, veterans’ benefits and non-emergency medical transportation
  • Free health screenings
  • Refreshments, raffles and prizes
  • Flu vaccinations; seniors should bring their health insurance, Medicare or Medicaid card
  • The Prescription Drug Take-back Drop Box; bring unwanted or expired prescription medications for safe disposal

For more information, please contact Darren Granaas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 636-474-8150.

In preparation for the City’s annual Celebration of Lights, Fort Zumwalt Park will be closed to vehicles from Monday, October 13, through late January 2015, so that crews can safely install holiday lights and scenes for the City’s annual Celebration of Lights display. The park’s disc golf course, “The Fort,” also will be closed during this period.

Pedestrians are welcome during daylight hours, but for safety’s sake are required to stay on the paved drive through the park, which has a designated lane for walkers and joggers. And everyone is invited to see the Celebration of Lights, which will be open the day after Thanksgiving at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 28 through December 30, closing only for Christmas, December 25.

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For the fifth consecutive time, the City of O’Fallon, Missouri, has been named one of the country’s “Best Places to Live,” according to Money magazine. O’Fallon ranked 41st on the 2014 list of cities with a population of 50,000-300,000.

O’Fallon’s ranking continues the stream of national accolades that have been bestowed on the City. In addition to Money’s previous rankings in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014, O’Fallon was named “one of the best cities in Missouri to live and find a job” by nerdwallet.com, and O’Fallon currently is ranked as one of the 20 “safest cities in America” by CQ Press and the “safest large City in Missouri” (population 50,000+) by the SafeWise Report.

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Come dressed for fun and exercise at the Renaud Spirit Center’s 10th Anniversary Art & Family Festival on Saturday, September 27, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The recreation complex is located in O’Fallon Sports Park at 2650 Tri Sports Circle, O’Fallon, MO 63368.

  • All annual memberships purchased on September 27 will receive a 10% discount.

 

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O’Fallon-area residents and employees are encouraged to enroll in learning practical, hands-on disaster preparedness skills through the O’Fallon Police Department’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. The free training is available to groups as well as individuals. Find out how to involve everyone in your household in responding safely to a range of natural disasters and emergency situations. The 20-hour course,which includes free training materials, will be taught on September 26, 27 and 28. It will cover these topics, and more:

  • Basic medical assessment and treatment for injuries, burns, etc.
  • Disaster preparedness and kits
  • Working as a team to safely to conduct triage, light search and rescue and extinguish small fires
  • Communicating effectively with public safety organizations during a disaster

The CERT session will be held 6-10 p.m. Friday (September 26), 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday (September 27), and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday (September 28) in the Public Works Building at 1089 Public Service Drive, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. Graduates will be invited to learn more and practice their skills and with free monthly training and exercises.

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To honorably dispose of worn U.S. flags, AMVETS Post 106 will hold its annual Flag Retirement Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 20 at the post, which is located at 360 Brown Road, St. Peters, Missouri 63376. The event, which welcomes the public, is held with the assistance of St. Charles County veterans’ organizations and local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America troops. Free parking is available.

Veterans hope that more people will become aware that throwing a flag in the trash is not the correct way to dispose of an American flag.

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Patriot Day 2014 (Video)

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Each year, O'Fallon honors the fallen and celebrates the survivors at our Patriot Day Ceremony. Watch the highlights from that day.