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The City of O’Fallon, Missouri, will conduct a public hearing beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366, concerning the Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Plan for O’Fallon’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

Those who need assistance or auxiliary aids for the meeting should contact Communications Director Thomas Drabelle at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting by calling 636-379-5508 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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If you’re looking for a unique date night, sign up for O’Fallon’s “Haunted Park Hunt” for ages 21 and over. Perfect for couples and friends, the scavenger hunt will be held from 7 – 10 p.m. on October 16 in Dames Park, 389 Dames Park Drive, O’Fallon Missouri 63366. Be sure to bring a flashlight! Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams who decipher the clues and tally the most points.

The cost per couple is $30 for O’Fallon residents and $36 for non-residents. Participants must register by October 9; no registration will be taken at the gate.To sign up for the “Haunted Park Hunt,”

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Tickets are available for the O’FallonTheatreWorks’ production of the one-act drama, Wit, by Margaret Edson. Winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and numerous off-Broadway awards, Wit has been hailed as, "the kind of theatrical experience of which legends are made."

Performances are scheduled for the weekends of October 23-25 and October 30-November 1 on the stage at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre, 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. The curtain will go up at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2 p.m. on Sundays.

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For a dress-up party that’s sure to please the princesses and superheroes at your house, register kids ages 2-5 for “Capes and Crowns,” which will be held on Friday, October 30. Kids will have a blast playing super games, making magical crafts, listening to tales of enchantment and enjoying a snack. Capes and Crowns will be held from 9:30 – 11 a.m. in the Civic Annex, 410 East Elm Street near the O’Fallon Municipal Centre. The cost is $10 for residents and $12 for non-residents. Be sure to register by Friday, October 23; there’s no registration at the door. To sign up for Capes and Crowns:

  1. Call 636-474-2732 and register with a credit card.
  2. Or, register in person at the Renaud Spirit Center (RSC), 2650 Tri Sports Circle (63368), or the Parks and Recreation Administration Office, 400 Civic Park Drive (63366).
  3. Or, visit the Parks and Recreation website, www.ofallon.mo.us/ParksandRec; on the left-hand menu select “Programs,” then “Special Events” to find Capes and Crowns, course number 45067.

For more information, please contact Danielle Reecht at 636-474-8111.

Dispose of unwanted or broken electronics and appliances by recycling them at O’Fallon’s Free Electronics and Appliance Recycling Event on Saturday, October 17, from 8 a.m. to noon. Bring items to the west parking lot (just off Tom Ginnever Avenue) at T.R. Hughes Ballpark, 900 T.R. Hughes Boulevard, O’Fallon 63366. The event is open to everyone, including schools, churches and businesses.

The drop-off is free for most items with an electric cord or that take a battery, including household appliances, water heaters, furnaces, air conditioners, microwaves, kitchen appliances, computers, computer monitors (including CRTs), printers, keyboards, laptops, hard drives, scanners, DVDs, cell phones, pagers, fax machines, answering machines, radios, stereos, speakers, VCRs, power tools, lawn and garden equipment (yard equipment must have gas and oil removed) and LED/LCD TVs. One CRT (cathode ray tube) TV set per vehicle can be dropped off at no charge.

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In preparation for the City’s annual Celebration of Lights, Fort Zumwalt Park will be closed to vehicles from Monday, October 12, through mid-January 2016, 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 27 through December 30, closing only for Christmas, December 25.

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The City of O’Fallon will hold an Open House regarding the I-70 Outer Road Project on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. The public is invited to attend the open house, which will be held from 4 – 7 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room on the first floor.

A formal presentation will not be made. Instead, displays will be posted showing the purpose and need, some history, and the proposed improvements. O’Fallon City staff and representatives from engineering firm EFK Moen will be on hand to answer questions, and comment sheets will be available for the public to fill out. 

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Billing themselves as, “The best rock and roll band you will ever see,” Joe Dirt & the Dirty Boys Band will headline O’Fallon’s Fall Fest Street Dance from 7 - 10 p.m. on Friday, October 9, in Civic Park, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. Leaving no rock ‘n rolling stone unturned, the band’s set list includes Van Halen, Led Zeppelin, the Beatles, KISS, Ted Nugent, Deep Purple, the James Gang, AC/DC, the Rolling Stones, Billy Squier and Golden Earring. Admission and parking are free, and wine, beer, soft drinks, nachos and hot dogs will be available for purchase.

 

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The City of O’Fallon, Missouri, will conduct a public hearing beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366, concerning the Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Plan for O’Fallon’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

Those who need assistance or auxiliary aids for the meeting should contact Communications Director Thomas Drabelle at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting by calling 636-379-5508 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Kaizen Training (Video)

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Kaizen training is used in governments, businesses, and organizations across the county, and here in O'Fallon, we're working hard to increase efficiency in every department. Watch this video and see how minor improvements to already-efficient processes can add up to big savings for O'Fallon residents.