City Officials and family members of Bill Hayden recently gathered at Brendan's Playground for a magical sign dedication. Check out the highlights from that day.
O'Fallon Update Newsblog
In observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 5, 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 11, 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 3 – 5, 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 refreshments and lawn chairs and head for the Civic Park Bandstand for the annual Labor Day Concert by the O’Fallon Community Concert Band with special guest the St. Charles Municipal Band. The concert will be held from 7 – 8:15 p.m. on Monday, September 5. 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.
Performing arts takes center stage this fall with O’Fallon’s Parks and Recreation programing for kids who want to have fun and learn acting, singing and dancing for the stage.
Youth Performing Arts Classes include: “Junior Art of Acting,” “Junior Show Tunes” and “Theatre Dance Dynamics” for ages 7 – 12, and “Intermediate Art of Acting” for ages 13-16. These are 12-week programs except for “Intermediate Art of Acting,” a six-week program, and they will meet in the Lower Level of the O’Fallon Senior Center. The six-week class is $50 for O’Fallon residents or $56 for non-residents, and the 12-week classes are $96 for residents and $108 for non-residents. The enrollment deadline for all is Tuesday, September 6, with classes for ages 7-12 starting Tuesday, September 13, and the class ages 13-16 starting Thursday, September 15....
8-24 UPDATE: The railroad work at the Hoff Road crossing has been postponed to a later date. No reschedule date has been provided at this time.
When O'Fallon voters passed Proposition 1 in April of 2015, the City's elected officials and staff immediately began the process of making the dream of a new justice center a reality. Watch O'Fallon officials break ground on the new facility.
Mayor Bill Hennessy and O’Fallon City Administrator Bonnie Therrien announced the hiring of Patrick McKeehan as the City’s new Economic Development Director. McKeehan replaces Mike Hurlbert, who recently was appointed as Director of Community Development for St. Charles County.
McKeehan brings 30 years of economic development experience to O’Fallon with roles throughout the St. Louis Metro Area and Metro East. His experience includes leadership and consulting roles with the Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois, St. Louis Regional Automotive Partnership/Ford Hazelwood Task Force, the St. Louis Regional Chamber, St. Louis County Economic Council and Missouri Department of Economic Development....
Thrill to the sound of Theo “The Voice” Peoples and St. Louis party band Butch Wax & the Hollywoods performing Motown, R & B and oldies at the first O’Fallon Jammin’ concert of the season on Tuesday, June 7. Peoples is the lead singer for the Four Tops and formerly the Temptations. Mel’s Food Truck, Zia’s, Sorelle, Yo! Salsa, Kona Ice, Rendezvous Café & Wine Bar and Missouri Kettle Corn will be on hand with great food and beverages for sale. (Food trucks and vendors are subject to change.)
Back for another summer of free concerts in Civic Park, O’Fallon Jammin’ is held from 6:30 – 9 p.m. on Tuesday nights from June 7 to August 23 (except July 5), with food trucks and concessionaires selling a variety of food and beverages. Civic Park is located at 308 Civic Park Drive in O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. In addition to Butch Wax & the Hollywoods, June’s musical lineup features Petty Cash Junction on June 14, Big Rain on June 21, and the O’Fallon Community Concert Band on June 28....
Seniors who are interested in law enforcement discussions and topics geared to seniors are invited to attend the Senior Citizen Police Academy 2016, free, at the O’Fallon Senior Center, 106 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. Beginning Tuesday, June 7, classes will meet from 1-2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays through the month. No registration is required. Attendance is encouraged but not required at every session to complete the program.
Taught by the O’Fallon Police Department, the topics for the Senior Citizen Police Academy are:...
With a dozen food trucks scheduled to roll into Sports Park at O’Fallon, Missouri’s next Food Truck Frenzy from 5- 8 p.m.on Friday, June 3, patrons can get their weekend off to an appetizing start. Featuring the Comin’ Up Empty band performing modern rock and current hits. Sports Park is located at 3589 Highway K in O’Fallon (63368). Admission and parking are free. Patrons are welcome to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating.
The evening’s food truck lineup includes Frankly Artisan Sausage, Mel’s Food Truck, Russo’s Trucktoria, STL BLT, My Big Fat Greek Truck, St. LouisianaQ, Thai Jasmine, Wayno’s International Cuisine, Slice of the Hill, Yo!Salsa and Kona Ice. O’Fallon’s own Rendezvous Café & Wine Bar will sell locally-crafted wine and beer. (Food truck service is subject to change without notice.)...
Up to 40 of the finest police K-9 teams from across Missouri and Illinois will be coming to O'Fallon for three days of trials and certification exercises, and you're invited to come check out the event!