Friday, May 17, 2013
City staff is working with an engineering firm to decide the best location in Civic Park to build a new facility and take a look at the possibility of expanding or enclosing portions of Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center.
Crews began tearing down O'Fallon's old Civic Hall building Thursday. The O'Fallon City Council decided last April that the condemned building should be replaced and not renovated. O’Fallon Director of Parks and Recreation Cindy Springer said city staff is working with an engineering firm to decide the best location in Civic Park to build a new facility and take a look at the possibility of expanding or enclosing portions of Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center. The city hopes to have a final design by June, along with cost estimates. No date is yet identified for construction to begin. A citizen survey of the new projects—including the justice center and O'Day Park—is planned for May or June. Results of the survey may affect ballot options …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The rehabilitation of a City of O’Fallon sanitary sewer line is scheduled to begin Wednesday, March 6.
Friday, February 15, 2013
City staff said that the earliest the bond issue could go to the citizens for a vote would be in the November election.
A bond issue to fund three city facility projects may come before O’Fallon voters as early as the November 2013 election. O'Fallon City staff and council members discussed the possibility during Thursday’s workshop, along with updates on the projects which include, a new Civic Hall, justice center and developments in O'Day Park. The facility planning process was a priority in O'Fallon's 2012 Strategic Plan. Since September, city staff met to plan the next steps and develop a potential timeline for the process of each project. Civic Hall/Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center The city council decided last April, that the condemned Civic Hall should be replaced and not renovated. O’Fallon Director of Parks and Recreation Cindy Springer said on …
Friday, October 12, 2012
The weekend begins with a street dance on Friday, Oct. 12 from 5-10 p.m. on Civic Park Drive and continues with shopping, food and family activities from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
The city celebrates the season this weekend with the 28th annual O'Fallon Fall Fest. The weekend begins with a street dance on Friday, Oct. 12 from 5-10 p.m. on Civic Park Drive. The dance party features Sunset Amusement performing covers from Adele to ZZ Top and country music hits. There's still time to sign up for the Fall Fest 5K until the end of Friday, Oct. 12. The 3.1 mile race will begin outside City Hall at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 13. Snacks and drinks are provided after the race. All participants are automatically eligible for the Fall Costume Contest at no extra charge. Register in person through Oct. 12 at O'Fallon's Parks and Recreation Administrative Office or all 636-379-5606. On Saturday, the Fall Fest continues in…
Friday, August 31, 2012
Alligator's Creek Aquatic Center is open this holiday weekend and the O'Fallon Community Concert and Jazz Bands will perform a special Labor Day concert.
O'Fallon Patch brings you a list of things to know about Labor Day.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
The five-piece party band will perform in Civic Park from 6:30 – 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The free concert features classic rock n' roll from the '60s-'80s from 6:30 – 9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14.
Stray Bullet takes the stage at Civic Park on Tuesday for one of the last shows in O’Fallon's free summer series. The band brings the sounds of classic rock ‘n roll from the '60s to '80s. Their song list includes music by: the Doobie Brothers, Santana, Jimi Hendrix, Cream, Grand Funk, Led Zeppelin, the Doors, Deep Purple, James Gang, ZZ Top, Bad Company, Badfinger, Nazareth Trapeze and more. All four members of the band provide vocals, with Guy Kingsbury on lead vocals and guitar, Rick Littlejohn on guitar and keyboard, Jim Bodart on drums and Larry Phillips on bass guitar. The free concert runs from from 6:30 – 9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14. Residents are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets to enjoy the sounds of local bands this …
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Summer isn’t officially over until September, but school starts next week.
For families in O'Fallon, summer will be over soon—despite the scorching temperatures. Most O'Fallon students start class on Aug. 15. Now's the time to grab last minute summer fun. Temperatures are expected to remain in the high 90s for the next few weeks, but after highs of 105+, a 95 degree day may seem perfect for a walk in the park. Here’s a few ideas on how to squeeze the last bits off fun out of your kid’s summer break. Hit a park: Kids love playgrounds and the summer heat has been keeping a lot of children tucked away in their basements playing video games. If you still think it’s too hot, try going in the early morning or late evening hours. Try one of these parks with great playgrounds: Westhoff Park, Fort Zumwalt Park, Civic …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Relax to live music from the 'Big Band' era, plus patriotic songs, Broadway shows, pop and music from the movies on Tuesday, July 31, from 6:30 – 9 p.m.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
The tribute band takes the Civic Park stage for the O'Fallon Jammin' Free Concert Series.