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Posted on: June 27, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Village Offices Closed 4th of July and Schedule of events for Independence Day Celebration

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: June 27, 2017

The Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed on Independence Day, July 4, 2017.  Normal business hours for the Village Hall and Village Departments will resume on Wednesday, July 5, 2017.

After-hour bill payments can be made via the Village of Westmont after-hours drop box located near the entrance of the Westmont Commuter Train Station on west Quincy Street.

There will be no recycling and garbage collection on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. The remainder of the week will follow the usual holiday schedule with each pickup being one day later than your regular pickup day (IE: Monday pickups will occur on Tuesday; Tuesday pickups will occur on Wednesday; etc.)  The last pickup of the week will be on Saturday, July 8, 2016.

If you need to contact either the Police or Fire Departments, please call 9-1-1.

We will be lighting up the skies at Ty Warner Park with bigger and better fireworks than ever! Come early to enter the Red, White, and Blue Family Spirit Contest, buy a Barnyard Bingo deed, or have fun trying your luck in the Watermelon Eating Contest. It’s old fashioned fun with excellent music, kid’s games, and great food. Bring your blanket or lawn chair and get a front row seat to this spectacular show!

Independence Day Celebration Schedule

4-9pm~ Food Vendors Open
4-5:30pm ~ FREE Kids Krafts
4-7:30pm ~ Petting Zoo
5-7:30pm ~ Hoop Head Walk-around
4-8:00pm ~ Face Painting (nominal fee)
5:30-6:30 ~ FREE Kids Games & Relays (ages 4-12)
5:30-6:15 ~ Barnyard Bingo
5:30-7:30 ~ Balloon Sculptors
5:45 ~ FREE Cake while supplies last!
6:30  ~Little Mr. & Miss. Firecracker Award (ages 6-8)
           Little Mr. & Miss Sparkler Award (ages 2-5)
           Newest Newborn Award (1 and under)
           Uncle Sam’s Family Award
      (You must register at Gazebo to be eligible for award drawings. FREE)
7:00pm ~ FREE Watermelon Eating Contest
7:30-9:15pm ~ Grand Ave Big Band (Traditional Big Band Music)
9:30pm ~ Fireworks Spectacular!

Contact: Larry McIntyre
Village of Westmont Communications Director

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