Events & Festivals
Summer is Beginning to Wind Down but There is Still Plenty of Time to Enjoy a Whole Roster of Outdoor Activities
City Offices will be closed Monday, September 1 for the Labor Day Holiday.
Everyone can be a hero. Sign up to donate blood and you will come to the rescue of three people in need. Each blood donation can be divided into platelets, red cells, and plasma. On August 27, from noon to 4:30 p.m., the Heartland Blood Center mobile donation coach will be at the Public Works facility, 200 Devereaux Way. Donors will receive a $5 Subway gift card. Log on to www.heartlandbc.org to schedule an appointment online. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will ensure a timely donation (usually 20 to 30 minutes). Read more »
As we get ready to stake out our favorite spots to watch the spectacular July 4th fireworks display, we continue St. Charles’ longstanding tradition of celebrating its patriotism.
Here in our community, I certainly hope the living is easy as we embark upon another summer season in St. Charles.
Riverfest is a community/family celebration that allows us to relax and have some fun shopping, eating, and listening to good music in our downtown.
I hope you will have a chance to support the Relay for Life at Cougars’ Stadium on June 13. Other ancillary activities to show your support will also take place. Read more »
Cemetery Ceremonies, Parade, Memorial at the Freedom Shrine and the Veteran’s Parking Lot Dedication to Alderman James Martin
Show your respect for our troops who have given their lives in service to our country at the St. Charles Memorial Day ceremonies and parade, Monday, May 26. Several activities are scheduled, beginning at 6:00 a.m. and continuing throughout the morning.
U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) celebrated the 180th anniversary of the City of St. Charles on the House floor. Watch it here.
Following the 10:45 a.m. Memorial Ceremony at the Freedom Shrine on Memorial Day, May 26, please join us for a special dedication of the parking lot at 119 N. 3rd St. (site of the former VFW).
The “City of St. Charles Veterans Parking Lot” will be dedicated to recognize Alderman Jim Martin in honor of his military service to the United States of America, his commitment as Alderman serving the City of St. Charles for more than 35 years, and his overall general civic service.