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See 'The Greatest Showman' at a drive-in movie experience Aug. 8!


The Village of Oswego and City of Yorkville are partnering up again on Thursday, Aug. 8, to host a retro drive-in movie experience at the Park N Ride lot, on Station Drive in Oswego, for The Greatest Showman.

Bring the whole family to watch the film from your car, plus enjoy food from area food trucks, and pre-movie family-friendly activities, beginning at 7 p.m. Enjoy the drive-in movie experience by tuning your car stereo into the radio station displayed at the event entrance. There is limited visibility in some locations. -- lawn chairs are recommended to make sure you get the best view.

About 'The Greatest Showman': 

This musical biopic about the life of PT Barnum celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. Rated ages 10+ by Common Sense Media. Location:

For more information, including a full calendar of family-friendly events happening all summer long in Oswego, visit www.GoOswego.org.

 

 


Movies in the Park: Mary Poppins Returns rescheduled for Aug. 1

Grab a blanket or lawn chairs and join the Village of Oswego for a movie on the lawn! Movies in the Park are free. Films begin at dusk, approximately 8 p.m.  On Thursday, Aug. 1, see Mary Poppins Returns:

Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives. Rated ages 6+ by Common Sense Media.

The Oswego Senior Center will be present selling concessions. Bring cash for sweet treats benefitting a great Oswego cause!

(This is the rescheduled date following the heat-related cancelation on July 18.)


Movies in the Park: Mary Poppins Returns rescheduled for Aug. 1

Grab a blanket or lawn chairs and join the Village of Oswego for a movie on the lawn! Movies in the Park are free. Films begin at dusk, approximately 8 p.m.  On Thursday, Aug. 1, see Mary Poppins Returns:

Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives. Rated ages 6+ by Common Sense Media.

The Oswego Senior Center will be present selling concessions. Bring cash for sweet treats benefitting a great Oswego cause!

(This is the rescheduled date following the heat-related cancelation on July 18.)


Coffee and Conversation offers seniors chance to learn about resources offered by Village of Oswego

The Village of Oswego invites senior residents of Oswego to Coffee and Conversation with Village President Troy Parlier to learn more about the resources available to seniors in our community.

Coffee and Conversation will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 30, at the Oswego Police Headquarters, 3355 Wooley Road.

The event includes a brief presentation on available resources for seniors by Village President Troy Parlier, Oswego Police Chief Jeff Burgner, and Kendall County Health Department Executive Director Dr. Amaal Tokars. Village staff will be on hand to answer questions about what’s happening around Oswego. Plus, get a tour of the new Oswego Police Headquarters. Coffee and donuts will be served.

Coffee and Conversation with Village President Troy Parlier is free to attend, and no registration is necessary. For questions, contact Jenette Sturges, Community Engagement Coordinator, at 630-551-2392, or jsturges@oswegoil.org.


Garbage to be collected one hour earlier, Movies in the Park postponed during heatwave

Garbage to be collected one hour earlier, Movies in the Park postponed due to heatwave
Residents urged to take health precautions in dangerously high temperatures, humidity

Due to a predicted heatwave, the Village's waste hauler, Groot Industries, will collect garbage and recycling one hour earlier the rest of this week. 

Garbage and recycling collection will begin at 5 a.m. on Thursday, July 18, and Friday, July 19, instead of the regular 6 a.m. start. Residents should have their garbage and recycling out at the curb before 5 a.m. on their regular collection day. Place containers outside the night before your scheduled collection. 

Excessive Heat Warning in effect
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Chicagoland from 12 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, to 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 20. The heat index is expected to peak as high at 114 degrees each afternoon. Residents are advised to avoid strenuous activity outdoors during daytime hours, stay hydrated, learn the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heatstroke, and check up on neighbors. Do not leave children or pets unattended in vehicles for any length of time.

Cooling centers are open 
Cooling centers are open throughout the area. Oswego Police Headquarters, 3355 Woolley Road, is a 24-hour cooling center. Find a complete list of cooling centers here

Movies in the Park rescheduled
The showing of "Mary Poppins Returns" scheduled for this Thursday evening will be rescheduled to a later date. For updates, follow  @VillageofOswego on Facebook or @OswegoIL60543 on Twitter, and check www.GoOswego.org for more fun family-friend events throughout the year. 

Report pavement blowouts
Motorists are advised to be on the lookout for pavement blowouts. Extreme heat, especially combined with precipitation or high humidity, can cause pavement to fail, resulting in uneven driving surfaces. Pavement failures that create unsafe driving conditions can be reported by calling 911.

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