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City Announces 2018 Independence Day Holiday Facility and Service Schedules

Post Date:06/28/2018 9:57 AM

Flag_400pxThe City of Evanston announces service and facility schedules for the Independence Day holiday, Wednesday, July 4, 2018.

Refuse Collection
No refuse collection will occur on Wednesday, July 4. Wednesday and Thursday trash, yard waste and recycling collections will occur one day later than normal in the week. Friday condo recycling collections will occur on Friday, July 6. Collections on Monday, July 2 and Tuesday, July 3 will occur as normal.

Facilities
The Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4 for community roller skating. All other City community centers, recreation facilities, Evanston Public Library locations, and the Morton Civic Center will be closed.

Clark Street Beach and Church Street Boat Ramp
In order to prepare for Wednesday evening's lakefront fireworks display, Clark Street Beach will be closed all day and evening on July 4.

Boaters will not be able to access the Church Street Boat Launch Ramp after 6 p.m. on July 4 until after the conclusion of the evening fireworks. Boater parking is not allowed in the Church Street Boat Ramp area after 2 p.m. on July 4.

311 Center
Evanston’s 311 Center will be open for extended hours, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., on Wednesday, July 4.

Parking
No street cleaning will occur on July 4; street cleaning parking restrictions will not be in effect. Signs will be posted where temporary 4th of July parade and fireworks "No Parking" restrictions are in effect.

Parking meters/pay boxes and downtown parking garages will be free on July 4. In addition, other restricted areas that have signs that prohibit parking except on holidays will be honored.

Parade, Fireworks and Activities
Visit evanston4th.org for a complete listing of Independence Day festivities.

For more information, please call or text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents in Evanston may simply dial 3-1-1.

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