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News Bulletin

Morton Public Library
Events for the week of June 29-July 3

Mon, June 29 - Nothing planned.
Tues, June 30 - Fun with Art with Inspired Arts, 4 to 4:45pm, K-2nd grade

Wed, Thu, July 1 and 2 - Nothing planned.
Fri, July 3 - The Library will be CLOSED.

Morton Public Library
Events for the week of July 6-10

Mon, July 6 - Registration begins for Peoria Fencing Academy on 15th and Rhythm & Rhyme on the 16th.
Tues, July 7 - Learn Spanish through Fun & Games 4 to 5 pm for ages 3-8.
Wed, July 8 - Peoria Zoomobile from 3:30-4:15 pm.
Thu, July 9 - Rhythm & Rhyme, 10:30-11:15
am, Girls Science Club (GEMS), 4-5:15 pm.
Fri, July 10 - Toddler Time and 9:30 & 10:30 am, Brown Bag-It at 12:30 featuring Ronald McDonald.


Arts in the Park featuring the Pekin Park Concert Bank Thu, July 2, 2015
Idlewood Park, 450 E. Greenwood Street

7:00 to 9:00 pm

Morton Fine Arts Association “Arts in the Park” Series on July 2, 2015. This free concert will be featuring the Pekin Park Concert Band performing marches, show tunes and big band music. This year the bands will perform in a brand new stage with great lighting and sound. Approximately 900 to 1000 people bring their lawn chairs, blankets and families to the park to enjoy a different style of music each week. Concessions are available or you can bring a picnic supper. www.mortonfinearts.org or www.pekinparkdistrict.org/concertband.html


Morton VFW Fireworks Celebration
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5921, 2310 Veterans Road

Fri, July 3, 2015 5:00 - 10:00 pm

Hosted by Morton VFW. Festivities start at 5pm with live entertainment great food and beverages with fireworks beginning at dusk, approximately 9:15 pm.

 

For information on the I-74/I-155 ramp closures please refer to:
http://www.idot.illinois.gov/projects/i-74-and-i-155-improvement-project

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that Jefferson Street at I-74 in Morton will be closed for three weeks starting Monday, July 6. A marked detour using Detroit Avenue, Jackson Street (US 150) and Veterans Road will be in place during the closure. The closure is necessary for bridge painting work to be completed. The overall project is the complete reconstruction of I-74 from Pleasant Hill Road to Morton Avenue in Tazewell County.

Please slow down and use extreme caution while driving through all work zones.

For IDOT District 4 updates on Twitter, follow us at https://twitter.com/IDOTDistrict4.


Morton Tunnel Memorabilia
Morton Tourism Office, 200 S. First.

The Morton Tourism Association has Morton Tunnel travel mugs, short & long Sleeve T-Shirts for sale. The 18 oz. travel mug is $15 and short sleeve t-shirts are $20 and long sleeve are $25. These can be shipped for an additional $2. We now have long sleeve Morton Tunnel T-shirts in children's sizes for sale for $20.
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