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Posted on: April 7, 2014


Please see the list below of our CITY-WIDE SPECIAL EVENTS for the 2014 season. Events are FREE unless otherwise indicated.

JULY 12TH - THE COLOR DASH. Due to the high waters of the Mississippi River, this event has been relocated to begin and end at the Bowling and Beyond parking lot and the Nicholas J. Sutton Swimming Pool. Runners are asked to pick up their packets on Friday, July 11th at the Nicholas J. Sutton Swimming Pool located at 1900 Hawthorne Drive between the hours of 3-7 p.m. or the morning of the event at 7:00 a.m. The Color Dash will begin at 9:00 a.m.

JULY 16TH - WATER CARNIVAL AT FLORA POOL. A variety of races for ages 5 through 14. Events begin at 6:30 p.m.

JULY 23RD - CITY-WIDE PLAYGROUND CARNIVAL AT ALLISON-HENDERSON PARK, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Fun-filled evening for all ages. A variety of booths, refreshments and drawings for prizes throughout the evening. A minimum fee will be charged.

JULY 30TH - CITY-WIDE AMATEUR NIGHT AT ALLISON-HENDERSON PARK, upper patio. Registration begins at 6:15 p.m. and show begins at 6:30 p.m. Bring your blanket, talent and join the fun.

AUGUST 12TH - MOVIE IN COMISKEY PARK, "THE LEGO MOVIE". Movie shown at sundown, 8:30 p.m.

For further information, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263 or email us at

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