Quick News: Joliet’s trick-or-treat hours announced
October 7, 2013 10:44PM
Updated: November 10, 2013 6:08AM
This Halloween, trick-or-treating in Joliet is scheduled from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., the city announced Monday.
Homes that want to participate in the Halloween tradition should keep their porch lights on, according to the release.
Columbus Day in Joliet
Monday’s garbage pickup, recycling and yard waste pickup in Joliet won’t be effected by Columbus Day, according to a city news release.
City Hall will be closed Monday, Oct. 14, in observance of Columbus Day.
The city’s parking decks will be free of charge and parking meters will not be enforced that day, according to the release.
Plainfield School District 202 to hold community forum
Plainfield School District 202 parents interested in learning more about the Common Core State Standards for learning can have a chance to hear from teachers and ask questions this week about the new requirements.
The district is hosting its fourth and final community forum at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Timber Ridge Middle School, 2101 Bronk Road, Plainfield, according to a press release.
The forum is free, and there will be refreshments, according to the release.
More information is available at www.psd202.org.
Joliet fire stations open doors
All Joliet fire stations will have open houses from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The Joliet Fire Department is having the open house as part of Fire Prevention Week, which started Sunday. Residents and families are encouraged to visit the stations.
Fire Prevention Week is held on the anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire, which occurred from Oct. 8 to Oct. 10, 1871.