Come join us for the City’s Public Works Open House on Sept. 21. Stop by the Public Works building, 8635 West Point Douglas Road, anytime between 3 and 7 p.m. for loads of fun.  Visit with the men and women who help keep your city a great place to live, work, and play. Bring the entire family and enjoy free demos and fun activities. Get a close look and climb into the driver’s seat of multiple trucks.  Enjoy a hay ride around the large Public Works grounds.  Climb into the bucket of an aerial truck for a ride into the sky.  Facebook painting, balloon animals, and an inflatable bouncer will be sure to add to kid's fun. New this year you can climb inside the 49ers’ simulator trailer and try your hand at virtually operating some equipment! 

Many local organizations will have informative displays and giveaways too. Confirmed vendors include: 49ers, Xcel Energy, Cottage Grove Bike Park, DNR Fisheries, Friends of Mississippi River, Inclusive Playground Task Force, Pineridge Garden Club, Tennis Sanitation, Wag Dog Park, Washington County Conservation, and Washington County Environmental Center.  

Be sure to stop by the grill where Public Works staff will have hot dogs, chips and pop available for purchase.


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