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Normal Parks & Recreation has reached a special agreement with the North Pole! Santa will be calling local children ages 2-12 on December 5 and 7.
Since we can't keep Santa away from his workshop for too long, there will be a maximum number of cal...Read on...
Come for breakfast and a visit with Santa! Families can enjoy a buffet style breakfast followed by Christmas carols and a visit from Santa with plenty of time for photos. Each child will receive a small gift along with a special surprise for those on Sa...Read on...
The fall/winter/spring activity guide is available now! Check out all of our activities and events to keep you active and playful throughout the year.
In case of inclement weather, please call the Rec-Line at 309-433-3434 for updates and cancellations.
Children 3-5 years will learn juggling, rola bola, rightwire, aerial silks, acrobatics & more.
Join us as we travel to Chicago for exciting Basketball and Hockey action this winter!Raptors vs Chicago Bulls , $49 per person on January 7. Ice Hogs vs Chicago Wolves, $39 per person on February 4.
Registration begins November 2nd for Normal residents and November 4th for non-residents. Families will enjoy a buffet style breakfast and a visit from Santa on December 10 & 11, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Come dressed up as your favorite character or bring your favorite prop from the show. Before the movie begins, audience members will be encouraged to come up on stage and show off their outfits and props. Each attendee under the age of 10 will receive a s...
Registration underway for grade school basketball ... grades 1 thru 5.
Registration underway for boys basketball grades 6th, 7th & 8th.
Register now for SAT strategy sessions and practice tests.
Stay active this winter by participating in open gym pick up games. Just $2 per evening.
Children ages 9-12 will enjoy exercise with Hula Hoops! Register now for the next session beginning January 18th!
Guitar instructor Scott Terrell, will give a solid foundation for the beginning guitarist.
FREE demo class on January 5th. Mixed Ages at 10:00 am and Babies at 11:00 am. Call Colette at 309-454-9543 to reserve your spot! Registration underway for winter session.
Children ages 3-9 years will be inspired, challenged and have fun dancing. Classes begin in January.
Register now for January 15th class, 9 am-4 pm, Lincoln Leisure Center, 1206 S. Lee Rm. 106, Bloomington.
Hosted by Mickey Lower and her dance council. Great time of dancing and socializing. No partner needed. Mark your calendars for January 14, 7 pm at the Community Activity Center. $5 per person.
Let Cirquemania host your party at the Normal Community Activity Center. Children 5 years and older will enjoy experiencing the fun of aerial silks, rola-bola, tight wire, juggling, hula-hooping, clown noses and makeup, games, hamster ball races and a ci...Read on...
The Town of Normal was recognized in November 2014 by the League of American Bicyclists as a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community, joining more than 325 visionary communities from across the country. The designation is valid for four years (Summer 2018...Read More . . .
Beginning with horse-drawn coaches and progressing through today’s modern buses, there is a long tradition of public transportation in Bloomington-Normal dating back to the 1800s. However, it was not until the private National City Lines bus company left ...Read More . . .
The Ecology Action Center is a not-for-profit environmental agency with a mission to inspire and assist residents of McLean County, Illinois in creating, strengthening and preserving a healthy environment. The EAC acts as a central resource for environme...Read More . . .
Council meetings are streamed live on YouTube. Previously recorded meetings are also available.
The 41st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Luncheon will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, January 14 at Bone Student Center on the campus of Illinois State University. This year’s guest speaker will be broadcast journalism pioneer Monica Pearson...
Self-service electronics recycling drop off, for McLean County residents, is available Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 8 a.m. – Noon and on the first Saturday morning of each month. This is in addition to the regular self-service electronics recyclin...
Bloomington and Normal Human Relations Commissions are seeking nominations for the 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards. Each year, the Commissions honor the legacy of Dr. King by recognizing two local high school students and two adults for their effo...Additional info...
Vision 2040 was presented to the Town Council Nov 7. Created by a group of 25 citizens, the plan establishes core values our community will have embraced by 2040, touching on issues such as social equity, environmental sustainability & economic vitality.
The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) in partnership with The Ecology Action Center (EAC) of Normal, have surpassed their goal of 250 kW solar for home, business and farm installation in McLean County through their Solar Group Buy Program.
Mandava Rao has been named Normal’s 2016 Citizen of the Year. Mayor Chris Koos made the announcement during the Town’s annual Appreciation Reception on Thursday, July 21, at the I.S.U. Hancock Stadium Club in Normal, Illinois.
Mandava is a founding mem...Read on...
Due to construction of One Uptown on the Circle, the westbound lane of W. Beaufort Street will be closed beginning Monday, November 28 to all traffic from Uptown Circle to the ingress/egress of the Uptown Station parking deck. The closure is anticipated ...Read on...
Normal, IL – The Town of Normal received a revised schedule of road closures related to the Illinois High Speed Rail project. The closures are required to complete the work on the railroad tracks and to replace the roadway crossings. A detour route will b...Read on...
View interactive map of all Town of Normal Road Closures. See below posts for additional road closure information.