Temporary Road Closures for Emerson Turkey Trot 5K
Please note that on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, some streets will be temporarily closed from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. for the Emerson Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk. See the temporary street closures on the City’s website.
No Garbage Pickup Nov. 28
Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, Lakeshore Recycling Systems will not pickup up garbage, yard waste or recycling on Thursday, Nov. 28. Thursday and Friday routes will be picked up one day later during that week.
City Offices Closed
City of Wheaton offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29. Offices will reopen on Monday, Dec. 2.
Wheaton Community Christmas Tree Lighting
Join the festivities of a new tradition in Wheaton. The official City of Wheaton Christmas Tree is moving to City Hall this year and is a tree that we can watch grow from year to year. A tree-lighting ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, in front of Wheaton City Hall, 303 W Wesley Street.
Video Highlights Wheaton’s Role in the Underground Railroad
Wheaton’s Bicycle Advisory Commission held a bike tour highlighting important places in Wheaton related to the Underground Railroad. Hear from author Glennette Tilley Turner, who spoke at the bike tour, about Wheaton’s history and the Underground Railroad.