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Wednesday’s Independence Day holiday will lead to a variety of changes in city services in Evanston this week.

Refuse Collection
No refuse collection will occur on Wednesday.

Wednesday and Thursday trash, yard waste and recycling collections will occur one day later than normal.

Facilities
The Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday for community roller skating.

All other City community centers, recreation facilities, Evanston Public Library locations, and the Morton Civic Center will be closed.

Clark Street Beach and Church Street Boat Ramp
To prepare for the lakefront fireworks display, Clark Street Beach will be closed all day and evening on Wednesday.

Boaters will not be able to access the Church Street Boat Launch Ramp from 6 p.m. Wednesday until after the conclusion of the evening fireworks.

Boater parking will not be allowed in the Church Street Boat Ramp area after 2 p.m. Wednesday.

311 Center
Evanston’s 311 Center will be open for extended hours, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., on Wednesday.

Parking
No street cleaning will occur Wednesday, so street cleaning parking restrictions will not be in effect.

Signs will be posted where temporary 4th of July parade and fireworks “No Parking” restrictions are in effect.

Parking meters/pay boxes and downtown parking garages will be free on Wednesday.

And Wednesday counts as a holiday for areas signed to prohibit parking except on holidays.

Parade, Fireworks and Activities
The Evanston 4th of July Association website has a complete list of Independence Day events.

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