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FRG to hold fireworks Saturday, offer shuttle buses

Published: Friday, July 5, 2013 3:33 p.m. CDT

FOX RIVER GROVE – The village will have its annual fireworks celebration on Saturday at Picnic Grove Park. 

To ensure safe travel for both pedestrians and vehicles, there will be no parking on any of the roads within the Picnic Grove subdivision, the village said in a news release. Parking restrictions also will apply to several roads near Picnic Grove Park. 

The police department will block traffic at the completion of the fireworks on Birch Lane from the 600 block to Harding Avenue to allow pedestrians to exit.

Spectators will be allowed to enter the Picnic Grove Park between 5:30 and 9 p.m.

Once the fireworks are about to begin, no one will be allowed to enter through the gates, according to the news release.

Food and beverages will not be allowed to be carried into the park, the village said. Food and drinks are available for purchase. No pets are allowed in the park.

Free shuttle buses will available throughout the village.

Route 1 will include Victoria Woods, Hunters Farm and Welch's subdivisions and will stop at Victoria Drive and Tiffany Lane, Camilla Place and Jasmine Way, Victoria Drive and Jasmine Way, Bridle Path Lane and Saddle Lane, and Saddle Lane and Morgan Lane.

Route 2, the Foxmoor Route, will stop at Old Hunt Road and Plum Tree Road, Old Hunt Road and Lexington Road, Foxmoor Road and Yorkshire Drive, and the Algonquin Road Fire Station.

Route 3, the south Route, will stop at Algonquin Road School, Lions Park, and the Commuter/Metra lot.

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