& Visitors Preview Of
New Park Features
new portion of the park trail was finished enough to remove barriers and let
the big Independence Day crowd put it to use. It was a bit dusty with hundreds
of kids running around in the construction dirt all evening. The fireworks show
was the best in the past decade that I've seen, with a fast pace and intense
flurry for the final several minutes. The park visitors had plenty of other
food and other entertainment on an unusually cool (70's) July evening. -- Ted
are just a portion of the launch tubes containing the many shells that were
exploded over Collinsville Tuesday evening for a spectatular show enjoyed for
miles around. Workers had not yet installed all the fuses when I took this photo
at about 6:30pm.
(Collinsville's electrical supplier) made a major donation to sponsor the
Collinsville fireworks show.
weren't quite ready for this event, but the center of the park will soon have
10 additional paved parking spots.
new picnic shelters were set up for the live band and the face painting /
and water mellon balancing was an unexpected combination found in this photo
at the ever popular skateboard ramps in city park.