Christmas Tree Collection
As Christmas has come to a close, it will soon be time to start packing up the holiday decorations. If you have a live tree, the city of Naperville does provide tree collection during the first two weeks of January. They ask that trees be placed curbside and cleared of all tinsel, lights and decorations. The first collection will begin on Monday, December 31.
Holiday Light Recycling
And as the decorations come down, if there are any lights that have lost their luster – set them aside and take them to one of the many holiday light recycling bins around town. The Naperville Park District is accepting mini, rope, LED, C-7 and C-9 lights for recycling. You can drop them off at the Fort Hill Activity Center, Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center, Springbrook Golf Course, and Knoch Knolls Nature Center, now through February 1.
NFD Blood Drive
A great way to channel that holiday spirit is to give blood. The Naperville Fire Department has partnered with Vitalant, formerly LifeSource, to hold a blood drive at Safety Town tomorrow from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you plan to give blood, please eat well and stay hydrated leading up to your donation. Participants will receive a free Vitalant t-shirt.
Holiday Basketball Tournament
The 45th annual Jack Tosh Holiday Boys Basketball Tournament tips off today. The tournament is being held at York High School in Elmhurst throughout the week. Metea Valley and Naperville North will both participate this year. The Mustangs went 2 and 2 in last years tournament are are 9 and 11 all time in the Jack Tosh. Naperville North went 3 and 1 last season and have a 14 and 7 all time record in the Jack Tosh.
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