Don’t miss out on the Village’s Department Open Houses this year on Saturday, August 9th, where you can do everything from ride a fire truck to see a live K9 demonstration! The schedule of this year’s open houses will be as follows:
Public Works Open House: The Public Works Department will hold their open house at the Public Works Facility (1151 Kilbourne Road) from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Activities will feature plow truck rides and demonstrations on back hoe digging and bucket trucks. You can even try operating a backhoe yourself! There will also be displays on each division and pamphlets on their operations.
Fire Department Open House: The Fire Department will have its open house at Fire Station No. 1 (4580 Old Grand) from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Activities will include fire truck rides, fire pole, fire safety house, kids firefighter course, dive team demos, and a live fire demo. Firefighters will be on hand to answer any questions visitors may have, and there will be displays of fire/emergency medical apparatus and equipment as well as information on Fire Department programs.
Police Department Open House: The Police Department open house will be at the Police Facility (100 N. O’Plaine) from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Police Department will be open for self-guided tours of the Department including the 911 Center, the prisoner lock-up, shooting range and evidence processing areas. Police equipment will be on display and a child safety seat inspection will be conducted in the parking lot. There will also be a K9 demonstration at 1 p.m.
Please view the attached flyer for more details on the Village of Gurnee's Department Open Houses.