Mt. Vernon chooses to not open Aquatic Zoo this summer

Mt. Vernon chooses to not open Aquatic Zoo this summer

MT. VERNON, IL — The City Council decided at Monday night’s meeting to not open the Aquatic Zoo this summer due to COVID-19 uncertainty. City Manager Mary Ellen Bechtel says the end of March typically begins the preparation process to open the Zoo.

She says it was better to err on the side of caution this summer with the coronavirus situation being so fluid and ever changing each day.

As of Thursday morning the Jefferson County Health Department had announced 78 confirmed cases and 2 deaths from COVID-19.

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James Taylor w/ Jackson Browne

James Taylor w/ Jackson Browne

December 4 @ 7:30 PM Legendary singer/songwriter James Taylor & His All-Star Band with special guest Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne and his band at Enterprise Center. ON SALE • Friday, August 27th @ 10am PRICES • $59.50, $79.50, $125.00 Click HERE to purchase tickets

Dream Theater

Dream Theater

POSTPONED!! Dream Theater with special guest Arch Echo at Stifel Theatre on Saturday, December 4th ON SALE • NOW PRICES • $24.50, $36.50, $51.50, $66.50 and $82 Click HERE to purchase tickets

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