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Celebrate the Fourth of July at Brickyard Park

It’s almost time for the city’s annual Fourth of July celebration, which offers a family-friendly concert and fireworks show at Brickyard Park, located at Woodland & D Street in Hastings. The City of Hastings Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the event, with food vendors onsite at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, July 4. The Fourth of July Cornhole Tournament…

Hastings Community Foundation awards Aquacourt scholarship

Families in Hastings have a chance to receive free day passes to the Aquacourt thanks to funding from the Hastings Community Foundation. The Hastings Aquacourt was awarded $1,500, which will be used to offer 4 youth day passes per children. Day passes will be awarded based on family income. Applications can be found at https://www.cityofhastings.org/parks/hastings-aquacourt,…

Hastings Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is going swimmingly!

On June 1 the Summer Reading Program began at the Hastings Public Library. This year's theme is Oceans of Possibilities, has proven to be true. The number of patrons participating in the challenges and attending programs has surged in 2022 surpassing the past few years. The Library had 263 patrons sign up for the program in 2021 and have already registered…

Sale of fireworks to begin June 28

Fireworks sales can begin on June 28 within Hastings city limits under the city’s Code of Ordinances. Permissible fireworks may be sold and ignited from: June 28 – July 2 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and July 3-4 from 10 a.m. to midnight Fireworks may not be used on any public street, alley, sidewalk, park or other property owned by the City of…

Part of West 9th Street closed

Part of West 9th Street is closed beginning June 22nd at 9:00 a.m. for plumbing work in the area. West 9th Street is closed to traffic between Baltimore and Hewett Avenues. The closure is expected to last through Friday, June 24th. Drivers are asked to use caution in the area and plan to use alternate routes. We appreciate your patience during this…