Sycamore Kids' Work Day set for Saturday


SYCAMORE – The city of Sycamore has scheduled its Kids Work Day for 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Children should meet at the parking lot at Somonauk and Elm streets, where they will be equipped with gloves, bags and water and dispatched to help clean up Sycamore in preparation for the Pumpkin Festival.

Participants will keep to parkways and sidewalks and pick up paper, plastic and trash. They will not pick up broken glass or anything with sharp edges.

After the cleanup, kids will receive T-shirts and kids meal coupons from area businesses. Sycamore Kiwanis, Lions and Rotary clubs, the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce, Sycamore Park District, Sycamore School District 427 and city of Sycamore all sponsor the event.