Family night in Mt Vernon scheduled for July 11

Family night in Mt Vernon scheduled for July 11

MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) - Take a walk on the wild side in Mt. Vernon and bring the whole family along for the ride with a Night on the Wild Side on July 11.

The Mt. Vernon Parks and Recreation Department will host a family night at the Aquatic Zoo Water Park, featuring a 'dive-in movie.'

Activities include swimming relay races, water games and story time.  Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and all the fun starts at 7 p.m.  At 8 p.m., Mary Mary Jane Chesley and local historian, John Howard, will be telling stories about the history of Mt. Vernon.

Then at 8:30 p.m., the movie, "The Zoo Keeper," will be shown.

Admission is $5 per person and children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information, contact the Mt. Vernon Parks and Recreation Department at parksandrec@mvn.net or 618-242-6890.

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