PICTURE THIS: Photos from the weekJuly 6, 2018 Picture This offers a glimpse of your communities through the lenses of The Times' photographers. [Tom Sistak]The 60 acres of sunflowers at Matthiessen State Park are now in full bloom as far as the eye can see. The field is managed for dove hunting and can be found in the far west corner by the airplane field. [Tom Sistak]Brandi Peters, of Results Physical Therapy, helps Chloe Ludowski through an obstacle course during Streator's Kid's Corner, which was part of the community's Independence Day celebration. [Katy Arnold, for The Times]A lone woman holds out hope for the Independence Day fireworks, sponsored by Ottawa First, in King Field's bleachers at Ottawa High School on Wednesday. The display was postponed due to thunderstorms. [Kimberly Crawford]Kate Tombaugh, renowned opera singer and former Streatorite, performs "The Star-Spangled Banner" and "God Bless America" as the local VFW and American Legion present the colors on opening night of the Streator Independence Day celebration.