December 28, 2016

The Municipal Centre will be closed on Monday, January 2.
Horse Fair Park Rentals
Horse Fair Park Rental reservations for residents will be taken starting Monday, Jan. 9 for village residents and Monday, Feb. 6 for the general public. Rental fees are $180 for residents, businesses and organizations, and $360 for non-Spring Grove residents, businesses and organizations. Amenities include the pavilion with a refrigerator, freezer, oven, microwave, bar and picnic tables; an outdoor grill, port-a-potty, volleyball and basketball courts with equipment. View more info...
Christmas Tree Disposal
Holiday trees may be placed out for pickup by Groot on your garbage day through January 11 or consider recycling your tree by bringing it to   Glacial Park in Ringwood (off Harts Rd. & Route 31) . All decorations must be removed as the trees are processed into mulch. For details call 815-338-6223. You can also use the branches of your tree as winter mulch by clipping them off and laying them over your garden.
Ring in the New Year at The Grove
The New Year's Eve Special is  Filet Mignon, Twice Baked Potato and Vegetable.  Champagne Toast at Midnight! Opens at 11:00 with full regular menu available all day. New Year's Day hours are noon - 9:00 PM with the full menu available. Located at 2008 Main Street.
Refuse & Recycling Collection
Collections will be delayed one day this week and next week due to New Year's Day being on a Sunday. Happy New Year from your friends at Groot!
Get Yourself on Track at NJ Elite Performance
NJ Elite Performance wants to help you get on track to a happier and healthier lifestyle in 2017! In January there is no drop-in fee if you sign up for a membership that day!  Also 10% off all services in January: Memberships, Sports Performance Training, Personal Training and Nutritional Services.   Come try something new or just get yourself back in the habit of getting into the gym and eating healthy! For more info about the facility, trainers and schedules visit them here
Sportdecals Winter Clearance Sale Continues!
Sportdecals® is ending 2016 with a bang!  Stop in and save on name brand t-shirts, hoodies, track suits, jackets, pants, sweats & more! Also,  Adidas® Winter Clearance Blowout -  u p to 70% off!  Hurry - only while supplies last. Located at 2504 Spring Ridge Drive off Spring Grove Road. Open M-F 8 AM - 7 PM. 
Photo of the Week

Thanks to all who donated food plus $129  at the tree lighting festival  for the Richmond Spring Grove Food Pantry.  Suzanne and Peter VanValin also dropped off food from a a special collection from their neighbors in the Breezy Lawn subdivision. Many thanks to the whole community for your generous donations throughout the year!  If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, submit it here
Wine and Paint
Have fun with friends and enjoy some wine while an artist guides you step-by-step through a painting you can take home with you.  Lucky Bernie's has Wine and Paint parties scheduled for Saturdays on January 14 & 28 and February 11 & 25. First glass of wine is ½ off. Also live music every Friday night. View more here...
Spring Grove Tavern New Year's Eve Dinner 
You're invited to dinner and New Year's Eve party this Saturday at the Spring Grove Tavern, located at 2508 Route 12. Choose your dinner option: Prime Rib, Ribeye & Crab Legs or Salmon & Blackened Shrimp. Includes soup, salad, potato, veggies & dessert. Champagne toast at midnight, music & party favors! Open bar until midnight and free cab ride home!    $75/person.  Also enjoy  10% off breakfast on 1/1/17.  View daily specials here...
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
The 2016/17 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Crackdown goes through January 3. Expect to see an increase in patrols and sobriety checkpoints. Have a safe and happy holiday. 
Parkinson's Monthly Support Group
Join them for guest speakers and open discussions on topics important to people with Parkinson's Disease. Wednesday, January 4 from 7:00 - 8:30 PM at the State Bank of the Lakes located at 1906 Holian Drive.  View the flyer...
New Hobby Club
If you enjoy building and painting models, come and join a new Spring Grove hobby club. All are welcome, adults and children age 7 and up (accompanied by an adult), beginner or experienced modelers. The Northern Illinois Scale Modelers meet the 4th Saturday of each month at 7 PM at the Municipal Centre. Email any questions here
Garden Club
Are you a gardener who wants to talk and learn more about your garden?   The Richmond Garden Club is always looking for new members to share their love of gardening and help the community in a variety of ways. Guest speakers and outings are also planned during the year.  Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month at 7 PM .  Call 815-370-2372 for the January meeting location. View more info...
Holiday Lights Recycling
Don't forget to bring your unused or broken holiday lights to the Municipal Centre at 7401 Meyer Road for recycling. View the flyer... 
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