September 13, 2017
Dear Village Resident,
The new Fall Recreation Brochure is available for on-line viewing only on the village's website. Check out new programs and perennial favorites, like Dodge Ball, Parent & Tot, and Archery! Print out the Registration form here. Registration forms are also available at the Municipal Center. Basketball registration starts in November. See the brochure for more information .
Paws for a Cause Community Dog Walk
You and your pooch will have a lot of fun at this one-mile community dog walk at Hatchery Park on Sunday, October 1 from 12 - 3 PM Walk to honor those that are fighting breast cancer and remember those that have lost their battle to breast cancer. 100% of the proceeds benefit the Centegra Gavers Breast Center and Breast Care Fund. Raffles, Sponsors, Games and more. View more information here.
Hatchery Park Wine & Beer Tasting
Come to an afternoon of wine, craft beer and appetizers prepared by the American Cafe on Saturday, October 7 from 2-5 PM. There will be 24 wines and 10 craft brews including 5 flagship beers from Crystal Lake Brewing. Crystal Lake Brewing will also bring something special that is only available on tap in growlers for early birds. All attendees will receive a complimentary tasting glass! View more information and register on-line here!
Fall Trout Season
The 2017 Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season will open on Saturday, Oct. 21 at ponds, lakes, and streams throughout the state, including Hatchery Park.  This program is funded entirely through the sale of Inland Trout Stamps. All anglers must have a valid fishing license and an Inland Trout Stamp, unless they are under the age of 16, blind or disabled, or are an Illinois resident on leave from active duty in the Armed Forces. Opens at 5 AM. View more information here
Photo of the Week
Public Works has completed the final restorations along the new bike path on Winn Road and the grass is starting to grow! Looks great, guys! We hope everyone is enjoying the new path. If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, please email it here.
4th Annual Trivia Night October 21!
Richardson Farm is hosting the 4th Annual Trivia Night on Saturday, October 21 in the barn at 9407 Richardson Road. Doors open at 6 PM and questions start at 7. Bring your group of know-it-alls or join a mixed table. A variety of beverages will be available for purchase. Bring your favorite snacks. Must be 21 years old. Proceeds benefit the Community Church of Richmond. Register by October 18. View the flyer here.
Self-defense Classes for 6 and up!
Starting October 2, Steve Meredith will be leading an 8-week self-defense class at NJ Elite Performance! This class is open to anyone over the age of 6. Parents and child pairs encouraged; let's make this a family event! The cost for each pair or single participant is $150 and $25 for each additional family member. View flyer for additional information. Call 815-675-1044, or email them with any questions!
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