May 1, 2019
Dear Village Resident ,
Bike to School Day
Bike to School Day is next Wednesday May 8 (with a rain date of Thursday, May 9)! There may be some delay in your morning or afternoon commute as the students cross the street at Winn and Main Street around 8:15 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Besides being a lot of fun, biking to school is healthy for kids and families!
Stamp Out Hunger
The post office letter carriers will be picking up food for the local food pantry Saturday, May 11, during the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Please put non-perishable donations in a bag by your mailbox and they will pick it up and deliver it to our local food pantry. Thank you! View the flyer here .
Summer Rec Brochure
The Summer Recreation Brochure is now available for viewing! New programs include three Snapology camps: Sports Science, Drone Commander and S.T.E.A.M. Fun for Kids! Perennial favorites include archery, horseback riding, golf, Junior Summer Camp and more. View the brochure here or anytime on the village's homepage .
Congratulations, Graduates!
Billy's Beef, Hot Dogs & more congratulates the Class of 2019! Call them for all your graduation and catering needs. They do pig roasts, too! Check out their menu here . They have something for everyone. Located at 2020 Route 12. Call 815-675-0340. Billy's Catering - Your Catering Professional!
Tammy's First Annual Wine Tasting!
Mark your calendars for Tammy's first annual wine tasting on Wednesday, May 22 from 6 - 8 PM at The Grove Pub and Grill! Complimentary appetizers will be served. Located at 2008 Main Street.
RBBA Opening Day Re-scheduled
The RBBA Annual Opening Day Celebration is postponed until Saturday, May 11, at Thelen Park. Parade of Athletes starts at 11:15. First pitch and fun activities start at noon including bounce house, competitions, raffle tickets to Pie-A-Coach, silent auction, concessions, 50/50 and more! Volunteer opportunities available. View the flyer with more information
INK 5K
INK 5K is scheduled for Thursday, May 30. INK 5K supports those in need through educational, financial and emotional support. Registration, activities and sponsorship information is available on their website here .
Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing
You're invited to attend the Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing on June 19 from 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM. 18 hole scramble with cart, lunch and dinner, Helicopter ball drop, contests on the course, Silent Auction and 50/50 Raffle. Sponsored by Dockers. Register here!
Photo of the Week
Now that it's May 1, hopefully there will be no more jokes from Mother Nature like this one from April 14! Photo submitted by Darlene Gill. If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, email it here .
USPS Can Help Your Small Business!
Come grab your Business Connect Kit during Small Business Week (Monday, May 6 - Friday, May 10) at the Post Office! They want to teach you about the tools they have available to help you grow your business. Event hours are 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Located at 2410 Westward Drive.
Advertise Your Business at Thelen Park!
The village is offering outfield advertising space at the Thelen Park ball fields! This is a great way to promote your business and it's easy to sign up. 2019 season rentals are $300. Purchase a 4' x 8' or 4' x 16' banner or 4' x 8' metal sign separately. View more information here!
Felix and Fingers Dueling Piano Act this Friday!
Come to a night of entertainment this Friday, May 3, as Felix and Fingers performs at the Bricks & Ivy Sports Tavern from 8 - 11 PM. They are one of best dueling piano acts in the area! The entertainment is free along with drink specials going on all night long. Bring your friends and enjoy a fun night out at Bricks & Ivy! Located at 2508 Route 12 .
Online Nutrition Coaching Available
Coach Ashley Starr has opened up just two online nutritional coaching spots! This is a rare occasion and will move fast! Join her team today and learn how to break away from fad/crash diets, powders and pills, confusion/stress and enjoy eating without restrictions and stress! Let's get ready for summer together! Email Ashley here for info or to get signed up today!
Special Open Gym this Saturday
WLAC is hosting a SPECIAL OPEN GYM! Join them on Saturday, May 4 from 7 - 9 PM for a Fall Cheer Open Gym Fundraiser and Registration Event. The fee is $10 (waived if you register before or during the event). Everyone is welcome! Located at 2449 Pierce Drive. Call 815-675-3005.
Cycling for Kids this Sunday, May 5
April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. Join this non-competitive ride for 30 miles and wear blue to show your support. Light breakfast, snack & taco lunch provided. Rain or shine! View more here .
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The Soul Purpose
Come to a gathering to help raise your level of spirituality. May’s topic will explore a Taoist look at healing. Bring any questions for discussion. A meditation will be included.   Located in the Carriage House Gallery at 2110 Main St. on the second floor of the stone barn, the first Sunday of every month at 10 AM. Donations accepted, but not mandatory. All are welcome. Email David here .
Toy Drive for Lurie's Children's Hospital through May 31
Girl Scout Troop 1935 is organizing a Toy Drive for Lurie’s Children’s Hospital! View the list of items needed and rules and restrictions here . Items can be left in the drop box at the Municipal Centre located at 7401 Meyer Road from 8 AM to 4 PM M-F through May 31. Thank you!
National Day of Prayer
A National Day of Prayer Breakfast, will be held May 2, from 6 - 7 AM at LifeSpring Community Church. Located at 2503 Spring Ridge Drive Unit G. RSVP to jill@lifespringefc.org . Everyone is invited!
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