January 30, 2019
Dear Village Resident,
The Village Municipal Centre will be closed today due to the extreme cold. The schools, library and country government are also closed. Residents are encouraged to stay indoors and off the roadways. If you do go out, remember low temperatures significantly reduce the ability of salt to melt snow and ice, particularly during the overnight hours, s o be prepared to encounter slippery spots on roadways. The Spring Grove Fire District station at 8214 Richardson Road is a warming center, open 24/7, if needed.
Save the Date for Dinner & Music
Save the Date for the Nippersink Middle School Music Department Spaghetti Dinner on February 6 from 5:15 - 7:00 PM and take the night off from cooking! Purchase tickets in advance or at the door. Takeout option available. Also enjoy musical entertainment from the NMS band and choir students during the evening. View more details here ! We hope to see you there in support NMS music.
Notify ComEd
If you experience a power outage, there are several ways to contact ComEd: 
Horse Fair Park Rental Increase
Horse Fair Park rental fees will be going up $20 starting March 1, 2019, for a new resident fee of $200 (non-resident is $380). Plan ahead for your graduation, family reunion or birthday party! View the current rental form . After March 1 rental form .
Richmond Burton Bass Fishing
The Richmond-Burton High School Bass Fishing Team met at Hatchery Park's Visitors Center recently to learn about new baits and techniques. An IDNR Conservation Police Officer discussed the history of the hatchery and fishing rules. They utilized the old indoor raceways to see how different baits react under water. Learn more here .
Photo of the Week
The cows at the Thread & Gage Co. farm on Richardson Road prepare for a cold and snowy week. Submitted by Deno Buralli Jr. If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, email it here .
Beat the Cold Weather Blues
Don't let the cold stop you from having fun! Come to The Grove Pub and Grill for their new drink specials! Now through the end of February, enjoy:
  • a Titos Mixer every day for $4
  • Half-price bottles of wine every Wed, Thurs & Sat while supplies last
  • Bloody Mary's for $5 and Mimosa's for $3 on Sundays
  • Check out food specials on Facebook and like them while you're there!
The Grove is located at 2008 Main Street.
RBBA T-Ball, Baseball, and Softball
The registration deadline has been moved up this year for RBBA in-house t-ball, baseball and softball. Learn how to play, be part of a team and have a ton of fun! For ages 5 - 14. View the flyer here !
Family Fun Night and Friday Nights Open Gym at WLAC
WLAC is hosting a Family Fun Night on Saturday, February 9, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Includes open gym, games, Valentine box craft, and a snack. $30 per family. Online registration is available here or call 815-675-3005 for more info. Open Gym is every Friday from 7:00-8:30 PM. This open to the public event is great for kids to be able to burn off some energy. Cost is $7 and a parent/guardian signed waiver is required for each participant. Come join the fun on Fridays! Located at 2449 Pierce Drive.
Parkinson's Support Group
The Parkinson's Support Group Meeting will be held Wednesday, February 6 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm at the State Bank of the Lakes located at 1906 Holian Drive. View the flyer for more information. 
Meeting Room Space
The Nippersink Library has two meeting rooms available for use by the community. The large meeting room can accommodate up to 60 people for a lecture set-up and a room that can accommodate up to 12 people. Community, civic and not-for-profit groups can use the meeting rooms free of charge. Other groups including business and for-profit groups have a $25 fee. Visit their website or call at 815-678-4014. 
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