October 31, 2018
Dear Village Resident,
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Trick or Treat Hours
Today from 3 - 7 PM

Also, the R/SG Chamber of Commerce Trunk or Treat will be at Horse Fair Park today from 3:30 - 5:30 PM. Come for treats, games & crafts in the pavilion! Wear your costume for this fun event. Free!
Affair of the Arts
This fine art & artisan indoor fair is Sunday, November 18 from 10 AM - 5 PM, at the Shores of Turtle Creek. Shop from 40 local artisans and support the arts! 10,000 sq. ft. of unique, handcrafted items including jewelry, ceramics, paintings, printmaking, photography, fiber art, home accessories, fashion items and more. Free Admission. One day only. Visit affairofthearts.org for details.
Salon Jevee is looking for ambitious, self-motivated and creative stylists to join their team! Chairs available for rental at their upscale full service salon. Call 815-675-6000 and visit their website here ! Located at 2207 Route 12 Unit C. View the flyer here .
Early Voting and other Nov. 6 Election Information
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You can vote early until November 5th at the McHenry Township office located at 3703 Route 31 from 9 AM - 2 PM M-F and 9 AM - 12 PM on Saturday. Election Day is November 6. Polls are open from 6 AM - 7 PM. Find your polling place , look at a sample ballot or find other information, click here.
4th Annual Craft Show this Weekend!
The St. Peter's Church Women's Ministry's 4th annual craft show is this weekend, November 3 & 4. They invite you to come and browse the beautiful, functional wares of some very talented crafters. Located at 2118 Main Street. Saturday hours are 10 AM - 5:30 PM and Sunday hours are 8 AM - 12:30 PM.
Spring Grove Daisy Troop #1888
Girl Scout Daisy Troop 1888 made Palmer House Brownies, the first brownie ever created and served at the 1893 Columbia Exposition World's Fair in Chicago. It was part of their badge work for Good Neighbor and the Bicentennial Badge, where they learned about the history of Spring Grove, Spring Grove School and the State of Illinois. The brownies were delivered to thank the Spring Grove Fire Fighters for their services. Visit the Girl Scout's website for more information on scouting.
Photo of the Week
The autumn moon looks down on cornstalks, falling leaves and trick or treaters! Submitted by Sue Flood. If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, please email it here .
Purchase Late Stickers by November 1 to Avoid a Ticket
The 2018-19 vehicle sticker fee doubled on October 2 to $40 per vehicle. If stickers are not purchased by November 1, tickets will be issued. The police will be making periodic subdivision checks to make sure stickers have been purchased for all vehicles and that they are being displayed properly. New residents have 30 days from the time they move in to purchase stickers.
Don't Veer for Deer!
Most deer-vehicle accidents occur from October thru December from 5 - 8 AM and 5 - 10 PM. It's instinctive to swerve out of the way when a deer suddenly darts in front of you, but this can cause you to lose control and cause a more severe crash. If a collision is inevitable, the Illinois Dept. of Transportation says, “try to glance the vehicle off the deer and avoid swerving into the opposite lanes of traffic.” For more safe driving tips during deer-mating season click here .
Basketball Registration Reminder
Basketball & Little Dribblers registration for kids in K - 8 is this Sunday anytime from 10 AM - noon at Spring Grove Elementary School, 2018 Main Street. Registration will also take place on Sunday, November 11. View pages 4 & 5 for more info.
Skip the Rake & Other Landscape Waste Information
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Skip the rake and use your lawnmower to chop your leaves into little pieces to utilize them as nutrients for your lawn. If your mower has a side discharge outlet, where a bag usually goes, just close it up. Research shows that mowing leaves results in less crabgrass and dandelions and an earlier spring green-up. View more information here . Burning of landscape waste is allowed on the weekends in October and November with restrictions . Please consider mowing, composting, disposing of through Groot or landscape collection sites like Thelen Sand and Gravel . View more about the yard waste program .
Collection ends Tomorrow for Operation Dropbox
The Spring Grove Fire District is accepting donations for the McHenry County Department of Health's Operation Dropbox, which serves veterans in McHenry County. All donations will help veterans living at the Hebron transitional living program. Donations will be accepted from October 1 - November 1. View the flyer with more information...
Nature's Feed Pet Adoption this Saturday
Nature's Feed will be hosting a pet adoption event this Saturday, November 3 from 11 AM to 2 PM. Animals will be onsite looking for their forever home. Open Farm pet food will also be onsite with FREE samples and a great deal on their food. Proceeds of the purchases will benefit the shelters onsite. Nature's Feed is located at 2440 Westward Dr, next to the post office. 
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Wedding Giveaway 2019!
One lucky couple will win over $10,000 in services for the Wedding of Their Dreams on 05.05.2019. The winning couple will be announced at “Date Night” on January 27, 2019 held a t The Shores of Turtle Creek . For GIVEAWAY details and to ENTER, please click here .
Parkinson's Support Group
The Parkinson's Support Group Meeting will be held Wednesday, November 7 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm at the State Bank of the Lakes located at 1906 Holian Drive. View the flyer for more information.  

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