October 17, 2018
Dear Village Resident,
Document Destruction Day is this Saturday, October 20 from 9 - 11:00 AM in the Municipal Centre parking lot! Bring your sensitive, private documents and papers for secure destruction provided by Groot Industries, Inc. For more information and commonly asked questions, click here . Located at 7401 Meyer Road.
Welcome the Wild Crab Boil!
The Wild Crab Boil is now open for business! Come taste some amazing Cajun seafood! Choose from Shrimp, Snow Crab Legs, Clams, Mussels or Craw Fish. Now open at 2450 Route 12.

Hogwarts After Sunset Halloween Dinner
Dust off your wizard cloaks and come to the Shores of Turtle Creek for a night full of magic and fun! The Lodge will be fully decorated and haunted - you'll be surrounded by floating pumpkins, red apples and lollipops, too. For more information please visit their Facebook page .
I Can Only Be an Apple Tree
Spring Grove resident Paula Merlo just published her first children's book! The book is about finding your unique gifts and being true to yourself. Suitable for ages 4 - 8. Available online at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Books a Million. Congratulations, Paula!
Choosing Colors at Home
New Leaf Home Furnishings is hosting a complimentary class called How Colors at Home Impact Emotions . Jennifer Irocky, a PhD student in Psychology, will discuss the psychology between colors, mood, and home decor. Friday, November 9 from 5 - 6:00 PM. Light refreshments will be served. Email them at NewLeafHF@gmail.com to sign up!
Dodge Ball Openings
Ready, Set, Go Dodge ball!  Teamwork and strategy are more valuable in dodge ball than athletic skills and individual competitiveness. Vinyl coated foam balls can travel the distance of the court, but do not hurt or mark. Come join in on the fun of one of the most popular recreation programs! For grades 2 - 8. View page 5 for more info.
Hatchery Park Closed
Hatchery Park will be closed starting this afternoon until 7 AM on Saturday, October 20, for the opening of Fall Trout Season.  All anglers must have a valid fishing license and an Inland Trout Stamp. The daily catch limit for each angler is five trout. Fishing licenses and Inland Trout Stamps are available at many bait shops, sporting goods stores and other retail outlets viewable here . View more info here .
Photo of the Week
Ken Isacson caught this beautiful sunrise from the Forest Ridge subdivision one morning last week. If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, please email it here .
Halloween Happenings!
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Trick or Treat hours will be on Halloween - Wednesday, October 31 from 3 - 7:00 PM.

Trunk or Treat will be at Horse Fair Park from 3:30 - 5:30 PM on Halloween. Come for treats, games & crafts in the pavilion! Wear your costume for this fun event. Free!
Richmond Jr. Rockets Basketball Tryouts
Tryout for The Richmond Junior Rockets Boys Travel Basketball Team!
Tryout Date: Sunday, October 21 and times are:
5th grade: 9-10:15 AM
6th grade: 10:20-11:35 AM
7th grade 11:40-1:10 PM
8th grade 1:15-2:45 PM
At the Nippersink Middle School - 10006 N. Main St, Richmond. View more information here !
144 Envelope Chamber Raffle
144 Envelopes is a new concept in fundraising that allows individuals to donate to the future of local business commerce and also gives them a chance to win some amazing prize packages!  Click here for more information or to buy your tickets! Live drawing on December 19 at Main Street Coffee in Richmond from 5-8 PM, but you need not be present to win.
The Grove Oktoberfest Specials
Come try the Oktoberfest specials at The Grove Pub and Grill! Bratwurst sandwich with kraut & mustard, German potato salad and coleslaw for $8.99 or try a warm pretzel and spicy mustard for $3.99 and finish with a slice of German chocolate cake - $4. Located at 2008 Main Street.
Comedy Show This Saturday
Life is short. Laugh hard with Comedian Anthony F'tezz!. Comedy Night specials include $2 hotdogs & chili dogs, $2 domestic beers, $3 import & craft beer, and more. This Saturday, October 20 starting at 7:00 PM. View the flyer here!
One for the Team at Chipotle
Show your team spirit by joining a fundraiser to support Richmond Burton Community High School's volleyball team's support for breast cancer research. Have dinner at Chipotle at 2304 Richmond Road in McHenry on Saturday, October 20 between 5 - 9 PM and show this flyer to the cashier. 33% of the proceeds will be donated to the cause.
New Polling Place and other Nov. 6 Voting Information
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Richmond Township District 2's new polling place is the Spring Grove Municipal Centre at 7401 Meyer Road. Subdivisions in this district include Spring Meadows, Spring Oaks, Nottingham Woods, Spring Grove Estates, Fieldstone Ridge, Highland Estates and Stonegate. Election Day is November 6. Polls are open from 6 AM - 7 PM. To vote by mail, find early voting dates and locations , find your polling place , look at a sample ballot or find other information, click here.
Burning Regulations in Spring Grove
Burning of landscape waste is allowed on the weekends in October and November with restrictions. View them here . Please consider other ways to dispose of yard waste, including composting, disposing of through Groot by purchasing landscape stickers or taking it to a landscape collection site like Thelen Sand and Gravel . View more about the yard waste program .
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