September 4, 2019
Dear Village Resident ,
Vehicle Stickers are now on sale! You should receive your vehicle sticker form in the mail soon. Purchase stickers through the mail, in person, or drop the form in the drop box in front of the Municipal Centre building. Stickers go on the driver's side windshield but make sure it is not too hot or too cold when applying it. Purchase them by October 1 to avoid late fees.
Under New Ownership!
Please welcome Grady and Courtney Symonds from Lake Barrington as the new owners of Your World Fitness ! They took ownership in August and are currently in the process of many upgrades. Just to name a few: complete renovation of locker rooms, new paint, new rubber flooring throughout, new LED lights and fans, and much more. They welcome you to stop in, check out the progress and try them out free for 7 days! Located at 2222 Pierce Drive or call 815-675-9999.
Join Cub Scouting
Cub Scout Pack 340 has a lot of fun activities planned for this fall and winter (camping, cake bake, overnight in a cave and much more!) Come to the fall recruiting event this Friday, Sept. 6 at 6:30 pm at the Spring Grove  State Bank of the Lakes . Boys and girls in grades K-5 can join Cub Scouts. Visit the   Pack 340 website  for more info. Any questions? Feel free to contact Michelle Jenkins here .
Get a Library Card in September
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month at Nippersink Library. Sign up this month and be entered in a raffle. Did you know the library works closely with the schools to help students of all ages with their homework assignments? In addition, the OMNI e-book platform for teens and children keeps growing! The collection can be searched by grade level, fiction and non-fiction. Visit them here .
Come to The Grove
Come for the food...but stay for the Bears-Packers Game this Thursday! $14 Bucket of domestic 16 oz. beer & 1/2 priced appetizers.
On stage this week:
  • Jeff Trudell, Classic Favorites, this Friday from 6:30-9:30 PM
  • Ed Peterson, Folk Rock, this Saturday from 6:30-9:30 PM
  • Marie Martens Blues Jam, this Sunday from 2:00-5:00 PM

The Grove Pub & Grill is located at 2008 Main Street.
Photo of the Week
A Heron flies over the the lake and the moon rises at Hatchery Park where there is always something beautiful to see on the mile-long trail. Thank you Sarah Anderson for the Heron picture and Alana Carlson for the moon picture! If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, email it here .
Dance Class for all Ages
Thriller Dance Classes are starting this Thursday, September 5, at 7 pm at WLAC! You will learn the choreography to 3 songs including the iconic Thriller. These classes are for those age 13 and up - adults encouraged to sign up!   This is an 8-week class ($85) with limited openings remaining. Get in on the fun and register online here or call them for more information at 815-675-3005. Located at 2449 Pierce Drive.
Spring Grove Explorer Post 1800
Spring Grove Explorer Post 1800 is now accepting applications for the 2019/2020 program. This program is open to young men and women between the ages of 15-21 from Spring Grove and neighboring McHenry County communities. Applications are available here or at the fire station, 8214 Richardson Road.
This Week's Solicitors
There are no outstanding solicitor's licenses for this week. If you have a solicitor come to your door, please contact the Police Department at 815-675-2596.
Blast from the Past
Photo of Blivin Street looking north. A cyclist and a one-horse carriage make their way south heading over the Nippersink Creek. The bridge sides were built up so horses crossing over would not become alarmed. Photo is from around 1910.
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