April 24, 2019
Dear Village Resident ,
The Summer Recreation Brochure is now available for viewing. New programs include Sports Science Camp, Drone Commander Camp and more along with perennial favorites, such as archery, horseback riding, golf, Junior Summer Camp and more! View the brochure here or anytime on the village's homepage .
4th of July Meeting Tonight
The Spring Grove 4th of July Committee would like to invite you to their meeting tonight, April 24, at 7 PM at Lucky Bernie's. Located at 2450 Route 12. Some volunteers are still needed. If you are interested in helping on the 4th, please join them! Visit www.sg4thofjuly.com .
Earth Day Clean-Up
The RBCHS Bass Fishing Team hauled a lot of branches and cleaned up Hatchery Park for us on Earth Day. Thank you for your efforts! We hope you take the time to visit Hatchery Park this summer and bring your fishing pole! View more about Bass Fishing here .
Season Opening of the Beer Garden
Come to The Grove Pub and Grill this Thursday, April 25, to help open up the beer garden for the season and enjoy the music of the Judson Brown Band from 6:30 to 9:30 PM! Located at 2008 Main Street.
RBBA Opening Day this Saturday
You're invited to the RBBA Annual Opening Day Celebration this Saturday, April 27, 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
Toy Drive for Lurie's Children's Hospital
Girl Scout Troop 1935 is organizing a Toy Drive for Lurie’s Children’s Hospital! A Troop 1935 Girl Scout spent a week at the hospital this winter and everyday she received toys, games, coloring items and books which had been donated. She wanted to do a Toy Drive to give back to the hospital. View list of items needed and rules and restrictions here . Items can be left in the drop box at the Spring Grove Municipal Centre located at 7401 Meyer Road from 8 AM to 4 PM M-F through May 31. Any help is greatly appreciated!
Advertise Your Business at our Largest 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!
INK 5K is scheduled for Thursday, May 30. Race begins at 6:30. Bounce houses, music, face painting, basketball, volleyball, raffle baskets and food vendors. INK 5K supports those in need through educational, financial and emotional support. Registration and Sponsorship information is available on their website at www.isakranzfoundation.com .
Photo of the Week
The Easter Bunny came a week early to the Radke Family's house! Thankfully it was much warmer weather on Easter Sunday. If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, email it here .
Pet Nail Clipping Event
Nature's Feed is hosting a free pet nail clipping event this Saturday, April 27 from 11 AM to 2 PM! Donations are requested to benefit local food pantries. Located at 2440 Westward Drive.
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Birds of Paradise Prom Flowers
Order your Prom wrist corsages, boutonnières & bouquets. Beautiful variety of flowers, ribbons & accents. Extended hours during prom season - please call 815-363-8568. Located at 2404 Spring Ridge Drive.
Discovering Daisies
Do you have a daughter going into kindergarten or 1st grade in the fall? Come learn about what Girl Scouts has to offer by attending a FREE Discover Daisies program with your daughter. View the flyer here . See all of the adventures open to Girl Scouts here like camping, archery, zip lining, STEM, robotics, community service, and travel. For information on local Girl Scout troops (all ages) please contact: Frances Mai-ling at 815-354-2730 or email her here  or Julia Wong at 847-830-2240 or email her here .      
2019 Stateline Comets Youth Football Registration
The Stateline Comets on-line registration is now open! Early bird discounts apply to on-line registrations through April 30. Equipment fittings and late walk-up registrations will take place on Saturday, May 11, at Thelen Park. View more information here and here . Click here to register.
Special Open Gym
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.
Felix and Fingers Dueling Piano Act
Come to a night of entertainment on 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 .
Take Your Athlete to the Next Level
NJ Elite offers unparalleled instruction of exercise technique, application and design. This athletic development program will enhance sports performance, reduce risk of potential injury and create a whole new mindset when it comes to performance. Please visit them here for more information .
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!
Drop It and Drive
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The Police Department will be ticketing drivers who text or use their cellphones while driving. Over the past decade, distracted driving has become one of the leading causes of vehicle crashes on our roads. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, 3,166 people died in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers in 2017. Read more here...
Parkinson's Support Group Meeting
The Parkinson's Support Group Meeting will be held Wednesday, May 1, from 7 - 8:30 p.m. at the State Bank of the Lakes located at 1906 Holian Drive. View the flyer for more information.
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