January 2, 2019
Dear Village Resident,
Planning a party in 2019? Residents can reserve Horse Fair Park starting Monday, January 14 and non-residents can reserve the Park starting Monday, February 11. Amenities include the indoor/outdoor pavilion with a refrigerator, freezer, oven, microwave, bar and picnic tables and an outdoor grill, port-a-potty, and volleyball & basketball courts with equipment. Rental fees are $180 for residents, businesses and organizations, and $360 for non-Spring Grove residents, businesses and organizations. View more info...
Help Wanted - U.S. Census Bureau
The U.S. Census Bureau has Field Representative positions available. Please attend the job fair this Friday from 9AM - 3PM at the McHenry Workforce Center, 500 Russel Court in Woodstock. View salary, hours, and requirements here .
McRide is a great way to get around McHenry County for work, school, shopping or medical appointments, providing an affordable and flexible way to travel. As a dial-a-ride program, McRide service is "on-demand" and buses do not travel in a fixed route each day. McRide is offered to Spring Grove residents in conjunction with Richmond Township. View more here...
National English Toffee Day
National English Toffee Day is Tuesday, January 8. Spring Grove has "Simply the Best" English toffee - T's Toffee! Shop local! Crazy One Day Special in honor of National English Toffee Day - 1/2 lb English Toffee $10.00 each. Pick up only - while supplies last. Call ahead 847-274-9969.
Photo of the Week
Iced trees added to the festive feeling of the approaching holidays in Spring Grove Estates. Submitted by Joani Banner. If you have a photo of Spring Grove you would like to share, email it here .
Christmas Tree Disposal
Christmas trees may be placed out for Groot to pick up on your garbage day through January 9. Or recycle your tree by bringing it to Glacial Park in Ringwood (off Harts Road & Route 31). The trees are processed into mulch so all decorations must be removed. You can also use the branches of your tree as winter mulch by laying them over your gardens.
Nerf Wars - January 12!
Join WLAC for NERF WARS on Saturday, January 12, from 5 to 7 PM. Bring your favorite Nerf gun and $10. They supply safety goggles and Nerf Elite Ammo. Located at 2449 Pierce Drive. Call 815-675-3005 with any questions!
The Soul Purpose
You are invited to a group meditation and discussion with the goal of increasing levels of inner peace and connection to source. Held at the Carriage House Gallery, 2110 Main St., in the stone barn in the back on January 6 at 10 AM, and on the first Sunday of every month. Donations are accepted to help defray the cost of the space & utilities but not mandatory. Come and recenter yourself after the busy holiday season! All are welcome. Email David here with any inquiries.
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over through January 2
The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement continues through January 2. Spring Grove officers and across the state are cracking down on drunk and impaired drivers. View more here...
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