Pictures of Spring valley Events and People

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Wednesday Nights

Hall High School Soccer Foundation hosts Jack Pot Bingo on May Rd in Peru. Early Bird starts at 6:30 and dinner is avaible. 

September 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th

Farmers Markets

Home Grown & Home Made Food & Products

Heart Land Bank & Trust parking lot

100 E. Dakota Street

(weather permitting)

Wednesdays, 4 - 6 p.m.

To participate call: 815.303.4327



Sept. 9th, 10th & 11th

Spring Valley Boat Club – Friday night Chicken Fry with (fried chicken, spaghetti, fries, coleslaw) and entertainment; Saturday night the famous rib-eye Steak Fry and music, Sunday morning Breakfast.  Drive or boat in for a great time.


September 9th

Motorcycle Mayhem


September 17th

4th Annual 5K Run & Walk for SIDS Awareness in memory of Adeen Lamps.

Starting Near Hall H.S.; 9:30 a.m.

For more info, or to obtain a registration form,
please contact Ashley Lamps 815•712•7701


September 17th

Veteran's Boating Day

Spronsored by the

SV Walleye Club



September 19th

Hall High School Soccer Foundation

Spaghetti Night

Angelo's Restaurant & Pizza

4 - 8 p.m.

Dine in or Carry out - $10

Spaghetti, Garlic Bread & Salad


September 22nd

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

or by Appointment

Call: 815.830.430

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

We are looking for your familiy histories. Please share a copy with us!


October 6th

Hall Homecoming Parade

Begins at 5 p.m. at Hall.

Travels through downtown on St. Paul and back to Hall on Erie Street.

October 6th - 9th

St. Bede Homecoming Activities

October 6th: Fan Gear, Bedan Club Food Pavilion and Concessions Open. Homecoming Parade. Girls Powder Puff Football Game.

October 7th: Student Variety Show. Class Reunion Gatherings.

October 8th: Annual Jim Lattin 5k Run/Walk. Alumni Association Board Meeting. 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony. Fan Gear, Bedan Club Food Pavilion and Concessions Open.

12 p.m. JV Football Game vs Princeton Tigers.

2 p.m. Varsity Football Game vs Princeton Tigers.

Half time show honoring our Golden Bedans Class of 1966

Evening Class Reunion Gatherings.

October 9th: All community/alumni mass & induction of Golden Bedans

All community/alumni breakfast $5.00 (payable at the door).

Student Homecoming Dance.

October 29th

Halloween Photos


$5 Each

Amia Boutique

223 E. St. Paul Street

(815) 663-8139

October TBA

Lion's Club Halloween Parade

1 p.m. Downtown Spring Valley

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.

St. Margaret's Billing Parking Lot

Participants will parade to Mini-Park

October 31st

Trick or Treat

5 - 7 p.m.

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Or by Appointment

Call: 815.830.4303

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

To become a member click on


We are looking for your familiy histories. Please share a copy with us!


Parade Registrations Due

Annual Lighted Santa Parade! 

Open to entries of all kinds - walkers, vehicles & floats.  Individuals, families, friends,  businesses or organizations may enter.  

Get into the holiday spirit and register today.  The theme this year is Santa's Workshop, although all winter and holiday appropriate themes are accepted.
Keep in mind that it must be lighted - whether it's people walking/riding or the vehicle/float.  The more lights the more eye-catching and attractive.
Further details will be sent upon registration. Entries from other communities are welcome, too.

Theme is "Christmas in Candyland" but all holiday and winter related designs are allowed.

Parade is November 26th
beginning at 6 p.m.

Please mark the date on your calendars.

Registrations due by November 18th.


November 11th

Veteran's Day Tribute & Memorial Dedication

Hall High School

11 a.m.

November 12th & 13th

Christmas in the Valley

Special sales and holiday family activities.

Downtown Spring Valley

Vendors Show to benefit Hall twp. Food Pantry

Christmas Tree Silent Auction

Saturday: 10 a.m - 3 p.m.

Sunday: Varies per business


November 11th

Hall High School

Veteran's Memorial Dedication

11 a.m.

November 15th

The 1909 Cherry Mine Disaster will be the next presentation of Jim Gibbons at the Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library from 6:00-7:30 p.m.  Of the estimated 481 men and boys that went into the mine on November 13, 1909, 259 of them lost their lives. 

The Cherry Mine disaster is ranked among the top three mining disasters in our nation’s history due to loss of life and ranked number one by the United States Department of Labor due to fire!


November 24th

Happy Thanksgiving!


November 26th

Santas On the Run

5K Run or 1K Walk

Proceeds benefit the Hall Food Pantry

Check us out on Facebook!

November 26th

Shop Small Saturday - Shop Spring Valley 1st!

Support local businesses and shop for all of your holiday needs.

Watch for specials & sales!


November 26th

Lighted Santa Parade

"Christmas in Candyland"

Travels through downtown

6 p.m.

Float participants are needed. Entries may be made by individuals, businesses or organizations.

Contact 815.664.2753 for more information.

Visit with Santa after the parade in the City Hall Community Room.


SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Or by Appointment

Call: 815.830.4303

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

To become a member click on


We are looking for your familiy histories. Please share a copy with us



Click CALENDAR for the full year.

Reminder: Please submit your coming 2016 local events for our calendar to:

or fax: 815.664.2114

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City of Spring Valley

215 N. Greenwood Street

Spring Valley, IL 61362


Walt Marini


815. 664.4561


Rebeca Hansen

City Clerk


Fax: 815.664.2114


Debb Ladgenski

Economic Development Director




The burning ban on Sundays

is in effect from

May 1st - October 1st

Registration is Open!

Web site for the run is live:
Facebook page is:


Get Your Tickets Now!

Drawing will be Dec. 10th

50/50 Raffle

To Benefit the Park Board

Spring Valley Historic Association Museum

& the Spring Valley Boosters

Help us build the prize that will also

benefit our community organizations.

Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.

 Click on TICKETS to print out your own and

bring completed tickets and money to Julie

at the Spring Valley City Clerk's office.  

(Tickets may also be purchased there.)

Tickets may also be purchased at Spring Valley City Bank;

Valley Flowers & Gifts; Spring Valley Supermarket 

and the Mini-Mart; Heartland Bank or Happy's Super Service.



Spring Valley City Council & Elected Officials


Seated: City Attorney Jim Andreoni, Mayor Walt Marini, & City Clerk Rebecca Hansen

Standing: Treasurer Jack Boroski, Chuck Hansen (2nd), Larry Koehler (1st),

Ken Bogacz (4th), Dave Pellegrini (4th), Deb Baltikauski (3rd), Mike Herrmann (1st), Jeff Janusick (3rd) and Fred West (2nd)




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