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APRIL 2017

Every Wednesday from 10:30 – Noon,

Adult Coloring is offered at the Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library to help you relax and release some of the stress in your life.  Coloring pictures and colored pencils are supplied by the library.

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.

Every Thursday at 5:30 pm,

Justine Fulara, a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader hosts an Illinois Valley Laughter Club.  This is open to everyone that wants to feel happier and healthier and the admission is free. The program is intended to help elevate your mood, decrease your stress, and discover your greatness.

April 1st

Movie Day at the Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library from 10:00 am-Noon.  The movie will be “Yogi the Easter Bear” and refreshments will be provided. 

April 1st & 2nd

IL River Walleye Classic

$400 per two person team

Click WALLEYE for more information.

April 2nd

Chicago Brass Band with Hall High School Concert Band performance. Proceeds benefit the Hall Band and Choir Programs.

Tickets are $10.00
Available at the door
Or in the school office (during school hours) starting 03/02/17
To reserve call (815) 664-2100 ext. 143 or e-mail: audtickets@hallhighschool502.com

 

April 4th

A Musical Tribute to the Civilian Conservation Cause

Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library

6 p.m.

Co-Sponsored by the SVHA & Library.

Free Admission.

For more details or call 815.663.4741.

April 6th

The Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library in Spring Valley will have a free “Smart Phone Training and Safety Class” to provide phone users the tools and hands on training about their smart phones. 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Rodney Tennison from IV Cellular will provide instructions to all participants no matter the brand or model of phone.

Participants will learn the basic set-up of their phone, how to connect to WiFi, use of phone's digital camera, sending and receiving emails, picture messaging, setting up voicemail, and downloading apps from the app store.

Also, explanation of what all the buttons mean on the smart phone along with some fun tips and tricks.  A question and answer session will take place after the presentation.

Questions, please call (815)663-4741.

 

April 7th & 14th

Spring Valley Boat Club Fish Fry

We serve bake or fried cod, with baked potato or fries all for the dine-in price of $9.50.  Carryouts for the price of $9.75 are available starting at 5:00pm with the last order taken at 7:00pm.  In our dining room our first order taken is at 5:00pm with our last order at 8:00pm.  

April 8th

Annual Spring Valley Boosters

Easter Egg Hunt

10 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Downtown Mini-Park

(100 Block of East St. Paul Street)

April 9th

Trunk Show

St. Margaret's Foundation

Celebrations 150

Doors open at 1

Tickets $20 - includes buffet lunch, drinks, dessert & door prizes.

Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Details at TRUNK

815.664.7260

April 13th

The Children’s library will have Easter Bingo and a Craft from 5:00 – 6:00 pm.

April 16th

Happy Easter!

 

April 19th, 28th & May 5th

Free .22 Rifle Lessons

Open to local youth 10 -17.

They will be taught the responsibility and skills of handling firearms. The focus will be on steps for the proper safety and handling of firearms.

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Down Range Tactical

221 W. Dakota St.

Call 815.663.4867 to register.

April 21st

“Rules of the Road Review”

9:30 -11:30am

Secretary of State, Jesse White, in cooperation with the Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library is offering a course for all citizens in the Illinois Valley area. 

It is a free program and the purpose of the course is to help participants pass the Illinois driver’s license renewal examination.  The course prepares applicants for the general written and road examinations, and also provides information on the vision screening. 

Call the library at (815)663-4741 to register or stop by the library at 215 E. Cleveland Street, Spring Valley.

April 22nd

The 5th Annual Habit for Health 10K race and Fun Run/Walk

Sponsored by St. Margaret’s Health

Click on HABIT for details.

815.664.7268

 

April 22nd

Father Daughter Dance

Sponsored by the Spring Valley Boosters

7 - 9 p.m.

Spring Valley Elementary

Click on DANCE for registration.

815.303.4327

April 24th - 28th

Spring Valley Clean Up Week

Pick up on Regular Garbage Day

See announcement to the right.

815.664.2441

April 29th

Spring Valley United Church of Christ

Spaghetti Dinner

April 30th

St. George Orthodox Church of Spring Valley will hold an Easter Spaghetti Luncheon 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., April 30th at Peru Pizza House.

Tickets are $7, carry-out or dine-in, and include spaghetti with meat sauce, salad and bread.
For tickets, inquire at Peru Pizza House or call Mark at 815.228.9024

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. or by Appointment

Call: 815.830.4303

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

To become a member click on

MEMBERSHIP

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


MAY 2017

Every Wednesday from 10:30 – Noon,

Adult Coloring is offered at the Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library to help you relax and release some of the stress in your life.  Coloring pictures and colored pencils are supplied by the library.

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.

May 1st May Day

 

May 1st

Project Success/Hall Twp. Food Pantry

Rip's Chicken Night

Doors open at 4:30 pm and chicken will be served until 7:30 pm. The menu:

¼ chicken or chicken strips, plus fries. (If you live in Ladd – we will deliver!)

Want a FREE dessert? A grocery basket will be in the foyer and anyone who donates food items will receive dessert free! A Bake Sale will be in the foyer as well!

Tickets are $8 each and can be purchased at the Pantry (500 N. Terry St., SV) or from a Board Member (listed below).

All proceeds will be directed to Hall Twp. Food Pantry and earmarked for the pantry’s Summer giving program – Second Helpings. Summer takes a toll on parents who are struggling to feed their children. Through this program, those who have children in school are able to come to the Pantry twice during the month – or, return for a Second Helping.

Laurie Abrahams, Patti Cinotte, Janice Dalzot, Marie Giordano, Amy Golightly, Bev Kimble, Kathy Martin,    Kim McKee, Jane Piccatto, Barb White and Michelle Zeko - Board of Directors     Jan Martin - Director

May 3rd

U of I Extension Program

Eggs From Farm to Table

Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library

5-6 p.m.

Click on EGGS for details.

815.663.4741

May 5th

Free .22 Rifle Lessons

Open to local youth 10 -17.

They will be taught the responsibility and skills of handling firearms. The focus will be on steps for the proper safety and handling of firearms.

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Down Range Tactical

221 W. Dakota St.

Call 815.663.4867 to register.

May 6th

T-Ball registration

Youth ages, 4-7

8 a.m. - Noon

Mautino Distributing Office

501 W. First Street

815.663.4000 or 815.664.2178

Click on TEE BALL for form.

 

May 8, 2017

IVCIL's Rip's Fundraiser

5-8 p.m.

$8

1/4 dark or light chickn or

chicken strips and fries.

Proceeds benefit IL Valley Center for Independent Living.

Tickets available at IVCIL, 815.224.3126 or Heartland Bank Drive throughs in Peru & Spring Valley or Eureka Savings Bank, LaSalle.

May 13th

(Tentative Date)

Little League Parade

11 a.m.

Travels through downtown Spring Valley

 

May 14th

Happy Mother's Day!

May 14th-26th

Spring Flushing

Click on FLUSHING for details.

May 19th

Photo Contest Entries Due

See Information & submittal link on the right side top of this page.

815.303.4327

May 29th

American Legion Memorial Day Services, 2 p.m. Valley Memorial Park, 13312 IL Hwy. 89, Spring Valley

(Rain out at JFK School)

Sponsored by SV VFW Post #3666

SV American Legion Post #182

Valley Memorial Park

Dedicated to POW/MIA in Laos & Korea

Featured Speaker is Captain Richard Diller, author of :FIREFLY: A Skyraider's Story About America's Secret War Over Laos".

Farmers Market Registration

(Starting June 14th depending upon crop availability.)

Home Grown & Home Made Food & Products

Location To Be Determined

(weather permitting)

Wednesdays, 4 - 6 p.m.

To participate call: 815.303.4327

Click on REGISTRATION

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. or

by Appointment

Call: 815.830.4303

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

To become a member click on

MEMBERSHIP

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


JUNE 2017

Every Wednesday from 10:30 – Noon,

Adult Coloring is offered at the Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library to help you relax and release some of the stress in your life.  Coloring pictures and colored pencils are supplied by the library.

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.

June 1st - 3rd

City Wide Garage Sales

Contact the City Clerk's Office to be listed on the map. There is no charge to participate.

815.664.4221

June 3rd

Spring Valley Outdoors & Recreation Fest

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Children's Fishishing & Archery

Shopping Scavenger Hunt

Metal Detecting

Food & More

815.303.4327

June 2nd-3rd

Spring Valley Boat Club Shipwrecked Weekend – bring your boat or drive to the Boat Club. Boat docking and RV parking available.

Great food, beer garden, vendor show and more. The club is the only sheltered harbor on the Illinois River from Ottawa to Henry, providing 24-hour service.

Our family-friendly establishment includes a diner, eagle watching, outdoor seating, banquet, and play area. 

June 4th

Spring Valley Boat Club Annual Breakfast

815.664.2609

 

June 16th, 23rd & 30th

SV Municipal Band Concerts

Downtown Mini-Park, 7:30 p.m.

Limited seating.

Bring your own lawn chair.

June 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

Click on REGISTRATION

June 18th

Happy Father's Day!

June 24, 2017

 

June 24th

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays

10 a.m.- 1 p.m. or by Appointment

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

To become a member click on

MEMBERSHIP

815.830.4303

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

Click CALENDAR for the full year.

Reminder: Please submit your coming 2017 local events for our calendar to:

sveconomics@comcast.net

or fax: 815.664.2114

 

 

City of Spring Valley

215 N. Greenwood Street

Spring Valley, IL 61362

 

Walt Marini

Mayor

815. 664.4561

springvalleymayor@comcast.net

 

Rebeca Hansen

City Clerk

815.664.4221

Fax: 815.664.2114

svclerk@comcast.net

 

Debb Ladgenski

Economic Development Director

sveconomics@comcast.net

815.664.2753

 

 

1st Annual Spring Valley Photo Contest

in conjunction with the

June 3rd Outdoors & Recreation Fest

 

Click PHOTO CONTEST for guidelines and to submit.

 

 

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CITY OF SPRING VALLEY

SPRING CLEAN UP

APRIL 24 –APRIL 28, 2017

 

 

SPRING VALLEY CITY CLERK, BECKY HANSEN, REMINDS RESIDENTS

THAT SPRING CLEANUP WILL BE HELD ON YOUR NORMAL GARBAGE DAY

THE WEEK OF APRIL 24TH – APRIL 28TH.   RESIDENTS SHOULD PUT CLEAN

UP OUT BY 6:00A.M. ON REGULAR GARBAGE SERVICE DAY. 

ONLY ONE STOP WILL BE MADE AT EACH HOME.

 

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WILL NOT BE PICKED UP: ELECTRONICS,

BUILDING MATERIALS (INCLUDING CARPET),  CONSTRUCTION

MATERIALS, HAZARDOUS WASTE (OILS, CHEMICALS, PESTICIDES &

WET PAINT), BATTERIES, CONCRETE, LANDSCAPING

(ROCKS, DIRT, GRASS, ETC.), TIRES, AUTO PARTS, STEEL,

GLASS OR WINDOWS.

 

ALL MATERIAL SHOULD BE NEATLY STACKED AND PLACED TOGETHER

IN ONE LOCATION WHERE NORMAL HOUSEHOLD TRASH IS COLLECTED

AND NOT TO EXCEED THE DIMENSIONS OF 4X4X4 SO THAT ORDERLINESS

CAN BE PRESERVED BY THE CITY. 

 

FOUR FOOT LENGTHS OF MATERIAL SUITABLE FOR BUNDLING

TOGETHER ARE ACCEPTABLE WHEN SECURELY TIED TOGETHER

IN PACKAGES NOT EXCEEDING 2 FEET IN DIAMETER.  NO SINGLE

CONTAINER SHALL EXCEED 50 POUNDS.    

 

OVERSIZED LOADS WILL BE REMOVED FOR AN ADDITIONAL

CHARGE BY CALLING I.V. WASTE SERVICE BEFORE YOUR

PICK UP DAY AT 866-875-2293.

 

APPLIANCE AND METAL ITEMS WILL BE PICKED UP BY SEPARATE TRUCK

 

Please Note: Upscale Resale, 215 W. St. Paul in Spring Valley, accepts furniture

donations and will pick up. Please call 815.664.2414 for more information

or to schedule a pick up. Open Tues - Fri 10-5 & Sat 10-4.

 

 

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Permits, Codes, Garbage and Other Information may be found on the

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