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DECEMBER 2017

Library Gift Card Program

Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library will sell gift cards again this year for the holiday season as a fundraiser.  The cards available are for purchases at many of the area businesses, big name businesses, plus online businesses.  The gift cards that are purchased give different percentages of the cost back to the library. 

There will be two time periods to order this year.  The first order will be due by noon on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, with delivery by November 22, 2017. The second order will be due by noon on Friday, December 8, 2017 with delivery by December 22, 2017. 

The order sheets that list the many gift cards are available for purchase may be picked up at the library during regular business hours.  Payment for the gift cards must be done at the time of ordering by check and/or cash.  For more details call (815)663-4741.

 

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.

December 1st

The Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library in Spring Valley will have a free “Introduction to Smartphones” class to provide phone users the tools and hands on training about their smart phones. J C Heerdt from IV Cellular will provide instructions to all participants no matter the brand or model of phone. 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

Participants will learn the basic set-up of their phone, use of phone's digital camera, sending and receiving emails, text and picture messaging, sharing pictures, downloading apps from the app store, smartphone security, and introduction to the cloud. A question and answer session will take place after the presentation.

Please reserve your seat by calling (815)663-4741.

December 2nd

Cookie Walk

Spring Valley United Church of Christ

227 E. Erie Street

7 - 10 a.m.

Cookies, Candy and their

"World Famous Peanut Brittle"

$7 per pound

 

December 2nd

Breakfast with Santa

St. Bede Academy

9 a.m. to noon!

$12 per person which includes food,meeting Santa, make and take crafts, movies,story time and a ride onthe Starved Rock Christmas Trolley. Pictures with Santa will be available for an additional $6.

Call (815) 223-3140 to purchase tickets

 

December 2nd

Vendor and Craft Fair and Holiday Flea Market at Bureau County Fairgrounds . Free Admission with doors opening

at 8 a.m. 
Vendors will be: 31 Bags, Sentsy, Paparazzi Jewelry, Lularoe clothing and more. Plus there will be candied nuts and many beautiful hand crafted holiday items for your home.

The crafts range from plasma cut metal art to fabric baby bibs and floral designs. Flea market sellers will have antiques, new and used items, Hot Wheels and vintage Christmas decorations.

Bring the kids out for a visit with Santa Claus and a free picture from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
The Bureau County Fairgrounds is located at 811 W Peru Street in Princeton. The exhibit halls are heated and handicap accessible and there is a concession stand in the building.

For information call 815-866-3606.

 

December 2nd

Bending Toward the Light is a performance for all ages and faiths, interpreting the Christmas nativity in a fresh, new and exciting way. The show embodies the nature of jazz, open interpretations and expressive music that tells a story. Bringing together jazz, dance and the tale of Jesus' birth, It will delight your senses and stir your spirit.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.srccf.org
To learn more about the show visit: http://annephillips.com/ the-jazz-nativity 
To benefit glenhagen farm retreat and the Starved Rock Country Community Foundation.


December 9th

Jingle and Mingle with Dueling Pianos at St. Bede Academy

6:00 p.m. Cocktail Hour

7:30 p.m. The Windy City Dueling Pianos Show Begins

 

Let's JINGLE and MINGLE the night away! Enjoy our scrumptious hors d' oeuvres buffet, cash bar with special holiday drinks, and a highly entertaining evening with Santa Claus, ourSt. Bede Family & the Windy City Dueling Pianos.

Call (815) 250-0342 or email bprokup@st-bede.com for more info.

 

December 25th

Merry Christmas!


SVHA Museum

Closed December - February except by Appointment

Call: 815.830.4303

201 W. St. Paul Street

Coal Mining, Businesses, & More

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JANUARY 2018

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.

January 1st

Happy New Year!

 

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays

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

Closed the months of December, January & February except 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!

FEBRUARY 2018

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.

February 14th

Happy Valentine's Day!

 

SVHA Museum

Open Saturdays

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

Closed December, January & February

except 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

 

 

 

 

 

2017 City officials

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

Standing: Larry Koehler, 1st Ward; Jack Boroski, Treasurer; Chris Affelt, 2nd Ward;

Jeff Janusick, 3rd Ward; Dave Pellegrini, 4th Ward; Fred West, 2nd Ward;

Ken Bogaz, 4th Ward; & Mike Herrmann, 1st Ward.

Contact information may be found on the MAYOR"S page.

 

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“The Bicentennial is a once-in-a-lifetime invitation to fall in love with Illinois all over again.  It is an opportunity to celebrate all that has been great in our first 200 years and lay the foundation for 200 more years of growth and prosperity,” said Governor Bruce Rauner.  This will be yearlong celebration that pays tribute to the people, places, and things that are being “BORN, BUILT & GROWN” here every single day. 

To find out more, visit the Illinois Bicentennial website at:   https://illinois200.com

 

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