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Code Red emergency notification registration

for all Spring Valley residents and businesses.

(Already registered? No need to reapply.)

 

 

Coming November 25th

Spring Valley Boosters

Lighted Santa Parade

6 p.m.

To Participate

Download a Form: REGISTRATION

 

NOVEMBER 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.

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 available.

LIGHTED PARADE REGISTRATIONS

Due before November 18th!

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

Parade date: November 25th
beginning at 6 p.m.

Please mark the date on your calendars.

815.303.4327

Click REGISTRATION for form

November 3rd

Secretary of State, Jesse White, in cooperation with the Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library in Spring Valley is offering a “Rules of the Road Review” course for all citizens in the Illinois Valley area.  The course is from 9:30 -11:30am. 

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.

November 9th

 Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library will be hosting Bart Kassabaum at 6:00 pm to talk about his new book “Becoming Richard Widmark” and do a book signing. 

The book is a biography of the life of screen actor Richard Widmark who went to grade school and high school in Princeton, IL.  Richard Widmark was a major motion picture actor and made 72 feature films.  Bart spent four years in bringing the book to publication.  He self-published the book which is 478 pages with 198 illustrations. 

Bart has been a professional artist for over 40 years and the illustrations in the book are all of his work.  This is a free program that may run 45 minutes to 1 hour in length.  Questions, please call (815)663-4741.


November 11th & 12th

Christmas in the Valley

Special sales and holiday family activities.

Spring Valley

Vendors Show to benefit Hall twp. Food Pantry

Shopping Scavenger Hunt w/Prizes

Christmas Tree Silent Auction

to benefit "Helping Hands" local charities.

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

Sunday: At select businesses

815.664.2753

Flyer: Christmas in the Valley

November 23rd

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 25th

Santas On The Run 5K Race or 1K Walk

Benefits the Hall Food Pantry

10:00AM at JFK.

Click on SANTAS for more information

or visit RACE WEBSITE.

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November 25th

Shop Small Saturday - Shop Spring Valley 1st!

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

Watch for specials & sales!

 

November 25th

Lighted Santa Parade

"Christmas Stories "

Travels through downtown

6 p.m.

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

Download a form: REGISTRATION

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. - 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


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 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 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

Open Saturdays

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

Closed December 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th and the months of 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!

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 December 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th and the months of 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

 

NOTICE: Leaf Pick Up will continue until Nov. 30th

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NOVEMBER 25TH

Holiday Fun in Spring Valley

FOR PARADE REGISTRATION: LIGHTED

 

For Race Registration :SANTAS

 

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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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