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for all Spring Valley residents and businesses.

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Coming November 25th

Spring Valley Boosters

Lighted Santa Parade

6 p.m.

To Participate

Download a Form: REGISTRATION

 

OCTOBER 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.

October 1st

Short Stacks for a Tall Cause

Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser Event

8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Applebee's

1507 36th Street

Peru, IL

Tickets $8

Contact Laurie Abrahams

815.894.2057

abrahams1973@yahoo.com

October 5th & 6th

St. Margaret's Gift Shop

Fall Preview & Open House

October 8th

October 17th

October 18th

The Children’s Library at the Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library will have Lego Play from 5:30-6:30 pm. 

Lego Play is a NEW program for children ages 8-16 to create masterpieces with Legos. Legos will be provided by the library. Any child under 7 must be accompanied by an adult and will be given Duplo blocks to build with during the program, if they so desire. Please do not bring in any Legos to the program, respect the creativity of others, leave the Legos at the library, and HAVE FUN.

This free program will be held once a month. Please call the library with any questions, (815)663-4741.

 

October 26th

The Children’s Library at the Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library will host a free Halloween Party starting at 5:00 pm.  The children are not required to wear a custom, but they may if they so desire.  There will be games, bingo, and refreshments throughout the evening.

 

October 28th

Halloween Photos at Amia Boutique

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. $5 for digital; $7 for a 5x7 print and $10 for both.

 

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

 

New this year:

Halloween skit on stage after the parade by the "German Witches"

 

Trick or Treating to downtown businesses immediately after. A list of participating businesses will be given to parade participants.

 

October 28th

 

October 31st

Trick or Treat for Cops for Cancer! 
State Farm Agent Cody Burroughs,

313 S. Spalding will be handing out bags of candy on October 31st, from 9am to 7pm.

For every bag he hands out, he will donate one dollar. Help him reach his goal of donating $500 to Cops for Cancer.

Anyone is welcome to stop by for food, drinks, and candy.

October 31st

Trick or Treating

5-7 p.m.


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


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

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

Please mark the date on your calendars.

Registrations due by November 18th.

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.

Downtown Spring Valley

Vendors Show to benefit Hall twp. Food Pantry

Shopping Scavenger Hunt w/Prizes

Christmas Tree Silent Auction

to benefit March of Dimes

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

Sunday: At select businesses

815.664.2753

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.

town Spring Valley

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.

St. Margaret's Billing Parking Lot

Participants will parade to Mini-Park

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

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 avaible.

 

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!

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

 

 

Efforts are underway to form a Spring Valley Satellite Rotary Club. The group's goal would be to bring Spring Valley's citizens and business community members together to share ideas and take action on projects to benefit our community. Interested people, ages 18 and older, are invited to attend an informational get together at Valley Bar & Grill at 6 p.m., Tuesday, October 24th.

More information about Rotary may be found at: Rotary.org. You may also contact IV Sunrise Rotary President, Mike Benjamin: BenjaminMCB@comcast.net or 815.410.8322

 

Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library

is collecting aluminum cans with the proceeds supporting the library and local scouts. 

Cans may be dropped off at the library during its hours of operation: 10am-7pm Monday-Wednesday, 2-7pm Thursday, 10am-5pm Friday, and 9am-2pm Saturday. 

A large box inside the west front door is available for drop off.  Cans should be tied in a plastic bag.  For more information, call (815)663-4741.

 

 

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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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