April 14, 2024 Local Stories in and Around St. Joseph, Illinois

Around Town April 15-20

APRIL 15
Summer Camp Registration
All Day

Registration for summer camps at Homer Lake and Lake of the Woods Forest Preserves opened March 1. Sign up today for these popular programs! For ages 3-12 years old. Visit ccfpd.org for more info and to register.

Junior Library Orientation
6 p.m.
St. Joseph Township Library, 201 N 3rd St, St Joseph

This program is open to any child who is between ages of 10 and 15. Program runs for 5 weeks, from June 3rd through July 6th. Each Junior Librarian works an assigned one-hour shift per week. All Junior Librarian applicants must attend one of the following orientation sessions with a parent/guardian: Monday, April 15th at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 18th at 4 p.m. or Saturday, April 20th at 10 a.m. If you cannot attend one of these sessions, please call Susan at the library to set up an alternate meeting time.

April 17
Adult Coloring
St. Joseph Township Library, 201 N 3rd St, St Joseph, IL 61873

6 p.m.
The library is holding adult coloring time. The library provides the picture and the coloring supplies. For more information, please contact the library at 217-469-2159 or stjosephtownshiplibrary@gmail.com.

April 18
Quilting Group
10 a.m.
St. Joseph Township Library, 201 N 3rd St, St Joseph, IL 61873

Bring your quilting project and join the quilting ladies at the library to work on your projects.

Junior Library Orientation
4 p.m.
St. Joseph Township Library, 201 N 3rd St, St Joseph

This program is open to any child who is between ages of 10 and 15. Program runs for 5 weeks, from June 3rd through July 6th. Each Junior Librarian works an assigned one-hour shift per week. All Junior Librarian applicants must attend one of the following orientation sessions with a parent/guardian: Monday, April 15th at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 18th at 4 p.m. or Saturday, April 20th at 10 a.m. If you cannot attend one of these sessions, please call Susan at the library to set up an alternate meeting time.


April 19
Village of Ogden Adult Easter Egg Hunt
8 p.m.
The Village of Ogden holds an adult egg hunt that starts at 8 p.m. at the Old High School Park Baseball Diamond on Market St.
Adults will use flashlights to hunt for more than 1,000 eggs with money and candy insides

Nature at Night: Forest Forbs
8 p.m.
Interpretive Center, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 5:30-7 p.m.
Join us at Homer Lake as we welcome the emergence of our early spring forest flowers by taking a hike on Flicker Woods Trail. Find out what plants are just starting to bloom, what to look for soon, and learn some useful identification techniques. In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we will also tidy up the trail and surrounding area during our hike. Ages 5 & up. $3 per person. Space is limited; register by April 18 at ccfpd.org; For more info: (217) 896-2455 or jwick@ccfpd.org.

April 20
The Royal Community Building and Youth League Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake and Sausage Breakfast
7 a.m.
The Royal Community Building & Royal Youth League will be hosting a Pancake & Sausage Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20. The pancake and sausage breakfast will be from 7-10 a.m. with a free will donation to the Royal Youth League. Bloody Mary‘s and Mimosas will be available at the bar. The Easter Egg Hunt, hosted by the Royal Community Building, will begin promptly at 10 a.m.

Junior Library Orientation
10 a.m.
St. Joseph Township Library, 201 N 3rd St, St Joseph

This program is open to any child who is between ages of 10 and 15. Program runs for 5 weeks, from June 3rd through July 6th. Each Junior Librarian works an assigned one-hour shift per week. All Junior Librarian applicants must attend one of the following orientation sessions with a parent/guardian: Monday, April 15th at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 18th at 4 p.m. or Saturday, April 20th at 10 a.m. If you cannot attend one of these sessions, please call Susan at the library to set up an alternate meeting time.

Village of Ogden Easter Egg Hunt
10 a.m.

The village of Ogden has stuffed more than 4,000 eggs for children of all ages. The event starts at 10 a.m. in the Old Ogden High School Park.
In the event of rain there will be a drive by egg give away. The Easter Bunny will be in attendance for photos!



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