December 6, 2021 Local Stories in and Around St. Joseph, Illinois

Around Town April 30-May 4

April 30-May 23
Spring Used Book Sale
St Joseph Township Library, 201 N 3rd St, St Joseph, IL 61873

The St. Joseph Township-Swearingen Memorial Library announces its Spring Used Book Sale. The book sale will begin Monday, April 29th and will end Thursday, May 23rd. The library is not charging specific prices, all items are for sale by cash donation. Pay what you want to pay! There will be adult fiction, non-fiction, mysteries, science fiction, fantasy, horror, romance, adventure, biographies, crafts and cookbooks as well as children’s fiction, non-fiction and picture books. There may also be DVDs, videos, music cds, audiobooks and large print books. The sale will run during normal library hours, which are: Mondays and Wednesdays 1 p.m to 8 p.m; Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m to 6 p.m; Fridays 9 a.m to 7 p.m; Saturdays 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Please call to set up a time to bring in donations for the book sale. No donations will be accepted after May 11th. For more information please call 469-2159.

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

Euchre Club
7 p.m. every
Tuesday
St. Joseph Fire Station
Open to public
Questions contact:   Terry Crider  469-7028 or cell 722-7164

May 1
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.

May 2
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.

Homer Community Sales and Vendor Market
Thursday 3-7
p.m. , Friday 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Homer

Sales located at 204 N. Church, 800 W. First, 2667 CR 800 N, 104 W. Fourth, 105 S. Josephine, 716 S. East Street, 310 W. Crittenden, 404 W. Fourth, 309 E. Second, 207 S. Church, 2427 CR 1150 N, 902 S. Main, 500 E. Second and 501 E. First. There will also be vendors on Main Street.

Feed the Need
5:30 p.m.
St. Joseph United Methodist Church

The Midwest Food Bank is joining with the St. Joseph United Methodist Church to hold a food distribution event.

May 3
Homer Community Sales and Vendor Market
Thursday 3-7
p.m. , Friday 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Homer

Sales located at 204 N. Church, 800 W. First, 2667 CR 800 N, 104 W. Fourth, 105 S. Josephine, 716 S. East Street, 310 W. Crittenden, 404 W. Fourth, 309 E. Second, 207 S. Church, 2427 CR 1150 N, 902 S. Main, 500 E. Second and 501 E. First. There will also be vendors on Main Street.

SJO FFA Greenhouse Plant Sale
4-7 p.m.
SJO

The SJO FFA is selling plants out of their greenhouse.

Bike to work day
Morning Hours
The Wheelhouse

The Wheelhouse is helping St. Joseph bike riders celebrate bike to work day. The restaurant will have coffee, breakfast food and water for cyclist.

Nature Play Pre-K: Paws, Claws, Wings and Things
10 a.m.
Homer Lake Natural Playscape

This program is for preschoolers ages 3-6 to learn as we play in nature! Today, we will learn about the special adaptations that animals have to help them survive in the wild. This is a chance for parents/grandparents to actively engage with children as they experience the natural world. Dress for the weather, as we will be outdoors for the entire program. FREE. Space is limited. Register by May 2 at ccfpd.org. For more info: (217) 896-2455 or jwick@ccfpd.org.

May 4
Bake Sale and Lunch
7 a.m.-2 p.m.
Fithian United Methodist Church 101 W. Clinton Street

The Fithian Women’s Club is holding a bake sale and lunch during the Fithian town-wide garage sales. The proceeds go to the Club’s scholarship fund and other projects.

Homer Community Sales and Vendor Market
Thursday 3-7
p.m. , Friday 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Homer

Sales located at 204 N. Church, 800 W. First, 2667 CR 800 N, 104 W. Fourth, 105 S. Josephine, 716 S. East Street, 310 W. Crittenden, 404 W. Fourth, 309 E. Second, 207 S. Church, 2427 CR 1150 N, 902 S. Main, 500 E. Second and 501 E. First. There will also be vendors on Main Street.

SJO FFA Greenhouse Plant Sale
9-2 p.m.
SJO

The SJO FFA is selling plants out of their greenhouse.

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