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

Around Town May 27-June 1

May 28
St. Joseph Village Board meeting
7 p.m.
Village Hall
207 E. Lincoln

SJO School Board
6 p.m.
St. Joseph-Ogden High School Board room

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 29
Homer Farmer’s Market
4-6 pm
Caboose Park, Downtown Homer
The market welcomed four new vendors this year, Dave Wakefield, Harden’s Bison Ranch, Nancy Bues, and The Moo Mobile from Sidney Dairy Barn.

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

Adult Coloring
6 p.m.
St. Joseph Township Library, 201 N 3rd St, St Joseph, IL 61873
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 30
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.


June 1
Dark Sky Park Dedication Celebration
6 p.m.-12 a.m.
Activity Center, Middle Fork River Forest Preserve
Welcoming Remarks, Thanks Yous, “Dark Sky Places” presentation and New Sign Dedication – 6:00 p.m.
Crafts, Hands-On Activities – 7 p.m.
Starwatch Presentation by David Leake, Director of William M. Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College – 8:30 p.m.
Night Sky Viewing – 9 p.m.-12 a.m.
Join us in celebrating the wondrous night sky at Illinois’ FIRST and ONLY International Dark Sky Park! Learn about the night sky & lighting pollution, participate in hands-on activities, create & take home special crafts, and speak with astronomy & astrophotography experts! Beginning at 9 p.m. join us and the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society for one of our popular Starwatch programs where we will view the stars, planets, and more! Weather-permitting, the program will go until midnight, but you may leave when you wish. Call (217) 351-2567 for weather updates. For more info: (217) 586-3360.

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