Easter Egg Hunt
Around Easter, the Village holds an Egg Hunt at no cost to participants. The Village has cancelled the April 4, 2020 Easter Egg Hunt due to the outbreak of the COV-19.
Village Wide Garage Sales
Twice a year, in the Spring and Fall. Lots of goodies and deals to be found. The Spring Village Wide Garage Sales were scheduled for May 1st and May 2nd of 2020 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, the Fall Village Wide Garage Sales were scheduled for October 2nd and October 3rd of 2020 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Twice a year, the village sponsors a free clean-up for each household in the village. These coincide with the Village Garage Sales to help dispose of items which are no longer desired. Specific items have certain requirements. Please read your Village Bulletin or call the village office for rules and information. The May 2020 and the October 2020 pickup has been cancelled due to the COVID-19. No news on the Fall pickup at this time. With that being said, we do offer a dump truck that can be utilized with departing with your lost treasures although this comes at a cost, we will have to bill you for the truck rental of $25.00 and the costs of dumping. Contact the Public Works department to schedule the truck to be delivered to you 217-529-8576.
Southern View Picnic
The Village Picnic was scheduled for June 27, 2020 at the Martin Pavilion. Unfortunately at this time, we are postponing the picnic and will announce the date at a later time. The Village will provide sloppy joes, chips and water. We ask residents to bring a covered dish or dessert to share with your neighbors.
National Night Out (NNO) & Cops N Bobbers
The Village has cancelled the National Night Out & Cops N Bobbers due to the COVID-19. In conjunction with the National Night Out, Southern View holds it's own Neighborhood Watch event. First Responders are on hand to visit and talk about the job they do. This year the National Night Out and Cops N Bobbers will be on Tuesday August 4, 2020. Cops n Bobbers start at 4 pm at the pond. National Night Out will be at the Martin Pavilion starting at 6:00 pm with dinner being served.
Village Neighborhood Watch
The Village Neighborhood Watch gets together once a quarter. Guest Speakers, information on local happenings and getting to know your neighbors are a big part of each meeting.
At Halloween time, we have a 'scariest home' contest.
For Christmas, there is a "Griswold" contest.
Both events have 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.
Trunk or Treat
October 30, 2020 will be the Southern View "trunk or treat," held in the village park. More details to come as the date gets closer.
Veterans Day Banquet
Veterans Day is a day to thank our Veterans for their sacrifices. Southern View sponsors a reception for our local Veterans to get together and swap stories. We have hosted breakfasts, luncheons, and dinners in celebration of our local veterans.
Cookies with Santa
December 11, 2020 Santa will be visiting the Village Hall. We anticipate Santa will be bringing an elf with him to read a story to all the children while Santa hears their Christmas wishes. More details to come as the date gets closer.
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