Upcoming Events

Benefits the Neighbors Food Pantry of Wonder Lake. Virginia is a volunteer for Wonder Lake Neighbors Food Pantry in Wonder Lake, IL. Every year for her birthday (April 21st) she coordinates a food and monetary drive for the food pantry. Virginia is turning 98 this year so she is striving to raise 9800 pounds of food donations for the pantry and striving to raise $9800.00 for the food pantry! Wonder Lake Neighbors Food Pantry currently serves almost 500 families per month!

Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. If you are looking to improve your "green" thumb, or if you are a seasoned gardener, you'll benefit from Gardenfest workshops. $45 fee includes lunch. Register now!

Greenwood School, 4618 Greenwood Road, Woodstock, IL. Annual Spaghetti Dinner, Friday April 28, 2017, 5pm - 8pm, $8 for Adults, students &seniors $6, under 3 $4. Largest Fundraiser event for the school includes Rock wall, games, cakewalk and silent auction. For more information please call 815.648.2606.

Master Gardeners' Plant Sale Sunday, May 21, 2017 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. @ Farm Bureau, 1102 McConnell Rd., Woodstock Rain or Shine Featuring "Ask a Master" Plant Clinic Call 815 338-3737

This museum exists to educate - they'd like the whole world to know about fire equipment and it's stellar history! Visit their website for more information, and make sure you call ahead before dropping in as private tours are all they offer at the moment. (815-568-8950)

The Volo Auto Museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. It features roughly 400 classic, antique, muscle and Hollywood cars. Admission is $14.95 for adults, $8.95 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for children 4 and younger. For other information, visit volocars.com, or call 815-385-3644.

Just For Fun offers skating lessons and space for birthday and private skating parties. With more than 20 years of experience providing an arena for family fun and entertainment, they are one of the area's premier venues for fun, providing a safe environment for everyone. Visit their website for hours.

A snowmobile safety certification is required to operate a snowmobile. A child under 10 cannot operate a snowmobile. Classes are available online and are open to anyone Ages 12 -16 are required to have a certificate to operate a snomobile. Those who have a valid driver's license may operate snowmobiles without the certification but those without a license must complete eight hours of instruction and the final examination to receive the certificate and the legal right to drive a snowmobile. Two Providers-On-line Snowmobile Safety Ccourse And Certification:  http://www.snowmobilecourse.com/usa/illinois/and http://www.snowmobile-ed.com/illinois/

America's Largest Railway Museum, located in Union Illinois. See their website for train scheduls, dates & times.

Tickets for a variety of events are available at the Opera House box office, online or by calling 815-338-5300.

Save time and money, shop locally in Wonder Lake for your family meals. Wonder Foods has daily specials for every day items, visit this link to view their sale prices! For every $100 spent at a locally owned business, $45 stays in the local economy, creating jobs and expanding the county's tax base. If our local businesses were in the village boundaries, our tax dollars would benefit VWL directly.

You can take boat safety classes online, at anytime: Boater Exam.com, and Boat-Ed.com are fast and easy and certification cost is $29.95. For local Lake and Boating Conditions, visit the MPOA.

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