Calendar of Events

No matter what the season, there is always something going on in the Village of McLean. Keeping our residents informed of scheduled events and local happenings is important. 

Know of an upcoming event that we need to add? Send us an email and we will be happy to add it for you.

Upcoming Events

Summer Reading: University of Illinois Extension Office

Begins: 6/18/2019 - 2:30 PM
Ends: 6/18/2019

Summer Reading: University of Illinois Extension Office at the Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library at 2:30 pm Tuesday, June 18.

Independence Day Celebration

Begins: 6/22/2019 - 4:30 pm
Ends: 6/22/2019 - 10:30 pm

Join us for our annual Independence Day Celebration at the Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Park District! Meal will be available for purchase at 4:30! Free games, face painting, henna, inflatables, and entertainment for everyone! The Josh Holland Band will be in the pavilion at 6:00! Concessions will also be available for purchase! Fireworks at dusk! For more information, see the Facebook event page or the Park District website.

Summer Reading: Sugar Grove Nature Center

Begins: 6/25/2019 - 2:30 PM
Ends: 6/25/2019

Summer Reading: Sugar Grove Nature Center at the Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library at 2:30 pm Tuesday, June 25.

Make a 4th of July Craft (walk-in craft)

Begins: 6/26/2019 - 2:00 pm
Ends: 7/3/2019 - 7:00 pm

Make a gift for 4th of July (walk-in craft) at the Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library during regular library hours, June 26–July 3.

Summer Reading: April Fisher (the Lego Lady)

Begins: 7/2/2019 - 2:30 pm
Ends: 7/2/2019

Summer Reading: April Fisher (the Lego Lady) at the Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library at 2:30 pm Tuesday, July 2.

Make a Sugar Scrub

Begins: 7/13/2019 - 10:00 AM
Ends: 7/13/2019 - 11:30 AM

Make a sugar scrub at the Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library on July 13, 10 to 11:30 am.

Summer Reading: Twin City Amateur Astronomers

Begins: 7/16/2019 - 2:30 PM
Ends: 7/16/2019

Summer Reading: Twin City Amateur Astronomers at the Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library at 2:30 pm Tuesday, July 16.

Summer Reading: Outer Space Activity Stations

Begins: 7/23/2019 - 2:30 PM
Ends: 7/23/2019

Summer Reading: Outer Space Activity Stations at the Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library at 2:30 pm Tuesday, July 23.

Summer Reading: Apollo 11 Moon Landing Re-enactment

Begins: 7/30/2019 - 2:30 PM
Ends: 7/30/2019

Summer Reading: Apollo 11 Moon Landing Re-enactment at the Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library at 2:30 pm Tuesday, July 30. Participants will re-enact the events of the Apollo moon landing. Ten children ages 9 to 13 with good reading skills are needed to help out with the program. If interested, please contact the library.

Decorate Items for School (walk-in craft)

Begins: 8/3/2019 - 9:00 AM
Ends: 8/17/2019 - 12:00 PM

Decorate items for school (walk-in craft) at the Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library during regular library hours, August 3–17.

Get Your 6.6 on Route 66!

Begins: 8/24/2019 - 8:00 AM
Ends: 8/24/2019 - 12:00 PM

On Saturday, August 24, 2019, CORE of McLean, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is holding our 6th annual 6.6k (4.1-mile) run/walk from Funks Grove to McLean. All proceeds go toward projects to benefit the community of McLean, IL. 

Registration is now open! See the Get Your 6.6 on Route 66 page for more details.

Mt. Hope Township Bazaar

Begins: 8/24/2019 - 9:00 am
Ends: 8/24/2019 - 2:00 pm

The Mt. Hope Township Bazaar will be held at the Mt. Hope Township Community Hall on Aug 24th from 9 am - 2 pm to coincide with the Get Your 6.6 on Route 66 post-race celebration on the square. A great day to visit McLean!

Family Reading and Game Night

Begins: 9/19/2019 - 5:30 PM
Ends: 9/19/2019 - 6:30 PM

Family Reading and Game Night at the Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library on September 19, 5:30 to 6:30 pm.

Make a Coffee Filter Tie-Dye Flower

Begins: 9/28/2019 - 10:30 AM
Ends: 9/28/2019 - 11:30 AM

Make a Coffee Filter Tie-Dye Flower at the Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library on September 28, 10:30 to 11:30 am.

Halloween Craft (walk-in craft)

Begins: 10/15/2019 - 2:00 PM
Ends: 10/31/2019 - 7:00 PM

Make a Halloween Craft (walk-in craft) at the Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library during regular library hours, October 15–31.