Steelville Pool recently opened its gates for the 2019 summer season. The hours of operation are noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Daily admission is $3 per person or $40 for an individual season pass. Family passes can be purchased for $100. Children three and under swim for free.
The city council of Steelville met twice in May to conduct business as follows.
• Mayor Michael Keen reported on lifeguard hirings.
Steelville Arts Council is celebrating its 7th annual Plein Air event this week, with painting, judging and receptions having begun on Monday, and the final gala dinner and auction scheduled for Friday, June 7.
Steelville has a delightful new restaurant open on Main Street. Pop Scherer’s Café and Creamery offers deliciously creamy ice cream made on site, baked goods including decadent cream puffs, triple layer cakes, and pies, along with an extensive menu of made-from-scratch breakfast, lunch, and dinner foods.
For those wishing to say goodbye to the old Steelville school building that has served as both high school and middle school over the years, there will be a recognition and celebration ceremony held on the front lawn on Wednesday, June 12 from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.