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District 153 will honor veterans Nov. 11

A special program honoring veterans will be held at 8:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Churchill School, 1300 W. 190th St. in Homewood.

Veterans from any era are invited to participate in the program that will feature presentations by the James Hart Chamber Orchestra, James Hart Jazz Band, James Hart Choir Ensemble and the Homewood Children’s Choir.

Breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. After the entertainment, shuttle buses will take guests to District 153’s other two schools for visits.

For additional information, contact Shelley Peck at 708 . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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