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Homewood Public Library hosts International Games Day on Nov. 19

On Saturday, Nov. 19, the Homewood Public Library is joining with more than 2,000 libraries around the world for the ninth annual International Games Day @ Your Library celebration.

The library will offer special gaming programs and events suitable for the whole family from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Patrons will enjoy games from the regular collection, including Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Sushi Go, King of Tokyo and more.

In addition, patrons will be able to play giant Kerplunk and other not-so-typical games.

Refreshments will be served . . .

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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