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Junior Friends organization sponsors ‘food for fines’ to help Respond Now

  Three boys, from left, Gehrig Lucas, 7, with Lucas Miller,  6, and Oliver Weberg, 9, make a game out of sorting  donated food on Friday, Nov. 18, at the Homewood  Public Library. (Photos by Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)

 

  LEFT: Janellie Roach, a freshman at Homewood-Flossmoor  High School, takes on organizing duties at a Junior  Friends of the Homewood Library event. Food was collected  for Respond Now.  RIGHT: Gavin Jursa watches over the canned fruits.  . . .

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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