Organizers of the annual Irons Oaks Christmas tree recycling project express their gratitude to members of the community who use the service.
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Volunteers make it easy to recycle holiday trees and light strands

For the seventh straight year, Homewood and Flossmoor residents can recycle their holiday trees at the Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center, Western Avenue at Vollmer Road. Trees can be dropped off between Dec. 26 and Jan. 18 at the center. Trees must be completely free of ornaments, tinsel, tags and plastic.

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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