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IPO announces its 2017-18 40th season concerts

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) will mark its 40th season with a special Leonard Bernstein series for 2017-18. Each of the five concerts will celebrate the famed composer as IPO marks the 100th anniversary of his birth. Concerts are set for Oct. 14, Nov. 18, Feb. 10, March 10 and April 14 with a special holiday concert on Dec. 16. All performances will be at IPO’s new venue, the Ozinga Chapel on the campus of Trinity Christian College, 6601 W. College Dr. in Palos Heights. For an additional charge, subscribers also can travel from Flossmoor by . . .

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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