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Vigil held Sunday in Homewood in response to Charlottesville violence

Violent clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday provoked a response from some Homewood and Flossmoor residents who gathered in Irwin Park on Sunday evening to express their support for the victims and their dismay at the racist idealogy of right-wing extremists.

 

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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