2nd graders build gingerbread delights at Willow School

  Kids leap into Lions Pool during a hot day in 2016.   (Chronicle file photo) It’s time for a swim! The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District opens Lions Pool Memorial Day weekend, and moves to seasonal hours starting Friday, June 1. Stephanie Whittington, aquatic and fitness supervisor, has a staff of 50 part-time lifeguards, assistant managers, instructors and cashiers ready for the season. Whittington said Saturday, May 26, the pool will be open from noon to 6 p.m. for pool pass holders. The pool will be open to the public . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • You Matter 2 Winter Wonderland from noon to 4 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road. Holiday fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $5 to $10 at bit.ly/3VLh2m4.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m. Ice sculpture walk, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores and more.



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