I Spy game, popular mugs bring people to new Miracle on Martin event

  This photo taken May 9 shows   the tree's distressed condition.   Leaves were gone on more than   two-thirds of the tree. (Photo   by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) The tree in Irwin Park, which residents affectionately call the Christmas tree, needs to be replaced — again. In March 2016, a 60-foot Colorado spruce that stood in the park’s northwest corner for years was toppled over by high winds. The tree came to be known as the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Christmas tree because . . .

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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