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 . . .
FRIDAY, DEC. 9
SATURDAY, DEC. 10
- 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.