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The birds head north. ‘Zugunruhe’ and an oriole peeking in the window

This story was updated at 4:46 p.m. to reflect additional details, including the closure of H-F High School on Thursday.  Two cold students board a  bus headed for Homewood-  Flossmoor High School on  Tuesday morning. The  temperature at the time was  about 4 degrees. (Eric Crump/  H-F Chronicle) Schools in Homewood District 153 and Flossmoor District 161 and Homewood-Flossmoor High School were open Tuesday, but officials in both districts have decided to shutter all schools . . .

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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