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HF Park District LB Oct 1 – Oct 31 2019

Calling themselves Youth Against Inequality, a group of young local activists staged a candlelight vigil on Saturday, June 13, to honor African-Americans who were killed by police violence. 

About 100 people gathered in the plaza at Irwin Park, some in the low-key crowd holding signs featuring refrains of the Black Lives Matter movement. Others stood with family and friends, alternately enjoying one another’s company and turning somber in remembrance of the event.

Shante and Mark Roberson, of Markham, said they attended the event to commemorate those who have died at the . . .

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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