Families enjoy skateless Skaturdays event

On Wednesday, Oct. 7, the Homewood Science Center is kicking off its Celebrate Urban Birds project inviting Homewood and Flossmoor residents to keep data on birds in the area.

The virtual informational HSC program at 7 p.m. will offer an outline of this H-F Citizen Science program, including an introduction on how residents of all ages can help scientists at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, a unit of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, that studies birds and wildlife.

To register for the informational session, visit Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

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Fall events


  • Celebrate the season in Flossmoor from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Shopping, Santa, singing and more in downtown Flossmoor. Tree lighting ceremony in Flossmoor Park at 5:30 p.m.
  • Small Business Saturday in Homewood and Flossmoor. Holiday shoppers can help local merchants succeed.

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