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COVID-19: Businesses adapt

At 7 p.m. on the first Friday in December for years, Santa Claus emerged from a Homewood fire truck to push the big white button that lights up the Irwin Park holiday tree.

This year was no exception, but instead of gathering in a dense crowd, singing caroles and loudly counting down from 10 for tree lighting, Homewood and Flossmoor area residents were able to watch a recorded event, the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District's Holiday Lights 2020 Showcase.

The show still included holiday music, with performances by the Churchill School fifth grade choir, performing "Be a Candle . . .

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Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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