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9/16/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

FLOSSMOOR READS - One Book, One Flossmoor returns with a community reading of Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, which tells the story of the Osage Native Americans who gained wealth in the 1920s because of oil reserves found under their land in Oklahoma. The Flossmoor Community Relations Commission hosts a virtual book club meeting to discuss the nonfiction book on Oct. 20.

METRA SCHEDULE CHANGES - On Saturday night, Sept. 18, bridge work will require late night busing from 51st Street to Millennium station for passengers on trains 838 and 839. The work . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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