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1/20/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

FREE CHINESE CULTURE CLASSES - The Flossmoor Public Library offers a live online program, including 10 free Chinese culture classes for children ages 7 to 12. Kids will go on a virtual tour, experience the traditions and stories behind Chinese festivals, and pick up a few Chinese words. The lessons take place over Zoom with a skilled instructor from Cricket NeuLingo. Classes are on Wednesdays in March, April and May. To register, email [email protected] (subject: Learn).

CALLING KIDS WHO LOVE TO SING - Grande Prairie Children's Choir invites kids in second grade through high school to try out the . . .

Winter events


  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.


  • 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.


  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.


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