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2/15/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

SEEDS, TREES & CLEAN-UPS – Flossmoor’s Green Commission meets tonight, with many forward-looking spring items on the agenda. Topics include the seed library, an upcoming clean-up day, a tree planting event and a community garden space. Attend in person or over Zoom. Find info at the village website.

FABRIC OF ESCAPE ROUTES – There’s still time to sign up for “Pre-Civil War Quilts: Secret Codes To Freedom On The Underground Railroad,” a Zoom program with Flossmoor Library. Scholar Connie Martin describes the origin of the Underground Railroad and slave routes through Illinois counties, and shows codes on quilt patterns that revealed escape routes. Email dic[email protected] (Subject: Martin) to reserve a spot.

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