PICNIC FOR 55-PLUS - H-F Park District hosts the Polka Dots & Picnic Lunch at noon on Aug. 3 for party-goers 55 and older. The menu includes BBQ beef brisket, grilled chicken breast, pasta salad, cornbread muffins and dessert. Also enjoy bingo, bags, and a 50/50 raffle. $15, register with the park district
NIGHT OUT ON THE ISLANDS - Say, "Aloha!" to Homewood police officers at this year's Hawaiian-themed National Night Out. View the vehicles and participate alongside officers in a hula-hoop contest and water balloon toss. Watch the UCAN helicopter land . . .