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10.7.22 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

LOW COST PET CARE - Pet vaccines at the Low Cost Vet Clinic at South Suburban Humane Society, 21800 Central Ave., Matteson. No exam fee; no appointments; no qualifications. 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE - Grandpa's Garage Sale in Lions Club Pool parking lot. 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. 

STEM SATURDAY - Learn how macroinvertebrates affect the ecosystem. Forest Preserves of Cook County program at Homewood Science Center. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

HOMEWOOD FIRE DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at . . .

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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