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Franciscan Health Foundation Gala set for Oct. 29 at Field Museum

After cancelling in 2020 due to COVID-19 and hosting a virtual event last year, the Franciscan Health Foundation is pleased to announce the return of the annual gala, in-person, at The Field Museum in Chicago.

The Franciscan Health Foundation Gala will take place from 6 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at The Field Museum, 1400 S. DuSable Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. 

The event will feature a cocktail hour, four dinner stations, live music by the Connexion Band, dancing, a silent auction and fellowship. The Field Museum will also . . .

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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