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10.21.22 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

PET ADOPTION DISCOUNTS - During the 12 hours of their Midnight Madness Sale, South Suburban Humane Society is offering specials and discounts. At times they will waive dog and cat adoption fees. Noon to midnight today at SSHS, 21800 Central Ave. in Matteson. Noon to midnight today.

HUNGER AWARENESS WALK - You Matter 2 invites you to walk the We Scare Hunger Trail on Saturday at Flossmoor Community Church. The event, benefitting Respond Now, features a haunted house and hot chocolate bar. Admission is at least four non-perishable food items or $5 per person. Family hour . . .

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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