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8.22.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

HELP SAVE PETS —  A surge of new arrivals at its shelter facility along with a mid-week heat wave putting stress on air conditioning systems has prompted South Suburban Humane Society officials to issue a plea for people to foster animals. Both its locations will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, for foster pick-ups. Anyone interested in fostering animals can send a text to 708-956-2959 to see if the shelter staff can make a match for you. Or email SSHS at [email protected].

EARLY TRASH PICKUP — Homewood Disposal announced on Monday that because of excessive heat expected Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, trash pickup will start an hour early — about 5:30 a.m.

NEW PARK DISTRICT FACEBOOK PAGE  The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District announced Monday that it created a new Facebook page. The new page is at facebook.com/HFParkDistrict. The district also recommended residents unfollow these pages, which will no longer be updated:
www.facebook.com/hfparkswww.facebook.com/hficearenawww.facebook.com/coyoterunwww.facebook.com/HFPDAquatics and www.facebook.com/HFPDCareers.

SINGING MEDITATION — Relax with us next week during Singing Meditation with Amanda Thomas Tuesday, Aug. 22 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Cancer Support Center in Homewood. Call 708-798-9171 to register.

WATER INFRASTRUCTURE VIRTUAL TOUR — MWRD will host a virtual tour of the Chicago region’s water infrastructure and history today at 2 p.m. To register, visit: mwrd.org/facility-tours.

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