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9.15.2023 | What You Need To Know This Weekend

DONATE BLOOD — Serendipity Yoga and Wellness will host a blood drive from 3 to 8 p.m. today in the parking lot at 18300 Dixie Highway in Homewood. Donors are encouraged to make an appointment.

YOGA FOR A CAUSE — Serendipity Yoga and Wellness will host Yoga for a Cause at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, in the west pavilion at Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, 1100 Ridge Road in Homewood. General admission tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at https://anewdv.rallyup.com/yoga. All proceeds will support Anew, a local agency that supports victims of domestic violence.

LEARN ABOUT SPACE — The Homewood Science Center will host a special STEM Saturday session on Sept. 16 that focuses on space. The event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 18022 Dixie Highway is free. There will interactive stations and  hands-on activities courtesy of National Informal STEM Education NetworkNISE Network space kits will be available to help kids learn about the solar system, what it’s like to go on a space mission and more.

GRANDPA’S GARAGE SALE — Come see what treasures await you tomorrow at Grandpa’s Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lions Club Pool parking lot, 1041 Ridge Road
in Homewood. With so many vendors, you never know what you will find.

HOMEWOOD FARMERS’ MARKET — Fresh produce, food, crafts and live music from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Martin Square between Chestnut Road and Ridge Road.

ARCHAEOLOGY DIG — Kids will have a chance to spend time getting hands dirty digging for treasure from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Highway. 

Register for the event here.

DISNEY DANCE PARTY — Children aged 4 to 10 can celebrate National Dance Day from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday in the Helen Wilson Meeting Room at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave. Get dressed up as your favorite Disney character and have a fun afternoon of dancing to your favorite Disney songs. Feel free to bring family and friends.

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