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9.29.2023 | What You Need To Know This Weekend

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT — St. John the Evangelist Church, 2640 Park Drive in Flossmoor, will host a movie night tonight on the church lawn featuring “Matilda.” The movie will begin as soon as it gets dark. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Free popcorn will be provided. Other concessions for sale.

DIVERSITY DINNER TICKETS AVAILABLE — Tickets are on sale for the next South Suburban Diversity Dinner from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 12 at FCC Community House. Debby Irving, author of “Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race,” will be the guest speaker. Her book will be available for sale at the event.

ROLLER DERBY — Junior members of the Chicago Knockouts roller derby league will battle Saturday. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., action begins at 6 p.m. at the Homewood Auditorium, 2010 Chestnut Road. Tickets are $10, online and at the door. Accessible seating available at no extra charge.

COMMUITY BIKE RIDES — Barb and Dan Lawler’s Road Ride starts at 8 a.m. Saturday at GoodSpeed Cycle, 2125 183rd St. in Homewood. It’s a 25-mile fitness ride. The Off-Leash ride is a 9-mile ride at about 9 to 10 mph that starts at GoodSpeed at 8:30 a.m. and lasts about an hour.

HOMEWOOD FARMERS MARKET — The market will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday on Martin Square between Chestnut Road and Ridge Road with live music, fresh produce, baked goods, craft vendors and more. Liz Smith will lead a free yoga for kids class. 

MEET THE MAYOR — Homewood Mayor Rich Hofeld will hold open office hours in the village hall lobby, 2020 Chestnut Road, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Village Finance Director Amy Zuckowski will join him.

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