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10.5.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

HELP KEEP FLOSSMOOR GREEN — Flossmoor is seeking volunteers to help plant trees throughout the village on Saturday, Oct. 21. The meet up location is village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road, at 8 a.m. Volunteers should wear closed-toed shoes and bring work gloves and, if possible, their own transportation to reach planting sites. Necessary tools will be provided. For more information, contact Stephanie Wright at [email protected] or 708-335-5472. Click here to sign up.

ANEW SNEAKER BALL — The fundraising gala for Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse will be from 6 to 10 p.m. at Olympia Fields Country Club. Purchase tickets here for $75 per person. Music will be by DJ Love and there will be an auction. All proceeds benefit the Anew’s work to provide wrap-around services to families impacted by domestic violence. 

THE ADDAMS FAMILY ON STAGE — The Drama Group will present America’s kooky, spooky Addams Family on stage at 330 202nd St. in Chicago Heights, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 6 and 7, with repeat performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12, 13, and 14. Matinee performances will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8; Saturday, Oct. 14; and Sunday, Oct. 15. Ticket prices for The Addams Family are $19 to $25. Tickets are sold online by visiting The Drama Group’s ticket site at dgbooktix.com. Tickets are also available through The Drama Group’s box office at 708-755-3444.

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.

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