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10.11.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

CIELITO LINDO— The strolling mariachi band will perform in Flossmoor Park from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday to help the village celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. From 5-6 p.m. the park district will offer drop-in sugar skull painting for all ages at Park Place (the warming house) in Flossmoor Park.

HOMEWOOD HISTORICAL SOCIETY — Following a brief meeting at 6:45 p.m. at Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Highway, Larry McClellan will discuss and preview his latest book, “Onward to Chicago, Freedom Seekers and the Underground Railroad in Northeastern Illinois.”  Free and open to the public; masks optional

TRAIL MIX CONCERT CHANGE— Trail Mix organizers have peered at the forecast and decided it might not be fun to be outdoors on a rainy, chilly Friday evening, so the concert with The Wildwoods and guest Donna Herula will be inside Senior Hall at Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, 1100 Ridge Road. Doors are at 6 p.m. Tickets are still available.

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