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11.4.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

FALL BACK — Daylight Saving Time will end at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5. Clocks should be reset to 1 a.m. then to align with Central Standard Time. Public safety officials recommend everyone take the opportunity to make sure smoke and carbon monoxide detectors have fresh batteries and are working properly.

PUMPKIN SMASH — The H-F Park District will host the annual pumpkin recycling event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Coyote Run Golf Course, 800 Kedzie Ave. in Flossmoor. Pumpkin Smash is an annual effort to divert pumpkins from landfills by providing a location for residents to drop off jack-o-lanterns to be composted. Bring candy wrappers, too.

OUTERBELT HIKE — Members of the Outerbelt Alliance, Jay Readey and Kwame Amuh, will guide a free one-hour hike Saturday at Vollmer Road Woods starting at 11 a.m. Start at the Flossmoor Road Bicycle Lot. Wear long pants and hiking boots or other appropriate closed-toe shoes and bring your own water. Register here

CHICAGO FILM HISTORY — “Chicago: The First Hollywood” is the subject of a presentation by film historian Annette Bochenek on Chicago’s early role in the film industry. The event will be at Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Highway, from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

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