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11.10.2023 | What You Need To Know This Weekend

ALICE BY HEART  Actors of 23 Miles South Theatre will perform “Alice by Heart,” a musical inspired by “Alice in Wonderland,” at 7 p.m. Friday and Sunday in the Flossmoor Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. Recommended for ages 13 and up because of adult language and situations. Tickets are available online.

DOORS TRIBUTE — “An American Prayer: Tribute To The Doors” will be on stage at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Freedom Hall, 410 Lakewood Blvd. in Park Forest. Iconic songs will include “Riders on the Storm,” “L.A. Woman,” “The End,” “Light My Fire,” “Break on Through,” and more. Purchase tickets here.

FLOSSMOOR FINANCE COUNTER — The Village Hall Finance Counter will be closed for service on Friday, Nov. 10, from Noon to 5 p.m. as staff and management participate in professional development training.

BEACH PARTY — Homewood-Flossmoor Park District will host a beach party for kids aged 6 to 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Irwin Community Center, 18120 Highland Ave. There will be activities, snacks and a movie to remind you of the warm sun on your skin. Kids can dress up in their favorite beach or vacation attire. The fee is $34 for district residents, $44 for non-residents.

IMPROV — TeenProv will open for South of Chi Improv. The show is from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Homewood Science Center, 18022 Dixie Highway. Cost is $10 at the door.

STEM SATURDAY — The Homewood Science Center will host its regular science activity session for kids aged 3 to 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the meeting room of Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Highway. 

PSC OPEN HOUSE — PSC invites prospective students to the Fall 2023 Open House from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the main campus, 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights. Students will have an opportunity to explore the campus, meet the faculty and staff and discover the wide array of educational programs and resources available at PSC. On-air radio personalities from Power 92.3 and 106.3 FM will be on campus with giveaways, including concert tickets and more. Light refreshments will be provided. Those planning to attend this free event can register in advance here.

ROLLER DERBY CHAMPIONSHIP — The last Chicago Knockouts bout of the year pits the Horrific Haunters against the Retro Rumblers for the championship. Doors open at 7:15 p.m., and the bout starts at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Homewood Auditorium, 2010 Chestnut Road, Homewood. General tickets are $15, trackside tickets are $20. Accessible seating available at no extra charge. Surprise musical guest follows with a 35-minute set.

GOSPEL CHOIR — Olivet Nazarene University Gospel Choir will perform a free concert at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. Come on out to Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road.

THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE — Open Access provides complete Thanksgiving meals to 1,000 area families in need. Local businesses help create those meals by collecting non-perishable food items. Monetary donations can be made at the website until Nov. 21. Food donations can be made until Nov. 11 at the following businesses and organizations:

  • First Reformed Church, 15924 S. Park Ave., in South Holland — stuffing.
  • Abbott’s Printing, 611 E 170th St., South Holland — green beans.
  • Redbird Café, 2057 Ridge Road, Homewood — corn bread.
  • Serendipity Yoga, 18300 Dixie Highway, Homewood — corn bread.
  • Cancer Support Center, 2028 Elm Road, Homewood — all the sides.
  • Homewood Science Center, 18022 Dixie Highway, Homewood — all the sides.
  • Loulou Belle, 2049 Ridge Road, Homewood — green beans.
  • Jonathan Kane Salon, 18065 Harwood Ave., Homewood — boxed potatoes.

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