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12.2.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

HOMEWOOD HOLIDAY MARKET — The village’s first indoor holiday market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Homewood Auditorium, 2010 Chestnut Road.

HOLIDAY SPIRITS — The Cancer Support Center Junior Board will host a holiday event from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight at Wiley’s Grill, 800 Kedzie Ave. in Flossmoor. Local artisans, light appetizers and raffles. Proceeds benefit the Cancer Support Center. For more information, write [email protected].

GINGERBREAD HOUSE EXTRAVAGANZA — From 2:30 to 4 p.m. today in the Helen Wilson Meeting Room, Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave. on Saturday. Celebrate the season by building gingerbread houses with peppermints, frosting and gumdrops. Children under 9 years old must have an adult caregiver stay with them at the program.

“IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE — A RADIO PLAY” — The Drama Group will offer a free staged reading at 7:30 p.m. today at the Milord Studio Theatre at 330 W. 202nd St. in Chicago Heights. Donations will be accepted for the South Suburban Humane Society.

A VERY GRANDE PRAIRIE CHRISTMAS — Grand Prairie Singers will present a wide array of contemporary and classical music, both sacred and secular, to welcome the Christmas season at 3 p.m. today in Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road, Flossmoor.

TAYLOR SWIFT KARAOKE — Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Highway, will host an evening of Taylor Swift songs, friendship bracelets and fun from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today. Participants should feel free to wear their Eras outfits and spend the night singing.

ROLLER DERBY MINOR LEAGUE BOUT — Chicago Knockouts youth players will face off at 6 p.m. tonight in Homewood Auditorium, 2010 Chestnut Road. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets will be $10, online and at the door. Accessible seating available at no extra charge.

PICTURES WITH SANTA — Thomas Photographic, 18676 Dixie Highway in Homewood, will host its annual Pictures with Santa sessions from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. Prices start at $22. More info here.

HOLIDAY JOY AND FANFARE — The South Holland Master Chorale will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday in St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 17951 Dixie Highway in Homewood. The singers will be joined by Chicago Gargoyle Brass and organist Mark Sudeith.

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