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12.5.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

HOMEWOOD GIVING TREE — Homewood Public Works Department is partnering with District 153 for the annual Giving Tree initiative, which aims to assist local families in need. To participate, visit village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road. The tree is inside the west entrance. Pick up an ornament from the Giving Tree to learn the needs and wishes of a child. For those who prefer to make cash donations instead of purchasing gifts, village staff will use contributions to purchase gifts. For more information or to drop off your donations, please contact Lisa Jones at the Public Works Department at 708-206-2906. All items or cash donations are needed prior to Dec. 20.

COMMUNITY BOOK SWAP — Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., will host an opportunity from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for anyone ages 18 and above to trade books. There will be catered appetizers. Registration is not required. Send questions to [email protected].

PARK BOARD MEETING — Commission members will meet at 7 p.m. tonight at the Goldberg Administration Center, 3301 Flossmoor Road, Flossmoor. Find the agenda here. The board will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. on the proposed 2023 levy and is expected to adopt the levy during the regular meeting. Also on the agenda is a proposal to replace the boiler at the H-F Ice Arena, and consideration of recreation fees and charges for 2024. 

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RECYCLE HOLIDAY LIGHTS — Anyone who finds broken holiday lights as they string up exterior holiday decorations can put the cast-offs in containers located in Homewood at the H-F Racquet & Fitness Club, 2920 183rd St., and Irwin Center, 18120 Highland Ave. or in Flossmoor at Goldberg Center, 3301 Flossmoor Road; Park Place, 2449 Flossmoor Road; and Irons Oaks, 20000 Western Ave.

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