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12.12.2023 | What You Need To Know Today

SANTA DRIVEWAY VISITS — The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District will provide Santa Claus visits to homes from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 12 and Dec.13. Residents can take a photo with Santa and tell him what they want for Christmas. Available to H-F residents only. Cost is $20 per house visit. Register at bit.ly/3QCxmV8.

HOLIDAY LIGHTS RIDE — GoodSpeed Cycle will lead the Ho Ho Ho-Flo Holiday Lights Ride from 6:30 to 8 p.m. starting from the shop at 2125 183rd St. in Homewood. Described as “a slow and social bike tour of Homewood and Flossmoor’s bestest, funnest and beautifulest holiday lights and decorations.” The cost is $3/person minimum cash donation to benefit the partner abuse support work of Anew (formerly South Suburban Family Shelter), or donate at bit.ly/40DYiZ6.

MENORAH LIGHTING — Flossmoor will host a menorah lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. in front of Park Place in Flossmoor Park, 2449 Flossmoor Road. The ceremony celebrating Hanukkah will be conducted at 5 p.m. each day through Dec. 15.

WAGNER NAMED CHIEF — Former Flossmoor Deputy Chief Clinton Wagner has been named chief of the South Chicago Heights Police Department, according to a story in the Chicago Tribune. Wagner retired in August 2022 after 20 years with Flossmoor.  

MEETING CHANGE — The Homewood Board of Trustees regular meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 26, has been rescheduled for Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. in the village hall board room located at 2020 Chestnut Road, Homewood.

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