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12.15.2023 | What You Need To Know This Weekend

“HARVEY” — The Drama Group will present the comedy “Harvey,” a play about a man and his invisible rabbit. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 15 and 16, with matinees at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16, and Sunday, Dec. 17. All tickets are available by going to The Drama Group BookTix website dg.booktix.com, where patrons will be directed to set up an account with “The Drama Group-BookTix Box Office.” Tickets also can be purchased by calling the box office at 708-755-3444. Tickets are $25 for adults, $23 for senior citizens and members of the military, and $19 for students.

SANTA’S SENIOR HELPERS — From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday H-F High School seniors and local senior citizens will help Santa with all of the letters he receives. Seniors will be partnered with seniors at Wiley’s Grill, 800 Kedzie Ave. in Flossmoor to help Santa out.

NAACP MEETING — NAACP Chicago Far South Suburban Branch will host a meeting and party from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Highway.

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SKATE WITH SANTA — From 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in the H-F Ice Arena, 777 Kedzie Ave. in Flossmoor. There will be free hot chocolate and photos with Santa. Admission is $6, skate rental is $4 and skate helpers are $5.

CHRISTMAS AT THE BREWERY — Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery, 1035 Sterling Ave., Flossmoor, will host Santa Claus, carriage rides, free hot chocolate, a magician and more. Seatings at 4 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. RSVP by calling 708-957-2739.

SIGN UP FOR MLK DAY OF SERVICE — Flossmoor invites local businesses, non-profits, volunteer groups, neighborhood clubs and associations, friends and neighbors to help make a difference in the community by hosting a project for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 15. Last year the village coordinated 23 service projects. This year, organizers hope to grow the number of volunteers and projects even more. Make a suggestion for a volunteer project, including your location and volunteer needs, via this online form, or contact Stephanie Wright at 708-335-5472, [email protected].

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.

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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