Author: Carole Sharwarko

6.2.23 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

IT’S A ONE-OF-A-KIND TIME – Homewood Artisan Street Fair is from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Shop from one-of-a-kind artisans, handmade goods, upcycled and vintage items. Enjoy live music both days. ROOT ON A LOCAL AUTHOR – From 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday,[Read More…]

6.1.23 | What You Need to Know Today

TROMBONE CHOIR CONCERT – The South Suburban Trombone Choir will perform an end of the (school) year concert at 6 p.m. tonight in the Irwin Park bandshell in Homewood.  HEALTHCARE CAREERS CAMP – Teens ages 16 to 18 interested in medical careers can participate in a free Explore Healthcare Careers[Read More…]

5.31.23 | What You Need to Know Today

BIKE THE GEM BEFORE IT’S RUN – There’s still time to register for the annual Bike the Gem on Saturday. The community bicycle ride — not a race — traverses eight miles of the Hidden Gem Half Marathon course. Participation is free, and open to riders age 9 and older. [Read More…]

5.26.23 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

IT’S FINALLY FARMERS MARKET TIME – Visit the first outdoor Homewood Farmers Market of the season from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Martin Square. You can buy fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers, bakery, cheese, nuts, craft beer, prepared foods, artisan pieces, woodwork, candles and jewelry. This week, Serendipity[Read More…]

5.25.23 | What You Need to Know Today

GET REX VAXXED – Bring your leashed pooch to a low-cost Dog Vaccination Clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Matteson Village Hall, 4900 Village Commons. Cook County residents can get free microchips, free DA2PPV vaccines and $10 rabies vaccines. Sponsored by South Suburban Humane Society and Cook County[Read More…]

5.24.23 | What You Need to Know Today

UNLEASH YOUR INNER BEAST – Get ready to be your best beast with the H-F Beast Prep Course, at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, June 6 to 27.  Get familiar with the obstacles in the H-F Beast Obstacle Course Race — including bucket carry, tire run, tire flip and a spear throw[Read More…]

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