Author: Carole Sharwarko

5/27/2022 | What You Need to Know This Weekend 

TRAFFIC TRIAL ENDS TODAY – Today marks the final day of the road diet test implemented by the Village of Homewood on 183rd Street near Center Avenue. Village officials will now compile traffic data and consult with residents before issuing a report on the test results. FREE YOGA FOR KIDS[Read More…]

5/26/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

PARTY AT THE SPLASH PAD – You can rent the Splash Pad at Millennium Park for a party this summer, any day of the week from June 4 to Aug. 14. The private booking time includes use of the picnic shelter for up to 50 people. Only kids up to[Read More…]

5/25/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

REGISTER STUDENTS ASAP – Homewood School District 153 is asking parents to register their children for the next academic year as soon as possible. The district needs to know how many students will be attending to be sure a sufficient number of teachers are available. Only 33% of the anticipated[Read More…]

5/24/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

HOMEWOOD VILLAGE BOARD – Homewood Village Board Meeting is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at village hall. The agenda includes an introduction of the new farmers market manager, a liquor license increase, and other items of business.  KIDS IN THE KITCHEN – Help children ages 8 to 12 get acquainted with[Read More…]

5/20/2022 | What You Need to Know This Weekend 

ARMED FORCES SALUTE – The Flossmoor Veterans’ Memorial organization hosts a Salute to Armed Forces Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Flossmoor Park, 2523 Flossmoor Road. Chalk the walk to show your appreciation for veterans and service members, and get a free popsicle. FEELING CLINGLY – Kids[Read More…]

5/19/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

CONGRATULATIONS, SENIORS! – Today is the last day of classes for H-F High School seniors. The school’s graduation ceremony is on May 29. GET AN INSIDE LOOK – Homewood Public Works Open House is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 17755 S. Ashland Ave. Tour the water plant[Read More…]

5/18/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

ARCHITECTURAL TOUR – The Flossmoor Service League Housewalk is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Tour three homes, including a 1957 mid-century modern home designed by renowned architect Bertrand Goldberg. Get tickets at UpsaDaisy, Art4Soul, Gypsyfix, or online at www.flossmoorserviceleague.org. RELEASE THE BEAST – Register to run The H-F[Read More…]

5/17/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

PIZZA FOR 153 – Eat lunch or dinner at Aurelio’s Pizza today, and the restaurant will donate 20% of your bill to Homewood Parent Music Association. Do dine-in, carryout or delivery, and be sure to show the flyer you can find online. TOWNSHIP JOB FAIR – Learn about jobs open[Read More…]

5/13/2022 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

ERGONOMIC GARDENING – Yard work making you achy? Check out BodySmart Gardening, the next installment in Homewood Green Thumb Saturdays. Learn how to garden safely and healthfully using ergonomic tools and practices. 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Homewood Village Hall EVERYBODY SAY CHEERS – Dunning’s Market in Flossmoor celebrates its 25th[Read More…]

5/11/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

VETERANS MEMORIAL PROJECT – Watch a presentation about the Flossmoor Veterans’ Wall of Honor project at 7 p.m. Thursday via Zoom. Former Flossmoor Mayor Paul Braun presents about the “75-year, long-overdue effort.” Register and receive a Historic Flossmoor Sites coloring book. Email [email protected] (subject: Flossmoor Veterans Wall). OPEN MIC FOR[Read More…]