Author: Carole Sharwarko

11.8.22 | What You Need to Know Today

ARTISTS ASSEMBLE! – All local artists, musicians and creatives are invited to an Artist Open House from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at H-F Park District Auditorium. Meet the new director of the Homewood Arts Council, Chris Castaneda, for coffee and snacks and enjoy an open town hall-style discussion on[Read More…]

11.4.22 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

BYOB BINGO – Flossmoor Community Church hosts BYOB Bingo for adults from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight. Bingo cards are $5 per game, $2 per additional card (cash only). Bring beverages and snacks, and try for split-the-pot cash prizes. Must be 21 and older. GET IN THE COUNTRY MIX –[Read More…]

Three referendums, contested races on Nov. 8 ballot

On Election Day, Nov. 8, voters in Homewood and Flossmoor will have three referendums on the ballot — a local property tax increase for School District 153; a county referendum asking for additional funding for the Forest Preserves of Cook County; and a statewide question on adding a workers rights amendment[Read More…]

11.3.22 | What You Need to Know Today

MONSTER OF A SHOW – H-F Theatre presents “Monstersongs,” playing at 7 p.m. tonight and Friday, and 2 p.m. Saturday at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. The scary, silly and heartfelt show takes the audience on a musical journey. Intended for audiences age 10 and older. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5[Read More…]

11.2.22 | What You Need to Know Today

FLOSSMOOR INFO AND EVENT SITE – As part of a new promotional website, the Village of Flossmoor has launched a new Community Calendar featuring upcoming events. Check out PROMOTE YOUR HOLIDAY EVENTS – The Chronicle invites you to be part of the annual Holiday Calendar, our special list of[Read More…]

11.1.22 | What You Need to Know Today

SMASHING YOUR PUMPKINS – Now that Halloween is behind us, bring your jack-o’-lanterns and other pumpkins to the Pumpkin Smash event, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 5 at Coyote Run Golf Course. At this family-friendly event, your pumpkins can be diverted from the landfill and turned into compost.[Read More…]

10.27.22 | What You Need to Know Today

LEAF IT AT THE CURB – Village of Flossmoor offers Free Leaf Collection from Nov. 7 to Dec. 2. Residents of single-family homes can place leaves only in 33-gallon biodegradable paper bags on the street curb for free pick-up, no stickers needed.  Bags should be set at the curb no[Read More…]

10.26.22 | What You Need to Know Today

PLAYING IN THE BAND – Melody Mart hosts Adult Jam Band Rehearsal from 8 to 10 p.m. tonight. This low-pressure music course will help adult players develop ensemble skills, note accuracy, reading skills, attention to detail and awareness of blend and balance. $20, register online. HOP ON YOUR BROOMSTICKS –[Read More…]

10.25.22 | What You Need to Know Today

FREE FITNESS CLASSES – During Halloween Workout Week at H-F Racquet and Fitness Club, you can participate in free group fitness classes filled with Halloween-themed workouts, playlists, tricks and treats.  Try a variety of classes including Zumba, yoga, spin, step, strength, boot camp, aqua fitness, core and more. Costumes are[Read More…]

Winter events


  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.


  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.


  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at


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