Author: Carole Sharwarko

3.9.23 | What You Need to Know Today

SENIOR SOCIAL HOUR – Older residents can enjoy Senior Social Hour at 1 p.m. Friday in the Homewood Library Meeting Room. The event promises fun activities and socializing. Light refreshments will be served. Register online. FLOSSMOOR VEHICLE STICKERS – Due to supply issues, there was a delay in the sale[Read More…]

3.8.23 | What You Need to Know Today

GIRL SCOUT COOKIES AT HSC – Do-si-do over to Homewood Science Center to buy your favorite Girl Scouts cookies, available through Monday. A girl within Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana will be credited with your purchase. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to[Read More…]

3.7.23 | What You Need to Know Today

THEFT PREVENTION – After a recent increase in certain stolen vehicles, Homewood Police Department has partnered with Kia and Hyundai corporations to help combat motor vehicle theft.  HPD is now offering free steering wheel locks to village residents who own a Hyundai vehicle from model years 2011 to 2021. Locks[Read More…]

3.3.23 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

SCIENCE CENTER CLOSED – Homewood Science Center is closed this weekend while the staff hosts the Girls STEAM SUCCESS Club STEAM Celebration private event. HSC will reopen on March 11 for regular STEM Saturday activities and a visit from Forest Preserves of Cook County. FLOSSMOOR ST. PAT’S DAY PARADE –[Read More…]

3.2.23 | What You Need to Know Today

HOMEWOOD POLICE HIRING – Homewood Police Department continues to accept applications for entry level and lateral officer positions. Applications are due Friday for entry level positions. Lateral applications will continue to remain open. See the department’s Facebook page for more information. MOBILE DMV EVENT – Get your driver’s license renewed[Read More…]

3.1.23 | What You Need to Know Today

OPEN GYM DURING MARCH & APRIL – On Wednesdays in March and April, H-F Park District hosts Open Gym time at H-F Sports Complex, 18220 Morgan Ave., Homewood. Volleyball and basketball will be available.  Ages 8 to 17 can play at Youth Open Gym from 4 to 6 p.m. Then[Read More…]

2.24.23 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

ESCAPE INTO THE THEATER – Enjoy slapstick comedy with “Scapin,” presented by H-F Theatre’s New Faces group at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the H-F Performing Arts Center. The comedic play adapted from Moliére is based on the classic commedia dell’arte tradition. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5[Read More…]

2.23.23 | What You Need to Know Today

HOMEWOOD KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION – Families of future Homewood School District 153 kindergarten students can attend an orientation program from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 15 at Willow School.  Learn about the kindergarten program and meet the kindergarten teaching team. Kindergarten is open to children who will be 5 years old[Read More…]

Rising food costs make Flossmoor school board members question future kitchens

Skyrocketing food costs mixed with confined kitchen space is igniting in-depth conversations for Flossmoor School District 161 board members. Associate Superintendent Fran LaBella told the board at its Jan. 23 meeting that the cost of pre-plated meals for elementary school students has “increased dramatically,” and soon could exceed the reimbursement[Read More…]

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