Author: Carole Sharwarko

2.21.23 | What You Need to Know Today

FREE BATON TWIRLING CLASS – You Matter 2 is partnering with Classy Ladies of Excellence to offer a free six-week Intro to Baton Twirling class for girls in sixth to 12th grades. The program consists of workshops and a showcase at FCC Community House. Registration is open through March 3[Read More…]

2.17.23 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

FREE BOOK BONANZA – The Community Closet and First Christian Church of Lansing host Bookapalooza, a free book giveaway event from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the church, 2921 Ridge Road. The event is open and free to everyone, and the organizers encourage teachers, homeschoolers, students and parents to[Read More…]

2.16.23 | What You Need to Know Today

OPEN SKATE HITS THE SKIDS – Open skate at H-F Ice Arena is canceled for Friday due to staffing issues. Open skate this weekend is from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday only. The Ice Arena’s official grand reopening is March 12, after more than a year of being closed[Read More…]

2.15.23 | What You Need to Know Today

FREE CPR TRAINING COURSES – Plan to attend an upcoming two-hour training session for hands-only CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) usage at four locations: South Holland Fire Station from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday; Glenwood Fire Station 1 from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday; Tinley Park Fire Station from[Read More…]

2.14.23 | What You Need to Know Today

FAMILY PICKLEBALL SHOWCASE – Kids ages 6 to 10 can learn a new game with their parents at the Family Pickleball Showcase from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at H-F Racquet & Fitness Club. The showcase covers basics of pickleball rules, terminology, primary skills and coordination. Paddles, balls and a[Read More…]

2.10.23 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

ONE FOR THE MUSIC LOVERS – Here’s an evening of comedy and music for lovers sponsored by Homewood Arts Council. Get tickets for “thank u, next…with Jon Langford and South of Chi Productions” at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Rabid Brewing. Langford is known for his time with The Mekons and[Read More…]

2.9.23 | What You Need to Know Today

CAT-COW CRACKUP – Take a deep breath and register for Laughter Yoga at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at Homewood Library. This program is for adults 18 and older.  LOCAL BLACK STEM PROFESSIONALS – Throughout Black History Month in February, the Village of Flossmoor will profile 12 Black local professionals working[Read More…]

2.8.23 | What You Need to Know Today

SENIOR GRAB-AND-GO CRAFTS – Seniors can pick up Grab-and-Go Craft kits each month from Flossmoor Library. This month’s theme is “Mardi Gras.” Kits are available to Flossmoor Library cardholders and may be picked up at the front desk while supplies last. TEXAS HOLD’EM FUNDRAISER – Ante up for the 19th[Read More…]

2.7.23 | What You Need to Know Today

COOKIE + BEER PAIRING PARTY – Don’t wait to buy your tickets for one of the Girl Scout Cookie + Beer Pairing events on Feb. 18 at Flossmoor Station Brewery. Enjoy pairings at 1 p.m. or 3 p.m., featuring four craft beers and four cookie flavors presented by brewmaster Ryan[Read More…]

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