Author: Carole Sharwarko

4/29/2022 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

INDOOR FARMERS MARKET – Check out the last seasonal installment of Homewood’s Indoor Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Marie Irwin Center. Shop a selection of olive oils, pasta sauces, cheeses, baked goods, chocolate and fresh doughnuts and enjoy live music and crafts. BIG DEAL FOR READERS[Read More…]

4/28/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

CRUISE AROUND HOMEWOOD – Every Saturday morning, join GoodSpeed Cycles on a free, moderately paced 9-mile ride over “the best just-riding-around route in Homewood.” Start from the bike shop at 8:30 a.m. and cruise through Butterfield Creek, Rovers Run and Izaak Walton Preserve. Enjoy doughnuts back at the bike shop[Read More…]

4/26/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

HIGH SCHOOL PARENTS ASSOC – Homewood-Flossmoor Parents Association hosts a Meet & Greet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in H-F High School’s South Building TLC. Learn about leadership and volunteer opportunities with HFPA, and meet incoming Principal Clinton Alexander and Superintendent-Elect Scott Wakeley. SOUTH AFRICAN HOUSE MUSIC – Another installment of[Read More…]

4/22/2022 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

BASEBALL OPENING DAY – Flossmoor and Homewood officially kick off their baseball and softball seasons with festivities on Saturday. Flossmoor Baseball & Softball opening day 2022 starts with a parade stepping off at 9:30 a.m., proceeding down Flossmoor Road from Brassie Avenue to Bronco Field. Opening Day Ceremonies begin at[Read More…]

4/21/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL – Go underwater with the residents of Bikini Bottom as H-F Theatre presents “SpongeBob the Musical,” with shows at at 7 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday. The story of optimism and teamwork is an all-ages show presented at the Mall Auditorium at H-F High School. Tickets are[Read More…]

4/20/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

CONNECT UP HIGH – It’s the final day to register for Women’s Adventure Day at Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center. Women 18 and older can climb the ropes course alongside new and old friends from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Register with H-F Park District. ANIMAL LICENSE EXTENSION –[Read More…]

4/19/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

SPLASH IN EARLY – Lions Club Pool passes are available at early bird rates of $50 for residents and $75 for nonresidents now through April 30. Pool opening day is June 4. Pool membership also provides discounts for swim lessons and water fitness classes. Register with H-F Park District. TRAVEL[Read More…]

4/15/2022 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

FLOSSMOOR DEADLINE – Today is the deadline for Flossmoor residents to purchase and display a 2022 vehicle sticker. Every vehicle registered to a Flossmoor address must have a village sticker. For more information, contact the village at (708) 798-2300. WEEKLY FIELD TRIPS – Stomping Grounds Summer Camp registration is now[Read More…]

4/14/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

PIES FOR SCIENCE – Orders open at 9 a.m. Friday for key lime pie sales that will benefit scholarship opportunities at Homewood Science Center. Pies cost $25 with delivery in the H-F area by A Piece of the Pie, which will donate the net proceeds of all sales to HSC.[Read More…]

Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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