Author: Carole Sharwarko

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…]

200 volunteers work for Park Pride

Girl Scout Troop 65171 volunteers worked at Millennium Park for Park Pride. Team members were, from left, Camille Johnson and Marian Winn, students at James Hart School; Ella Linde, a student at Parker Junior High; and leaders Ebony Winn and Michelle Johnson. (MT) While fewer people came out to Park[Read More…]

5/10/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

SUDDENLY IT’S SUMMERY – Unseasonably warm temperatures hit the area today, with a high of 87, and are forecast to stay through Thursday. With the drastic change in temps, be sure to protect pets, children, the elderly, and anyone who is sensitive to extreme heat. MEDICAL TESTS TOGETHER – On[Read More…]

5/6/2022 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

STORY TIME IN THE PARK – Now that the weather is warming up, it’s a great time to bring kids up to age 7 to Storytime with Miss Angela from Homewood Library. Register first and then meet up at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Irwin Park. VIADUCT CLOSED TUESDAY – The[Read More…]

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

STUDENT ICE CREAM SOCIAL – Homewood School District 153’s PTA, PMA and Foundation are teaming up to host an Ice Cream Social from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at Homewood Dairy Queen. Each child will get a free ice cream. Register at the district website. VOLUNTEER FOR PARK PRIDE –[Read More…]

5/4/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

FISHING DERBY OPEN TO ALL – Cast your line for a good time at the William McDowell Memorial Fishing Derby from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Dolphin Lake in Homewood. Anyone interested in fishing is invited. Borrow a pole and bum some bait. Those 16 and older need state[Read More…]

5/3/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

MAKE A BLOOM – Pick up a Grab & Go craft for kids in grades K-2 from the Youth Services Area of Homewood Library. This month’s theme is a Blooming Flower Card. Kits available at 9 a.m. today, while supplies last. PARK PRIDE CLEANUP – Show village pride by volunteering[Read More…]

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