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Hike the Freedom Trail on Nov. 19

Reservations are being accepted for the “Hike the Freedom Trail” tour from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19.  Guests learn about the role abolitionists who lived along the Little Calumet River played in helping former slaves get to freedom in Canada. Volunteers with the Little Calumet River Underground[Read More…]

Toys for Tots drop-off at Edward Jones office

The Edward Jones Investments office at 18735 Dixie Highway in Homewood is serving as a drop-off site for the annual Toys for Tots holiday toy drive. Residents may help needy children in the area by bringing in a new, unwrapped toy to the office through Dec. 7 during regular business[Read More…]

Franciscan Health partners with 57 non-profits on community health

Franciscan Health recently announced $450,000 in funding for community health improvement through its Social Impact Partnership Program (SIPP).  Fifty-seven non-profits located throughout Franciscan Health’s Indiana service regions and south suburban Chicago were selected from applications to receive funding of up to $9,750 per organization, including Anew: Building Beyond Violence &[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

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

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • 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.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

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

 

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