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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…]

Scenes from Halloween 2022

The weather was creepy for Halloween 2022 in Homewood, foggy in the morning, misty and damp during trick or treating in the afternoon. Chronicle editor Marilyn Thomas captured the Halloween parade at Willow School. Eric Crump visited famed Page Avenue in the afternoon to capture the scene. https://youtu.be/CO5EMjSAs34 Long-time Page[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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