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5/18/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

ARCHITECTURAL TOUR – The Flossmoor Service League Housewalk is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Tour three homes, including a 1957 mid-century modern home designed by renowned architect Bertrand Goldberg. Get tickets at UpsaDaisy, Art4Soul, Gypsyfix, or online at www.flossmoorserviceleague.org. RELEASE THE BEAST – Register to run The H-F[Read More…]

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…]

Registration open for Anew’s dance fundraiser

Registration is open for the “Dancing Away Domestic Violence” event on June 11 hosted by the nonprofit Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse.  This fundraiser, from 3 to 6 p.m. on Martin Square, 18020 Martin Ave. in Homewood, will have people getting up on their feet to enjoy line dancing,[Read More…]

Got trash? Put it in the can, please!

The crew at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is happy to know the parks are used and appreciated. What they don’t like is having to clean up the trash. Why would someone think a park’s parking lot is the right place to dump a desk chair? Yup, a chair.  Someone recently left[Read More…]

Perfect day for an ice cream social

Monday’s blue skies, a light breeze and a temperature in the 80s made it a perfect day for an ice cream social with Dairy Queen treats! Irwin Park in Homewood was jammed with District 153 kids and parents who came out to celebrate spring. Treats were provided by the Parent-Teacher[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…]