Tag: Flossmoor events

Flossmoor cheer teams again make the Hidden Gem special — for runners and themselves

Jeanne Wilder cheered runners in the Ballantrae neighborhood, where youngster Roman Ford handed out cups of water at the Flossmoor Montessori School water station. Steve and Donna Ramsey raised glasses of mimosas in toasts as runners passed their Heather Hill Crescent home. They represent the range of generations and approaches[Read More…]

Maureen Mader, left, organizers of the Battle of the Chefs fundraiser, gets a hug from Evisha Ford, founder and executive director of the iCanDream Center, which benefits from proceeds of the event. (Provided photo by Marcellus Marsh/Bionic Content)

2nd annual Battle of the Chefs tops first year

Maureen Mader was quite satisfied with the second annual Battle of the Chefs event hosted by her deli, Dunning’s Market in downtown Flossmoor, on July 16. Just about every aspect of the event exceeded her hopes. “Everything ran smoothly. The weather was perfect. The food was delicious. The band was[Read More…]

Lawn chairs and bikes are common sites among the crowd enjoying food and live music at the Flossmoor Zip Code Party on Saturday, June 4. (EC)

‘The whole scene was just beautiful’: Zip Code Party brings thousands together to celebrate Flossmoor community

Flossmoor Park was filled Saturday, June 4, with the sights and sounds of a community coming together in celebration: music, conversations, food, games, bikes and strollers everywhere, dancing and a whole lot of whiffle ball. The excuse to party was the rare convergence of the date, 6/4/22, with the village’s[Read More…]

Recyclepalooza 2021 is Saturday

Don’t dump it. Recycle it at Recyclepalooza 2021 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, in the parking lot of Parker Junior High, Flossmoor Road just west of Douglas Avenue. Load up the car. This is a contactless event. Volunteers will empty items from vehicles to keep with[Read More…]

October calendar is full of autumn community events

Event organizers seem to have adapted to pandemic safety measures so people can gather safely, and October looks like it will have a pre-COVID-19 number of community events. Here is a roundup of some key events. Oct. 1 Jazz Night, the final Trail Mix Acoustic Concert, features Andy Pratt, the[Read More…]

9/2/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

VIADUCT CLOSURE – Flossmoor Road viaduct will be closed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today for routine maintenance. Traffic control measures will be in place and traffic will be rerouted to 183rd Street and Vollmer Road. BICYCLE BINGO – Throughout September, cyclists of all ages can play Bicycle Bingo[Read More…]

Flossmoor and partners announce Chamber Night event

A new event is coming to Flossmoor in August.  Chamber Night calls on community members to come together and enjoy live music and a night in downtown Flossmoor.  The event scheduled for Aug.18 kicks off at 5 p.m. and will feature an hour of dining at downtown Flossmoor’s restaurants, which[Read More…]

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