Tag: Irwin Park

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Third tree in place for Christmas celebration in Irwin Park

A Norway Spruce from Wisconsin is gracing Irwin Park. It’s the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s third attempt at replacing a 20-year old fir that was blown over in the windstorm in March 2016.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital[Read More…]

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Artist returns after nearly three decades to make repairs to Irwin Park’s sculpture

The loving hands of artist Margot McMahon helped restore the Irwin Park sculpture on Wednesday, Oct. 25. McMahon created the sculpture nearly three decades ago. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

Five free summer concerts at Irwin Park

Homewood and Flossmoor residents have five opportunities to enjoy free outdoor concerts in Irwin Park bandshell, 18120 Highland Ave. in Homewood. The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers three Starry Nights programs starting at 7:30 p.m. Fortunate Sons will entertain June 22.  The tribute band to Creedence Clearwater Revival performs in costume with vintage[Read More…]

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Irwin Park will get a new Christmas tree

The holiday tree at Irwin Park was beautiful for ceremonies in December, but it didn’t survive through the winter. The Homewood-Flossmoor Park Board got the bad news at its Tuesday, May 2, meeting.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited[Read More…]

Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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