Hundreds of community members gathered in Homewood’s Irwin Park for the annual Starry Nights concert. They watched the musical performances from the Bel Canto Choir and the classic rock cover band The PriSSillas. This year’s Starry Nights was a Pride Month celebration with Pride-themed vendors and Pride-themed performances. The event was organized[Read More…]
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With longevity in mind, the founders of nonprofit organization Lighthouse LGBTQ have developed a scholarship fund that will help local graduates headed for higher education. The Lighthouse LGBTQ Scholarship is a $1,000 award that will be presented to a student graduating from Homewood-Flossmoor High School who identifies as lesbian, gay,[Read More…]
Lighthouse LGBTQ is hosting a special program and discussion on Wednesday, Oct. 16, about the Illinois Inclusive Curriculum bill passed by the Illinois legislature this spring. Guest speaker will be Victor Salvo, co-founder and executive director of The Legacy Project in Chicago. Guests are invited to come to the Flossmoor Community[Read More…]
For the third straight year, Lighthouse LGBTQ+ is sponsoring a party celebrating Pride in the H-F community, an event that has drawn many hundreds from the surrounding south suburban area.
As summer officially begins Friday, the Village of Flossmoor is sponsoring its first-ever Pride event, a celebration of the LGBTQ community. The event, slated between 6 and 10 p.m. in downtown Flossmoor, features a concert by the rock group Catfight, performances by other local entertainers and food and drinks from[Read More…]
“Mr. and MissCast,” a night of cabaret entertainment with a twist, is set for Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Flossmoor Community Church Community House, 847 Hutchinson. While guests will recognize the musical selections from Broadway shows, including “Funny Girl,” “Rent,” “Avenue Q,” “Waitress” and others, the works will take on[Read More…]