Tag: Veterans Day

The Red Tail Squadron traveling experience features a mobile movie theater showing the movie "Rise Above" about Tuskegee Airmen.

Tuskegee Airmen movie, exhibit at PSC Nov. 13 and 14

   The Red Tail Squadron traveling experience features   a mobile movie theater showing the movie “Rise Above”   about Tuskegee Airmen. (Provided photo) In celebration of Veterans Day, Prairie State College is hosting a special exhibit on the Tuskegee Airmen on Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 13 and 14.  The commemorative Air Force[Read More…]

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James Hart students help celebrate Veterans Day

Veterans Day in Homewood got an early start when eighth grade students at James Hart School gathered Friday morning to salute veterans. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

Veterans can get free dental services on Nov. 11

Two Flossmoor dental practices are taking part in this year’s statewide Veterans Day dentistry program. On Nov. 11, veterans can receive free dental treatment at the Southland Smiles and the Center for Dental Excellence.  The program is sponsored by the Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS) to show appreciation to veterans across the[Read More…]

Sunshine Obodoakor, a fourth grader at St. Joseph School, presented Army veteran Bob Philbin with poppies at the school’s veterans program. Philbin served as a medic in Vietnam.

Veterans saluted at two programs in Homewood

School children paid special tribute to the nation’s veterans on Friday in celebration of Veterans Day. Vets had breakfast at the invitation of Homewood’s Churchill School students who sang and performed for them. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in[Read More…]

Veterans Day prayer service at St. Joseph Church

St. Joseph School in Homewood invites all active duty military, veterans and their families to a special Veterans Day prayer service at 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 11 at the parish church, 17951 Dixie Highway. Faculty, staff and students will join together with Rev. Dan Jarosewic, associate pastor at St. Joseph’s,[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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