Tag: What You Need to Know Today

6/23/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

PARK DISTRICT JOBS – H-F Park District is hiring for a number of positions, including a full-time bookkeeper, and jobs at Coyote Run Golf Course, Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center, H-F Ice Arena, H-F Racquet Club, Lions Club Pool and Wiley’s Grill. SCIENCE OF BREWING – Get tickets for Homewood[Read More…]

6/22/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

FLOSSMOOR LAWN TREATMENT – A contractor will apply a combination of fertilizer and herbicide to village properties today and Wednesday. Village officials advise pedestrians to stay off the grass until the treatment is dry; look for notification flags. Contact Flossmoor Public Works with any questions at (708) 957-4100. YOGA FOR LIGHTHOUSE –[Read More…]

6/17/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

OUTDOOR GAMES – The Children’s Ministry at Flossmoor Community Church hosts HooRAY it’s Thursday at 6 to 7:15 p.m. All kids up to fifth grade are welcome on the lawn at FCC for games and relays. Kids younger than 5 need a caregiver present; others can be dropped off. PET[Read More…]

6/16/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

CAKE WITH A COP – Stop into Portillo’s from noon to 2 p.m. and you can enjoy a slice of complimentary cake from Homewood Police Department. During Cake With a Cop, officers and other staff members will be available to answer questions and chat. READ ABOUT PRIDE – During LGBTQ+[Read More…]

6/15/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

SUPPORT LOCAL ARTS – Today’s the final day of a silent auction benefitting the Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University. Items include entertainment and dining experiences, gift certificates and original artwork. Proceeds go to a fund supporting scholarships, student workers, international touring, social awareness programming, summer theater camp,[Read More…]

6/14/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

TRAIN STATION CONSTRUCTION – Metra notes that from Monday, June 14, through Friday, June 18, the west tunnel entrance and the west parking lots at Park Avenue will be closed for tunnel construction. Commuters should use the east parking lot and the east entrance at Hardwood Avenue to access the tunnel and Metra’s boarding[Read More…]

6/10/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

FREE SCIENCE CAFES – Homewood Science Center is offering free online Summer Science Cafes for middle school students, in partnership with Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering. Kids can meet online for 30 minutes with graduate students for fun science talk and activities. On Tuesdays, June 15 to July 13. Sign up[Read More…]

6/9/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

SUMMER BABYSITTING? If you’re a babysitter age 11 to 15 looking to learn important skills and earn formal certification, get one of the remaining spaces in a daylong Babysitter Training course Thursday at Irwin Community Center. The interactive class covers basic child-care and supervision skills, along with bedtime and discipline[Read More…]

6/3/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

PBS SNEAK PEEK – Watch an exclusive early clips in a screening of the PBS documentary “Mysteries of Mental Illness,” offered online by Homewood Science Center. The documentary series explores attempts across generations to unravel the mysteries of mental illness. 7 p.m. ARTISAN STREET FAIR – On Friday and Saturday, the[Read More…]

5/25/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

SCHOOL GARDEN – Get involved with planting the H-F High School Viking Garden at 4 p.m. behind the girls softball field, off Flossmoor Road, by the greenhouse. GOODBYE DR. MITCHELL – Fun signs and wacky car decorations and signs are strongly encouraged when families form a parade to bid farewell[Read More…]

Fall events

SATURDAY, NOV 26

  • Celebrate the season in Flossmoor from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Shopping, Santa, singing and more in downtown Flossmoor. Tree lighting ceremony in Flossmoor Park at 5:30 p.m.
  • Small Business Saturday in Homewood and Flossmoor. Holiday shoppers can help local merchants succeed.

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