Tag: What You Need to Know Today

5/6/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

SCHOOL NURSE NEEDED – Homewood School District 153 is hiring a school nurse for students in grades three to five at Churchill School. Qualified candidates will be CPR certified and licensed as a registered professional nurse in the state of Illinois. Apply here. ADOPT A PET EVENT – South Suburban[Read More…]

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

CONSTRUCTION ALERT – Watch out for lane closures on Dixie Highway from Chicago Road to 183rd Street in Homewood, as IDOT works on a $3.1 million project to resurface the 3.5-mile stretch and construct new ADA-compliant sidewalk ramps. Work continues through late October.  FISH FOR ALL – All anglers and[Read More…]

5/4/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

HELP THE FARMERS MARKET – Volunteers are needed for Homewood Farmers Market, to staff the market entrance and assist customers and vendors. All ages are welcome; parental permission required those under 16. Each volunteer is asked to stay for at least two hours. The market is from 8 a.m. to[Read More…]

4/28/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

FREE SCIENCE KITS – Get free Pop Up SCIENCE @Home kits at the Homewood Science Center Pop Up SCIENCE Shop this Saturday and every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. No reservations necessary. All items in the Pop Up Science Shop are 30% off on Saturdays. CROSSING GUARDS NEEDED[Read More…]

4/27/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

WEATHER WARM-UP – Unseasonably warm temperatures are in store today, with a forecasted high of 85. Temps will even out throughout the week, and will stay in the 60s and 70s. YOUR MONEY – Respond Now in Chicago Heights offers “Financial Education for your Future,” free classes that teach about[Read More…]

4/22/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

Happy Earth Day! PLANT A SEED – Pick up an Earth Day kit from Homewood Library, which contains biodegradable pots to plant basil seeds, and materials for making biodegradable paint to decorate your pot. Kits are first come, first served. While supplies last. No registration necessary. Pickup begins at 1pm.[Read More…]

4/21/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

FUTURE OR FAD? – Consider whether Bitcoin represents the first wave of a cashless society or is merely an overhyped technology. Zoom program presented by Flossmoor Library. Email [email protected], subject: Bitcoin. 7 p.m. Thursday JUSTICE FUNDS – Amtrak is accepting financial compensation claims from people with mobility disabilities who traveled or[Read More…]

4/20/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

FREEZE WARNING – Forecasts call for snow today, ending before 7 p.m. Also, a freeze warning is in place for tonight, which could compromise outdoor plants if not protected. Don’t worry — we should see 60s by Friday and 70s by next week. PUT ON YOUR SHOPPING SHOES – Homewood[Read More…]

4/15/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

DRIVERS ED – This summer H-F High School offers six sessions of Behind-the-Wheel Driver Education and one session of Classroom Driver Education. Registration opens 7:30 a.m. Monday via a Google Form on the school website. EGG DROP – At 3:30 p.m., watch contraptions created to protect eggs get dropped from[Read More…]

4/14/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

SPRINKLES! Mild, seasonal weather continues through this weekend, and today’s forecast calls for a chance of sprinkles after 1 p.m. TAG TEAM! Tomorrow is the deadline for Flossmoor residents to buy vehicle stickers and animal tags for their pets. NATIVE PLANTS – Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center’s Native Plant sale[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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