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2/9/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

BLACK DOCTORS SPEAK – Young people curious about medical careers might be interested to hear about the experiences of three African-American physicians in the program “My Journey to Medicine: Black Doctors Speak,” presented on Zoom by Homewood Library. Register online. 7 p.m. Thursday FALCON-FRIENDLY – Learn about peregrine falcons with[Read More…]

2/4/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

BRICKS OF LOVE – Buy a personalized brick to support Flossmoor Public Art Commission, to be placed in the downtown traffic circle. Bricks cost $100 until Feb. 14, when the price increases to $125. Visit the art commission website. HELP FIREFIGHTERS – To be sure firefighters can access fire hydrants[Read More…]

2/3/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

HFHS STUDENTS RETURN – The Homewood-Flossmoor School District 233 Board of Directors conducts a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the district’s return to school plan. The administration has indicated students could return on a hybrid plan starting Feb. 16. MOVE INTO PHASE 4 – The villages of Homewood[Read More…]

2/2/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

START KIDS OFF RIGHT Through the SPEED Family Enrichment Program, parents of young children can sign up for home visits to receive: developmental screenings parental support parent-child learning experiences community service referrals  Funded by the Illinois State Board of Education, the program serves children from birth to age 3.  Enrollment[Read More…]

Jan. 28, 2021 | What You Need to Know Today

LACK OF BLACK DOCS – The documentary “Black Men in White Coats” is available for viewing over three days through Homewood Library. In it, a medical doctor sets out to discover why Black men make up only 2% of American doctors. Registration required. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8, 9 and 10[Read More…]

Jan. 27, 2021 | What You Need to Know Today

SOCCER TENNIS – Learn about soccer tennis with a free event at H-F Racquet and Fitness Club. The game combines aspects of tennis and volleyball while using a soccer ball, played in singles or doubles. All abilities welcome, bring athletic shoes. Registration required. 6 to 8 p.m. Friday  BLACK DOCTORS SPEAK[Read More…]

Jan. 26, 2021 | What You Need to Know Today

COUNTRY CLUB DECISION – At tonight’s village board meeting, Homewood officials will discuss a proposed settlement in the lawsuit over the future of the former Calumet Country Club property. Residents can watch the meeting on Zoom. See the village website for details. 7 p.m. FOOTBALL AND CHEER SIGNUPS – Registration[Read More…]

Jan. 25, 2021 | What You Need to Know Today

WINTER STORM WATCH – Snow is expected to begin mid-morning today and could get heavy during the evening hours. The National Weather Service predicts between 4 and 8 inches could fall Monday, with more snow possible Tuesday. DISTRICT 161 SPECIAL MEETING – The Board of Education will meet at 6[Read More…]

Jan. 24, 2021 | What You Need to Know Today

WINTER WEATHER MOVING IN – The next few days will bring snow and freezing drizzle to the area, starting early Sunday. Little ice accumulation is expected, according to the National Weather Service. Up to an inch of snow is possible. On Monday, more snow is expected, with from 1 to[Read More…]

Jan. 21, 2021 | What You Need to Know Today

WRITE ON! – Join a six-week creative writing workshop to explore storytelling and learn a new aspect of writing. H-F Park District offers this Zoom program that uses a series of writing prompts. Weekly one-hour sessions are at 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 25 to March 1. THINK BASEBALL – On[Read More…]

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