12.2.22 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

COMFORTING CONCERT – Listen to sacred choral classics and contemporary selections from the Grande Prairie Singers as they present Songs of Comfort & Joy, 3 p.m. Saturday at Flossmoor Community Church. The performance features a guest violinist and a dynamic gospel group, offering songs of the season. DELIGHT IN THE[Read More…]

12.1.22 | What You Need to Know Today

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE – Sip champagne as you stroll Sterling Avenue during Flossmoor’s Holiday Open House from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight. Shoppers will also enjoy caroling by the Bel Canto Choir.  PICK FROM THE GIVING TREE – Support Homewood families in need through the Giving Tree program. Pick up[Read More…]

11.25.22 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY – Stop into shops around Homewood and Flossmoor for special deals and treats on Small Business Saturday. GIFT OPTIONS ABOUND – Do some holiday shopping at the Church of St. John the Evangelist Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 2640 Park Dr., Flossmoor.[Read More…]

11.22.22 | What You Need to Know Today

YOUR TURN TO TALK ABOUT TIFS – Homewood Village Board meets at 7 p.m. tonight at village hall and online. Every village board meeting features an audience comment period, where anyone can address the trustees about anything, including TIF fund awards and more. On the agenda is a $8,425 TIF[Read More…]

11.18.22 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

THAT’S SO FETCH! – Shop a curated selection of more than 60 artists and creators at the Fetching Market Holiday. 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Ravisloe Country Club.  UKRAINE BALLET PERFORMANCE – Start your holiday celebrations with a performance of “The Nutcracker”[Read More…]

11.16.22 | What You Need to Know Today

BED BUILDING VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Sixty volunteers are needed to help build 20 twin beds that will be given to children across the Southland through the nonprofit organization Sleep in Heavenly Peace.  The event on Jan. 14 is part of the 2023 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.  People[Read More…]

11.15.22 | What You Need to Know Today

METHODS FOR MANAGING STRESS – If you’re an adult struggling with stress, Homewood Library offers a program to help at 6:30 p.m. tonight. Strategies to Manage Stress, Improve Sleep and Reduce Anxiety features Chris from Cancer Support Center, who will offer important tips to get right before the holidays. CHIEF[Read More…]

11.11.22 | What You Need to Know This Weekend

CLOSED FOR VETERANS DAY – Today is Veterans Day. Banks, post offices and all Illinois Secretary facilities are closed today in observance. CRICUT YR OWN BKMARK – Homewood Library invites adults 18 and older to make Personalized Bookmarks during Drop-In Crafts from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Use the[Read More…]

11.10.22 | What You Need to Know Today

HOLIDAY CRAFT AND SIP EVENT – Get your door decked out with a personal creation at the Winter Holiday Wreath Making event from H-F Park District. Create a fresh floral holiday arrangement to display on your door or fireplace. Supplies are included. Light refreshments and beverages will be served at[Read More…]

11.8.22 | What You Need to Know Today

ARTISTS ASSEMBLE! – All local artists, musicians and creatives are invited to an Artist Open House from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at H-F Park District Auditorium. Meet the new director of the Homewood Arts Council, Chris Castaneda, for coffee and snacks and enjoy an open town hall-style discussion on[Read More…]

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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