6.24.22 | What You Need to Know Today

STRETCH IT OUT – Roll out your mat in Martin Square during Free Yoga for Kids offered by Serendipity Yoga and Wellness. 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Homewood JUNETEENTH AT JEWEL – Homewood Jewel-Osco store on Halsted Street hosts Food and Fellowship, a Juneteenth celebration. Enjoy giveaways, raffles and tastings from local[Read More…]

6.23.22 | What You Need to Know Today

ART IN THE PARK – Create your own Art in the Park on Saturday as you follow a step-by-step painting class offered by H-F Park District. Breakfast refreshments will be served while you paint, with all materials included. This event is for those 18 and older and costs $30. 10[Read More…]

06/17/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

Juneteenth parade The first H-F Juneteenth Parade will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at Flossmoor Road and Sterling Avenue. The parade will go through downtown Flossmoor and end at Parker Junior High. Juneteenth Festival The second annual H-F Juneteenth Festival will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.[Read More…]

6/13/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

Heat warning Cool weather comes to an abrupt end today, with a high of 88, but things get serious Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service, which issued a heat warning for both days. The high is expected to be 97 and 95 respectively. On Thursday the temperature[Read More…]

1/31/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

SNOW MID-WEEK. Snow could start Tuesday night and continue during the day Wednesday then start again Wednesday night and continue through Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Snow could be heavy at times, with 6 inches or more expected. SHOVEL SAFELY. By now, we’re all in the shoveling/blowing routine,[Read More…]

01/29/2022 | What You Need to Know Today

Blood Drive The Red Cross has declared the nation is in the worst blood supply crisis in a decade. Homewood Fire Department is hosting a blood drive at 17950 Dixie Highway, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29. To book a time to donate call Vitalant at[Read More…]

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12/15 /2021 | What You Need to Know Today

FLOSSMOOR HOLIDAY PARADE – See mobile holiday displays during Flossmoor’s new Holiday Lights Parade at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Flossmoor Police, Fire and Public Works departments will travel through the neighborhoods with their vehicles festively decorated. Residents not on the direct parade route can watch the festivities from temporary bleachers near[Read More…]

11/13/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

REMINDER: WALL OF HONOR FUNDRAISER – Knights of Columbus Marian Council 3761 (IJP, St. Joe, and St. Anne) is hosting a fundraiser today for the Flossmoor Veterans’ Wall of Honor Memorial project at Flossmoor Station Restaurant. Tickets available at the door. 5 to 9 p.m. ACORN HIDE AND SEEK –[Read More…]

9/23/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

BREW & VIEW – Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. Don’t miss your chance to enjoy food and beers in the park while watching the 80s classic “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” on a 40 foot screen. 6[Read More…]

8/16/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

BACK TO SCHOOL PARADE – District 153 and the village of Homewood will celebrate the return to school with a parade on Monday, Aug. 16, along Olive Road from Highland Avenue to Aberdeen Street. The parade begins at 6 p.m. No parking on Olive from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday. [Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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