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Imagination Playground is creative fun at Homewood’s Science Center

Wow! They’re super big — and blue! That’s the first reaction of kids who come to the Homewood Science Center for some creative learning using the Imagination Playground set.

Bids for H-F High arts addition come in high

The District 233 Finance Committee got unwelcome news Wednesday when Ed Wright of DLA Architects told them bids for work on the proposed Performing Arts Center came in more than $4 million over what is budgeted.
 
The school district has a plan to build new spaces at Homewood-Flossmoor High School for performing arts, band and orchestra and to redesign current spaces for fine arts. The board has budgeted $10 million for the project.
 

Nonviolence program March 30 at St. Joseph’s

“Living the Way of Nonviolence: Transforming Our Hearts, Our Minds, Our Culture” is the topic for a 9 a.m. to noon program Saturday, March 30, at the Burke Center of St. Joseph Parish, 17951 Dixie Highway in Homewood.
 

Street resurfacing, storm sewer repairs approved in Homewood

Homewood approved its annual street resurfacing program at its March 12 board meeting. Streets to be improved this year include Francisco Avenue between 183rd Street and Willow Road; Pierce Court from Loomis Avenue into the cul de sac; Pine Road from Harwood Avenue to Ashland Avenue; Loomis Avenue from 183rd Street to Birch Road; and Kroner Lane from the Melody Mart parking lot to Martin Avenue. 
 

Flossmoor attorney Jay Readey finds bicycling provides freedom and flight

Flossmoor attorney Jay Readey sometimes commutes to Chicago on two wheels. He said he has felt a sense of freedom while riding a bike since he was a kid.

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