Prepare to lose hair as St. Baldricks’s comes to Parker Saturday

At least 10 “shavees” will be donating their hair for a good cause Saturday at Parker Junior High School in Flossmoor.
 
The school is hosting a St. Baldrick’s fundraiser that will help find cures for children with cancer. Persons taking part in the event make funding pledges but also agree to have their heads shaved in solidarity with children who lose their hair while being treated for cancer.
 

Homewood’s Brian Colin excited to see his video game on big screen

The opening weekend for the movie “Rampage” was big, topping the box office charts with over $38 million in revenue. But it was even bigger for Homewood resident Brian Colin, the designer and developer of the video game on which the film was based.

‘Hairspray’ staged April 20, 21, 22 at Marian Catholic High

When Marian Catholic High School stages the musical “Hairspray” this weekend it will be senior Steven Babick’s final performance. Steven, of Homewood, will be joined on stage by sophomore Fiona Keating and freshman Taylor Trojan, both of Flossmoor, for the 7 p.m. shows Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22.

Flossmoor History Project ramps up marketing effort based on village's architectural treasures

 
To create the future, study the past.

The Flossmoor History Project, billed by organizers as a forward-leaning marketing project, seems to be following that timeless bit of advice, creating a new marketing effort rooted firmly in the village's past, especially its rich architectural history.

Homewood honors Hammock after retirement

The Homewood village board honored retiring public works employee Harry Hammock as he finished his 35-year career with the village.

H-F drama students presenting season finale 'She Kills Monsters'

Homewood-Flossmoor High School drama students will present “She Kills Monsters,” a dramatic comedy, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 3, 4 and 5, in the school’s Mall Auditorium. It will be the final presentation for the 2017-18 season.
 

Events focus on saving the environment and celebrating Earth Day

As the nation prepares for the annual Earth Day celebration on April 22, several programs in the Homewood-Flossmoor area are providing information and ways to celebrate special efforts to recognize how to be environmentally kind to the earth.
 
The Flossmoor Public Library and the Flossmoor Green Commission are presenting two special programs dealing with the environment on Saturday, April 14, at the Flossmoor Public Library.

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