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Colton resigns from board in Homewood

Homewood Trustee Anne Colton resigned her position with a letter to village officials Monday, April 9. In her letter to Mayor Richard Hofeld and fellow trustees, Colton said she’d signed a contract with PBS for distribution of a documentary she produced and is planning to focus more on her career. 

H-F student’s work to be displayed in U.S. Capitol

A painting by Homewood-Flossmoor High School student Taylor Ausley was selected to hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year as the winning piece in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition sponsored by Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill.

Manilow Sculpture Park tour April 21

Governors State University is hosting its “Earth Day Tour: Where the Prairie Meets the City” from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, with a walk through the internationally renowned Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park on the GSU campus.
 
The free event starts near the D Building main entrance on the GSU campus in University Park.
 

Homewood PTA entered 33 art works in national contest

  Back row from left: Jenesys K. Harris, Homewood PTA
  President Josh Eiesenberg, District 153 Superintendent
  Dale Mitchell, Camille Byrd O’Quin. Middle row from left: 

H-F students start work on newest sculpture

Reflected light, original music and a high-tech control system will be features of the newest student sculpture on the Homewood-Flossmoor High School campus. Plans for “Solar Wind,” which would be the 13th student sculpture at H-F, were presented to the District 233 school board on Nov. 21

Artist returns after nearly three decades to make repairs to Irwin Park’s sculpture

The loving hands of artist Margot McMahon helped restore the Irwin Park sculpture on Wednesday, Oct. 25. McMahon created the sculpture nearly three decades ago.

Art show at Izaak Walton Nov 4 and 5

The Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve, 1100 Ridge Road, is hosting its annual art show Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4 and 5.

Homewood rings in Railroad Safety Week, unveils mural

Officials came together for National Rail Safety Week in a ceremony Tuesday morning in Homewood between the tracks and Harwood Avenue.  A sidewalk mural was unveiled, a proclamation made and contributions were recognized.  

Sick, injured animals will benefit from success of 'Pets on Parade' art auction

Animals at South Suburban Humane Society that have serious health problems will have a better chance of receiving the care they need thanks to the generosity of bidders in the Pets on Parade auction that concluded on Saturday night.

GSU shows works of Klement, Ramirez at Visual Arts Gallery

Governors State University is hosting an artists’ showcase “Body and Spirit” featuring the works of Vera Klement and Dan Ramirez.
 

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