Homewood-Flossmoor Park District

Adult party at the Splash Pad on Thursday

Adults will get their chance to make a splash on Thursday, July 26, at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s new Splash Pad at Millennium Park, 18600 Harwood Ave. in Homewood.

Coyote Run garden tour is Wednesday

Dave Ward, superintendent of golf at Coyote Run Golf Course, 800 Kedzie Ave., will share insights on the native prairie plants around the course in a two-hour tour starting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18.
 
The date was changed to July 18 from what was published in the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District's brochure.
 

Kids enjoy farm fun at Patriots Park

Kids took a magical trip to the farm through a summer program presented by “Miss Jamie from the Farm” at Patriots Park on July 10.
 
Hers is one of several special presentations hosted by the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District this summer. About 50 children, surrounded by adults, enjoyed the show under the pavilion that included lots of things to do — be a bug, bark like a dog, sing songs and clap their hands. They learned how to say “Howdy” and pretended to dig in the soil.

Early review of new Splash Pad: 'So much fun'

Within a minutes of the opening at noon on Saturday, the new Splash Pad at Millennium Park in Homewood was populated with more than a dozen frolicking children giving the facility a test run.

The early reviews were favorable.

"This is so much fun," Adalyn Morales shouted to her mother, Tracy Finfrock. 

Fourth of July festivities promise a day of family fun

Fourth of July celebrations in Homewood and Flossmoor are steeped in tradition, and this year’s festivities are designed to follow the popular script: a 5K race, two parades and a family festival.

Get a sticker for the Splash Pad

H-F Park District residents have free access to the Splash Pad but need to provide residency documentation through a driver’s license, utility bill or tax bill. Those with a current pool pass or H-F Racquet & Fitness Club photo ID can get a Splash Pad sticker added to the photo ID already issued. 

Park district targets July 1 for Splash Pad opening

Millennium Park’s Splash Pad is almost ready. July 1 is the target date for turning on the bubbling water fountain designed for young children. 

Starry Nights series opens Thursday

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District opens the 2018 Starry Nights series with a 7:30 p.m. presentation by the band “1976.”
 
The band’s free concert at the Irwin Park Bandshell, Ridge Road at Highland Avenue, will feature the hits from the 1970s, including songs made famous by Fleetwood Mac, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, the Steve Miller Band, The Eagles and more.
 

Wiley the border collie goes into retirement at Coyote Run

Coyote Run Golf Course is giving Wiley the border collie, its longtime mascot, a break after more than 13 years on the job. The official golf course dog responsibilities now fall to Beatrix, a six-month old rescue dog believed to be a Treeing Tennessee Brindle.

Joy Goff shared her love of exercise for 35 years at H-F Racquet & Fitness Club

Instructor Joy Goff has been on the move sharing her enthusiasm for stepping, swimming and stretching for 35 years with guests at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Racquet & Fitness Club. Dozens of her students came to wish her well at a farewell party May 23

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