DECK THE HALLS - Join Flossmoor Community Church as members celebrate the beginning of Advent and decorate the grounds for the Christmas season. They will be decorating our trees, hanging garland and wreaths, and illuminating the grounds. 11 a.m. Sunday
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office (MEO) marked another grim pandemic milestone this week. The MEO confirmed the county’s 12,000th death due to COVID-19 infection 20 months after the first fatal case of the virus was confirmed here.
Let’s have a parade!
Second graders at Willow School in Homewood learned about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade and how the giant balloons of animals and cartoon characters have been on display at the parade since the mid-1920s.
Being a part of the annual event would be fun, but that wasn’t going to happen for these students. There had to be a way for the second graders to enjoy the excitement and feel of a parade.
TOYS FOR TOTS - Get ready to donate unwrapped toys to help the village of Flossmoor to achieve the largest, single-day toy collection for Toys for Toys in Flossmoor history. Leave the packages at Park Place unwrapped for the collection on Saturday.
DIST. 161 AWARDS - Parents, peers and students of Flossmoor District 161 can nominate a staff or faculty member for an Above and Beyond Award. Submit at the website.