Well, we have had a doozie of a winter. It’s been pretty lousy if you have had to drive in it or walk in it or shovel it. But, it is beautiful to look out your window and see falling snow and if you enjoy winter sports, it’s been a great season for it. I’m sure I’m not the only one thinking …
Homewood Flossmoor Park District is offering residents relief from cabin fever this week.
Now that it’s a new year, it’s time to plan some educational and healthy activities everyone in the family can enjoy.
CHICAGO | The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announces the schedule for Chicago WinterDance, Jan. 3–5 at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.
GARY | Take a break from the cold winter weather at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Paul H. Douglas Center, 100 North Lake St. in the Miller neighborhood. Stop by the center at 1:30 p.m. every Saturday and enjoy a fun and educational video about nature, environmental issues, or other nat…
FLOSSMOOR | The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District in conjunction with the Olympia Fields Park District presents the following winter offerings. All activities are held at Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center, at 20000 Western Ave., Olympia Fields.
Winter activities, like cross country ski rentals at Lemon Lake, Oak Ridge Prairie, and Stoney Run county parks, and sledding hills at Lemon Lake and Oak Ridge Prairie, are now open when adequate snow is available.
Children participating in Camp Frosty make snowballs during the winter break camp. The camp is for kindergarten to fifth-graders.
The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers tree recycling from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 4 at Irons Oaks Vollmer Road Lot, 20000 Western Ave., Olympia Fields
FLOSSMOOR, Ill. | The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers the following in the months of December, January and February.
A dog musher demonstration will be part of the activities Jan. 5 at the Celebration of Winter at Coyote Run Golf Course in Flossmoor.
FLOSSMOOR | The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District hosts its Celebration of Winter, a free event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 5 at the Coyote Run Golf Course, 800 Kedzie Ave.
The Crete Public Library's current historical display is presented by the Crete Historical Society. Along with vintage ornaments, sleds and clothing, Crete resident Leslee Williams shares her love of sleighs. Williams' favorite small wooden sleigh is more than 100 years old and was pulled by…
The Crete Public Library boasts a new historical display, "Wintry Fun in Old Crete: Sledding, Sleigh Rides and Christmas Trees." Leslee Williams, of Crete, donated most of the items, which include vintage ornaments, a Santa, angel and stocking from the 1950s, a miniature snow village, wooden…
The Crete Historical Society presents a display of vintage sleds, ornaments and clothing at the Crete Public Library through January. Above is an L.L. Bean wooden sled from the 1960s.
HOMEWOOD | The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers Camp Frosty Winter Break Camp from Dec. 26 through Jan. 7 for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.
FLOSSMOOR | The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District in conjunction with the Olympia Fields Park District presents the following winter offerings at Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center, 20000 Western Ave., in Olympia Fields. For more information call (708) 481-2330.
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