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Winter fun in the Midwest

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 …

February 16, 2014 12:00 am

H-F Parks offering winter celebration

Homewood Flossmoor Park District is offering residents relief from cabin fever this week.

January 01, 2014 5:30 pm

Find Chicago Park District programs at Mann Park

Now that it’s a new year, it’s time to plan some educational and healthy activities everyone in the family can enjoy.

January 01, 2014 12:00 am

Step, salsa and tango into the new year with Chicago WinterDance 2014

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.

December 22, 2013 12:00 am

Winter video series offered at Dunes National Lakeshore

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…

December 20, 2013 12:05 am
Irons Oaks offers winter fun

Irons Oaks offers winter fun

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.

December 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Lake County parks offer winter activities

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.

December 18, 2013 12:00 am
Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers special winter events

Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers special winter events

Children participating in Camp Frosty make snowballs during the winter break camp. The camp is for kindergarten to fifth-graders.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am
Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers special winter events

Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers special winter events

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

December 12, 2013 12:00 am
Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers special winter events

Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers special winter events

FLOSSMOOR, Ill. | The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District offers the following  in the months of December, January and February.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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 H-F Parks hosts Celebration of Winter in January

H-F Parks hosts Celebration of Winter in January

A dog musher demonstration will be part of the activities Jan. 5 at the Celebration of Winter at Coyote Run Golf Course in Flossmoor.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am
H-F Parks hosts Celebration of Winter in January

H-F Parks hosts Celebration of Winter in January

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.

December 29, 2012 4:45 pm
 Crete library offers glimpse into winters past

Crete library offers glimpse into winters past

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…

December 27, 2012 12:00 am
 Crete library offers glimpse into winters past

Crete library offers glimpse into winters past

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…

December 27, 2012 12:00 am
 Crete library offers glimpse into winters past

Crete library offers glimpse into winters past

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.

December 27, 2012 12:00 am

Homewood offers winter break for holidays

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.

December 21, 2012 12:00 am

Winter offerings at Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center

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.

December 13, 2012 5:30 pm
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