Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Lisa Grant Orthodontics is calling for area residents to help complete its 100-tile art project as part of the Homewood Area Chamber Art Fair June 1-2. The project is being spearheaded by H-F High School senior Justine Moulds.
As the days of spring continue to slip into the dog days of summer, the Homewood Chamber of Commerce Fine Arts Fair continues to inch closer and closer. The fair, which takes place June 1 and 2, will feature local artists and businesses showcasing their artist wares, including Lisa Grant Orthodontics. Grant is calling on area residents to help with a 100-tile artistic project from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days. When completed, the project will be showcased at local public libraries during the summer and fall months. The tile project is being spearheaded by Homewood-Flossmoor High School senior Justine Moulds, who has created the foundation of the project. Attendees are invited to paint one of the 100 remaining tiles before the project is …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Homewood-Flossmoor High School students and the Flossmoor Art Commission installed 'Bell Tower,' a statue commemorating Flossmoor's education history. The installation was attended by local dignitaries, residents and even Mayor Paul Braun.
After a year of planning, design and construction, the Flossmoor Public Library now has a new statue to call its own, thanks to the Flossmoor Art Comission and Homewood-Flossmoor High School art students. The statue, which is called 'Bell Tower,' was dedicated May 19, during a ceremony which was attended by Flossmoor Mayor Paul Braun, village trustees, the students responsible for the statue and several members of the Homewood-Flossmoor High School District board of education, along with local residents. During the event, Braun called the statue commemorating education apropos for the village. “'Bell Tower' commemorates the importance of education in our community,” he said. “Something that we know so well, something that's been a part of …
The Homewood-Flossmoor High School Red and White Choral bands will be pitted against each other in a battle of the bands on Tuesday, May 21. The event is free to attend.
Homewood-Flossmoor High School is putting a new twist on the classic Battle of the Bands formula this week with its annual Red versus White concert on Tuesday, May 21. The concert kicks off at 8 p.m. at the high school. The concert, which is free to attend, is an annual event for the school and will last two hours. For more information about the concert, contact high school at (708) 799-3000. It's easy to keep up with Patch!
Saturday, May 18, 2013
'Bell Tower,' a statue commemorating the importance of educaiton in the community will be installed at the Flossmoor Public Library on Sunday, May 19. The installation will take place from 3 to 4 p.m.
Flossmoor is home to any number of art installations, from the Flossmoor Sculpture Gardens to the Homewood-Flossmoor High School National Art Society gallery at the high school. Now, the Flossmoor Public Library will be included in the art game in the community, as the library will receive a statue dedication from H-F art students on Sunday, May 19. The installation, which will take place from 3 to 4 p.m., is a project between the Flossmoor Public Works Commission and the high school. The state is called, 'Bell Tower,' and is meant to symbolize 'the importance of education in the community from the earliest documented school to the current award-winning High School,' according to a release from the village. In support of the installation …
Find out what's falling out of Redbox kiosks in the area most frequently this week, May 11–18.
Thinking of staying in tonight? Maybe renting a movie? Homewood-Flossmoor Patch is showing off the top Redbox DVD rentals in town this week! These popular flicks might be hard to find. Here are the films that topped the list in the week of May 11–18.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The Homewood-Flossmoor High School National Art Honor Society is hosting its annual art show on Wednesday, May 8, at H-F. The show is from 7 to 8 p.m. in the H-F library.
The Homewood-Flossmoor High School National Art Honor Society is adding a splash of color to the school's library on Wednesday, May 8, during its annual art show in the H-F library. The show, which will run from 7 to 8 p.m., will feature the works of students in the society. The National Art Honor Society 'tries to recognize those students who have shown outstanding ability in art,' according to the group's web page. The group is open to students who've completed at least three semesters of art classes at the high school, and who have achieved at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in those classes. For more information about the art show, or about the National Art Society, contact club sponsor Jackie Wargo at (708) 799-3000 x. 5678 'Like' …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Find out what's falling out of Redbox kiosks in the area most frequently this week, April 27-May 4.
Thinking of staying in tonight? Maybe renting a movie? Homewood-Flossmoor Patch is showing off the top Redbox DVD rentals in town this week! These popular flicks might be hard to find. Here are the films that topped the list in the week of April 27-May 4.
Friday, May 3, 2013
The 14 Girl Scout Troops in Homewood recently presented a mural project to Homewood village officials depicting the theme, 'Homewood is...' The mural project was then painted on the Homewood Metra pedestrian tunnel.
Metra riders in Homewood, and those traveling to the village, might have noticed a new art installation in place along the walls of the Homewood Metra Station pedestrian tunnel in recent weeks. The mural, which is the work of the 14 Girl Scout troops from Homewood, features a mural from each troop that focuses on the theme, 'Homewood is...' Each of the troops work with local artists and parents who volunteered to help the troops take their ideas on what 'Homewood is...' and put paint, markers, crayons and more, to paper. Once the troops were done, they presented the works of art to a group of Homewood elected officials. The works were then painted on the walls of the Metra station pedestrian tunnel on April 27. "On April 27 they went into …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The Homewood-Flossmoor High School Theater Department presents, 'The Last Days of Judas Iscariot,' this weekend, May 2 through 4.
The Homewood-Flossmoor High School Theater Department is ready to send the school year out with a bang with its final performance of the year, 'The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.' The play, which is set in Purgatory and centers on the trial of Judas Iscariot, will take place at the H-F Mall Auditorium Thursday, May 2, through Saturday, May 4. “Set in Purgatory, this courtroom drama tries to answer the religious and philosophical question: Does Judas deserve eternal damnation or is he worthy of redemption? To shed light on this question, witnesses such as Satan, Sigmund Freud, Pontius Pilate, Caiaphas and Mother Teresa are summoned to the stand. At times hysterically funny, more often poignant, Judas puts the idea of forgiveness on trial and …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Find out what's falling out of Redbox kiosks in the area most frequently this week, April 20-27.
Thinking of staying in tonight? Maybe renting a movie? Homewood-Flossmoor Patch is showing off the top Redbox DVD rentals in town this week! These popular flicks might be hard to find. Here are the films that topped the list in the week of April 20-27.