Updated: August 9, 2013 6:12AM
Here are events worth getting out of the house for on July 8.
Suggestions include Flossmoor and Blue Island.
CSI @ FLOSSMOOR LIBRARY: This program for sixth- to 12th-graders will be at 2:30 p.m. at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave. Steve Banasiak, a forensic instructor from Homewood-Flossmoor High School, will give a hands-on presentation on how detectives use forensic science to solve crimes. Attendees can uncover clues that are not always apparent to the naked eye and learn firsthand how to analyze evidence. Information: (708) 798-3600, flossmoorlibrary.org.
FARMERS MARKET: Cook County School District 130 hosts its annual farmers market from 3 to 7 p.m. Mondays to Oct. 7 in the parking lot of Beggars Pizza, 12660 Western Ave., Blue Island. Vendors will sell items including homemade tamales and handpicked fruits and vegetables. Those interested in being a vendor can contact Raeann Zylman at email@example.com or (708) 932-3868 or Valerie Marrin at firstname.lastname@example.org. District 130 serves nearly 4,100 students at 13 school sites that serve portions of Alsip, Blue Island, Crestwood and Robbins.