Pets of the week: Apollo and Mohawk

Many disasters catch us by surprise. 

Not the zombie apocalypse. We know when it will happen and where, and we have a little time to prepare. Mark your calendars for 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Apollo Park in Homewood. 

Homewood-Flossmoor HighSchool Band members donmakeup in preparation for lastyear's first Zombie Fun Run, afundraiser for their spring tripto China. Orchestra studentswill transform into zombies Nov. 1 to help raise money fortheir trip to Spain in 2015.(Photo courtesy of Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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