On the agenda: Homewood trustees to consider agreement with Thornton to pave the way for Menards expansion

A family enjoys a game at Irwin Park during a Starry Nights event last year. Volunteers will pitch in Saturday to get H-F parks ready for another busy summer. (File photo)


The greenest volunteer day in the Homewood-Flossmoor community is coming this Saturday to area parks.

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s 29th annual Park Pride Day is a community-wide volunteer clean-up that started in 1987 as an event to promote citizens taking pride in their local parks.

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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