Walt’s parking lots gets new surface

Vivien Haggerty came to the Homewood Farmers Market dressed for the wet weather, including a pair of rubber boots that were obviously designed to facilitate jumping in puddles. 

So she did.

(Photos by Eric Crump/HF Chronicle)

The wet weather made for a slow day at the market, according to Market Manager Kate Duff. 

One group had a pretty good day, though. Irons Oaks Foundation volunteers said sale of mums was pretty good, possibly because the flowers "came pre . . .

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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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