Police Reports: Aug 21, 2015

Students took time decorating milk bottles that are beingturned into sprinkling cans.

The smell of fresh mint. The look of a tomato on the vine. The feel of digging in the dirt. The sight of butterflies and birds. The touch of a worm.

The many faces of nature,including the changing leaves,are part of the Garden Clubcurriculum.

In the touchy-feely garden at Willow School in Homewood the kindergarten, first and second graders experience it all.  And when the garden is officially put to bed for the winter, their school-grown . . .

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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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