Practical visionary: Homewood Science Center director sees collaboration as key to the project

Youngsters watch as Nancy Bank's team of artists creates a street chalk version of Georges Seurat's "A Sunday Afternoon on theIsland of La Grande Jatte" on Martin Avenue in Homewood, part of the 2015 Art & Garden Fair's Chalk of the Town activity.(Chronicle file photos)

For a few hours during last year's Homewood Art & Garden Fair, a one-block stretch of Martin Avenue asphalt became a canvas on which local artists unleashed their imaginations.

It will be again when Chalk of the Town returns . . .

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Summer events

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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