July 2016 e-edition

The crowd gathers for a Starry Nights concert earlierthis summer. The Irwin Community Center not onlyhosts numerous activities and programs forpeople of all ages, its band shell and adjacentpark also provide the setting for summer concerts. (Photo by Quincy Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Residents of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District are invited to a 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. celebration on Thursday, Sept. 15, marking the 30th anniversary of the Marie Irwin Community Center, 18120 Highland Ave. in Homewood.

The building and its surrounding park land were a gift from Richard . . .

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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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