GSU/CPA opera Aug2016

Got a cabinet full of old medicines? Drop them off at the Homewood Farmer’s Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8.

Drop-off will be at the Homewood Village Hall parking lot, 2020 Chestnut Road.

Representatives from the Cook County Department of Environmental Control will accept expired or unnecessary over-the-counter and prescription drugs for collection and proper disposal.

According to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, pharmaceuticals entering the water can navigate through water treatment plants and enter Chicago area waterways impacting the treatment plants . . .

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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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