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Giant Block Party rallies after morning of rain

It apparently takes more than a half-day of occasionally torrential rain to derail a Homewood festival. Rain was heavy enough Saturday morning, Aug. 20, to flood streets, close the Dixie Highway viaduct and cause the cancellation of the first two Giant Block Party events, but by 2 p.m. the party was back on track.

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Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

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