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Homewood Science Center launches STEM Network to foster collaboration

A number of hands go up after speaker Barry Aprison asks how many teachers are attending the launch of the Homewood Science Center's STEM Network on Tuesday, Aug. 30. (Photos by Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

The Homewood Science Center (HSC) might technically be located in the historic Gold home at 18022 Dixie Highway, but the organization hopes its reach will far exceed its walls.As HSC President Aimee Matthys put it, "The science center is more than a building." On Tuesday, Aug. 30, the center officially launched STEM Network, a project . . .

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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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