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Homewood residents to race dragon boats, plunge into Cal-Sag at festival

The second Annual Chicago Southland Dragon Boat Festival will offer the chance to compete or explore a unique sport to kick off the summer. omewood residents Matt White and Candace Irby will be racing for the second time.

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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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