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HIT tourney draws hundreds of ballplayers to Homewood

A bat, a ball and a park seem to be all Homewood Baseball needs to round up all-star players from near and far, bringing them together to make new friends and find fun in competition. The Homewood Invitational Tournament (HIT), an annual baseball and softball competition, takes place on the town’s most popular baseball diamonds. This year’s event, sponsored by Homewood Baseball & Softball, starts July 5 and is expected to attract more than 900 kids and their parents over the next three weeks. The tournament was established in 1951, and ever since, the . . .

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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.

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