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Flossmoor native returns for book signing event at Flossmoor Station

Flossmoor native James Gilbert, a retired Maryland history professor and Fulbright advisor, has recently published his 13th book. It is his first work of fiction with a setting similar to his childhood neighborhood in Flossmoor. He will be doing a reading and book signing at Flossmoor Station on July 15 at 4 p.m.

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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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