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Kids can learn chemical reactions Sept. 16 at Homewood Science Center

The Homewood Science Center’s “Ready, Set, Experiment!” Pop-Up Science Program on Saturday, Sept. 16, will give kids the chance to learn through doing. This program runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the science center, 18022 Dixie Highway.  Chemists from Dober Corporation will have several stations for hands-on activities that will let kids see the chemical reactions that allow them to make elephant toothpaste and silly putty, learn how to puncture a balloon with the pop and see recreational airplane demonstrations. Dober is a conglomerate manufacturer of industrial products whose . . .

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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

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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