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Homewood taking steps to address home rule concerns

Bike camping. Is that different from regular camping?One way to find out is to attend the bike camping open house from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at the Goodspeed Cycles, 2125 183rd St. in Homewood. The cycling business is hosting a Bikepacking 101 clinic and product demonstration that will include free food and beverages and some bike camping giveaways.The event is a precursor to three bike camping adventures the shop has planned for this summer:

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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