Fun with metals at Homewood Science Center

Metra announced Friday that it will extend its cancellation of  Electric Line service through Saturday, Feb. 2.

The agency continues to repair damage to the line’s overhead power system caused by a freight train derailment.

Commuters can use the Rock Island Line as an alternate. CTA will honor Metra tickets on the Red Line and the following bus routes: 71, 28, 6, and J14. 

Updated information will be provided regarding service for Sunday, Feb. 3, as it becomes available. 

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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