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This summer 23 students from Homewood District 153 will attend the Illinois Summer Youth Music Camp on the campus of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. 

The district’s Parent Music Association is providing funding covering half of the tuition costs for the seventh graders. The association has been funding the scholarships since the early 1950s.

The James Hart School students will be among more than 1,000 students and 150 faculty and staff at the weeklong camp. 

Selected students include: 

Band members: Grace Cairo, Parnell Hughes, Raena . . .

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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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