Back 2 School house LB May 29-July 3 2019

The Dykstra kids, Karis, left, and Moriah, get recess, even though schools are closed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the family on Olive Road in Homewood took the opportunity to give spring a hint after an overnight snowfall. They built a snowman lounging on the "beach" in their front yard. Their dad, Mark Dykstra, said the snowman, which was decked out in shades and had a beach umbrella and swimming noodles handy, was intended to give spring a big hint. It's time . . .

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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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