Independence Day traditions continue at H-F events July 3 and 4

Festivals and other events are key to both business and community in Homewood. But many are being canceled and postponed in the new reality of COVID-19.

“We want to provide a sense of hope and to assist the economy, especially with our independent business owners here in Homewood. But healthy residents, that’s priority one and we will not do anything to harm our residents by hosting an event too soon,” Village Events Coordinator Allisa Opyd said. “We’re still planning for future events and staying hopeful. It’s April, we really don’t know what . . .

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Summer events

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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