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Dunnings AS Aug 12-Sept 12 2019

Homewood Fourth of July parade canceled. In his weekly video update, Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld announced Friday that the traditional Independence Day parade has been canceled. The parade typically attracts thousands of participants and spectators, who line Ridge Road for the event. "We don't want to take any chances with people in the crowds or in the parade standing next to one another," Hofeld said. "The main thing is, stay well. We'll get through this." The decision is consistent with current state emergency orders that limit gatherings to 10 or fewer people. 

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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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