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Flossmoor’s Black History Month project salutes local artists

The Village of Flossmoor is celebrating Black History Month by reflecting on local African American artists, past and present, who have impacted Flossmoor.

Artists can be nominated for recognition regardless of their medium, and can include musical artists, sculptors, poets, architects, painters, dancers, fashion designers and persons with other creative outlets.

Interested persons can nominate artists through Feb. 7. Nomination forms are available at the village website, www.flossmoor.org. if someone wants to nominate an artist but doesn’t have all the requested information on the . . .

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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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