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Annual Park Pride event has volunteers beautifying parks 

Junior Girl Scouts, from left, Isabella Davies, Katelyn Cheung and Maria Burnette were happily planting spring flowers as part of the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District's Park Pride event. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)

The front planter at the Irwin Center in Homewood got tender loving care from members of Girl Scout Troops 60234 and 60261 on Friday as part of Park Pride. Volunteers were, from left, Lydia Vargo, Laylah Elmore and Nora Vargo. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)

Volunteers took time this weekend to help plant flowers and clean up around parks in . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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