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Homewood Science Center offers Science Café virtual sessions for junior high students

The Homewood Science Center is offering a way for junior high students to expand their interest in science through its Summer Science Cafes on Tuesdays, July 6 and July 13.

These free programs have students join a Google Meets virtual session led by University of Chicago Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering graduate students for a 30-minute discussion.

The 2 p.m. July 6 program will be “Material Interactions” led by Alvin Dai and Tony Pan, and the 11 a.m. July 13 program will be “Light Refraction and Lenses” led by Shankar Menon.

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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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