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Park district considers a community center concept for H-F Racquet & Fitness Club

The H-F Racquet & Fitness Club needs some changes. But Homewood-Flossmoor Park District commissioners are in a quandary about what to do with the facility, on what timeline and at what expense.

Commissioners have looked at the issue before, but at the Sept. 7 meeting they decided to start a serious discussion on how to improve the facility at 2920 W. 183rd St. in Homewood.

The building has gone through four renovations. It started as a tennis club in 1973. Then the pool was added, and then a fitness area and offices. Currently, there are some spaces that are . . .

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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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