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Homewood Science Center ready for Walk Walton Oct. 24

The Homewood Science Center is hosting its fifth annual Walk Walton event from 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Oct. 24, at the Izaak Walton Preserve in Homewood.

Whether rain or shine, come out for a fun way to learn about our natural world with an exploratory walk through the woods.

“Izaak Walton Preserve is an ideal classroom, which we have utilized for our Middle School Conservation Ecology Internship program,” said Edie Dobrez, director of the Homewood Science Center. “Our interns will play a critical role at Walk Walton by creating interactive activities at each of the Preserve’s . . .

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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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