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H-F High students performing Disney’s ‘The Lion King Jr.’ Nov. 17, 18, 19

Students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will perform Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 17, 18 and 19, in the Mall Auditorium.

The musical tells the story of young Simba and his pal Rafiki as they journey through the African savannah from their home at Pride Rock to the jungle and back again in this coming-of-age tale.

Jadon Smith will portray Simba and Gabriel McKinney will be Young Simba.

The cast also features Jazmin Rhodes, Stella Hoyt, Charisma Boler, Ronald Gerring, Emma Leak, Harmoni McKinney, Tessa O’Keefe . . .

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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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