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Parade on Saturday helps kick off two-day H-F Juneteenth Festival 

This year, the community's second annual Juneteenth Festival will be a two-event opening with a kick off with a parade at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 18, from downtown Flossmoor at Flossmoor Road and Sterling Avenue through the neighborhood ending at Parker Junior High School, 2810 School St. in Flossmoor.

A crowd gathers during the 2021 H-F Juneteenth Festival to watch members of the 40+ Double Dutch Club perform. The club will be back for an encore on Sunday. (Chronicle file photo)

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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