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Drive-in movie helps fill gap left by Independence Day event cancellations

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of Fourth of July festivities, including the Homewood parade and the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Family Fun Fest, but the two agencies, in collaboration with the village of Flossmoor and Homewood-Flossmoor High School, filled the gap with the “Quarantine Cinema” drive-in movie.   You have[Read More…]

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Coping with COVID: May 15

Homewood’s Fourth of July parade has been canceled for this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Same for garage sales. Veterans interview show offered as some compensation for canceled Memorial Day parade. Health officials continue to tout use of face coverings but not gloves as personal protection for the general[Read More…]

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Fourth of July festivities promise a day of family fun

Fourth of July celebrations in Homewood and Flossmoor are steeped in tradition, and this year’s festivities are designed to follow the popular script: a 5K race, two parades and a family festival. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited[Read More…]

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H-F parades, festival precede area fireworks displays

Homewood-Flossmoor residents have a number of options for celebrating Independence day, from local parades and the annual Family Fun Fest to area fireworks displays. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.  

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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