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Carnival attendees (left to right, back row) Nathan Grundhofer, Alaina Shaw, Emma Hess, (front row) Kate Streb and Keith Jackson ride on Pharaoh’s Fury on Saturday, June 22, at Homer Community Fest. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media
Homer Glen resident Madison Rusin goes for a spin on the teacups ride at Homer Community Fest.
Owen Genis, of Homer Glen, plays the rubber ducky game at the carnival portion of the festival.
Chloe Siezega plays clarinet with the Lockport Township High School Marching Band during the Independence Day Parade.
Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter
10:44 am CDT June 24, 2019
Nothing says summer like a parade, except maybe a carnival. On Saturday, June 22, the Homer Glen community came out in droves to enjoy two of the most popular events of the season: Homer Township’s Annual Independence Day Parade and the Village of Homer Glen’s Homer Community Fest.