Updated: July 25, 2014 6:13AM
H-F Community Band: The band will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at Irwin Park, 18120 S. Highland, Homewood. The band is a joint project of Homewood-Flossmoor High School and the H-F Park District. It includes H-F students, alumni and community musicians. It rehearses at H-F High School on Wednesday, plus July 9 and July 16. Free concerts at Irwin Park also are slated for 7 p.m. July 10 and 17. Music varies at each show. If weather dictates, the concert will be at the park district auditorium, 2010 Chestnut, Homewood.
McGarry Scholarship Fundraiser: A fundraiser to support the Coach Martin McGarry Service to Others Scholarship at St. Barnabas Elementary School is scheduled for 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at 115 Bourbon Street, 3359 W. 115th St., Merrionette Park. The Celtic Youth Foundation is hosting the event. It will include food, beverages, live music and a boxing exhibition featuring Nathan “Nate the Nightmare” Tracy, a third-grader at Mount Greenwood Elementary School who has trained with McGarry, a well-known local boxing coach who is suffering from familial amyloidosis.