Most Holy Redeemer Parish held its annual summer carnival at 9525 S. Lawndale Ave Evergreen Park, from Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24. (Photos by Kelly White)

Most Holy Redeemer Parish held its annual summer carnival at 9525 S. Lawndale Ave Evergreen Park, from Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24. (Photos by Kelly White)

Most Holy Redeemer Carnival

Although it was delayed for several weeks, Most Holy Redeemer Parish was finally able to hold its annual summer carnival at the church grounds, 9525 S. Lawndale Ave. in Evergreen Park, from Thursday, July 21, through Sunday, July 24.
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Most Holy Redeemer finally was able to hold its annual summer carnival in Evergreen Park this weekend.

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Serenity Winters, 7, of Chicago, and her cousin, Aaliyah Epps, 8, had fun together at the Most Holy Redeemer Carnival on Friday night.

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Lyla Veres, 6, of Oak Lawn, and her brother, Hunter, 3, were all smiles at Most Holy Redeemer’s Carnival on Friday night.

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Mary Sullivan, of Evergreen Park, and her daughter, Margaret, 2, played carnival games at the Most Holy Redeemer Carnival on Friday night.

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Most Holy Redeemer held its annual summer carnival at the parish, 9525 S. Lawndale Ave. in Evergreen Park.

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