The Blue Island Public Library (Youth Services Department) is hosting speaker Willie Scott, who will explain the traditions of Kwanzaa, the meaning of the seven symbols of Kwanzaa and will convey the Nguzo Saba of the seven days of Kwanzaa. The event will enlighten and educate. Blue Island Library, Monday, December 16th at 7pm. Kwanzaa is celebrated from December 16th through January 1st.
The City of Blue Island is seeking applicants for the position of Part-Time Payroll Contractor and Part-Time Human Resource Consultant. Candidate submissions must be received by 4:00 pm on Thursday, December 12, 2013.
Please send all submissions to Matt Anastasia at email@example.com
Click Believe in Blue Island December12, 2013 to read this week’s Believe in Blue Island email from Alderman Tom Hawley.
Put on your snow boats and head on out to the Santa House at Hart Park in Blue Island, IL. Naughty or nice, the doors are open to everyone. All participants will get a chance to meet Santa Claus FREE of charge. Your Christmas lists are welcome. A small suggested donation is welcome for picture prints. So put the finishing touches on your Christmas lists and make your way to the BLUE ISLAND PARK DISTRICT SANTA HOUSE.
Don’t sweat it, the warming room will be open so you can keep warm while you wait. Hot chocolate and snacks will be available.
Santa will be available for pictures on the following times and days.
December 13th: 6pm – 9pm
December 14th: 2pm – 6pm
December 15th: 2pm – 6pm
SANTA HOUSE at Hart Park: 12325 Western Ave. Blue Island, IL. 60406
Visit us on the web: www.blueislandparks.org
On Saturday, December 7th, the temperatures dipped into the teens yet hundreds braved the cold to view this year’s Blue Island Christmas Light Parade. The Parade included over 40 entries including the Eisenhower High School and Worth County High School marching bands. A huge thanks to all those who participated and to business owners who welcomed visitors into their stores and offered refreshments!