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Conscious Foraging

Tuesday, October 5th Foraging has become a fashionable way to live off the land, but it can sometimes hurt the environment. Come hear Joe O’Meara of Blue Island’s BIOS Farms at the Blue Island Public Library at 7:00. Read More »

Flooding in your Community Meeting

  Cook County and its Partners are hosting a series of community workshops related to improving the region’s resilience to extreme weather, especially rainstorms that cause floods and damage homes and businesses. This is a follow-up to the community meeting that Cook County held in February 2015 in which your neighbors expressed frustration at the chronic flooding in their neighborhoods. ... Read More »

Farmers Market

Monday,September 28th Join us at the Blue Island’s Farmers Market starting Monday, July 6th to September 28th. This is a great opportunity for Blue Island area residents to purchase locally produced fruit, vegetables and baked goods. The Blue Island Farmers Market will be located at the Metro South Park (York &Western) from 3:00 to 6:30 pm.       Read More »

Home Buyers Workshop

Tuesday, September 29th Interested in learning more about the home buying process or curious about available assistance towards a down payment? A representative from the Standard Bank will be at the Blue Island Public Library from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm to give a presentation about resources available for home buyers. Read More »

Womens Wellness Fair

Saturday, October 3rd To kickoff National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Blue Island Public Library will host a Women’s’ Wellness fair. This event will raise awareness for breast cancer and other women’s health issues. Women who are uninsured will be able to sing up for free mammograms! This amazing event goes from 10 am to noon. Read More »