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9-11-01 Anniversary Remembrance at MetroSouth (9/8)

Join us as we remember the 10-year anniversary of September 11, 2001. A United States Flag, which was flown over the United States Capitol on September 11 to commemorate the anniversary, will be presented to Dr. Enrique Beckmann, CEO of MetroSouth Medical Center.   When: Thursday, September 8, 2- 3 p.m. Where: MetroSouth Medical Center, 12935 S. Gregory, Blue Island RSVP:  Email Martha ... Read More »

Bike Rodeo & Workshop for Blue Island’s Active Transportation Plan (8/27)

Join us to discuss walking, biking, and transit improvements in Blue Island. • Bring the kids for a BIKE RODEO! • A bicycle skills event. No bike…no problem –  we have extras you can borrow! • Snacks and light refreshments will be served. When: August 27, 2011 – 10:30a-12p Where: Blue Island Library, 2433 York Street, Blue Island, IL Download the updated Non-Motorized Plan event flyer. [En ... Read More »

Blue Island Garden Walk 2011 – Sunday, August 14

Don’t miss the Blue Island Garden Walk! Blue Island Garden Walk is a self-guided tour of 6 beautiful area gardens, including the Blue Island Park District Community Garden. When: Sunday, August 14 – 12-4p Where: Begins at Carr Gardens, 2357 York St. Tickets: $10 advance; $12 day of event; Available at Carr Gardens, 708-824-9171.   Read More »

Volunteers Needed for local Ash Tree Inventory (7/23-24)

Your Help is Needed to Protect Blue Island’s Ash Trees Blue Island’s Urban Forestry Board is looking for volunteers to help with a city-wide inventory of our Ash trees. No experience needed. When: July 23-24, 2011 Where: Throughout Blue Island Contact: Perry Recker What will volunteers do? Volunteers will be assigned to work in teams of 2 – 4 people with a ... Read More »

Comcast Presents: ¡Viva Mexico! 2011 Concert Series

Chicago’s own Mexican folk music sextet, Sones de México Ensemble, announced a 10-concert tour of Chicago and suburbs for 2011. The concert series entitled ¡Viva México! 2011 is free and open to the public (or very low cost in some instances) thanks to the generous sponsorship of Comcast. Additional funding is being provided by Volaris Airlines and the Illinois Arts ... Read More »