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St. Benedict Fest

Saturday, September 12th. Celebrate 154 years of faith and excellence at St. Benedict’s at their annual St. Benedict Fest. This is an event for the whole family! There will be basketball, table games, pony rides and more!There will be  raffle baskets, Arts and Crafts Show, Photo Booth, Food Vendors and a variety of live entertainment. Look below to see the ... Read More »

Water, Water Everywhere

Tuesday, September 1st The Blue Island Public Library is hosting the Friends of the Forest Preserve this Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. They are returning this fall with a program entitled Eating the Earth. This series will focus on water sources of the south suburban areas. Josh Ellis from the Calumet Stormwater Collaborative will speak on how life here is increasingly ... Read More »

Native Americans in the Calumet Area

Tuesday, August 25th Paula Bryant, a staff archaeologist of the Illinois State Archeological Survey will discuss their lifestyle in the area based on recent excavation at the Joe Louis Golf Course. It will be at the Blue Island Public Library at 7:00! Read More »

Operation: Honor

Saturday, August 29th. The Blue Island Park District will be presenting Operation: Honor this Saturday, August 29th in Memorial Park to honor all those who have served or are serving our country. This is an event for the whole family. The opening ceremony will be at 10:00 a.m. On display, there will be a Vietnam Patrol Boat, restored military vehicles, Vietnam ... Read More »

Pickleball Kick Off

Tuesday, August 18th. The Pickleball Kick Off starts at 10 am at Hart Park this Tuesday. It will have live demos and friendly matches. You will have an opportunity to win great prizes in their raffle giveaway. There will be fresh food catered by Double Play as well! To learn more about this free event and more like it, visit ... Read More »