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2nd Annual Open Streets Event – June 7

On Sunday, June 7, Greenwood Avenue will be closed from 123rd to 127th for our 2nd Annual Open Streets event! The Blue Island Community Health Coalition, the American Heart Association and the Active Transportation Alliance have partnered to host this event aimed at getting people outdoors and playing in the streets! Each block will feature a different activity from Yoga to ... Read More »

Memorial Day and American Legion Fundraiser

The Blue Island American Legion Post 50, the American Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of the Legion will host their annual Memorial Day Observance at 11 am on Monday, May 25th at Memorial Park. All are invited to attend. Post 50’s Annual Pancake Breakfast is on Saturday, May 30th from 7 am to 1 pm at Christ Memorial Church. Tickets ... Read More »

Veterans Triangle Cleanup

The Urban Forestry Board is seeking volunteers to help weed and clean up at Veterans Triangle on Saturday, May 16 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Previous experience is always appreciated, but not necessary! All are welcome. If you have any favorite work gloves and/or weeding tools please bring them. For questions or for more information, contact Perry Recker at ... Read More »

Blue Island Bulletin for May 2015

Our new Blue Island Bulletin is available now. Be sure to check out a message from Mayor Vargas, news from Arbor Day celebrations and the Blue Island Beer Co., plus add our upcoming events to your May calendar! Click here to download: Blue Island Bulletin May 2015 Read More »

Welcome Friends of the Rock Island

The Friends of the Rock Island are having their 21st Semi-Annual Chicagoland Meeting on Saturday, May 9th, from 6:30 pm to 9 pm at Grace United Methodist Church in the lower level. There will be a “Mini” Swap Meet and Display at 6:30. Bring items you want to trade, sell or show. There are a limited number of tables and ... Read More »