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Blue Island Honors Arbor Day

The Blue Island City Council passed a Proclamation stating April 16, 2015 as Arbor Day in Blue Island. Click to read the Arbor Day Proclamation 2015. On Thursday, April 16th, The Student Council and Student Representative from Gordon Elementary School helped Mayor Domingo Vargas plant a tree in front of the Blue Island Recreation Center. A total of four Flowering ... Read More »

Calumet National Heritage Area Feasibility Study

As part of the Calumet Region (from the Indiana Dunes to Blue Island) becoming a National Heritage Area, the Field Museum is conducting Community Conversations. Topics covered to date are the Arts, Industry and History in the Calumet area. The next topic is Environmental Heritage in the Calumet Region. Since this is a Bi-state effort two meetings will be held; ... Read More »

Believe in Blue Island

Check out Alderman Tom Hawley’s email Believe in Blue Island April 17 2015 to find out about this week’s events, programs and things you should know. Thanks Tom! Read More »


On Tuesday, April 7th at 7pm, the Friends of the Forest Preserves presents Amphibians and the Climate at the Blue Island Library, 2433 York Street. The Calumet region is home to a stunning array of amphibians, like the leopard frog and tiger salamander. DePaul University Biology Professor, Joseph Milanovich, explores what can be lot a weather patterns shift. For more ... Read More »


The Annual Ike Hike, 5K run and 1 mile walk, hosted by Dwight D. Eisenhower HS, will take place on Saturday, April 25th. To register on-line, visit www.ikehike.com. Ike Hike Flyer Read More »