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Holiday Fun Saturday 12/5 in Blue Island!

Blue Island will be all red and green this Saturday, Dec. 5 as we welcome the holidays! 11a-2p – Lunch with Santa; Memorial Park Field House; SOLD OUT! WAY TO GO SANTA!! 12-2p – Children’s Christmas Party, Blue Island Rec Center; Donation 2:30p – Christmas Movies at the Library, Blue Island Public Library; Free 5:30p – Christmas Light Parade Western ... Read More »

Holiday Breakfast Tea & Cookie Exchange

Find some time to relax this holiday with a cup of tea and friendship! Following the tea, there will be the annual cookie exchange. To participate, bring two dozen cookies… and go home with an entire tray! Make your reservations now! WHERE Blue Island Historical Society at the Albee House 13018 Maple Avenue Blue Island, IL 60406 WHEN Saturday, December ... Read More »

Blue Island Goes Big for Burnham!

The Blue Island Public Library, along with the Blue Island Historical Society, presents three big Burnham events in November to celebrate the centennial of the 1909 Plan of Chicago. November 5 we “Meet Dan Burnham” as we’re introduced to the people and events that shaped the Windy City and transformed it from the “Wild Onion” into the “City of Big ... Read More »

Blue Island Architectural Walking Tour

The Blue Island Historical Society invites you to the 2nd in a continuing series of walking tours through historic Blue Island. This 2.5 hour tour is hosted by Mike Wolski, a lifelong Chicago Southsider, historic preservation expert and architectural historian. The afternoon includes a stop at remnants of the original Stony Creek, plus a peek inside two historic buildings, where refreshments will be served. Bring your walking ... Read More »

Register your Pets!

Do you have the cutest Dog in Blue Island? Register your pet with the city before April 30 and also sign up for the contest. Bring in a photo of your pet, with your name, pets name and phone on the back.  Register at the City Clerk’s Office, Monday-Friday from 7:30am to 4:30pm. For more information view the Cutest Dog flyer or call ... Read More »