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Bowling for Honor

Saturday, April 2nd Operation Honor is hosting a Cosmic Bowl event (Eagles Hall Bowling Alley, 2427 Grove St) on Saturday, April 2nd from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm to raise funds for the Operation: Honor-Blue Island event to be held August 27th at Memorial Park. Additionally, they raise money for care packages for personnel serving overseas and training of service ... Read More »

City of Blue Island opens newly renovated Recreation and Community Center

UPDATE: To register for programs at the John D. Rita Recreation Center, visit: http://www.blueisland.org/john-d-rita-recreation-center/ Thank you to everyone who attended the re-opening of the Recreation Center and dedication to former Mayor John D. Rita and Alderman Carlee Jackson. Mayor Vargas joined area state representatives, family of two former community leaders and local residents to reopen the Recreation and Community Center after ... Read More »

March 22nd City Council

Tuesday, March 22nd Watch recorded City Council meetings via YouTube in the window below.  These meetings are also broadcast on Blue Island Television, which residents will find on Comcast channel 4 or At&T channel 99. City Council regular meetings are archived online as well.  These meetings are also broadcast on Blue Island Television, which residents will find on Comcast channel 4 or ... Read More »

History of the Cal-Sag Channel

Tuesday, March 22nd This Tuesday at 7:00 pm Richard and Bill Bauer will be presenting Cal-Sag Channel, a slide presentation about the history and rebuilding of the Cal-Sag Channel.  Please join us at the Blue Island Historical Society /Albee House, 13018 Maple Avenue, to see some great pictures and learn information about the rebuilding project.  This is a FREE event!  For ... Read More »

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

Thursday, March 24th The Easter Bunny is at it again! Get your child’s flashlight ready to find the countless amount of eggs hidden throughout Memorial Park. In addition to the main event, paid participants will be welcomed to participate in games for a chance to win additional treats. Their “Egg Exchange” store will be on hand to exchange your empty egg ... Read More »