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Halloween with Ursula Bielski

This event is sold out. Please contact BIHS with questions. Thank you! Back by popular demand, ghost hunter Ursula Bielski will share stories and personal experiences about famous ghosts of Chicago. This is a free event, but please contact Blue Island Historical Society to reserve your seat. All ages welcome. Raffle tickets are still available! Enter to win a gift ... Read More »

Halloween Tea

It’s tea time again! Gather your friends and family for an afternoon full of tea, cookies, and fun at the Blue Island Historical Society. Costumes strongly encouraged! Reservations required. WHEN Saturday, October 22, 2011 2:00pm-4:00pm WHERE BIHS/Albee House 13018 Maple Avenue Blue Island, IL COST $15 per person Make reservations by contacting BIHS: (P) 708-371-8546 (E) events@blueislandhistoricalsociety.com Read More »

9-11-01 Anniversary Remembrance at MetroSouth (9/8)

Join us as we remember the 10-year anniversary of September 11, 2001. A United States Flag, which was flown over the United States Capitol on September 11 to commemorate the anniversary, will be presented to Dr. Enrique Beckmann, CEO of MetroSouth Medical Center.   When: Thursday, September 8, 2- 3 p.m. Where: MetroSouth Medical Center, 12935 S. Gregory, Blue Island RSVP:  Email Martha ... Read More »

Historical Architecture Walking Tour

Starting at the 132-year-old Blue Island Historical Society Albee House, this walking tour will take you through some of Blue Island’s architectural history. The tour will be about one mile. Tickets required. See info below. A reception honoring Jack Simmerling coincides with this event. From 1:30-2:30pm, all are invited to stop in at the Blue Island Public Library to meet ... Read More »

Drivin’ the Dixie

The Dixie Highway is an Historic Route in the United States. And every year in Illinois about 200 enthusiasts hop in their classic cars to “Cruise” the Dixie from Blue Island to Momence. The public is invited to kick off the Drivin’ the Dixie at the parking lot across from the Library to browse the classic cars and enjoy donuts ... Read More »