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Prescription Drug Take Back

The Blue Island Police Department is accepting unused and expired prescription drugs and other medication on Saturday, October 22 from 10am to 2pm. Drug take backs are safer for our environment, keeping old medication out of landfills and our water supply. Read More »

Reduced Fees for Seniors

The City of Blue Island now offers its seniors who are 65 or older: $5 vehicle stickers (1 per household) Reduced trash rate for primary single family residence (currently 15.36 instead of 25.08) Reduced minimum water usage charge for primary single family residence (1,000 instead of 2,000 gallons per month) In order to ensure that all Seniors are receiving these ... Read More »

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 »

Senior Circle at MetroSouth

Are you a Senior or do you know a Senior in Blue Island and beyond? They can join Senior Circle at MetroSouth Medical Center. Their mission is to encourage a healthy and active lifestyle for seniors 50 and better by providing programs that encourage continued learning, wellness, health and volunteering, coupled with a host of social activities. For only $15 ... Read More »

What’s Happening at Oak Street Health

Check out what’s happening at Oak Street Health! Every week, they have activities for Seniors. On Mondays at 10 am, they have Arts & Crafts; Tuesdays at 10:30, Hatha Chair Yoga; Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:30, computer classes; Wednesdays at 1 pm, Crochet Circle; Thursdays at 2 pm, BINGO; and Fridays at 3 pm is Movie Night!  If you’re a ... Read More »