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Spring Tea

Spring is a time to celebrate friends & new beginnings, & what better way than to spend an afternoon sipping tea & eating treats at BIHS! There will be an egg decorating demonstration, so be sure to bring 2-3 hard boiled eggs if you would like to participate. Reservations for this tea are required. See details, below. WHEN Saturday, April ... Read More »

Halloween Spooktacular with Ghost Expert Ursula Bielski

Ghost expert and author, Ursula Bielski, returns to the Blue Island Historical Society for an evening of fun and ghostly tales. Don’t miss what she has to say this year! This free event for all ages is brought to you by the BIHS and the Blue Island Public Library. WHEN Wednesday, October 27, 2010 7:30 pm WHERE BIHS/Albee House 13018 ... Read More »

Halloween Tea

It’s tea time! Gather your friends and family for an afternoon full of tea, cookies, and fun at the Blue Island Historical Society, Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 at 2pm.  Reservations required, tickets are $15 per person. All proceeds benefit the BIHS. Costumes suggested. WHERE BIHS/Albee House 13018 Maple Avenue Blue Island, IL 60406 CONTACT BIHS for TICKETS (P) 708-371-8546 (E) ... Read More »

Chicago’s WLS Radio History & Book Signing with Scott Childers

From the National Barn Dance to Top 40 to present-day Talk, Childers chronicles the evolution of this household fixture which began in the 1920s. Childers will explore the station’s history and sign his book “Chicago’s WLS Radio” of the Images of America series. This free event is brought to you by the Blue Island Historical Society and the Blue Island ... Read More »

“To Sleep with Angels” Book Discussion with Author, John Kuenster

“To Sleep with Angels” sensitively recounts the 1958 Our Lady of Angels School fire, which to this day evokes memories of anguish and loss. Author John Kuenster will talk about his book and answer questions. This free event is brought to you by the Blue Island Historical Society and the Blue Island Public Library. WHEN Monday, October 4, 2010 7:00 ... Read More »