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15th Annual Light Parade and Festival

It’s Christmas in Blue Island! Blue Island’s 15th Annual Light Parade and Festival kicks off this Saturday, December 3. Our famous Christmas Light Parade features bedecked bands, floats and vehicles on Western Ave in Uptown Blue Island. The Light Parade steps off at 5:30pm from Union to Grove St. Adding to the holiday cheer, Blue Island Library is screening holiday ... Read More »

Art at the Blue Island Public Library this Summer

The Blue Island Public Library invites you to celebrate art this summer with a series of special exhibits and events. Specifically Sid Weiskirch’s collection of over 30 Hal Foster drawings will be on display from July 11-August 11. Hal Foster, a Chicagoan, created Prince Valiant, adapted Tazan into the comic strip form and is regarded as “The Father of Comic ... Read More »

Celebrate the Fourth of July at the Blue Island Public Library

The Blue Island Public Library will host two Fourth of July events. Bring the family and join in for a great time. For more info on these events, please contact Dan Carroll at 708-388-1078, ext 30. FREE CONCERT July 2, 2012, 7:00pm Folk artist, Bucky Halker will perform This Land is Your Land: Woody Guthrie and the Great American Folksong! On ... Read More »

Holiday Happenings December 4 in Blue Island

Blue Island is bursting with Christmas Cheer this Saturday, Dec. 4 as the holidays swing into full gear in the Island! The Blue Island Park District hosts their annual lunch with Santa from 11am – 2pm. Pre-registration is the only way to guarantee entry, which includes activities, crafts, snacks, and of course a picture with Santa. Call 708-385-3304 for more ... Read More »

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 »