Back to School Events Welcome Students for New Academic Year

Cicero students spent August preparing for the start of a new school year, and the town was ready to help with several back-to-school events. Working with District 99 and Morton 201 High School District, Town President Larry Dominick hosted the sixth annual Back to School fair on August 10 at Unity Junior High. Volunteers, staff and faculty handed out school supplies while students received free physical and dental exams and tuberculosis shots if needed. They [Learn More]

Seniors Have a (Base)Ball at Annual Picnic

While it wasn’t precisely Wrigley Field or Guaranteed Rate Park, it was just as festive on August 14 at the Annual Summer Picnic. This year’s theme was baseball, featuring residents wearing their favorite team’s colors while enjoying food, live music, dancing, and more. This year’s musicians were The Sweet Reminders, a duo featuring Nancy Baumet and Dia Madden. They performed music from the 40s, 50s, and 60s. Town President Larry Dominick and the Town Board [Learn More]

Summer in the Park

Town President Larry Dominick, the Town Board of Trustees and the Department of Parks and Recreation invite you to come out to Summer in the Park. This seasonal series of fun and activities features weekly themes that are sure to put a smile on your kids’ faces as they enjoy the outdoors in a safe and entertaining venue. Held every Sunday, Monday and Wednesday throughout June, July and August, kids will be able to enjoy [Learn More]

Town-Wide Clean-Up Day Beautifies The Town

As the weather turned colder, residents and organizations came out to do their part for Cicero’s annual Clean-Up Day on May 11. Cicero civic, District 99, and Morton 201 High School District student groups, as well as volunteers, gathered at Cicero Community Park in the morning to collect rakes, garbage bags, and other cleaning tools before dispersing throughout the town, sweeping streets, raking lawns, and removing debris left over from the winter. “This isn’t a [Learn More]

Cicero Celebrates Mexican Culture with Cinco de Mayo

Thousands of folks from the Chicagoland area flocked to Cicero, joining residents celebrating Cinco de Mayo. The annual festival, held at the Cicero Fairgrounds at 34th and Laramie, kicked off the town’s summer schedule of outdoor activities. Hosted by Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Mexican Cultural Committee, the four-day affair featured live bands, delicious fair food, carnival rides and games, and other attractions that have transformed the local festival into the largest Cinco [Learn More]

Hearts & Shamrocks Dinner/Dance Heralds Springs Return

Even though the groundhog didn’t see his shadow, winter continued to drone on with cold temperatures and snow. That didn’t stop Cicero’s senior residents from trying to bring an early spring with the annual Hearts & Shamrocks Dinner and Dance. The Feb. 20 event featured a packed Community Center enjoying a hot lunch, live music, dancing, and lucky winners taking home door prizes. “It’s an annual tradition to kick off spring with the Hearts & [Learn More]

Cicero Police Promotes Two During Town Board Meetings

Cicero’s Police Department recently promoted two members of the force in recognition of their hard work and capabilities. During the Jan. 22 Town Board Meeting, Police Superintendent Jerry Chlada, Jr., promoted Officer Eddie Lopez to the rank of sergeant, while Detective David Leuzzi earned his rank of sergeant during the Feb. 12 meeting. “I want to congratulate Eddie Lopez on his promotion. Whenever there is a problem or issue, Lopez has always been there to [Learn More]

Cicero Continues Valentine’s Tradition with Annual Father/Daughter Dance

For the 12th straight year, Cicero’s Community Center gymnasium was packed with dads and daughters as the Cicero Youth Commission held its annual Father/Daughter Dance. The Feb. 8 event featured a night filled with dancing, dinner, and lots of entertainment. “I have continually heard from fathers about how much they look forward to this special evening with their daughters. This has been a tremendous success,” said Town President Larry Dominick. The dance was CYC’s first [Learn More]

Presidents and Lithuanian Independence Day Ceremonies

Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Board of Trustees as they partner with the Office of Special Events for a commemoration of the American Presidency and honoring the Lithuanian Independence anniversary. Starting at 11am on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Cicero Community Center, the ceremony will commemorate the 101st anniversary of the Act of Independence of Lithuania, establishing the State of Lithuania after World War I when the Germans occupied the Lithuanian territories of [Learn More]

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