The Cicero Youth Commission presents January’s Free Familiy Movie Night! Doors open at 6:30 and the show goes on at 7pm for the hit movie Minions, the sequel to the blockbuster films Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2. Come on by Friday, January 22, at the Cicero Community Center. There will be a free raffle for kids to win a variety of wonderful prizes.
Embracing the holiday spirit, Cicero West teachers collected wish lists from children who may not have a pleasant Christmas with one mission in mind: deliver the letters to Santa. More than 250 students from the school were able to receive gifts from the jolly elf during a Dec. 11 celebration where kids opened boxes filled with shoes, warm jackets, sweaters and even a pair of reading glasses for one special kid. “The holiday spirit is [Learn More]
Several children and families in Cicero will have a merrier Christmas this year thanks to the police department’s annual “Shop with a Cop” program on Dec. 12. This year, dozens of officers from the Cicero Police Department aided more than 30 families that would likely not have had an enjoyable holiday. Police walked with energetic children – bubbling with excitement – as they set out in Target on Cicero Avenue to choose the toys and [Learn More]
Morton High School District 201 was once again recognized for its academic progress as the Advanced Placement program released its latest lists of District Honor Roll for the United States and Canada. The AP’s 6th Annual Honor Roll placed Morton as one of just 425 school districts from both countries that increased the number of students earning a score of 3 or higher on the AP exams issued every year. In addition, the district must [Learn More]
The “day that will live in infamy” continues on in the hearts of many veterans and community members as Cicero marked the solemn occasion during the annual ceremony on Dec. 7. Cicero Town President Larry Dominick and the Town Board of Trustees joined a crowd filled with students, residents and veterans of multiple wars in remembering the lives lost on the Hawaiian naval base in 1941. “Our freedom fell under attack that day over 70 [Learn More]
Santa and Mrs. Claus have a lot of work to do leading up to the big night on Dec. 24. However, they were able to take time out of their busy schedules to drop by the Cicero Community Center on Dec. 5 for the 9th Annual Holiday Party. Children, excitedly waiting with their parents, lined up around the hallways of the Community Center as they waited for Kris Kringle and his wife. While there, kids [Learn More]
Warmer weather than last year brought large crowds to Cicero Community Park as hundreds of Town residents gathered to kick off the holiday season with the annual Christmas in the Park celebration on November 29. This event officially starts both the Christmas celebrations throughout Cicero and the ice skating season at the Bobby Hull Community Ice Rink. An early performance by the Chicago Radiance synchronized skating team got things going as families gathered at the [Learn More]
Dear Cicero residents, Christmastime is definitely here. 2015 has been one filled with many memorable events in the Town: from successful festivals such as Cinco de Mayo and Houby Day to a summer of family-focused fun throughout the New Cicero. And now we are ready to celebrate the holiday season. This is one of my favorite times of year since families typically gather close together, giving us all a chance to create new special moments [Learn More]
Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Mexican Cultural Committee as they celebrate the annual Christmas Posada. Starting at 6pm on Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Cicero Stadium at 1909 S. Laramie, the Posada will feature festive music, food, gifts and more. The event will recount the traditional journey to Bethlehem by Joseph and Mary prior to the birth of Jesus thousands of years ago.
Dear Neighbors, I wanted to take a few moments to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving. This is a truly American holiday. Many of us probably remember the First Thanksgiving story between Pilgrims and Native Americans, but it wasn’t until the Civil War, when Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a day of “Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens.” Since that day, we have taken time to give thanks for the many [Learn More]