Cicero Remembers Dr. King’s Legacy During Ceremony

Cicero residents were reminded of the efforts of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during a special ceremony on Jan. 14 at the Cicero Community Center. Kasumba “Kal” Lwanga, vice president of J.S. Morton High School 201’s Board of Education, touched on the important and lasting work King accomplished while marching in locations like Birmingham and Selma, Alabama, as well as nearby in Chicago. “Dr. King fought for more than the civil rights of [Learn More]

District 99 Bands Join Together For First Concert

The post-holiday blues did not last long at District 99 as the three school bands collaborated for the first concert of the academic year on Jan. 13. Students who belong to Beginning Band made their debut performance just three months after picking up their instruments for the first time. They were joined by the Cadet Band and the Concert Band classes to play a selection of pieces ranging from the blues to familiar holiday tunes. [Learn More]

Three Kings Celebration Completes Cicero Holiday Season

Cicero families flocked to Cicero Stadium on Jan. 6 for the annual Three Kings celebration, honoring the visit of the magi to the Christ child. It remains the final event for the town’s Christmas celebrations. “This important holiday is a great end to such a wonderful season,”  said Town Trustee Victor Garcia. “The visit of the wise men, much like the Posada, helps the Latin Community keep our traditions but also invites others to join [Learn More]

Father/Daughter Dance

Join the Cicero Youth Commission as it partners with Town President Larry Dominick in hosting the 8th Annual Valentine’s Father/Daughter Dance. Girls from toddlers on up to high school can have a special date with their dads starting at 6:30pm on Friday, February 12, at the Cicero Community Center. There will be a corsage for every daughter and a photo with their dad that evening. Dress is as casual or formal as you wish. This [Learn More]

Cicero Pets Get In The Holiday Spirit With Santa Paws

Cicero’s furry friends got into the Christmas spirit this month with the annual Santa Paws vaccination clinic at the Waggin’ Tails Animal Shelter. Held on Dec. 5 this year, families coming in for a pet vaccination or microchipping of their pets who also brought a pet toy, pet food, or pet treats along with their pets to the event were treated to a complimentary photo of the furry family member with Santa Paws. “This is [Learn More]

Seniors Residents Ring In Holiday Cheer at Annual Dinner/Dance

With Christmas sweaters, dresses and ties proudly displayed, Cicero’s senior residents put on their dancing shoes and celebrated the Christmas season with the Annual Senior Christmas Party. This year’s party was held on Dec. 14, and featured a tasty lunch, live music and raffles. The fun started with a traditional Hawaiian Hula dance, put together by the group of residents who have been dancing the hula together for several years. “You can’t have Christmas in [Learn More]

Seniors Celebrate Christmas at Annual Dinner/Dance

Cicero’s senior residents donned their festive gear and broke out their dance shooes as they helped kick the Christmas holiday in high gear with the Annual Senior Christmas Party. The festive event, held Dec. 16 this year, included lively Christmas music, dancing, and food for one of the larger crowds to come out for the Christmas dinner. “It just does not feel like Christmas unless I get to spend it with so many of our [Learn More]

Free Family Movie Night!

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.  

Cicero West Gives Back to Cicero Kids In Need

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]

Cicero Police Take Time Out For Annual Shop With A Cop Drive

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]

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