Town President Larry Dominick and the Department of Special Events presents Cicero’s American Fest Celebration on June 28th – July 1st at the Cicero Fairgrounds.
Join Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Board of Trustees as they celebrate Puerto Rican Day! The ceremony starts at 11am on Thursday, June 13, at the Cicero Community Center. Cicero Chaplain Ismael Vargas will host as Pastor Jose E. Muñiz from Clement Presbyterian Church will speak. For more information, contact Cynthia Salvino at 708-656-3600, Ext. 288.
You may have seen the notice in this month’s Town News that Cicero Vehicle Stickers expire at the end of June. Stickers cost just $50 per vehicle and seniors, military members and veterans, and disabled residents get their first sticker for free. The best thing to do to avoid the long lines and wait times in June is renew your sticker today.
Houby is turning 50 and the Office of Special Events needs your help! The annual Houby International Festival runs from Oct. 4-7 this year, a joint celebration with the Town of Cicero and City of Berwyn. The celebration ends with the Houby Day Parade running down Cermak Avenue between both towns. To help with the celebrations, the Office of Special Events is looking for memorabilia, old T-shirts and pictures that can be used for a [Learn More]
Keeping with the tradition of community pride, residents and organizations gathered together on May 12 for the annual Cicero Clean-Up Day. As weather warms up throughout Chicago, Cicero civic organizations, Districts 99 and 201 student groups, and a host of residents gather to clean up the town’s streets, lawns and sidewalks, removing debris left over from winter and picking up trash left by passersby. “Keeping our town clean is a way to maintain pride in [Learn More]
Superheroes and sports stars were on hand recently, when mothers and their sons dressed up as Batman, the Flash, Ninja Turtles and more, as they bonded at this year’s annual Mother/Son Dance sponsored by the Cicero Youth Commission. The dance, held on May 11 took a turn towards masked marvels as a way to create a more entertaining atmosphere, said CYC Director Patti Sturdevant. “Americans, especially young boys, have always loved superheroes, whether in comic [Learn More]
Cicero’s Health Department took part in National Women’s Health Week with its annual Well-Woman Day event at the Community Center on May 9. Tied to Mother’s Day, the national week drives women to focus on building healthier lifestyles. The Health Department contributes to the initiative by hosting free screenings for Cicero women to understand where they are in regards to their cholesterol, glucose, weight, and other factors that can indicate possible health concerns. “We want [Learn More]
Cicero kicked off the summer with its annual Cinco de Mayo, the largest of its kind in the Chicagoland area. Hosted by Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Mexican Cultural Committee, the annual celebration of Mexican culture brought in record crowds to listen to live bands, munch on delicious fair food, enjoy carnival rides and games, and celebrate the start of a full slate of summer activities in the town. The four-day festival at [Learn More]
Town officials and residents joined members of the Chicago Polish community to commemorate Polish Constitution Day, a part of Cicero’s efforts to recognize and honor its many cultural backgrounds. The May 3 event focused on the many contributions Polish and Polish-Americans have made in Cicero and beyond. Emceed by John C. Kociolko, the commemoration included remarks by Cicero students regarding the impact Polish residents have made in Illinois and America. Polish is the third most [Learn More]