Kankakee News

Top news from around the city and information straight from the Mayor's Desk.

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It is my hope that you will find the website helpful to access information, stay abreast of policy changes, and promote community events. We are here to serve so do not hesitate to contact us with any suggestions, ideas, and recommendations to move Kankakee Forward.

Meet the Mayor
2020 Private Security Camera Incentive Program (PSCIP)

The Private Security Camera Incentive Program creates an incentive for residents, businesses, nonprofits, and religious institutions to purchase and install security cameras that are intended to help deter crime and assist law enforcement with investigations. The program offers rebates for the purchase of security cameras.

Camera Program
Youth Violence Prevention Week

REGISTER TODAY: We are excited to announce a series of fun and interactive activities to raise awareness and engage the youth during National Youth Violence Prevention Week in April. A variety of topics will be covered throughout the week and will also feature a special appearance by comedian and actor, Todd Thomas.

Register Now!
Livestream Videos

Live Broadcasts

City of Kankakee meetings will continue to be broadcasted LIVE on Comcast local channel four, the City of Kankakee’s YouTube channel and website. Public comments will be made in person as of December 21, 2020. All persons must wear a mask and exit the council chambers following their public comment. Thank you.

Live Streams

Ongoing Events

Aunt Martha's Youth Annual Physicals
Aunt Martha's Youth Annual Physicals
Salvation Army of Kankakee County Food Services
Duane Dean's COVID-19 Testing
Duane Dean's COVID-19 Testing
Duane Dean's COVID-19 Testing
Riverside Mobile Food Pantry
Riverside Mobile Food Pantry
 
 

Upcoming Events


    Man Up! Series
    Apr 13th

    Man Up! Series

    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Kankakee Public Library | 4th Floor Auditorium | Kankakee

    Our actions and decisions today will shape the way we will be living in the future.

    Lets Talk: Breaking the Silence on Self-Love
    Apr 14th

    Lets Talk: Breaking the Silence on Self-Love

    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Virtual Meeting

    Young adults (16-20) in Kankakee County, join us for a virtual meeting as we learn from local professionals about how to love yourself, how to practice self

    YOUTH VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK
    Apr 14th

    YOUTH VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK

    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Virtual Event

    REGISTER TODAY: We are excited to announce a series of fun and interactive activities to raise awareness and engage the youth during National Youth Violence

    YOUTH VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK
    Apr 15th

    YOUTH VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK

    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Youth for Christ City Life Center | 1820 E. Court St. | Kankakee

    REGISTER TODAY: We are excited to announce a series of fun and interactive activities to raise awareness and engage the youth during National Youth Violence

    Parent Cafe: Addressing Youth Alcohol and Substance Abuse and Misuse
    Apr 15th

    Parent Cafe: Addressing Youth Alcohol and Substance Abuse and Misuse

    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Online via GoToWebinar

    Discuss strategies that can help parents and caregivers prevent and respond to youth alcohol and substance abuse and misuse

    YOUTH VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK
    Apr 16th

    YOUTH VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK

    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Youth for Christ City Life Center | 1820 E. Court St. | Kankakee

    REGISTER TODAY: We are excited to announce a series of fun and interactive activities to raise awareness and engage the youth during National Youth Violence

    Apr 17th

    "Mission To Mars" an interactive puppet show

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Merchant Street Art Gallery | 356 E. Merchant St. | Kankakee

    Join Merchant Street Art Gallery Artists with Autism for a space-aged adventure! Puppets, Plots and Interplanetary Pirates all conceived by artists.

    Man Up! Series
    Apr 20th

    Man Up! Series

    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Kankakee Public Library | 4th Floor Auditorium

    Our actions and decisions today will shape the way we will be living in the future.

    Man Up! Series
    Apr 27th

    Man Up! Series

    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Kankakee Public Library | 4th Floor Auditorium

    Our actions and decisions today will shape the way we will be living in the future.

    10 Minute Play Festival
    Apr 30th

    10 Minute Play Festival

    7:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Kankakee Valley Theatre Association | 1 Stuart Drive | Kankakee

    We are in search of some creative new entries in both the adult and youth divisions!