Community Calendar

Peoria Magazines Community Calendar
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and shelter-in-place mandate, most events have been cancelled, postponed or virtualized. We continue to maintain our calendar with the latest information available to us. Please contact the host organization for the current status of any event.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

CWTC Make a Scarecrow - Make a Difference!

Community Workshop and Training Center, Inc.

Community Workshop Training Center, Inc. is proud to announce our 2nd Annual Make A Scarecrow – Make A Difference event, Saturday September 29, 2018. The event will be held in the CWTC parking lot at 3215 N. University Street in Peoria next to Walmart and begins at 11AM.

The public is invited to make their very own scarecrow to take home and display as part of their fall decorating. The cost is just $20 and includes everything you need to build it, including straw, wood and clothes. The fun, fall event will feature family activities, food and more!

Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair

Peoria Art Guild

It's our 57th anniversary for bringing original art to central Illinois and we want you to be a part of the celebration! As one of the oldest art organizations in the country, the Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair is nationally recognized.

Running with the Dogs 5K Race/3K Walk

PAWS Giving Independence

Running with the Dogs is an annual fundraiser hosted by Paws Giving Independence.  This 5k run/3k walk is our biggest fundraiser. The funds that we raise through this event will help us continue to place service dogs free of charge each year.

Genealogy Day 2019

Peoria Public Library

Peoria Public Library and Peoria County Genealogical Society will co-host a day of free workshops – beginner to advanced -- to help you trace your family tree.

Stay for one workshop or spend the day with us.

Candace Marx, a certified genealogical researcher with the Illinois State Genealogical Society, will discuss resources for Illinois research. Other topics include: How to use DNA to build your family tree, how to use Ellis Island manifests and how to access recently digitized Peoria County vital records online. 

For more information, call 309-497-2155.

Stand Up in the Heights

KDB Group

WMBD’s Greg Batton hosts a new comedy series in Peoria Heights at the beautiful Betty Jayne Brimmer Center for the Performing Arts on September 28 at 7pm.

Greg Batton (The Greg and Dan Show) hosts a new comedy series in Peoria Heights at the beautiful Betty Jayne Brimmer Center for the Performing Arts!