Community Calendar

Peoria Magazines Community Calendar
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many 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.

Week of March 9, 2020

Legacy of Leadership Reception

Legacy of Leadership Reception
Monday, March 9, 2020
CFCI (3625 N. Sheridan Road / Peoria)

Join the Women's Fund for a special event on March 9, 2020 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at CFCI (3625 North Sheridan Road, Peoria, IL 61604). Good food, good drinks and great conversation will be provided.  Please join us to celebrate this year's recipient, Diana Hall. 

 

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun
March 6 - 15, 2020
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Peoria Players Theatre (4300 N. University Peoria, IL 61614)
Phone: 309.688.4473 | Email: players@mtco.com

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun
March 6 - 15, 2020
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Peoria Players Theatre (4300 N. University Peoria, IL 61614)
Phone: 309.688.4473 | Email: players@mtco.com

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun
March 6 - 15, 2020
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Peoria Players Theatre (4300 N. University Peoria, IL 61614)
Phone: 309.688.4473 | Email: players@mtco.com

Downsizing Seminar

Downsizing Seminar
Free to attend
March 11, 2020
1:30 pm

Snyder Village's SV Center (1200 E. Partridge Street, Metamora)

Snyder Village will host an educational seminar on the topic of downsizing. Lisa Friedrich from Silver Evolutions will share tips on how to take some of the stress out of downsizing. Topics discussed will include: Getting organized and planning your move, what to do with family heirlooms and keepsakes, whether you should have an estate sale or donate items, and enjoying a decluttered life.

 

Learn with Peoria County: Personal Safety

March 11, 2020
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The step to avoid becoming a victim is knowing how to protect yourself and your family. This workshop will focus on the best practices in recognizing the signs of scams, abusive behavior, and other preventable crimes. Join Aimee Shinall, PCSO Victim Services Coordinator, to learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones, and what the Peoria County Sheriff's Office does to help victims and survivors of these crimes.

PSO Raw Cello Shots Performance with Cellist Richard Hirschl

Peoria Symphony Orchestra Raw Cello Shots Performance with Cellist Richard Hirschl
March 12, 2020
12:00 pm
Betty Jayne Brimmer Center for the Performing Arts (1327 E Kelly Ave Peoria Heights, IL 61616)
Phone: 309.322.1646

Enjoy a night out listening to well-known cellist Richard Hirschl!

*CANCELLED* IHSA Boys Basketball 1A-2A State Finals

IHSA Boys Basketball 1A-2A State Finals
March 12 - 14, 2020
12:00 pm
Peoria Civic Center (201 S.W. Jefferson Street, Peoria)
Phone: 309.663.6377

Be a part of the ORIGINAL March Madness - the IHSA Boys Basketball1A-2A State tournament! The fun starts with the three point contest Thursday, followed by the semi-finals and championship games Friday through Saturday!

Adult $44

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun
March 6 - 15, 2020
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Peoria Players Theatre (4300 N. University Peoria, IL 61614)
Phone: 309.688.4473 | Email: players@mtco.com

Center for the Blind Annual Community Banquet

Central Illinois Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired

10th annual Community Banquet, featuring keynote presenter Dr. Edwin Stone, director of University of Iowa Institute for Vision Research. A preeminent ophthalmologist in the world, Dr. Stone is developing cures for inherited diseases of the eye that are affordable for everyone.

*CANCELLED* IHSA Boys Basketball 1A-2A State Finals

IHSA Boys Basketball 1A-2A State Finals
March 12 - 14, 2020
12:00 pm
Peoria Civic Center (201 S.W. Jefferson Street, Peoria)
Phone: 309.663.6377

Be a part of the ORIGINAL March Madness - the IHSA Boys Basketball1A-2A State tournament! The fun starts with the three point contest Thursday, followed by the semi-finals and championship games Friday through Saturday!

Adult $44

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun
March 6 - 15, 2020
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Peoria Players Theatre (4300 N. University Peoria, IL 61614)
Phone: 309.688.4473 | Email: players@mtco.com

Frolic with the Fairies

Friday, March 13, 2020 & Saturday, March 14, 2020
Tea times are as follows: Friday, March 13, at 6:00 pm &
Saturday, March 14, at 9:30 am Saturday, March 14, at 12:30 pm

Par-A-Dice Hotel Ballroom
21 Blackjack Boulevard
East Peoria, IL 61611

Annual Book Sale

Annual Book Sale
Organized by the Friends of Peoria Public Library
Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14
Peoria Public Library - lower level 2 (107 NE Monroe, Peoria)

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Friday features 50% off regular prices

Saturday is Bag Day - fill a bag for $5 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm and $2 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dueling Pianos & Dinner

Felix & Fingers Dueling Pianos & Dinner
March 13, 2020
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Kickapoo Creek Winery 6605 N Smith Rd Edwards, IL 61258

Phone: 309.495.9463 3094959463 | Email: banquets@kickapoocreekwinery.com

If you have not seen these guys perform...you are missing out! If you have seen them, then you know what an AWESOME show this is!

You set the playlist for the night.....there is NOTHING these amazing performers cannot play!

Please allow up to 48 hours to receive email with tickets.

Wonderful Town

River Valley Players

River Valley Player's presents Wonderful Town
Saturday March 7 & 14 at 6:30
Sunday March 8 at 12:30
Friday March 13 at 7:30

River Valley Player's is a Community Dinner Theater in its 43rd Season. Saturday and Sunday shows include a buffet dinner. The Friday show has a variety of desserts available for purchase.

Quest Charter Academy Throwback Prom

Quest Charter Academy

4th annual Quest Throwback Prom is a fundraising event to raise money for the schools. Throwback Prom is for adults of all ages to gather for prom night, with an adult twist, while helping Quest provide a rigorous, college-prep, STEM-focused curriculum for Peoria youth. We will have live music from JammSammich, dancing, games, heavy hors d'oeuvres, photo booth, and a cash bar. Plus, we will be announcing the Quest Throwback Prom King and Queen. Vote for your favorite candidate. Every $ = 1 vote.

10th Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser

Lindenhof (German American Society)
7601 N Harker Drive / Peoria
6:00 p.m. - Doors open / 7:00 p.m. - Trivia starts

Cost - $20 per person. Teams consist of eight people.
(Price includes assortment of desserts)

Dress up in any theme you like. There will be prizes and cash for top teams.

50/50 drawing will be held.

Bring your own snacks!
(No crockpot plug-ins available for individual teams, sorry.)
Cash Bar for alcohol & soft drinks

Mulligans (free answers) may be purchased

*CANCELLED* IHSA Boys Basketball 1A-2A State Finals

IHSA Boys Basketball 1A-2A State Finals
March 12 - 14, 2020
12:00 pm
Peoria Civic Center (201 S.W. Jefferson Street, Peoria)
Phone: 309.663.6377

Be a part of the ORIGINAL March Madness - the IHSA Boys Basketball1A-2A State tournament! The fun starts with the three point contest Thursday, followed by the semi-finals and championship games Friday through Saturday!

Adult $44

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun
March 6 - 15, 2020
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Peoria Players Theatre (4300 N. University Peoria, IL 61614)
Phone: 309.688.4473 | Email: players@mtco.com

Frolic with the Fairies

Friday, March 13, 2020 & Saturday, March 14, 2020
Tea times are as follows: Friday, March 13, at 6:00 pm &
Saturday, March 14, at 9:30 am Saturday, March 14, at 12:30 pm

Par-A-Dice Hotel Ballroom
21 Blackjack Boulevard
East Peoria, IL 61611

Annual Book Sale

Annual Book Sale
Organized by the Friends of Peoria Public Library
Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14
Peoria Public Library - lower level 2 (107 NE Monroe, Peoria)

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Friday features 50% off regular prices

Saturday is Bag Day - fill a bag for $5 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm and $2 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Trivia Game Night at the Vineyard

Trivia Game Night at the Vineyard
March 14, 2020
6 pm - 9 pm

Mackinaw Valley Vineyard (33633 IL State Route. 9 Mackinaw, IL 61755)

Put on your THINKING CAP for fun and prizes! Players match their wits in a strictly for fun game of trivia. It is $5 per person to play and the winning team players get weekly prizes. Teams can be a maximum of four players (less if you’re REALLY,REALLY SMART).

Hiplet Ballerinas

March 14, 2020
7:30 pm
Illinois Central College's Performing Arts Center

Viral Sensation Hiplet Ballerinas Come to ICC Performing Arts Center on Premiere Tour

The Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center’s amazing Hiplet Ballerinas will make an appearance at the Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center for the first time on March 14, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. This must-see show fuses classical pointe technique with urban dance rooted in communities of color, and fueled by inclusivity, modern movement and Instagram-ready style.

20th Annual Farmers Share of the Food Dollar Breakfast

Peoria County Farm Bureau's 20th Annual Farmers Share of the Food Dollar Breakfast
March 14, 2020
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Exposition Gardens

Enjoy a breakfast of 2 pancakes, 2 eggs, 2 sausage patties, milk, juice, and coffee. The price is based on the farm value of the meal.

Barnyard Discoveries Animals
Silent Auction for Ag Literacy
Farm Equipment Display
Experience the Horse

Any questions, please call 309.686.7070.

Wonderful Town

River Valley Players

River Valley Player's presents Wonderful Town
Saturday March 7 & 14 at 6:30
Sunday March 8 at 12:30
Friday March 13 at 7:30

River Valley Player's is a Community Dinner Theater in its 43rd Season. Saturday and Sunday shows include a buffet dinner. The Friday show has a variety of desserts available for purchase.

The Shanties

Feel free to show up in shamrocks as The Betty Jayne Brimmer Center for the Performing Arts in Peoria Heights features the Celtic-inspired band The Shanties at 7:30 p.m. March 14, the Saturday before the actual St. Patrick’s Day.

Call it “St. Practice Day” as you test your tolerance for the real thing, with tickets going for $7 in advance at thebettyjayne.com/calendar, $10 day of show.

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun
March 6 - 15, 2020
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Peoria Players Theatre (4300 N. University Peoria, IL 61614)
Phone: 309.688.4473 | Email: players@mtco.com