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.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Webinar - Starting Your Business in Illinois

This workshop is intended for individuals who are NOT yet in business. - Already in business? Call the telephone number below to schedule a meeting with one of our Small Business Development Advisers. - These informal workshops are offered by Bradley University's Illinois Small Business Development Center and co-sponsored by Morton Community Bank at NO COST and are open to the public.

Topics include the following: 

Women in Leadership Monthly Luncheon

Monthly luncheons

  • Inclusive and supportive environment in an noncompetitive, collaborative spirit
  • Monthly opportunities to network and build professional relationships
  • Dynamic speakers & presentations customized for personal, professional growth and community involvement
  • An avenue to celebrate success

The objective of Women in Leadership of Central Illinois is to promote leadership among women by providing mentoring, networking and educational opportunities.

EP!C Host Homes Virtual Lunch and Learn


For 35 years, EP!C (Empowering People. Inspiring Capabilities) has been a leader in providing natural living options for people with disabilities through our Host Homes program, and we are excited to share more about the opportunities available to you to empower people and inspire capabilities.

"Mercy, Mercy Me": How African American Artists Addressed the Environment

Fine Arts Society of Peoria

From earthworks to recycled art, an increasing number of African American artists have turned their creative energies to the earth, its resources, and issues of sustainability and social justice. Artist Juarez Hawkins will explore the myriad ways several artists addressed the environment in their work.

Clay Charcuterie Board Making

Come and create tow of your very own charcuterie board made from our stoneware clay. You get to stamp, imprint and glaze any way you would like. You may create your boards in any shape you would like. We will have limits on how large they can be.

What to expect:

Peoria Playhouse Children's Museum - Playhouse PlayDate

Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party!

PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When you register, you will receive a PDF with a Zoom link and information about items around your house you may want to gather in advance. 

PlayDates are free for PlayHouse Everywhere Members and Forest Park Nature Center Members and $5 for non-members.  Registration is required.

Peoria Playhouse Children's Museum - Pizza with Sugar

Join Nikki from Sugar to make your own pizza! Use dough and toppings from Sugar to make a version of their delicious pizzas at home.

Registrants will be able to purchase all ingredients at Sugar the week of the workshop.

Advance Registration Required (link coming soon). Must be a PlayHouse Everywhere member to participate – learn more here.

PRM - Big Astronomy Livestream

Big Astronomy Livestream | YOUTUBE 360

Every Thursday at 2:30

Tune in for a special 360 degree livestream of our newest Dome show, "Big Astronomy." Take a vacation to exotic telescopes in remote reaches of Chile, from the comfort of your own home! After the show, Planetarium Director Renae Kerrigan will answer your space questions.

Livestream with Goodnight Gracie on Peoria Music Live

Goodnight Gracie is back with more fantastic music and fun streaming right to you wherever you are!


Invite your friends, share the event & video, interact with the artists, and tip virtually during the livestream on February 11th on Peoria Music Live!