Ripley’s first Midwest Bizarre Buying Bazaar to come to the Riverfront Museum!

“This is our first Midwest Bizarre Buying Bazaar, so I’m excited to see what kind of oddities we can find here,” said Meyer. “We’re hoping to acquire relics, strange objects from science and nature, and unusual artwork – the weirder the better,” he added.  Oddities are not limited to archeological artifacts or animal mutations – …

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EIGHTH ANNUAL BRIMFIELD SUPER CRUISE IN FOR DIABETES – AUGUST 2, 2014

(BRIMFIELD, IL) – August 2, 2014, Brimfield will be closing down streets to showcase some the Tri-County’s finest vehicles in the area.  Brimfield is proud to sponsor the exciting 8h annual Super Cruise In for Diabetes for the American Diabetes Association. The day of the Cruise In will start with a bags tournament at 3:00 …

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MENDED HEARTS PEORIA CHAPTER TO MEET

(Peoria, IL – July 31, 2014)  The Peoria chapter of Mended Hearts will meet Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 6:00 PM at the RiverPlex in Peoria. Mended Hearts, a national nonprofit organization affiliated with the American Heart Association, has been offering the gift of hope to heart disease patients, their families and caregivers for more …

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City’s Alley Maintenance

Beginning the week of July 28, Peoria Public Works started the process of alley maintenance.  Part of this process consists of applying a liquid primer in the alleys where repairs were completed.  Citizens may notice a dark colored liquid primer in the following areas of the City: Center Bluff, Southern Valley and East Bluff.  Motorist can drive on the alleys, but …

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Pet Rodeo – Entertaining Seniors

Peoria, IL July 29, 2014: IPMR Senior World, Molina HealthCare of Illinois, Grand View Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, and Peoria Humane Society are teaming up  to provide Pet Rodeos for local senior citizens.  The Pet Rodeo will feature man’s best friend and his handler.   Pet therapy is a popular method of mild therapy for seniors. …

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The Center for Prevention of Abuse Hosts World’s Largest Duck at the 26th Annual Duck Race

        Thursday July 31, 2014 – Please join us for the Kick Off of the 26th Annual Duck Race to Stop Abuse. Who: Martha Herm, Executive Director, The Center for Prevention of Abuse What: Duck Race Kick Off Press Conference When: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 @ 10:00 am Where: Riverfront Park (behind …

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Washington Street to be Open to Traffic on August 1st

Effective Friday, August 1st, Washington Street will be open to traffic. Pavement construction on Washington Street will be completed Thursday night, but work on sidewalks, landscaping, and side road paving will continue until complete. Expect some daytime lane closures on Washington until all associated work is complete. Construction work on Adams Street and the side …

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