Kellogg Golf Course Renovations Approved

The Peoria Park District Board of Trustees approved the Kellogg Golf Course design concept presented by Lohmann Golf Designs at the May board meeting. Therefore, the 18-hole course will close on August 1. The Executive 9-hole course be open for…

Shingle Recycling Plan Passes General Assembly

New incentives will help conserve oil State Senator Dave Koehler’s (D-Peoria) plan to encourage roofing and building companies to recycle asphalt shingles rather than dump them in landfills is on its way to the governor’s desk. Asphalt shingles are made…

Mobile Learning is Subject of Bradley Symposium

A day-long conference to help participants understand the potential of mobile learning in business and education will be held on June 10 at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. Educators, branding experts, and IT professionals will benefit from this “best practices”…

Peoria Theater Update

Now Playing & Coming Soon @ Peoria Theater The Greatest Movie Ever Sold – Starts June 3 – A documentary with Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me) about branding, advertising and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands,…

Apollo Theater Events

JUNE Sat., June 4–Gone with the Wind (1939) Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh JULY Sat., July 9–50s Drive-in special (The Blob/The Girl Can’t help It) with drive-in refreshments (let’s all go out to the lobby…) Sat., July 23–Western Fest (cowboys TBA)

Peoria Theater Events

Miral – A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict. Fri & Sat: 12:30, 2:45, 5:00 Sun: 4:30, 6:50 Mon: 2:45, 4:45, 7:00 Tue &…

Apollo Theater Showings and Events

MAY Fri., May 20– Matinee serials.(building off 25th anniversary of “Raiders of the Lost Arc” movie that followed the matinee show style) Sat., May 21 — Superman fest (variety of Superman films). JUNE Sat., June 4–Gone with the Wind (1939)…

Peoria Theater Events

Peoria Theater’s Updated Show Listings with Additional Event Listings Additional Upcoming Events Live Music (Open mic night coming soon) – DJs (all ages!) ‘Food Matters’ Film & Discussion from Essential Wellness – May 10th Universalist Unitarian Church Fundraiser – May…

Good news and bad news

When it comes to Bradley basketball it seems to be good news, bad news. GOOD NEWS is new Bradley coach Geno Ford was able to retain Jalen Crawford, recruited by the fired Jim Les. The talented guard from Detroit played…

Grand Tour of West Bluff Homes on May 15th

The Grand Tour of West Bluff Homes is proud to present some of Peoria’s fine historical and architectural heritage on the 2011 Grand Tour. On Sunday, May 15, 2011 from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., the general public is invited…

We Truly Are All in This Together

by Dolores Klein, Peoria, IL TODAY – The undermining of Human Rights’ gains is in full force, and we see Labor’s gain under attack with farmers and police officers coming forward in that struggle. Progress has always required support from…

West Peoria News for May 2011

Consolidated Elections were held on April 5, 2011. West Peorians elected: Mayor – James R. Dillon. City Clerk – Carole Stephens, Treasurer – Jennifer Main, Alderwoman Ward One – Hazel Thomas, Alderman Ward Two – Jeffery A. Reagan, Alderman Ward…

Happenings for May 2011

May 1 – St. Martin Chamber Players will present a program of choral and comic music at 3:00 p.m. at the Universalist Unitarian Church, 3000 W. Richwoods Blvd. The concert is free & open to the public. An offering is…

Peoria Park District May Activities

CIVIL WAR SPRING DRILL APRIL 30-MAY 1 @ SOMMER PARK – The Peoria Park District’s Sommer Park will host a Civil War Spring Drill on April 30, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., & on May 1st, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00…

Proctor Hospital May Activities

May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month  Screenings Just $10 Proctor Hospital is offering discounted Osteoporosis Heel Screenings during May in honor of Osteoporosis Awareness Month. Screenings are just $10.00. This screening is performed to determine bone mineral content as a sign…