Caribbean Rhythms on the River
Thursday, boarding at 5 p.m.
Spirit of Peoria, Peoria Riverfront
$35; children 12 and younger free
Enjoy a tropical get-away along with music and dinner. For more information, visit spiritofpeoria.com.
CEFCU Jazz at the Landing
Thursday, 7-9 p.m.
CEFCU Center Stage at the Landing, Peoria Riverfront
Local jazz artists will provide the music. For more information, visit facebook.com/riverfrontevents.com.
Princeville Heritage Days
Thursday, begins at 5 p.m.
Event includes vendor food, a carnival, beer tent, live entertainment, an art show and talent show, an auction, vendors, a bags tournament, a kiddie tractor pull, a parade and a community church service. Pancake and sausage breakfast served on Sunday at 8 a.m. For more information, visit princeville.org.
Gala Event Features Bestselling Author
Friday, 7-11 p.m.
Lincoln Branch, Peoria Public Library, 1312 W. Lincoln Ave.
Kimberla Lawson Roby, author of “Sin of a Woman” which will be released this month will be available for book signing. Music by Change Up, food stations by Tongue & Cheek Catering and a Silent Auction will also be featured. For more information, call (309) 497-2600.
JUNE 23-JULY 1
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
7:30 each night
Cornstock Theatre, 1700 N. Park Road, Peoria
Don’t miss this comedy directed by Eric Ewan. For more information, call (309) 676-2196.
Are You Art Smart?
Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
North Branch, Peoria Public Library, 3001 W. Grand Parkway
Using library resources, participants will identify a masterpiece and then create their own work inspired by the classic. For more information, visit peoriapubliclibrary.org/north.
Just Tri It Triathlon
Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; check-in begins at 7 a.m.
Greater Peoria YMCA, 7000 N. Fleming Lane
Ages 12 and over will be introduced to the sport of triathlon. All registered participants will receive 4 free Y guest passes. For more information, visit peoriaymca.org/events/just-tri-it-triathlon/.
Lego Day at the Zoo
Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Peoria Zoo, 2320 N. Prospect Road
$9.50 adults; ages 2-12 $6.50; $8.50 for seniors
Kids can build, play and grow their love of Legos. Included with regular admission. For more information, visit peoriazoo.org.
Robo Rumble at the Peoria Riverfront Museum
Saturday, noon-5 p.m.
222 SW Washington St.
Teams compete for the top ranking as robots do battle. For more information, call (309) 686-7000.
Butterfly Workshop and Photo Class
Saturday, 2-3:30 p.m.
Tawney Oaks, 715 W. Singing Woods Road, Edelstein
Bring your camera and learn how to shot some great photos with Mike Miller. For more information, call (309) 418-7051.
Night Paddle & Campfire Dinner
Saturday, 6-9 p.m.
Camp Wokanda, 620 E. Boy Scout Road, Chillicothe
$15 per person
Enjoy an evening of campfire and canoeing on Davis Lake. Everything provided. Register by calling (309) 579-2157.
Summer Gardening Series: Sun or Shade, Short or Tall Hydrangeas
Saturday, 10 a.m.
Illinois Central College Horticulture Building
1 College Drive, East Peoria
Master Gardener Ella Maxwell will be the speaker. For more information, call (309) 685-3140.
Drop In Drawing at the Museum
Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St.
Free with museum admission
Bring your pencil, drawing pad and a stool, and sketch from the many artworks on the gallery walls. Youths under 16 require an adult to be in attendance.) For more information, call (309) 686-7000.
Sunday, 1-4 p.m.
Sommer Park, 6329 Koerner Road, Edwards
Step back in time and experience the 19th century life in rural Peoria County. Special classes will be given on fence building. For more information, call (309) 691-8423.
Band Concert at Glen Oak Park
Sunday, 7 p.m.
Amphitheater, 2218 N. Prospect Road, Peoria
David Vroman conducts the Peoria Municipal Band. For more information, call (309) 681-2854.
Sunday Afternoon Garden Walk
Sunday, 1-2 p.m.
Luthy Botanical Garden, 2520 N. Prospect Road, Peoria
For more information, call (309) 686-3362.
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