Salvage Art Fundraiser
Friday, 6 P.M.
Holiday Inn next to the Shops at Grand Prairie in Peoria
Art auction of works that contained salvaged or diverted items. 80s Hair Rock tribute band from Chicago will perform. For more information, call (309) 689-3019.
Pioneer Days: 1850s Transportation
Sunday, 1-4 p.m.
Sommer Park, 6329 Koerner Road, Edwards
$3 for ages 4 and up
How the pioneers got around in mid 19th century will be demonstrated. For more information, call (309) 691-8423.
Bill Staines Entertains
Sunday, 7 p.m.
Forest Park Nature Center, 5809 N. Forest Park Drive, Peoria
Adults $10; 12 and under $9
Folk singer Staines sings mostly his own songs and blends them with wit and humor. For more information, call (309) 686-3360.
Art-spiration at the Museum
Saturday, 1:30 p.m.
Lobby, Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington
Free with regular paid admission
Family-friendly art workshop with a focus of autumn trees. For more information, call (309) 686-7000.
Recovery Walks! 2016
Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
InityPoint Health-Proctor Campus, 5409 N. Knoxville Ave., Peoria
$30; $15 children under 12
Family event including lunch, live music, face painting and a leisurely group walk on paved trail while celebrating addiction recovery. For more information, call (309) 672-5537.
SEPT. 26-OCT. 10
Introduction to MS Word
Mondays, 1-4 p.m.
ICC North Campus, 5407 N. University, Peoria
Bring your USB flash drive and learn the ins and outs of Microsoft Word taught by Vickie Culbertson. For more information, call (309) 694-5422.
Good Eats from the Garden: Chilies and Chocolate
Tuesday, 5-6 p.m.
Luthy Botanical Garden, 2520 N. Prospect Road, Peoria
Enjoy an evening in the Garden and some delicious recipes created by the Luthy chef. There will be samples and tasting. For more information, call (309) 681-3502.
Tour the Amish Countryside
Tuesday, 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Departs from Hickory Hall, ICC North Campus, 5407 N. University, Peoria
Tour will include a working home and a buggy shop. A fried chicken lunch will be provided in the home of an Amish family and some time to shop in Arthur, IL. For more information, call (309) 694-5422.
Author Jordan Sonnenblick to Speak at PPL
Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
Peoria Public Library, 107 NE Monroe
Sonneblick has written many books for teens and younger readers and was the 2008 Rebecca Caudill Award winner for Drums, Girls, & Dangerous Pie. For more information, call (309) 497-2000.
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