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    Aug
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    Canoe Trip to Banner Marsh @ Camp Wokanda
    Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Sa: 8/29 • 10-5 pm • $35/person
    This trip is for beginning and experienced paddlers, so bring the whole family! We will enjoy the wildlife and the tranquility of the open water. Bring binoculars, cameras and extra water gear. We provide the canoes, paddles, and personal flotation devices. Lunch is included in the price of the program. Meet by 9:30 am at Camp Wokanda’s upper parking lot to catch a shuttle to the site.

     

    Erin Feis @ Festival Park
    Aug 29 @ 11:30 am – 11:30 pm

     

    Erin Feis: Friday, August 28 – Sunday, August 30

     

    Location: Festival Park, Athletic Field, Marshall Plaza

     

    Time: Friday 4pm-11:30pm; Saturday 11:30am-11:30pm; Sunday 9:30am-6pm

     

    Admission: $7 before 5PM, $10 after 5PM; Weekend Pass – $15

     

    The Peoria Park District and the St. Patrick Society of Peoria are pleased to welcome back the annual Irish Festival, Erin Feis for its 19th year on the RiverFront. 2015 also marks the 36 year anniversary of Erin Feis in Peoria! It’s a safe bet this year’s festival will be a celebration you won’t want to miss! This 3-day event showcases Irish heritage through song, dance, food, drink, cultural exhibits and much more. Don’t miss the talented Irish bands and musicians on multiple stages, vendor marketplace, and much more! So put on your favorite green outfit and head down to the RiverFront – everyone is a little bit Irish!  More details to come…

    For more information, please visit www.erinfeispeoria.com.

    Aug
    30
    Sun
    Erin Feis @ Festival Park
    Aug 30 @ 9:30 am – 6:00 pm

     

    Erin Feis: Friday, August 28 – Sunday, August 30

     

    Location: Festival Park, Athletic Field, Marshall Plaza

     

    Time: Friday 4pm-11:30pm; Saturday 11:30am-11:30pm; Sunday 9:30am-6pm

     

    Admission: $7 before 5PM, $10 after 5PM; Weekend Pass – $15

     

    The Peoria Park District and the St. Patrick Society of Peoria are pleased to welcome back the annual Irish Festival, Erin Feis for its 19th year on the RiverFront. 2015 also marks the 36 year anniversary of Erin Feis in Peoria! It’s a safe bet this year’s festival will be a celebration you won’t want to miss! This 3-day event showcases Irish heritage through song, dance, food, drink, cultural exhibits and much more. Don’t miss the talented Irish bands and musicians on multiple stages, vendor marketplace, and much more! So put on your favorite green outfit and head down to the RiverFront – everyone is a little bit Irish!  More details to come…

    For more information, please visit www.erinfeispeoria.com.

    Pioneer Days @ Sommer Park
    Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Step back in time and experience 19th Century life in rural Peoria County.
    1-4 pm • $2.25 per person ages 4+
    Activities at the Homestead, Barn, Blacksmith Shop and Schoolhouse each day may include but are not limited to: laundry, gardening, woodworking, blacksmithing, candle making, hands-on children’s activities.

    June 28 • Gardening: Herb
    July 26 • Koerner Cemetery-Family Reunion
    Aug. 30 • Rope Making
    Sept. 27 • Shoe Making
    Oct. 25 • Pioneer Cooking

    Summer Garden Tours @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    Sundays in June, July and August (except 8/2) • 1-2 pm
    Regular admission applies
    Enjoy a closer look at the Botanical Garden! No need to register, just come to the Garden Shop, and we will start our walk from there.