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    Upcoming Events

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    Aug
    30
    Sat
    Zoo Run Run @ Peoria Zoo
    Aug 30 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

    The 36th Annual Zoo Run Run will take place on Saturday, August 30, 2014. This is a fun and healthy way to support the growth of the Peoria Zoo. The event consists of a Youth ¼ Mile Run for ages 12 and under and a 5K (3.1 mile) Grand Prix Race that winds through the Zoo and Glen Oak Park. Racers will start and finish near the Africa! portal in Peoria Zoo at Glen Oak Park. Registration includes a 2014 Zoo Run Run t-shirt, prizes and post-race food. Registration forms will be available starting August 1, 2014 at Peoria Zoo, other park district facilities or online at www.peoriazoo.org and www.peoriaparks.org.

    Early Bird Entry Fee-M/NM

    5K Run:                  $20/$25

    Youth ¼ mile Run: $10/$12

    Entry Fee (After August 22, 2013)

    5K Run:                  $25/$30

    Youth ¼ mile Run: $12/$15

    Note: M = Member, NM = Non-Member

     

     

    Aug
    31
    Sun
    Pioneer Days @ Sommer Park
    Aug 31 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Step back in time and experience 19th
    Century life in rural Peoria County

    AUGUST 31: Weaving-Wool Dying

    SEPTEMBER 28: Barn Dance

    OCTOBER 26: Butter Churning

    1-4 pm
    $2.25/PERSON 4 & UP

    ACTIVITIES AT THE HOMESTEAD, BARN, BLACKSMITH SHOP AND SCHOOLHOUSE MAY INCLUDE:
    School Lessons • Wool Spinning
    Woodworking • Herbs • Hayrides
    Blacksmithing • Candle Making
    Pioneer Cemetery Tours • Children’s activities

    Tree ID Walks @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Aug 31 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Tree ID Walks
    Su: 8/31, 9/14 • 1:30-2:30 pm

    Need help identifying trees? This walk is for anyone who would like to learn tree identification. Although leaf collecting cannot be done on this walk, good collecting sites in the Peoria area will be suggested. Don’t let the trees “leaf” you “stumped” this fall!

    Sep
    5
    Fri
    Forest Park After Dark @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    F: 9/5 • 8 pm • All ages • Location: Forest Park Nature Center
    Join us for a night hike out in the woods! The naturalist will point out nocturnal creatures and maybe even a constellation or two!

    Sep
    7
    Sun
    Grandparents Day at Peoria Zoo @ Peoria Zoo
    Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

    Bring your grandma, grandpa, nana, or papa out to the Zoo. Spend time learning all about the importance of families in the animal world while spending time with your own family.

    Admission Fees 

    Adults 13+ $9.00

    Children 3-12 years $5.25

    Senior Citizens $8.00