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    Upcoming Events

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    Nov
    23
    Sun
    44th Annual Peoria Turkey Trot @ Detweiller Park
    Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm

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    Join us rain, shine or snow for Peoria’s oldest running race, a 4-mile run through Detweiller Park. The top two finishers in each division receive a trophy and a turkey, compliments of Kroger. All entrants receive a Turkey Trot t-shirt. A 1/2 mile youth fun-run will take place immediately before the start of the run. Register at the Noble Center. Questions? Call Matt at 681-2866 or email msuellentrop@peoriaparks.org.

    PACKET PICK-UP IS FROM 12:00-12:45PM ON THE DAY OF THE RACE. THERE IS NO PACKET PICK-UP EARLIER THAN THIS.

     

     

    Santa’s Woodland Workshop Part 1 @ Camp Wokanda
    Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Drop off your children at Camp Wokanda while you go shop. They will get to enjoy hot cocoa and make three quality gifts that we will wrap and send home ready to put under the tree! We will have a second session on 12/14/14 with three NEW gifts! Pre-registration required, please call 579-2157. The fee is $7 per child.

    Nov
    29
    Sat
    Illinois River Bluff Trail Hike @ Camp Wokanda
    Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

    Burn off some of that excess Thanksgiving turkey with an extensive conditioning hike through the Illinois River Bluff Trail. Be sure to bring a sack lunch; the hike is free. We will meet at Camp Wokanda’s lower parking lot and hike to Robinson Park for lunch, then return back to Camp. No need to register, just meet us before 10 a.m.! For more information, call 579-2157.

    Dec
    5
    Fri
    A Traditional Christmas with the Peoria POPS Orchestra @ Five Points Washington
    Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm

    Come out to Five Points in Washington on December 5th to hear the Peoria Pops Orchestra play your favorite Christmas music. This event has itself become a timeless classic tradition of the Peoria area, highlighted by an appearance of Santa Claus himself! This concert is for the whole family, so bring your children and their children and prepare for lots of smiles and good memories, reliving the beautiful and rich Christmas heritage through the Pops Orchestra and our Pops Singers.

    Holiday Shop and Stroll @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    Fridays, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19 and Saturday, 12/13 • 6-8:30 pm
    This one-of-a-kind event has become a holiday tradition in central Illinois.
    Experience a nighttime stroll on a forest path lit with luminaries; enjoy live holiday
    music (see schedule below), storytelling and caroling, hot wassail and goodies; view and/or
    purchase unique nature-related artwork from the Nature Art Show & Sale; and
    shop for eco-friendly, organic, and Fair Trade items at the Trailhead
    Nature Store. Plan time to catch your breath and experience an evening
    guaranteed to get you in the spirit! Perfect for all ages.Join us on the 19th and
    |receive 10% off all your purchases in the Trailhead Nature Store!
    CORE members receive an additional 10%!

    Fri., Dec. 5         6:30 - 7:10 pm     Sandy Miller (storytelling)
                               7:20 –  8:30 pm     Turas (irish/celtic, with some seasonal)

    Fri., Dec. 12       6:00 - 7:10 pm     Cluck Ol’ Hen (acoustic/dulcimer/some seasonal)
                               7:20 – 8:30 pm     Olli Recorder Ensemble (recorders/seasonal)

    Sat., Dec. 13      6:00 - 7:10 pm      Forest Flute Ensemble (seasonal flute/no vocals)
                               7:20 – 8:30 pm      Mike Anderson (dulcimer/seasonal/storytelling)      

    Fri., Dec. 19       6:00 - 7:10 pm      Any Olde Tyme (acoustic/dulcimer/some seasonal)
                               7:20 – 8:30 pm     Mary Greenhood (seasonal/vocal/acoustic/keyboard)