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    Forest Park After Dark 8:00 pm
    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!
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    Open Paddle 8:00 am
    Open Paddle @ Camp Wokanda
    Sep 6 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
    Sa: 9/6, 8 am-11 am, free We have the canoes, paddles and life jackets waiting for you and your family to com enjoy the calm waters of Davis Lake. All skill levels welcome to give canoeing a try.
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    Grandparents Day at Peoria Zoo 11:00 am
    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 … Continued
    Amazing Arrangements 1:00 pm
    Amazing Arrangements @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Amazing Arrangements Sunday, 9/7 • 1-3 pm • Age 16+ Do you LOVE cut flower arrangements? Would you enjoy some interesting and beautiful suggestions for using harvested flowers and other plant material? From simple and elegant to large and extravagant, … Continued
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    Tree ID Walks 1:30 pm
    Tree ID Walks @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Sep 14 @ 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 … Continued
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    Camp Wokanda’s 2nd Annual “Bluegrass in the Valley” 6:00 pm
    Camp Wokanda’s 2nd Annual “Blueg... @ Camp Wokanda
    Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Fri: 9/19, 6-9 pm – Open jam and home-cooked dinner – $10/family Sa: 9/20, 10 am-10 pm – 10 am – Music begins – $15/person, $45 max/family Showcasing local Americana musical talents on two electrical stages, food vendors, nature art … Continued
    Fall Spectacular Ice Skating Competition 6:15 pm
    Fall Spectacular Ice Skating Com... @ Owens Center
    Sep 19 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
    All figure skating/group class participants are invited to take part in the Owens Center ISI sanctioned in-house competition-exhibition. It’s a fun experience for skaters, a great way to show off your skills and be seen as a STAR by your … Continued
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    Illinois River Sweep 8:00 am
    Illinois River Sweep @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Sa: 9/20 • Registration: 8-9 am • Sweep Hours: 9 am-12 pm Meet at Forest Park Nature Center for this annual Illinois River clean up day, which has grown since its inception in 1999 to attract hundreds of volunteers all … Continued
    Illinois River Sweep 8:00 am
    Illinois River Sweep @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Sa: 9/20 • Registration: 8-9 am • Sweep Hours: 9 am-12 pm Meet at Forest Park Nature Center for this annual Illinois River clean up day, which has grown since its inception in 1999 to attract hundreds of volunteers all … Continued
    Camp Wokanda’s 2nd Annual “Bluegrass in the Valley” 6:00 pm
    Camp Wokanda’s 2nd Annual “Blueg... @ Camp Wokanda
    Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Fri: 9/19, 6-9 pm – Open jam and home-cooked dinner – $10/family Sa: 9/20, 10 am-10 pm – 10 am – Music begins – $15/person, $45 max/family Showcasing local Americana musical talents on two electrical stages, food vendors, nature art … Continued
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    Autumn Garden Walks with an Exuberant Gardener 1:00 pm
    Autumn Garden Walks with an Exub... @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Sunday, 9/21 and Sunday, 10/19 • 1-2 pm Fee: Standard Garden Admission This fun and exciting tour will take you through the Botanic Garden and showcase some of the great plants and trees in the collection. We will spotlight the … Continued
    I Spy Hike 1:30 pm
    I Spy Hike @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Sep 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Su: 9/21 • 1:30-2:30 pm Think you’ve seen it all? Join us for an “I Spy” hike through the park and find out what’s hidden alongside the trails. A great hike for those who want to train their eyes to … Continued
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    Essential Herbs for Everyday Eating 5:00 pm
    Essential Herbs for Everyday Eating @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Monday, 9/22, 5-6 pm Fee-Member/Non-Member: $8/$10 Register by Friday, 9/19 by calling the Garden (309) 686-3362 or 681-3506 Learn ways to grow, cook, and store fresh herbs that will allow you to spice up your everyday salad dressings, marinades, and … Continued
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    Community Indoor Garage Sale 8:00 am
    Community Indoor Garage Sale @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 27 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Join us for the Community Indoor Garage Sale! Looking to sell your things? Click here for more information!
    Woodland Theater: The Great Works Begins Theater Troupe 11:30 am
    Woodland Theater: The Great Work... @ Camp Wokanda
    Sep 27 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm
    Robin Hood – Sa: 9/27, 11:30 am & 3:30 pm – Su: 9/28, 11:30 am & 3:30 pm The Great Works Begins Theater Troupe is returning for its third year to perform Robin Hood. This theater troupe has a passion for their … Continued
    River Spirit Flute Circle 1:00 pm
    River Spirit Flute Circle @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Sep 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Sa: 9/27, 10/25, 11/22, 12/20 1:00-2:00 pm • All ages Listen to Native American flute music or try your hand at playing this beautiful wooden instrument. All levels are welcome and the circle is open to the public. No previous … Continued
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    Woodland Theater: The Great Works Begins Theater Troupe 11:30 am
    Woodland Theater: The Great Work... @ Camp Wokanda
    Sep 28 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm
    Robin Hood – Sa: 9/27, 11:30 am & 3:30 pm – Su: 9/28, 11:30 am & 3:30 pm The Great Works Begins Theater Troupe is returning for its third year to perform Robin Hood. This theater troupe has a passion for their … Continued
    Autumn Garden Walks with an Exuberant Gardener 1:00 pm
    Autumn Garden Walks with an Exub... @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Sunday, 9/21 and Sunday, 10/19 • 1-2 pm Fee: Standard Garden Admission This fun and exciting tour will take you through the Botanic Garden and showcase some of the great plants and trees in the collection. We will spotlight the … Continued
    Pioneer Days 1:00 pm
    Pioneer Days @ Sommer Park
    Sep 28 @ 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 … Continued
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