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    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 6 @ 9:15 am – Oct 30 @ 11:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 8 @ 9:15 am – Nov 1 @ 11:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 1:00 pm
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – Oct 20 @ 3:30 pm
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more! It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 11 @ 9:15 am – Nov 4 @ 11:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 13 @ 9:15 am – Nov 6 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 15 @ 9:15 am – Nov 8 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 1:00 pm
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 3:30 pm
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more! It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 18 @ 9:15 am – Nov 11 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 20 @ 9:15 am – Nov 13 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 22 @ 9:15 am – Nov 15 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 1:00 pm
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – Nov 3 @ 3:30 pm
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more! It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 25 @ 9:15 am – Nov 18 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 27 @ 9:15 am – Nov 20 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 29 @ 9:15 am – Nov 22 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 1:00 pm
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm – Nov 10 @ 2:30 pm
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more! It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Costume Swap & Create 12:00 pm
    Costume Swap & Create @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    October 1-15: Costume Swap & Create!/Ages 3-14/Peoria PlayHouse – SWAP: Have old costumes you no longer need? Donate them to Peoria PlayHouse from October 1-15 during museum’s open hours and in exchange, you’ll receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” good for a FREE costume … Continued
    Bill Staines in Concert 7:00 pm
    Bill Staines in Concert @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    The woods ring with music at the Nature Center’s monthly concert series featuring some of the best singer-songwriters and folk musicians! The October 1 concert features Bill Staines. For more than forty years, Bill has traveled across North America. Singing … Continued
    Songs from the Woods Concert Series 7:00 pm
    Songs from the Woods Concert Series @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    October 1: Bill Staines October 28: Claude Burbon November 11: Briar Road December 2: Curtis and Loretta All concerts begin at 7:00pm Admission is $10/adult, $9/ages 12 and under, $8/CORE members For over 25 years, Forest Park’s monthly concert series … Continued
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    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 2 @ 9:15 am – Nov 25 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 8:00 am
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 2 @ 8:00 am – 8:50 am
    A wonderful low impact cardio class for men and women age 50+. This class incorporates strengthening, toning, stretching and resistance exercises with bands, balls and weights. Get fit, have fun and make new friends. Punchcards for this class can be … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 9:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    Costume Swap & Create 9:00 am
    Costume Swap & Create @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    October 1-15: Costume Swap & Create!/Ages 3-14/Peoria PlayHouse – SWAP: Have old costumes you no longer need? Donate them to Peoria PlayHouse from October 1-15 and in exchange, you’ll receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” good for a FREE costume at the swap! CREATE: Then on October … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 10:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Noble Center
    Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
    Mah Jongg @ Noble Center
    Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-3 pm, Noble Center $3/session or $25/10 visit punch card No session 5/30 or 7/4 A fun and challenging table game with 3-4 players per table. It teaches skill, strategy and calculation as you exercise your mental … Continued
    50 Rock Walk and More 5:00 pm
    50 Rock Walk and More @ Grandview Drive Park
    Oct 2 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    Simple walking for cardio, exercise bands and light weights for toning, strength and core development. Maximum fun! No class 5/30, 7/4, 8/1, 8/4, 8/8, or 8/11. Day-Date                           … Continued
    Yoga with Jean Sloan 5:30 pm
    Yoga with Jean Sloan @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
    Experience the benefits of Yoga in the tranquil setting of Forest Park Nature Center. This beginning class will combine gentle postures, breathing practices and relaxation with an emphasis on self-acceptance and discovery. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat or large … Continued
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    Costume Swap & Create 9:00 am
    Costume Swap & Create @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    October 1-15: Costume Swap & Create!/Ages 3-14/Peoria PlayHouse – SWAP: Have old costumes you no longer need? Donate them to Peoria PlayHouse from October 1-15 and in exchange, you’ll receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” good for a FREE costume at the swap! CREATE: Then on October … Continued
    Open Pickleball at FRC: Ages 18+ 5:30 pm
    Open Pickleball at FRC: Ages 18+
    Oct 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    $3/visit or $25/10 visit punch card Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-11 am Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm NEW! Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 pm from June 2-September 1
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    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 4 @ 9:15 am – Nov 27 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 8:00 am
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 8:50 am
    A wonderful low impact cardio class for men and women age 50+. This class incorporates strengthening, toning, stretching and resistance exercises with bands, balls and weights. Get fit, have fun and make new friends. Punchcards for this class can be … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 9:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    Costume Swap & Create 9:00 am
    Costume Swap & Create @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    October 1-15: Costume Swap & Create!/Ages 3-14/Peoria PlayHouse – SWAP: Have old costumes you no longer need? Donate them to Peoria PlayHouse from October 1-15 and in exchange, you’ll receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” good for a FREE costume at the swap! CREATE: Then on October … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 10:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Noble Center
    Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    Seed Collection Workday 10:00 am
    Seed Collection Workday @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Bring gloves, sturdy shoes and water. Tools will be provided. This is some of the most important ecological work needed and you can help! For ages 14+.
    Tot Time 10:00 am
    Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Children engage with stories, music, and hands-on exploration in this program for 1-3 year olds and their grownups. Programs are repeated Wednesdays and Saturdays, so choose the day which is best for you! This program is made possible by PNC … Continued
    Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
    Mah Jongg @ Noble Center
    Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-3 pm, Noble Center $3/session or $25/10 visit punch card No session 5/30 or 7/4 A fun and challenging table game with 3-4 players per table. It teaches skill, strategy and calculation as you exercise your mental … Continued
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    Costume Swap & Create 9:00 am
    Costume Swap & Create @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    October 1-15: Costume Swap & Create!/Ages 3-14/Peoria PlayHouse – SWAP: Have old costumes you no longer need? Donate them to Peoria PlayHouse from October 1-15 and in exchange, you’ll receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” good for a FREE costume at the swap! CREATE: Then on October … Continued
    Donovan Park Restoration Workday 9:00 am
    Donovan Park Restoration Workday @ Donovan Park
    Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
    Come to a meet-up at one of the District’s natural areas to deal with exotic/invasive species and remove weeds. Bring gloves, sturdy shoes and water. Tools will be provided. This is some of the most important ecological work needed and … Continued
    PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Home School Nature Classes 10:00 am
    PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Home School Nature Classes @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
    This series of programs is for children who want to learn about Illinois’ natural world. These sessions will vary in topic and structure and children will participate in hands-on activities aimed at increasing their knowledge and interest in each topic. … Continued
    50 Rock Walk and More 5:00 pm
    50 Rock Walk and More @ Grandview Drive Park
    Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    Simple walking for cardio, exercise bands and light weights for toning, strength and core development. Maximum fun! No class 5/30, 7/4, 8/1, 8/4, 8/8, or 8/11. Day-Date                           … Continued
    Hayrides & Hotdogs 5:00 pm
    Hayrides & Hotdogs @ Sommer Park
    Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Come have an old-fashioned good time with hot dogs for roasting, chips, baked beans, a s’more, and drinks. Vegetarian hotdogs, beans and pork-free marshmallows are available. A hayrack ride is included. Children and adult costumes are strongly encouraged. $6/age 11+ … Continued
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    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 6 @ 9:15 am – Nov 29 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 1:00 pm
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm – Nov 17 @ 2:30 pm
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more! It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 8:00 am
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 8:50 am
    A wonderful low impact cardio class for men and women age 50+. This class incorporates strengthening, toning, stretching and resistance exercises with bands, balls and weights. Get fit, have fun and make new friends. Punchcards for this class can be … Continued
    Costume Swap & Create 9:00 am
    Costume Swap & Create @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    October 1-15: Costume Swap & Create!/Ages 3-14/Peoria PlayHouse – SWAP: Have old costumes you no longer need? Donate them to Peoria PlayHouse from October 1-15 and in exchange, you’ll receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” good for a FREE costume at the swap! CREATE: Then on October … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
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    7:00 am
    @ Tawny Oaks
    Oct 7 @ 7:00 am – 6:30 pm
     
    Costume Swap & Create 9:00 am
    Costume Swap & Create @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    October 1-15: Costume Swap & Create!/Ages 3-14/Peoria PlayHouse – SWAP: Have old costumes you no longer need? Donate them to Peoria PlayHouse from October 1-15 and in exchange, you’ll receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” good for a FREE costume at the swap! CREATE: Then on October … Continued
    Fall French Market in the Park 9:00 am
    Fall French Market in the Park @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Experience an authentic French Market right here in the heartland, complete with crepes, antiques, croissants, herbs, vintage finds, furniture, flowers and more! Enjoy a creative community of artists, craftsmen, foodies and collectors coming together to bring the charm and excitement … Continued
    Sparrow ID Hikes 9:30 am
    Sparrow ID Hikes @ Tawny Oaks
    Oct 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Though abundant, our native sparrows are some of the most difficult birds to spot and identify. Here’s your chance to learn them. Bring binoculars and field guides and go with a naturalist out into the prairie to find 10 species … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Wilderness Survival at Camp Wokanda 12:00 pm
    PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Wilderness Survival at Camp Wokanda @ Tawny Oaks
    Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Learn what it takes to find your way out and survive in the outdoors! Discover orienteering, build a shelter, purify water, and much more. Due to a scheduling conflict, this class has been moved to Tawny Oaks. For ages 10+ … Continued
    Hawktober 1:00 pm
    Hawktober @ Tawny Oaks
    Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Early autumn is a traditional time for hawk migration in central Illinois and Tawny Oaks is an ideal place to look for kinds of birds of prey. Bring binoculars.
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    Rocky Glen Restoration Work Day 9:00 am
    Rocky Glen Restoration Work Day @ Rocky Glen
    Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Come to a meet-up at one of the District’s natural areas to deal with exotic/invasive species and remove weeds. Bring gloves, sturdy shoes and water. Tools will be provided. This is some of the most important ecological work needed and … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Costume Swap & Create 12:00 pm
    Costume Swap & Create @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    October 1-15: Costume Swap & Create!/Ages 3-14/Peoria PlayHouse – SWAP: Have old costumes you no longer need? Donate them to Peoria PlayHouse from October 1-15 during museum’s open hours and in exchange, you’ll receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” good for a FREE costume … Continued
    Fall Foliage Walk 1:30 pm
    Fall Foliage Walk @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Experience the scent of autumn, the crunch of leaves underfoot, and the tapestry of all colors on these guided tours.
    Old Time Folk & Country Jam 3:30 pm
    Old Time Folk & Country Jam @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 8 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
    Dust off that guitar, fiddle, banjo or other acoustic instrument and bring it down to the Nature Center for a jam session. Meet other musicians and learn some new songs. Music lovers of all ages are encouraged to come, listen … Continued
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    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 9 @ 9:15 am – Dec 2 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 8:00 am
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 9 @ 8:00 am – 8:50 am
    A wonderful low impact cardio class for men and women age 50+. This class incorporates strengthening, toning, stretching and resistance exercises with bands, balls and weights. Get fit, have fun and make new friends. Punchcards for this class can be … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 9:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    Costume Swap & Create 9:00 am
    Costume Swap & Create @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    October 1-15: Costume Swap & Create!/Ages 3-14/Peoria PlayHouse – SWAP: Have old costumes you no longer need? Donate them to Peoria PlayHouse from October 1-15 and in exchange, you’ll receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” good for a FREE costume at the swap! CREATE: Then on October … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 10:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Noble Center
    Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
    Mah Jongg @ Noble Center
    Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-3 pm, Noble Center $3/session or $25/10 visit punch card No session 5/30 or 7/4 A fun and challenging table game with 3-4 players per table. It teaches skill, strategy and calculation as you exercise your mental … Continued
    50 Rock Walk and More 5:00 pm
    50 Rock Walk and More @ Grandview Drive Park
    Oct 9 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    Simple walking for cardio, exercise bands and light weights for toning, strength and core development. Maximum fun! No class 5/30, 7/4, 8/1, 8/4, 8/8, or 8/11. Day-Date                           … Continued
    Yoga with Jean Sloan 5:30 pm
    Yoga with Jean Sloan @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
    Experience the benefits of Yoga in the tranquil setting of Forest Park Nature Center. This beginning class will combine gentle postures, breathing practices and relaxation with an emphasis on self-acceptance and discovery. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat or large … Continued
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    Costume Swap & Create 9:00 am
    Costume Swap & Create @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    October 1-15: Costume Swap & Create!/Ages 3-14/Peoria PlayHouse – SWAP: Have old costumes you no longer need? Donate them to Peoria PlayHouse from October 1-15 and in exchange, you’ll receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” good for a FREE costume at the swap! CREATE: Then on October … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Open Pickleball at FRC: Ages 18+ 5:30 pm
    Open Pickleball at FRC: Ages 18+
    Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    $3/visit or $25/10 visit punch card Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-11 am Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm NEW! Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 pm from June 2-September 1
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    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 11 @ 9:15 am – Dec 4 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 8:00 am
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 11 @ 8:00 am – 8:50 am
    A wonderful low impact cardio class for men and women age 50+. This class incorporates strengthening, toning, stretching and resistance exercises with bands, balls and weights. Get fit, have fun and make new friends. Punchcards for this class can be … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 9:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    Costume Swap & Create 9:00 am
    Costume Swap & Create @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    October 1-15: Costume Swap & Create!/Ages 3-14/Peoria PlayHouse – SWAP: Have old costumes you no longer need? Donate them to Peoria PlayHouse from October 1-15 and in exchange, you’ll receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” good for a FREE costume at the swap! CREATE: Then on October … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 10:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Noble Center
    Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Tot Time 10:00 am
    Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Children engage with stories, music, and hands-on exploration in this program for 1-3 year olds and their grownups. Programs are repeated Wednesdays and Saturdays, so choose the day which is best for you! This program is made possible by PNC … Continued
    Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
    Mah Jongg @ Noble Center
    Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-3 pm, Noble Center $3/session or $25/10 visit punch card No session 5/30 or 7/4 A fun and challenging table game with 3-4 players per table. It teaches skill, strategy and calculation as you exercise your mental … Continued
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    Camp Wokanda Restoration Workday 9:00 am
    Camp Wokanda Restoration Workday @ Camp Wokanda
    Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
    Come to a meet-up at one of the District’s natural areas to deal with exotic/invasive species and remove weeds. Bring gloves, sturdy shoes and water. Tools will be provided. This is some of the most important ecological work needed and … Continued
    Costume Swap & Create 9:00 am
    Costume Swap & Create @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    October 1-15: Costume Swap & Create!/Ages 3-14/Peoria PlayHouse – SWAP: Have old costumes you no longer need? Donate them to Peoria PlayHouse from October 1-15 and in exchange, you’ll receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” good for a FREE costume at the swap! CREATE: Then on October … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    50 Rock Walk and More 5:00 pm
    50 Rock Walk and More @ Grandview Drive Park
    Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    Simple walking for cardio, exercise bands and light weights for toning, strength and core development. Maximum fun! No class 5/30, 7/4, 8/1, 8/4, 8/8, or 8/11. Day-Date                           … Continued
    Hayrides & Hotdogs 5:00 pm
    Hayrides & Hotdogs @ Sommer Park
    Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Come have an old-fashioned good time with hot dogs for roasting, chips, baked beans, a s’more, and drinks. Vegetarian hotdogs, beans and pork-free marshmallows are available. A hayrack ride is included. Children and adult costumes are strongly encouraged. $6/age 11+ … Continued
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    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 13 @ 9:15 am – Dec 6 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 1:00 pm
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – Nov 24 @ 2:30 pm
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more! It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 8:00 am
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 13 @ 8:00 am – 8:50 am
    A wonderful low impact cardio class for men and women age 50+. This class incorporates strengthening, toning, stretching and resistance exercises with bands, balls and weights. Get fit, have fun and make new friends. Punchcards for this class can be … Continued
    Costume Swap & Create 9:00 am
    Costume Swap & Create @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    October 1-15: Costume Swap & Create!/Ages 3-14/Peoria PlayHouse – SWAP: Have old costumes you no longer need? Donate them to Peoria PlayHouse from October 1-15 and in exchange, you’ll receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” good for a FREE costume at the swap! CREATE: Then on October … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Howl-Zoo-Ween 5:30 pm
    Howl-Zoo-Ween @ Peoria Zoo
    Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Calling all ghosts and ghouls! Enjoy a Trick-or-Treat Trail through Africa!, magic shows, a costume contest at 7:00pm each night and so much more.
    RiverPlex Glow Party 6:00 pm
    RiverPlex Glow Party @ RiverPlex
    Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    Put on your party spirit and brightest neon or white workout clothes, and prepare to glow under the black lights in the RiverPlex arena! Bring your friends…this kick-off event is free for non-members, too. On Friday, October 13 from 6:00-7:30pm, … Continued
    Campfire Ghost Stories 6:30 pm
    Campfire Ghost Stories @ Camp Wokanda
    Oct 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Come on Friday the 13th for an evening of ghost stories and toasted marshmallows by the campfire. Aspiring storytellers and musicians are encouraged! Bring chairs or blankets. Donations appreciated
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    RiverPlex Glow Party 7:15 am
    RiverPlex Glow Party @ RiverPlex
    Oct 14 @ 7:15 am – 10:45 am
    Put on your party spirit and brightest neon or white workout clothes, and prepare to glow under the black lights in the RiverPlex arena! Bring your friends…this kick-off event is free for non-members, too. Exercise for a half hour using … Continued
    Costume Swap & Create 9:00 am
    Costume Swap & Create @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    October 1-15: Costume Swap & Create!/Ages 3-14/Peoria PlayHouse – SWAP: Have old costumes you no longer need? Donate them to Peoria PlayHouse from October 1-15 and in exchange, you’ll receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” good for a FREE costume at the swap! CREATE: Then on October … Continued
    Sparrow ID Hikes 9:30 am
    Sparrow ID Hikes @ Tawny Oaks
    Oct 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Though abundant, our native sparrows are some of the most difficult birds to spot and identify. Here’s your chance to learn them. Bring binoculars and field guides and go with a naturalist out into the prairie to find 10 species … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Hawktober 1:00 pm
    Hawktober @ Tawny Oaks
    Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Early autumn is a traditional time for hawk migration in central Illinois and Tawny Oaks is an ideal place to look for kinds of birds of prey. Bring binoculars.
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    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Costume Swap & Create 12:00 pm
    Costume Swap & Create @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    October 1-15: Costume Swap & Create!/Ages 3-14/Peoria PlayHouse – SWAP: Have old costumes you no longer need? Donate them to Peoria PlayHouse from October 1-15 during museum’s open hours and in exchange, you’ll receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” good for a FREE costume … Continued
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    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 16 @ 9:15 am – Dec 9 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 8:00 am
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 16 @ 8:00 am – 8:50 am
    A wonderful low impact cardio class for men and women age 50+. This class incorporates strengthening, toning, stretching and resistance exercises with bands, balls and weights. Get fit, have fun and make new friends. Punchcards for this class can be … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 9:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 10:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Noble Center
    Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
    Mah Jongg @ Noble Center
    Oct 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-3 pm, Noble Center $3/session or $25/10 visit punch card No session 5/30 or 7/4 A fun and challenging table game with 3-4 players per table. It teaches skill, strategy and calculation as you exercise your mental … Continued
    50 Rock Walk and More 5:00 pm
    50 Rock Walk and More @ Grandview Drive Park
    Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    Simple walking for cardio, exercise bands and light weights for toning, strength and core development. Maximum fun! No class 5/30, 7/4, 8/1, 8/4, 8/8, or 8/11. Day-Date                           … Continued
    Yoga with Jean Sloan 5:30 pm
    Yoga with Jean Sloan @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
    Experience the benefits of Yoga in the tranquil setting of Forest Park Nature Center. This beginning class will combine gentle postures, breathing practices and relaxation with an emphasis on self-acceptance and discovery. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat or large … Continued
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    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Open Pickleball at FRC: Ages 18+ 5:30 pm
    Open Pickleball at FRC: Ages 18+
    Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    $3/visit or $25/10 visit punch card Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-11 am Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm NEW! Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 pm from June 2-September 1
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    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 18 @ 9:15 am – Dec 11 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 8:00 am
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 18 @ 8:00 am – 8:50 am
    A wonderful low impact cardio class for men and women age 50+. This class incorporates strengthening, toning, stretching and resistance exercises with bands, balls and weights. Get fit, have fun and make new friends. Punchcards for this class can be … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 9:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 10:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Noble Center
    Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Tot Time 10:00 am
    Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Children engage with stories, music, and hands-on exploration in this program for 1-3 year olds and their grownups. Programs are repeated Wednesdays and Saturdays, so choose the day which is best for you! This program is made possible by PNC … Continued
    Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
    Mah Jongg @ Noble Center
    Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-3 pm, Noble Center $3/session or $25/10 visit punch card No session 5/30 or 7/4 A fun and challenging table game with 3-4 players per table. It teaches skill, strategy and calculation as you exercise your mental … Continued
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    Restoration Workday at Tawny Oaks 9:00 am
    Restoration Workday at Tawny Oaks @ Tawny Oaks
    Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
    Come to a meet-up at one of the District’s natural areas to deal with exotic/invasive species and remove weeds. Bring gloves, sturdy shoes and water. Tools will be provided. This is some of the most important ecological work needed and … Continued
    Singing Woods Prairie Workday 9:00 am
    Singing Woods Prairie Workday @ Tawny Oaks
    Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
     
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    50 Rock Walk and More 5:00 pm
    50 Rock Walk and More @ Grandview Drive Park
    Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    Simple walking for cardio, exercise bands and light weights for toning, strength and core development. Maximum fun! No class 5/30, 7/4, 8/1, 8/4, 8/8, or 8/11. Day-Date                           … Continued
    Hayrides & Hotdogs 5:00 pm
    Hayrides & Hotdogs @ Sommer Park
    Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Come have an old-fashioned good time with hot dogs for roasting, chips, baked beans, a s’more, and drinks. Vegetarian hotdogs, beans and pork-free marshmallows are available. A hayrack ride is included. Children and adult costumes are strongly encouraged. $6/age 11+ … Continued
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    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 20 @ 9:15 am – Dec 13 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 1:00 pm
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – Dec 1 @ 2:30 pm
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more! It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 8:00 am
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 20 @ 8:00 am – 8:50 am
    A wonderful low impact cardio class for men and women age 50+. This class incorporates strengthening, toning, stretching and resistance exercises with bands, balls and weights. Get fit, have fun and make new friends. Punchcards for this class can be … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Creatures of the Night 6:30 pm
    Creatures of the Night @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Summon your courage and prepare to enter the dark forest. Enjoy a presentation on nocturnal animals, a trick-or-treat trail, a campfire with nature-inspired stories, seasonal refreshments and other activities.
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    Sparrow ID Hikes 9:30 am
    Sparrow ID Hikes @ Tawny Oaks
    Oct 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Though abundant, our native sparrows are some of the most difficult birds to spot and identify. Here’s your chance to learn them. Bring binoculars and field guides and go with a naturalist out into the prairie to find 10 species … Continued
    Book Court Sale Used Book Sale 10:00 am
    Book Court Sale Used Book Sale @ The Noble Center
    Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
     
    Costume Create (voucher) 10:00 am
    Costume Create (voucher) @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    If you have a voucher from the Costume Swap, now’s the time to create! Bring your voucher to the PlayHouse and choose a “new” costume from the collection. Do you need a prop such as a hat or sword? Beginning … Continued
    Fall Photo Scavenger Hunt 10:00 am
    Fall Photo Scavenger Hunt @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Bring your digital camera or phone and head to the trails for a nature-themed scavenger hunt. Complete as many challenges as you can, then show your photos to the naturalist back at the Nature Center. Donations appreciated.
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Hawktober 1:00 pm
    Hawktober @ Tawny Oaks
    Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Early autumn is a traditional time for hawk migration in central Illinois and Tawny Oaks is an ideal place to look for kinds of birds of prey. Bring binoculars.
    River Spirit Flute Circle 1:00 pm
    River Spirit Flute Circle @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Come 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 musical experience is necessary. Randy Starnes a local flute … Continued
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    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    The Book Court Used Book Sale 12:00 pm
    The Book Court Used Book Sale @ The Noble Center
    Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
     
    Fall Foliage Walk 1:30 pm
    Fall Foliage Walk @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Experience the scent of autumn, the crunch of leaves underfoot, and the tapestry of all colors on these guided tours.
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    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 23 @ 9:15 am – Dec 16 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 8:00 am
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 23 @ 8:00 am – 8:50 am
    A wonderful low impact cardio class for men and women age 50+. This class incorporates strengthening, toning, stretching and resistance exercises with bands, balls and weights. Get fit, have fun and make new friends. Punchcards for this class can be … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 9:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 10:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Noble Center
    Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    The Book Court Used Book Sale 12:00 pm
    The Book Court Used Book Sale @ The Noble Center
    Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
     
    Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
    Mah Jongg @ Noble Center
    Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-3 pm, Noble Center $3/session or $25/10 visit punch card No session 5/30 or 7/4 A fun and challenging table game with 3-4 players per table. It teaches skill, strategy and calculation as you exercise your mental … Continued
    50 Rock Walk and More 5:00 pm
    50 Rock Walk and More @ Grandview Drive Park
    Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    Simple walking for cardio, exercise bands and light weights for toning, strength and core development. Maximum fun! No class 5/30, 7/4, 8/1, 8/4, 8/8, or 8/11. Day-Date                           … Continued
    Yoga with Jean Sloan 5:30 pm
    Yoga with Jean Sloan @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
    Experience the benefits of Yoga in the tranquil setting of Forest Park Nature Center. This beginning class will combine gentle postures, breathing practices and relaxation with an emphasis on self-acceptance and discovery. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat or large … Continued
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    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Open Pickleball at FRC: Ages 18+ 5:30 pm
    Open Pickleball at FRC: Ages 18+
    Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    $3/visit or $25/10 visit punch card Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-11 am Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm NEW! Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 pm from June 2-September 1
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    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 25 @ 9:15 am – Dec 18 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 8:00 am
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 25 @ 8:00 am – 8:50 am
    A wonderful low impact cardio class for men and women age 50+. This class incorporates strengthening, toning, stretching and resistance exercises with bands, balls and weights. Get fit, have fun and make new friends. Punchcards for this class can be … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 9:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 10:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Noble Center
    Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Tot Time 10:00 am
    Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Children engage with stories, music, and hands-on exploration in this program for 1-3 year olds and their grownups. Programs are repeated Wednesdays and Saturdays, so choose the day which is best for you! This program is made possible by PNC … Continued
    Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
    Mah Jongg @ Noble Center
    Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-3 pm, Noble Center $3/session or $25/10 visit punch card No session 5/30 or 7/4 A fun and challenging table game with 3-4 players per table. It teaches skill, strategy and calculation as you exercise your mental … Continued
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    Restoration Workday at Tawny Oaks 9:00 am
    Restoration Workday at Tawny Oaks @ Tawny Oaks
    Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
    Come to a meet-up at one of the District’s natural areas to deal with exotic/invasive species and remove weeds. Bring gloves, sturdy shoes and water. Tools will be provided. This is some of the most important ecological work needed and … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    50 Rock Walk and More 5:00 pm
    50 Rock Walk and More @ Grandview Drive Park
    Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    Simple walking for cardio, exercise bands and light weights for toning, strength and core development. Maximum fun! No class 5/30, 7/4, 8/1, 8/4, 8/8, or 8/11. Day-Date                           … Continued
    Hayrides & Hotdogs 5:00 pm
    Hayrides & Hotdogs @ Sommer Park
    Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Come have an old-fashioned good time with hot dogs for roasting, chips, baked beans, a s’more, and drinks. Vegetarian hotdogs, beans and pork-free marshmallows are available. A hayrack ride is included. Children and adult costumes are strongly encouraged. $6/age 11+ … Continued
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    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 8:00 am
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – 8:50 am
    A wonderful low impact cardio class for men and women age 50+. This class incorporates strengthening, toning, stretching and resistance exercises with bands, balls and weights. Get fit, have fun and make new friends. Punchcards for this class can be … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Halloween Party at FRC 5:30 pm
    Halloween Party at FRC @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Halloween is coming soon, so grab your mask or your broom! Don’t take your bag on the street; come instead to FRC! Treats, costume contest at 6:30pm, carnival games, bounce house, candy and prizes!  $3/child ages 1-10
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    Morning Bird Hike 7:30 am
    Morning Bird Hike @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 28 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
    The early bird may get the worm, but the early rising bird watcher gets to see the best assortment of the Nature Center’s feathered friends! Bring binoculars. All levels of experience are welcome. Donations requested
    Singing Woods Hike 9:00 am
    Singing Woods Hike @ Tawny Oaks
    Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
    Take a walk on one of the newest trails into one of Illinois’ finest stands of oak-hickory forests and visit a couple of glacial drift hill prairies. The topography is steep and the hike challenging so wear sturdy shoes and … Continued
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Preschool Party 10:00 am
    PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Preschool Party @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Bring your little ones to the Nature Center for a “party” filled with fun and learning designed just for them. Each session features nature-themed activities, stories, and, if the weather permits, a walk outside. For ages 2-5. Topic is Wind … Continued
    Pumpkin Bash 10:00 am
    Pumpkin Bash @ Peoria Zoo
    Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Enjoy a mini trick-or-treat trail, games, crafts, and spooky decorations!
    7:00 pm
    @ Claude Bourbon in concert
    Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    The woods ring with music at our monthly concert series featuring some of the best singer-songwriters and folk musicians! The October 28 concert features Claude Bourbon. He is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, … Continued
    Songs from the Woods Concert Series 7:00 pm
    Songs from the Woods Concert Series @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    October 1: Bill Staines October 28: Claude Burbon November 11: Briar Road December 2: Curtis and Loretta All concerts begin at 7:00pm Admission is $10/adult, $9/ages 12 and under, $8/CORE members For over 25 years, Forest Park’s monthly concert series … Continued
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    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders 10:00 am
    Hogwarts Garden of Botanical Wonders @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Experience the magic of Hogwarts as Luthy Botanical Garden embraces the theme of Harry Potter for the Chrysanthemum Show. Bring the kids to enjoy a spectacular showing of magical plants and wizardly delights.
    Celebrate Peoria: Diwali 12:00 pm
    Celebrate Peoria: Diwali @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
    Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Diwali is a joyous Hindu holiday celebrating the triumph of good over evil. Activities will be presented in collaboration with the Hindu Temple of Central Illinois. Come for activities like making your own diya (lamp) and rangoli (floor art). Each … Continued
    Pioneer Days 1:00 pm
    Pioneer Days @ Sommer Park
    Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Experience firsthand the daily life of rural Peorians in the mid 19th century! Activities may include hand dipping candles, blacksmithing, school lessons, woodworking, chores, pioneer cemetery tours, hayrides, and livestock care.
    Owls, Bats & Snakes, Oh My! 1:30 pm
    Owls, Bats & Snakes, Oh My! @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    In the spirit of Halloween, learn about some of the spooky animals that call Illinois home. Donations appreciated
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    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 9:15 am
    Motor Mites: Ages 1-5 @ Franciscan Recreation Complex
    Oct 30 @ 9:15 am – Dec 23 @ 10:15 am
    This open gym for ages 1-5 is a great way to let little ones with lots of energy enjoy the fun of playing freely with scooters, balls, hula hoops, tumbling equipment and more!  It’s a great way for children and … Continued
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 8:00 am
    50 Rock Fun and Fit Over 50 @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 30 @ 8:00 am – 8:50 am
    A wonderful low impact cardio class for men and women age 50+. This class incorporates strengthening, toning, stretching and resistance exercises with bands, balls and weights. Get fit, have fun and make new friends. Punchcards for this class can be … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 9:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Franciscan Rec Complex
    Oct 30 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor 10:00 am
    50 Rock Core and More on the Floor @ Noble Center
    Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
    A stronger core strengthens and improves the whole body and makes you move and feel better. Try it – you’ll love this class and feel so much better. This class happens right after Fun & Fit – stay and give … Continued
    PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Preschool Party 10:00 am
    PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Preschool Party @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Bring your little ones to the Nature Center for a “party” filled with fun and learning designed just for them. Each session features nature-themed activities, stories, and, if the weather permits, a walk outside. For ages 2-5. Topic is Wind … Continued
    Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
    Mah Jongg @ Noble Center
    Oct 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-3 pm, Noble Center $3/session or $25/10 visit punch card No session 5/30 or 7/4 A fun and challenging table game with 3-4 players per table. It teaches skill, strategy and calculation as you exercise your mental … Continued
    Fall Festival 4:00 pm
    Fall Festival @ Logan Recreation Center
    Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Come dressed in your favorite character/costume for a chance to win a prize for being the most creative! Enjoy games, crafts and plenty of treats of your own making throughout the evening. For ages 1-12. $2/member; $3/nonmember
    50 Rock Walk and More 5:00 pm
    50 Rock Walk and More @ Grandview Drive Park
    Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    Simple walking for cardio, exercise bands and light weights for toning, strength and core development. Maximum fun! No class 5/30, 7/4, 8/1, 8/4, 8/8, or 8/11. Day-Date                           … Continued
    Yoga with Jean Sloan 5:30 pm
    Yoga with Jean Sloan @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Oct 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
    Experience the benefits of Yoga in the tranquil setting of Forest Park Nature Center. This beginning class will combine gentle postures, breathing practices and relaxation with an emphasis on self-acceptance and discovery. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat or large … Continued
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    Trunk or Treat 5:00 pm
    Trunk or Treat @ Proctor Recreation Center
    Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Celebrate Halloween in a fun, safe way by trick or treating from the trunks of cars around a blocked off section around Proctor Center.
    Open Pickleball at FRC: Ages 18+ 5:30 pm
    Open Pickleball at FRC: Ages 18+
    Oct 31 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    $3/visit or $25/10 visit punch card Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-11 am Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm NEW! Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 pm from June 2-September 1