Central Illinois Ballet presents Anne Frank
CI Ballet Black Box Theater Peoria
Mar 22, 2019 - Mar 23, 2019 7 PM March 22, 2 PM & 7 PM March 23, 2 PM March 24
309.620.3164
Admission: Admission Fee
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Historical and heartfelt Central Illinois Ballet and Artistic Director Rebekah von Rathonyi are proud to present this historically significant, inspirational and heart-rending story. Anne Frank, a Jewish girl hiding from the Nazis with her family in World War II Amsterdam, receives a diary for her birthday—and it becomes her closest friend as the world around her crumbles in unspeakable tragedy. NOTE: This production contains historically accurate scenes of Holocaust-related violence. It is not recommended for small children.

PEORIA CIVIC CENTER VS. QUAD CITY STORM
Peoria Civic Center Peoria
Mar 23, 2019
3096761040
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Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Quad City Storm on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.

Central Illinois Ballet presents Anne Frank
CI Ballet Black Box Theater Peoria
Mar 23, 2019 - Mar 24, 2019 7 PM March 22, 2 PM & 7 PM March 23, 2 PM March 24
309.620.3164
Admission: Admission Fee
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Historical and heartfelt Central Illinois Ballet and Artistic Director Rebekah von Rathonyi are proud to present this historically significant, inspirational and heart-rending story. Anne Frank, a Jewish girl hiding from the Nazis with her family in World War II Amsterdam, receives a diary for her birthday—and it becomes her closest friend as the world around her crumbles in unspeakable tragedy. NOTE: This production contains historically accurate scenes of Holocaust-related violence. It is not recommended for small children.

MercyMe
Peoria Civic Center Peoria
Mar 24, 2019
3096733200
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American contemporary Christian music band MercyMe performs live at the Peoria Civic Center!

PEORIA RIVERMEN VS. EVANSVILLE THUNDERBOLTS
Peoria Civic Center Peoria
Mar 29, 2019
3096761040
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Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Evansville Thunderbolts on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.

Springfest with Eddie Korosa
The Lindenhof Peoria
Mar 30, 2019 4pm-11pm
309.691.7484
Admission: Admission Fee
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Join us as Grammy nominee Eddie Korosa, Jr. returns to the Peoria area for one night only on Saturday, March 30th at the Lindenhof, 7601 N. Harker Drive, Peoria, Illinois 61615. Doors open at 4pm for Springfest. Eddie and his band will perform from 5pm-9pm. The event is open to the public. The event is being co-sponsored by the Peoria Accordion Club and Harmonie, an affiliate of the Peoria German American Society. Admission includes a German dinner buffet for $12 for adults. Kids 6-10 only $6. Kids 5 and under free. Dessert is $2 extra.

9th Annual Spring Fling Craft & Vendor Fair
Park Inn by Radisson Morton
Mar 30, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
309.657.0992
Admission: Free Admission
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Join us for our 9th Annual Spring Fling Craft & Vendor Fair at the Park Inn by Radisson in Morton! 9th Annual Spring Fling Craft & Vendor Fair a fundraising event for Totes for Ta-Tas/Illinois CancerCare Foundation’s Breast Cancer Research Fund Saturday, March 30th 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Park Inn by Radisson 201 East Ashland Street Morton, Illinois Over 50 tables full of goodies from area crafters & vendors . . . something for everyone . . . including fresh baked Amish pies!!! Contact Sharyl at totesfortatasmorton@gmail.com with questions.

Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias: Beyond the Fluffy World Tour
Peoria Civic Center Theater Peoria
Mar 30, 2019
Admission: Admission Fee
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Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias- That Guy From Netflix brings his Beyond the Fluffy World Tour to the PCC this spring!

PEORIA RIVERMEN VS. EVANSVILLE THUNDERBOLTS
Peoria Civic Center Peoria
Mar 30, 2019
3096761040
Admission: Admission Fee
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Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Evansville Thunderbolts on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.

Spring Market in the Heights
Trailside Event Center Peoria Heights
Mar 30, 2019 9 am - 3 pm
309.303.3515
Admission: Admission Fee
Boutique style market located in the beautiful Trailside Event Center. Over thirty-five local makers, small businesses and boutiques for you to shop. Grab a friend and enjoy a day out in the Heights.

The Indulgence Tours . . . The Pineapples
Village of Morton Morton
Apr 4, 2019 Starting at 3p
Admission: Free Admission
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PLaCE & Friends are excited to be hosting The Indulgence Tours - The Pineapples in the Village of Morton on Thursday, April 4th starting at 3p! Event hours may vary by business so be sure to check our Facebook event and the Morton Magnet calendar often for the latest and greatest scoop! As additional event details are finalized, they will be shared so keep checking back for updates!!!!! Questions? pumpkinland.morton@gmail.com #mortonhappenings #IShopMorton #LoveYourLocal #OneMorton#ShopLocal365 #enjoypeoria

PEORIA RIVERMEN VS. MACON MAYHEM
Peoria Civic Center Peoria
Apr 5, 2019
3096761040
Admission: Suggested Donation
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Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Macon Mayhem on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.

Death by Dessert
Shore Acres Clubhouse Chillicothe
Apr 5, 2019 - Apr 6, 2019 Dinner and Show begins at 6:30
309.360.5377
Admission: Admission Fee
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Join us in a murder mystery dinner catered by Mona's.

Peoria Ballet presents - Alice in Wonderland & Paquita
Five Points Washington Washington
Apr 5, 2019 - Apr 6, 2019 April 5, 2019 at 7pm AND April 6, 2019 at 1:30pm & 7pm
309.690.7990
Admission: Admission Fee
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Experience Lewis Carroll’s classic story transformed into a charming ballet. This family friendly adventure will transport you to a colorful fantasy world full of whimsy and fun! Plus, one of the ballet world's all time classics - Paquita. Opulent gold and white sets & costumes create a stunning backdrop for this magnificent ballet. This production is perfect for families & children of all ages.

PEORIA RIVERMEN VS. MACON MAYHEM
Peoria Civic Center Peoria
Apr 6, 2019
3096761040
Admission: Admission Fee
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Cheer on the Peoria Rivermen as they play the Macon Mayhem on Carver Arena ice inside the PCC. Arena doors open 1 hour prior to game time.

Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise
Spirit of Peoria Peoria
Apr 6, 2019 Boarding: 6pm Dinner 6:30pm Cruise: 7-9pm
309.637.8000
Admission: Admission Fee
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Who done it? And why? This interactive cruise is more than a shot in the dark. The cast of the Champaign Urbana Theatre Co will dine and mingle with you as the mystery unfolds! Price includes a Prime Rib buffet, entertainment and the cruise. Cash bar available. Vegetarian meal available upon request. Ask about our group rates.

Astonishing!
First United Methodist Church Peoria
Apr 7, 2019 3:00-4:00 p.m.
309.693.6725
Admission: Admission Fee
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The Peoria Area Civic Chorale Youth and Preparatory Choruses will perform a joint concert titled “Astonishing!” Sunday, April 7 at 3:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church (116 NE Perry) in Peoria. Song selections will focus on joy, peace and patriotism and will include Joyful, Joyful, When the Saints Go Marching In, Let Freedom Ring and Astonishing (from the musical Little Women), which will feature former Young Artist winner Melissa Blain. The organization’s current Young Artist winners will also perform and a reception will follow. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students and will be available at the door.

Children's Home Hiring Expo
Children's Home Association of IL Peoria
Apr 10, 2019
309.685.1047 7212
Admission: Free Admission
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Join us on April 10th from 3:30-6:30pm for an evening of on-site interviews, information about our programs, and resources to learn about career opportunities at Children's Home. We need you on our team. Whether it's social work, special education, counseling, maintenance, or an internship, this is more than a job- it's a career! Let us help you find your place at CHAIL! Be a part of 153 years of changing and saving lives! Become a part of our team of 450 people serving the kids and families of our community! See you at our free Hiring Expo!

Mackinaw Valley Vineyard Murder Mystery: Scary Poppins
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard Mackinaw
Apr 12, 2019 - Apr 13, 2019 Offered Friday and Saturday
3093599463
Admission: Admission Fee
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There are three complimentary wine samples per guest at the tasting bar and wine can be purchased by the bottle or glass, beer and sodas also available. Dinner is served buffet style after the first act and dessert is served tableside. The performance will be held in the tasting room in the main building, center entrance from main parking lot. Tickets on sale, call 309-359-9463 to reserve or email, mackinawwinery03@gmail.com for questions. Admission is $45+tax per person for dinner, dessert and the show, reservations required. Fun Costumes are welcome!!

Heartland Portraits
Five Points Washington Washington
Apr 13, 2019 7:30PM
309.444.8222
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Concert sponsored by CEFCU Nicholas Bardonnay, multimedia artist, Westwater Arts Andy Rummel, tuba soloist & HFO principal Experience a world premiere, with three giant screens displaying images by and of our community, with photochoreography by Westwater Arts. This All-American concert honors the beauty and life of our Heartland. Heitzeg, Symphony to a Prairie Farm (with Heartland Portraits visual concerto) Daugherty, Reflections on the Mississippi for Tuba & Orchestra Copland, A Tender Land (with National Park Suite visual concerto) Concert benefits: Peoria Elite Youth Outreach Tickets: Adults: $38 | Kids/Students: $10

Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise
Spirit of Peoria Peoria
Apr 13, 2019 Boarding: 6pm Dinner 6:30pm Cruise: 7-9pm
309.637.8000
Admission: Admission Fee
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Who done it? And why? This interactive cruise is more than a shot in the dark. The cast of the Champaign Urbana Theatre Co will dine and mingle with you as the mystery unfolds! Price includes a Prime Rib buffet, entertainment and the cruise. Cash bar available. Vegetarian meal available upon request. Ask about our group rates.

Parkside Athletics Spring Swing Pickleball Tournament
Parkside Athletics Pekin
Apr 13, 2019 - Apr 14, 2019 Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 9am-4pm
309.347.6644
Admission: Free Admission
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Dates of Play: Saturday, April 13th (Men’s & Women’s Doubles) & Sunday, April 14th (Mixed Doubles) Check In: 15 minutes prior to starting time. The entire tournament schedule will be emailed to you by Wednesday, April 10th. Entry Deadline: Entries must be received by Friday, April 5th. Entry Fee: $20 for Registration (Includes first category of play) $5 for each additional category of play $5 La Gondola boxed lunch (optional – Saturday only) (We accept Visa, Mastercard & Discover) (Make Checks Payable to: Parkside Athletics, we also accept Visa, Master Card & Discover) Location: Parkside Athletics (Mineral Springs Park) 300 Redbud Memorial Drive, Pekin, IL 61554 Tournament Director: Keith Knox – keithknoxpekinparks@gmail.com – 309.347.6644 Registration: Send entry form, signed waiver, lunch form (optional), shirt order form (optional) and payment to: Parkside Athletics, 1701 Court Street, Pekin, IL 61554

It's Not Me, It's You- A Burlesque Love Story
Central Illinois Ballet Peoria
Apr 13, 2019 - Apr 14, 2019 April 13th 7:30-10:00pm, April 14th 1:30-4:00pm
Admission: Admission Fee
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Whiskey City Burlesque brings you a tale of two hearts, brought together and torn apart through generations of music, dance, and the trials of change. This show is guaranteed to make you laugh, hoot n' holler, and maybe even sing along a few times (don't worry, audience participation is encouraged in our theater!) Get your tickets fast. The last show sold out well in advance, and you don't want to miss out!

Best Buddies Friendship Walk
The Corn Crib
Apr 14, 2019
Admission: Free Admission
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Walk for Inclusion! Join us for the 5th annual Best Buddies Friendship Walk in Central Illinois! The Best Buddies Friendship Walk is the number one walk in the country raising awareness and funds to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. When you walk with us, you can also expect to dance, laugh, smile and make a new friend. It will be one big party! But the best part? You’ll be growing your local Best Buddies programs in Central Illinois dedicated to one-to-one friendships, leadership development, integrated employment, and inclusive living opportunities for individuals with IDD. Registration is FREE and there is no minimum fundraising amount to participate.

Itoo Society Fish & Chicken Dinner
Itoo Hall Peoria
Jan 4, 2019 - Apr 19, 2019 4:30pm-7:00pm
309.676.9725
Admission: Free Admission
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Fish & Chicken Dinners are served at the Itoo Hall at 4909 W. Farmington Road in Peoria every Friday (Jan. 4 - April 19) from 4:30pm-7:00pm. Visit the Fish & Chicken Dinner webpage for additional details and a complete schedule: http://society.itoohall.com/fish--chicken-dinners.html.

New Plants for 2019
Hornbaker Gardens Princeton
Apr 20, 2019
815.659.3282
Admission: Free Admission
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New Plants for 2019: Join us inside our event center, The Barn, to learn about some exciting new plant varieties including hostas, perennials, trees and shrubs. Molly will share photos, some growing tips, and specifics of where you can utilize these beauties in your own space.

Steve Martin & Martin Short: Now You See Them...Soon You Won't
Peoria Civic Center Theater Peoria
Apr 20, 2019
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In “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t,” comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their iconic careers, most memorable encounters, and of course, their legendary lives in show-business.

Kick Abuse at Kickapoo 5k
Kickapoo Creek Winery Edwards
Apr 20, 2019
309.624.9595
Admission: Admission Fee
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Join us for our 7th Annual Kick Abuse at Kickapoo 5K Trail Run and Fun Walk on April 20, 2019. 100% of the proceeds help fund medical and social services to abused and neglected children in central Illinois. Come run or walk through the rolling fields and vineyards of the Kickapoo Creek Winery in Edwards, IL, just west of Peoria. Reminiscent of cross country runs, this race has a cross country start, and the course is almost entirely on grass and has a few rolling hills. REMINDER- DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THE RACE COURSE. THANK YOU! All participants 21+ will receive 3 FREE wine tastings from Kickapoo Creek Winery to enjoy after the Run/Walk. There will also be a brunch provided by Kickapoo Creek Winery for a minimal cost.

Giant Easter Egg Hunt
Wildlife Prairie Park Hanna City
Apr 20, 2019 10, 11:30 and 1pm
309.676.0998
Admission: Admission Fee
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Times: 10:00am 11:30am 1:00pm Three age groups will be eligible for the hunt during each time slot: 0-2 years 3-6 years 7-12 years Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of hunt to ensure adequate time for parking and walking to hunt area. The Park will be open from 9-6:30pm Special event admission rates apply all day on Saturday, April 20th, 2019 In Advanced Online Non-members Adults: $9 Children ages 3-12: $6 Members Adults : FREE Children ages 3-12: $5 All Day Train Ticket: $4 BUY NOW At the door day of: Non-members Adults: $10 Children ages 3-12: $8 Members Adults: $5 Children ages 3-12: $5 All Day Train Ticket: $5

Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch
Barrack's Cater Inn Peoria
Apr 21, 2019 Serving 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
309.692.3990
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Prime rib, honey-baked ham, chicken, shrimp, omelets, waffles, pastries, assorted salads, vegetables, and our lavish dessert table featuring a chocolate dipping fountain!

Senior Day at the Dome
Avanti's Dome Pekin
Apr 23, 2019
Admission: Free Admission
This resource fair will provide education from local vendors, health screenings, Bingo, Cruise In, door prizes, entertainment and LUNCH! All inside the Avanti's Dome in Pekin. Hosted by Farmington Country Manor, John Evans Supportive Living and Pekin Park District Miller Senior Center.

Wildlife Prairie Park: Dollar Days
Wildlife Prairie Park Hanna City
Jan 1, 2019 - Dec 15, 2019
309.676.0998
Admission: Admission Fee
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NEW for 2019, join us for a dollar day for your town! Pay just $1 per person to unplug and explore the outdoors with Wildlife Prairie Park! ID is required with the town that is featured during that day to take advantage of $1 admission. No exceptions will be granted. Please call 309-676-0998 with questions. Schedule: January 13th- Peoria, IL, February 24th- Galesburg, IL, March 3rd- Bloomington- Normal, IL, April 14th- Canton, IL, May 5th- Morton, IL, June 2nd- Brimfield, IL, July 21st- Kewanee, IL, August 25th- Washington, IL, September 15th- Pekin, IL, October 6th- Bartonville, IL, November 17th- East Peoria, IL, December 15th- Chillicothe, IL