The sky above the East Peoria and Peoria riverfronts will be filled with the largest fireworks display in the state during UnityPoint Health Red, White and BOOM on July 4. In East Peoria, events in RiverFront Park will begin at 5 p.m., and the fireworks display will start at 9:30 p.m. Red, white and BOOM details
City observing holiday schedule
City offices will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. There will be no residential garbage and recycling collection on July 4. Collection will run one day behind, starting Tuesday, July 5 and ending Saturday, July 9.
Nominations accepted for garden "bright spots"
Residents and businesses who have eye-appealing gardens and/or landscaping can be nominated for the East Peoria Beautification Commission's Paul Peterson Bright Spot Award. The award will be presented on an ongoing basis and recipientswill receive a sign to place in their yard for a month announcing they are the recipient of a Bright Spot award. Bright Spot nomination form
Free car seat checks set for July 6
Make sure your child's car seat is installed correctly in your vehicle at the East Peoria Fire Department's free car seat checks, from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, July 6. The event will occur at the Central Fire Station, 201 W. Washington St. Car seat check information
Fire Department offering free CPR class July 11
Learn the proper way to administer CPR. The East Peoria Fire Department is offering a free family and friends CPR training class at 6 p.m. Monday, July 11 at the Festival Building, 2200 E. Washington St. CPR class details and registration
Farmer's Market open every Friday
Celebrate Fresh Friday at the East Peoria Farmer's Market, located in The Levee District retail area. The vendors will be set up on the pedestrian promenade, near Gordmans. The market will be open from 3 until 6 p.m. every Friday through Sept. 30. Farmer's Market details
An award-winning athletic complex hosting national softball tournaments, amazingFestival of Lightsnighttime holiday festival, new downtown, fine hotels and dining, excellent city services, healthy business climate - the City of East Peoria offers a wealth of opportunities! Come see all East Peoria has to offer!
Vegetables, fruits, herbs, salmon and even homemade dog treats are among the offerings at this year's East Peoria Farmer's Market. Located in The Levee District retail area, the vendor tents can be found on the pedestrian promenade (near Gordmans). The market is open from 3 until 6 p.m. every Friday through Sept. 30.