Theater Works and Jean Bayus Music present Bad Cactus New Orleans Jazz 7:30 p.m. March 18 at Peoria Center for Performing Arts, 8355 W. Peoria Ave.
Noon Aug. 3 is the firm deadline for Peoria Sports Park to submit a complete finance package and retail co-development partner package for The Avenue Shoppes at P83 Project. This is the mixed-use development that was first proposed in March 2011 between the city and Osage West.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dave Barry will be appearing at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts 7 p.m. March 12. Known for his zany take on everyday life, Mr. Barry will be promoting his newest book, “Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer is Much Faster).”
The cities of Peoria and Glendale could lose millions of dollars in annual revenue if the residential rental tax is phased out, but the local lawmaker sponsoring that legislation argues that renters deserve a break.
About 300 people participated Feb. 25 in an educational funding rally on the State Capitol Plaza, organized by local parents, and more than 1,700 already showed interest, according to Facebook, in attending a second protest Mar. 5.
Graduating from high school just got a little or a lot easier, depending on whom you ask.
The Peoria Unified School District Governing Board voted last week to form a citizen’s advisory committee that will consider putting bond and budget override questions on the ballot in November 2015.