Don't let the cold weather stop you from leaving your house and enjoying some great events in the Peoria Area through the end of January!

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FIFTH ANNUAL REVERSE SCIENCE FAIR

You bring the kids, and Forest Park Nature Center sets up the experiments. This science fair has a series of interactive, nature-themed displays. $4 per child

January 18
Location:  Forest Park Nature Center

2016 MLK LUNCHEON

Civil rights icon Benjamin Jealous will be the keynote speaker at the 2016 MLK Luncheon, hosted by Public Employees for Community Concerns.  Jealous is known for being the youngest NAACP President in history.

January 18
Location: Peoria Civic Center

LIMELIGHT EVENTPLEX PRESENTS
PARMALEE

Country stars Parmalee bring their country/rock/bluegrass sounds to the Limelight Eventplex on January 23.  The group has produced five albums, including their most recognized, Feels Like Carolina.
 
January 23
Location: Limelight Eventplex

  
Bring the entire family to an afternoon of musical ghost stories and fairy tales told by some of the world's greatest composers - along with a celebrity narrator.


January 24
Location: Peoria Civic Center

EAT, DRINK AND BE MARRIED

Plan your dream wedding day at Eat, Drink and be Married at Five Points Washington!  This one stop shop will have everything for the future bride and groom!  Enjoy free wine tasting and appetizers, as well as different samples and special offers from a number of wedding services!

January 30
Location: Five Points Washington

FROSTY 5K RACE AND WALK

Don't let the cold weather stop you from helping a good cause!  Head down to the Peoria Riverfront for the annual Frosty 5K!  The run and walk is  a fun winter race helping out FamilyCore Strengthening Families for a Stronger Community!

January 30
Location: Peoria Riverfront
 
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