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Yoga in the Park

June 1 @ 9:00 am - August 31 @ 9:00 am

Join us as we travel to 5 different parks throughout the Peoria Park District for a free one hour yoga class. All classes will accommodate any level of practice. Just bring a yoga mat or towel with you. This class is for participants 13 years and older. 1st Saturdays – 6/1, 7/6, 8/3 at Grandview Park 2nd Saturdays – 6/8, 7/13, 8/10 at Donovan Park in the greenspace by the SW corner of the parking lot 3rd Saturdays – 6/15,…

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Night Hikes

June 14 @ 9:30 pm - August 23 @ 10:30 pm

Join our naturalists for these unique night hike opportunties: June 14 //  9:30PM  //  Constellation Hike  //  Tawny Oaks Field Station June 15 //  9PM  //  Full Moon Stroll  //  Camp Wokanda July 12  //  9:30PM  //  Constellation Hike  //  Tawny Oaks Field Station July 18  //  9PM  //  Full Moon Stroll  //  Forest Park Nature Center August 16  //  9PM  //  Full Moon Stroll  //  Forest Park Nature Center August 23  // 9:30PM  //  Constellation Hike  //  Tawny Oaks…

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Yoga & Wine in the Garden

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July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 15, 2019

What could make a relaxing 45 minute yoga class even better? How about adding a beautiful garden setting and a glass of wine? Every third Thursday June-August, Luthy will be hosting a yoga and wine event. We guarantee you will walk away feeling relaxed and rejuvenated!

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Scouts BSA Merit Badge Days

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July 26 @ 6:00 pm - July 27 @ 4:00 pm

For scouts ages 11-17.  Whether your Scout needs to finish some merit badges or wants to try his or her hand at some new ones, we will gather all of the counselors and materials needed. We will convene at Lower Camp Valley and Davis Lake.  Overnight camping is free, and event patch is included. A complete list of badges will be available on the Camp Wokanda Facebook page.

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Celebrate Peoria: Tell Me A Story

July 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Everyone loves a good story and there are so many ways to tell them across cultures and religions. Join us at Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum to enjoy stories in the many ways we share them across cultures including Native American coyote stories with Jo Lakota, Jewish storytelling with Fran Moss, tales in an Bedouin tent, and more. Children can creatively explore storytelling by using their imagination to make puppets in our art room! Celebrate Peoria is an event series that…

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Native Bee and Pollinator Workshop

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us for sessions on the identification of native bees and other insect pollinators.  Both classroom and field sessions will be given by US Fish and Wildlife Service, Illinois Nature Preserve Commission and Peoria Park District staff on how to identify, photograph, monitor and provide habitat for native insect pollinators.  Lunch is included.  It is a great opportunity to learn about  the endangered Rusty Patch Bumble Bee and what is being done to protect it from extinction.

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Family Activity Night

August 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for this outdoor activity night for Morton Square and Near North residents.  Games, music, bounce house, food and more!

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Behind the Scenes Tour of Peoria Zoo

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August 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

How much do rhinos weigh? Where do giraffes sleep? All this and more will be answered during our behind the scenes tours. This hour long tour will take you into areas the public doesn’t normally get to see, you can learn more about the animals and how we care for them.

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Yoga & Wine in the Garden

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August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 15, 2019

What could make a relaxing 45 minute yoga class even better? How about adding a beautiful garden setting and a glass of wine? Every third Thursday June-August, Luthy will be hosting a yoga and wine event. We guarantee you will walk away feeling relaxed and rejuvenated!

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