Aug 06

Attend a Free Disabilities Workshop on Aug. 6 

Posted on August 6, 2020 at 3:14 PM by Krislyn Powell

In partnership with the city of Peoria, Ability 360 is hosting a virtual workshop for people with disabilities on Thursday, Aug. 6 at 9 a.m. Discussion topics will be about home care services, sports and fitness, community integration, employment services and advocacy. To join the free workshop, visit https://zoom.us/j/92100501521?pwd=MDdpMjY2eDNZRFRzN3hwbXpVVlBDQT09. 

Aug 06

Tune in to Second Saturdays Aug. 8 

Posted on August 6, 2020 at 3:14 PM by Krislyn Powell

The fourth edition of Virtual Second Saturdays is this Saturday, Aug. 8 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. All Peoria businesses are welcome to participate in the online festival at no cost. This free, virtual event is a way for the city to support small businesses and give residents a chance to do the same. Tune into www.facebook.com/Peoria2ndSaturdays to hear local bands and musicians, watch cooking demonstrations, and learn more about various Peoria businesses.  

Aug 06

Construction Projects to be Completed this Month 

Posted on August 6, 2020 at 3:13 PM by Krislyn Powell

In the month of August, there will be several construction projects in Peoria. Starting Aug. 3, Southwest Gas will be installing gas pipeline on Beardsley Road at the New River Bridge east of 81st Avenue. Eastbound Beardsley will be reduced down to one lane with traffic control in place for 24 hours a day. The work is expected to be complete in four or five weeks. Starting Aug. 4, Happy Valley Parkway will be reduced to one lane in each direction for asphalt paving Aug. 4 (from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. for westbound traffic and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for eastbound traffic) and Aug. 8 and 9 (5 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day).  Striping of the roadway is expected to take place the week of Aug. 10. Westbound Happy Valley Parkway will be closed at the Agua Fria Bridge at night on Aug. 5 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., for crews to remove the temporary concrete barrier. Eastbound Happy Valley Parkway will remain open for travel during this time.