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Welcome to Peoria's newsroom! Here you will find the latest news and information about events in Peoria, Arizona.

The newsroom is maintained by the Office of Communications. Need to get in touch with someone about a story? View a list of media contacts for the city.


Archived News
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    Artist Reception at Peoria Center for the Performing Arts

    Photographer Donna Morell will be displaying her art at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts (PCPA). The reception will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 24from 6 to 7 p.m.

    09/20/2018 11:30 AM

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    Free HOA Class: Social Media Friend or Foe

    Learn about the best, and the worst HOA practices for using social media at this free course on Tuesday, Oct 16 from 1:00-2:30 p.m.at the Development & Community Services Building (9875 N. 85th Ave.).

    09/20/2018 11:30 AM

  • Community_Garden

    Community Garden Lots Available

    Garden boxes are now available in the downtown community garden. Learn more at the upcoming community meeting held Saturday, Sept. 29.

    09/20/2018 11:30 AM

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    Board Members Needed

    The City Clerk's Office is seeking qualified volunteers for several available board positions.

    09/20/2018 11:30 AM

  • VoterRegistrationDay

    National Voter Registration Day

    Celebrate National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 25 by registering to vote online or verifying your information.

    09/20/2018 11:30 AM

  • Peoria_Support

    Senior Support Expo

    Join the Peoria Support team at Sierra Winds Independent Living (17300 N 88th Ave.) for a senior support workshop. The event is September 25 beginning at 9 a.m. Registration is required. For more information, or to register, call Peoria Support at 623-773-7042

    09/12/2018 9:00 AM

  • Sustainable University

    Hummingbird Container Garden

    Saturday, Sept. 15 at Rio Vista Recreation Center, discover how to create a habitat by using the right pot of nectar-heavy plants suitable for both large yards and small spaces. This event is free for residents and $10 non-residents. To register, please call (623) 773-7137.

    09/12/2018 9:00 AM

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    Teen Art Night Downtown

    Those ages 12-17 are invited to come out Monday, September 17 to take place in a group painting session. This is taking place from 5-7 p.m. at the Peoria Main Library. Registration is required by emailing tonya.stuempfl@peoriaaz.gov.

    09/12/2018 9:00 AM

  • AM_PM

    Before/After School Care

    It’s not too late to enroll in Peoria’s before and after school program. AM/PM features licensed staff and all sites are licensed by the Department of Health Services (DHS). For program locations, rates and more visit www.peoriaaz.gov/ampm or call 623-773-7137.

    09/12/2018 9:00 AM

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    New Parks and Trails Hotline

    623-773-7700 allows park rangers to answer questions or respond to non-emergency incidents in a timely manner. 9-1-1 should still be used to report a medical emergency, fire or crime in progress

    09/12/2018 9:00 AM

  • TheaterWorks logo

    New Season Begins at TheaterWorks

    TheaterWorks is ready to kick off a new season of shows and this year’s lineup has something for everyone. The season begins Sept. 7 with a rocking performance of “All Shook Up”.

    08/29/2018 9:30 AM

  • PreparednessMonth2018

    September is Disaster Preparedness Month - Prepare Now. Learn How.

    National Preparedness Month (NPM), recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. Peoria will be providing emergency preparedness tips throughout the month of September on social media and our website.

    08/29/2018 9:30 AM

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    West Valley Library Crawl

    September is Library Card Sign-Up Month and the Peoria Public Libraries have partnered with Glendale Public Libraries for the first “West Valley Library Crawl.” Visit all five libraries during September to earn a stamp on your passport and be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card.

    08/29/2018 9:30 AM

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    City Offices Closed for Labor Day

    In observance of Labor Day, city of Peoria offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3. Trash and recycling will not be collected on Monday. Instead, trash and recycling normally collected on Mondays will be picked up on Tuesday, Sept. 4, and Tuesday collection will be moved to Wednesday, Sept. 5.

    08/29/2018 9:30 AM

  • Sustainable University

    Free Gardening Workshop

    Peoria’s Sustainability University swings into action Saturday, Aug.25. “Planting Your Fall Garden” will give participants a look into the basics of planting a garden here in the Valley.

    08/23/2018 7:00 AM

  • Household Hazardous Waste

    Household Hazard Waste Home Pickup Returns

    Peoria provides "by appointment" household hazardous waste collection for residents with solid waste services. You can schedule a pickup online by visiting https://www.peoriaaz.gov/hhw or by calling 623-773-7386.

    08/23/2018 7:00 AM

  • Plan Peoria AZ

    Open House - General Plan Amendments

    The city of Peoria is hosting open houses Tuesday, Aug. 28 and Wednesday, Aug. 29. Staff will be presenting proposed changes to the Peoria General Plan in regards to the Land Use Map and Circulation Map.

    08/23/2018 7:00 AM

  • Alexa

    Peoria Launches Amazon Alexa Briefing

    Starting this week, Peoria is offering a new way to stay connected by using the Peoria Amazon Alexa “Flash Briefing.” The Flash Briefing is a weekly newsfeed directly through your Alexa enabled device.

    08/23/2018 7:00 AM