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

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Current News
  • Public-Notice

    Revised Engineering Standards Manual: Public Review

    The City of Peoria is preparing to adopt new Engineering Standards for construction. The proposed guidelines are posted here for public review, along with a public comment period.

    11/29/2018 2:56 PM

  • Rio Vista Community Center

    Get Your Holiday Shopping Done on Parent’s Night Out

    Rio Vista Recreation Center will be hosting a parent’s night out on Saturday, Dec. 22, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Drop off your kids and head out for some last-minute shopping.

    12/12/2018 4:00 PM

  • Peoria_Support

    Learn About Becoming a Care Provider

    Join us at the Mosaic seminar to learn about how services have moved beyond the group home, and how you can be paid to provide a person with intellectual disabilities a meaningful life in a caring environment. The free class is on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Rio Vista Rec Center

    12/12/2018 4:00 PM

  • Recycling

    Do’s and Don’ts for Holiday Recycling

    Before opening gifts and celebrating the holidays, here is a reminder about what you can and can’t recycle.

    12/12/2018 4:00 PM

  • BreakCamps

    Sign Up For Winter Camp

    Are you looking for something to do for your children during winter break? Check out the city of Peoria Winter Break Camp on Dec. 21, 24, 26-28, 31 and Jan. 2-4 at Frontier and Cheyenne Elementary Schools.

    12/12/2018 4:00 PM

  • Peoria Public Library logo

    Make a Wreath at the Peoria Main Library

    Bring your family to the Peoria Main Library to enjoy hot chocolate and cookies, make a wreath together, and listen to music while sitting by the “fireplace.” The event is Thursday, Dec. 13 from 5:30 to 7 p.m

    12/11/2018 5:15 PM

  • PCPA

    Have a Merry Gishmas -Home for the Holidays with James D. Gish

    Nashville and Las Vegas favorite, James Gish, returns home to the Valley this winter and takes to the Gyder stage in A Merry Gishmas. The event is Dec 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts. Ticket cost $20 for adults and $15 for students and youth.

    12/11/2018 12:00 PM

  • ABT; Arizona Broadway

    Come see THE Santa Claus this Christmas

    Based on the beloved classic film, Miracle on 34th Street tells the tale of Kris Kringle. Show dates are November 23 – December 29, 2018. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call the box office at 623-776-8400.

    11/29/2018 6:00 AM

  • Kayaking

    Discover Lake Kayaking

    Start your adventure at beautiful Lake Pleasant by taking a guided tour with an experienced instructor. The next class will be held on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. To register, visit course number 100133. The registration deadline is Wednesday, Dec 5.

    11/29/2018 6:00 AM

  • Peoria Reporter Mobile App

    Download the Peoria Reporter App

    Help keep an eye on the city and report problems with the Peoria Reporter app. The app is the easiest way to report an issue within the city of Peoria. This app is available as a free download for your smartphone or tablet.

    11/29/2018 6:00 AM

  • Peoria Public Library logo

    Ask a Master Gardener at Sunrise Mountain Library

    Master Gardener volunteers from the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension in Maricopa County will be available to answer your desert gardening questions. The event will be held at Sunrise Mountain Library (21109 N 98th Ave.) on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    11/29/2018 6:00 AM

  • SpringTraining19

    Peoria Announces 2019 Spring Training Schedule

    The 2019 spring training schedule for Peoria Sports Complex has been released.


  • Peoria_Logo

    City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

    City offices, book drops, and libraries will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24 in observance of Thanksgiving. Rio Vista Recreation Center will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23, but will be open Friday, Nov. 24, from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    11/20/2018 4:00 PM

  • Peoria Public Library logo

    Teen Paint Night at Sunrise Mountain Library

    Join us at Sunrise Mountain Library on Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 6-7 p.m. for a fun night of painting at the library.

    11/20/2018 4:00 PM

  • OldTownHoliday

    Old Town Festival is the Place for your Holiday Fun

    The city of Peoria is celebrating its 31st annual Old Town Holiday Festival on Friday, Nov. 30, from 5 to 10 p.m.

    11/20/2018 4:00 PM

  • GingerbreadHouse18

    Enter Peoria’s Gingerbread House Contest

    Entries will be accepted 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Nov. 27-29, at the Peoria Community Center (8335 W. Jefferson St.). The houses will be on display during the Old Town Holiday Festival on Friday, Nov. 30. For more information call 623-773-7436.

    11/20/2018 1:30 PM

  • Attend a National Alliance on Mental Illness Class

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will be hosting “Building Better Lives for Those Affected by Mental Illness” on Dec. 11, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Rio Vista Recreation Center.

    11/14/2018 7:34 AM

  • Rio Vista Community Center

    Skip the Lines and Head to Rio Vista’s Black Friday Event

    Join us for a special free Black Friday experience on Friday, Nov. 23 from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. and take advantage of an exclusive offer of three months free when you purchase a six-month membership.

    11/14/2018 7:30 AM

  • West Valley Art Museum logo

    West Valley Art Museum Hosts ‘Through Each Other’s Eyes’ Exhibit

    The West Valley Art Museum (WAM) Art Gallery is located on the first floor of Peoria City Hall at 8401 W. Monroe St. The current exhibit will continue on view through Dec. 13. Regular gallery hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday from noon to 6 p.m.

    11/14/2018 7:30 AM

  • OldTownHoliday

    Watch High School Choirs Caroling at Old Town Festival

    For the first time, the Old Town Holiday Festival will have strolling groups of carolers singing throughout the evening. The Old Town Festival will be held Friday, Nov. 30 from 5 to 10 p.m. in Old Town located at the corner of Grand and Peoria Avenues.

    11/14/2018 7:30 AM

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