Pine District Update for March 19, 2013
*****NORTHERN AVENUE LANE RESTRICTIONS*****
The City of Peoria Streets Department will have lane restrictions on Northern Avenue from 99th Avenue to 115th Avenue from Monday March 18th,2013 to Tuesday March 26th, 2013. These restrictions will be in place from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM and are necessary to allow the City of Peoria contractor to apply a Micro Seal surface treatment to the roadway. The work is quick and the disruption to traffic is minimal and accomplished with lane restrictions, but no closures. If you have any questions, comments or concerns please contact the streets division at (623)773-7432.
37th Annual Dolly Sanchez Memorial Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 30, 2013
8am - Noon
Peoria Sports Complex
The City of Peoria invites the community out to enjoy the 37th Annual Dolly Sanchez Memorial Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday, March 30, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to Noon at the Peoria Sports Complex.
“Cottontail Lane” will be open for kids to participate in carnival games and fun arts & crafts activities. Kids can also watch a puppet show, visit animals at the petting zoo, and take a train ride, and jump on the inflatable bounce houses. “Mr. and Mrs. Bunny” will be on-hand to start the candy hunts and take pictures with kids.
Candy hunt times:
Age 1 - 8:20 a.m. Age 5 - 9:50 a.m.
Age 2 - 8:45 a.m. Age 6 - 10:10 a.m.
Age 3 - 9:10 a.m. Age 7&8 - 10:25 a.m.
Age 4 - 9:30 a.m. Age 9&10 - 10:40 a.m.
Family Scavenger Hunt- 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Gates open at 8:00 am at Peoria Sports Complex, located at 16101 N. 83rd Ave just south of Bell Rd. Parking and admission is free with a donation of canned food to benefit St. Mary’s Westside Food Bank Alliance. Food and beverage concessions will be available for purchase including a special $5 kids’ meal (hot dog, small soda and chips) for those 12 and under. For more information call 623-773-7137 or visit us on the web at www.peoriaaz.gov/specialevents.
The Easter Egg Hunts were initiated in 1976 by Dolly Sanchez, who was a member of the Peoria Community Action Program and Parks and Recreation Board. The Sanchez family continues to be an integral part of the Easter Egg Hunts and the Peoria community.
Peoria Arts & Cultural Festival "Honoring the Pioneer Spirit"
Saturday, April 6, 2013
8am - 5pm
The city and school district have teamed up to honor the community’s past and celebrate the future through the Peoria Arts & Cultural Festival on Saturday, April 6 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Osuna Park at 83rd and Grand avenues.
Students from Peoria Unified School District will exhibit their artwork, compete in a culinary cook-off, and perform dance routines, theater acts, choir and band. Attendees also can watch pottery being made or for a small fee, participate in a 5K run, family bike ride, wagon rides, and a kid’s zone.
The Peoria Community Center will be re-dedicated at 9 a.m. to showcase the facility’s transformational “facelift.” Visitors to the center can stroll through the art gallery or sign up for the Oldtown Public Art Walking Tour.
Thanks to Larry Miller Toyota’s generosity, admission is free. For more information, visit www.peoriaaz.gov/specialevents or call 623-773-7137.