Pine District Update for October 20, 2014
Window Re-Opens for Neighborhood Grant Applications
The City of Peoria has started the process for Neighborhood Grants for the second half of fiscal year 2015. Grant applications will be accepted beginning Monday, October 13, 2014. The deadline to submit an application will be Monday, November 17, 2014.
The City of Peoria's Neighborhood Grants Program is designed to assist neighborhood-based improvement projects to prevent
the decline of neighborhoods throughout the city. Neighborhood groups and associations who are active partners in their community and interested in improving the quality of life of their neighborhoods are encouraged to apply.
The Neighborhood Grants Program is subject to annual funding allocations determined by the Mayor and City Council. Up to
$12,000 may be awarded toward any eligible project.
For additional details or information on eligible project types, please contact Jaime Gonzalez, Neighborhood Grants Coordinator, at 623-773-5140 or visit http://www.peoriaaz.gov/NewSecondary.aspx?id=55297.
Peoria's Annual Halloween Monster Bash
Family fun is always at its best at this annual event, which includes a colorful parade of costumes, fun contests in various age groups and categories ranging from infant to 12 years and awarding for scary and creative, safe trick or treating opportunities, inflatable activities, carnival games, make and take crafts, interactive games and rock wall. Food and live entertainment will also be part of the festivities.
New this year, the Peoria Main Library will be offering Halloween fun in conjunction with a special Halloween story time, and Creepy Crawlers from Deb’s Dragons will be on display.
This year’s event is sponsored by Sears Vacations, San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners, Nationwide Vision, Direct Buy, Meineke and city of Peoria. Families are also encouraged to bring a canned food item for each person to the Activities Zone (Monroe St.) or the Candy Loop (Centennial Plaza) to help benefit the St. Mary’s/Westside Food Bank Alliance. Some activities require a minimal fee. In addition, food and beverages will be available for purchase.
For more information, contact the Community Services Department at (623) 773-7137 or visit www.peoriaaz.gov/specialevents.
WHERE: Centennial Plaza
9875 N. 85th Ave.
Peoria, AZ 85345
When: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time: 5pm - 9pm