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Support Destination Imagination Team From Lindbergh Middle School

Posted on: Mon, 04/29/2013 - 20:21| By: PeoriaParent

Peoria Parents, a middle school team from Lindbergh Middle School is asking you for help raise funds.  The school's 6th grade Destination Imagination Team won 2nd place in the Illinois Tournament. They have qualified to go to Global Final Tournament next month in Knoxville, TN. It costs over $600 for each child to attend this 5-day event, that's not including transportation.

Play at the Lakeview Museum One More Time Before it Closes on Sept 1: K’Nex, Discovery Center, Ducks, Art Exhibits, and more!

Posted on: Thu, 08/02/2012 - 19:13| By: PeoriaParent

The Lakeview Museum will officially close on September 1.  The staff will be getting ready to open the new doors of the Peoria River Front Museum in October.  This will be your last chance to play and learn at the Lakeview Museum.  

From my kids and talking to other kids at Lakeview lately, the K’Nex exhibit is the best exhibit that Lakeview has ever had.  We’ve studied the K’Nex roller coaster, ferris wheel, and thrill rides to see how different pieces are used and connected.  My kids spend at least 2 hours building contraptions in the hands-on area.  The younger kids may need help building things, but it is a great way to share time to imagine and create with them.

New at the Peoria Zoo: New Tigers, New Entrance, New Australia, New Entertainment

Posted on: Thu, 08/02/2012 - 19:07| By: PeoriaParent

There are a lot of good changes happening at the Peoria Zoo.  If you haven’t heard, the most exciting announcement is the Zoo welcoming four baby Amur tigers.  The cubs and mother “Kyra” will stay in the house until the cubs are old enough to safely navigate the outdoor exhibit and the mother is calm having them on exhibit.

Your face in space

Posted on: Sun, 03/06/2011 - 11:31| By: PeoriaParent

NASA wants your face in space !. NASA wants to put a picture of you on one of two remaining space shuttle missions and launch it into orbit. This can be an exciting activity for you and your kids. To launch your face into space and become a part of history, just visit the following site and follow the instructions given.