Sep 21

Peoria to Host Blood Screening Event in January

Posted on September 21, 2021 at 1:33 PM by Samantha Thomas

Would you like the opportunity to receive your confidential blood lab results delivered directly to your home? Are you looking to take a more active role in your self-care? The city of Peoria is partnering with Healthwaves Corporate Wellness to provide laboratory screenings for Peoria residents. On Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at Peoria City Hall, located at 8401 W. Monroe St., residents can register for blood screenings between 6:30 and 10 a.m. Advantages of having your blood drawn include: 

  • Receive a copy of your bloodwork results within 7-10 days to use for your next physician appointment. 
  • No insurance is billed. You pay directly for the services at a reduced cost. No extra fees. 
  • It's an opportunity to educate self, monitor changes and make improvements to your health. 

To make an appointment, go to https://pickatime.com/cityofpeoriawellness. For lab test options, visit www.healthwaves.com/Healthwaves/Lab_Screenings.html. Fill out the attached consent form to bring to the event. 


Sep 21

WVAM Showcases Watercolorists Starting Sept. 20

Posted on September 21, 2021 at 1:32 PM by Samantha Thomas

Opening Monday, Sept. 20 and continuing on view through Wednesday, Nov. 10 the West Valley Art Museum (WVAM) will be featuring work by the Contemporary Watercolorists of Arizona. This notable group is comprised of 40 of the state’s top artists highlighting the many nuances and variations possible in water media. It is a juried members showcase. On Thursday, Sept. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. there will be an awards reception. Masks must be worn within city hall and during the reception. The WVAM Art Gallery is located on the first floor of Peoria City Hall, 8401 W. Monroe Street, in Old Town Peoria. Gallery hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday from noon to 6 p.m. For additional information, contact WVAM at 623-972-0635 or www.wvam.org

Sep 21

Get Your Ticket to Peoria Country Fest

Posted on September 21, 2021 at 1:31 PM by Samantha Thomas

The Peoria Country Fest is two weeks away on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at Pleasant Harbor at Lake Pleasant. The festival will feature live country music from David Nail, Bayou Bandits and Ivan Hearness. There will be food trucks, a beer garden and live bull riding. The event runs from 2–10 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person and admission is free for children 12 years old and younger. A limited number of VIP tickets are available for $75. VIP ticket holders will enjoy a separate seating area and bathrooms, private cash bar and meal. Ticket prices do not include entry into Pleasant Harbor, which is an additional $7 per vehicle. Festival attendees are encouraged to buy tickets in advance. Tickets can be purchased at https://pleasantharbor.bammtickets.com