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Voted in the top 50 happiest places to live in the country, the City of Peoria is also the place to build a career. With more than 35 jobs open in the city, now is the perfect time to start a new job or make a career change. Select positions may be eligible for a sign-on bonus! Make a difference in the community you already call home. View job openings and apply online by visiting
Second Saturday Fresh Fest Takes Place February 12
Peoria’s Second Saturdays are back, bigger and better than ever before! Second Saturdays is a free, family-friendly event held every second Saturday of the month through May 14. The events take place in Old Town Peoria on Jefferson Street and 83rd Avenue from 5-9 p.m. With a changing lineup of activities and entertainment monthly, Second Saturdays feature a market curated with a mix of special vendors, outdoor games, art installations, local food and beverage options, live music, and a variety of performers. This month’s event is February 12 and emphasizes a fresh start in 2022. “Start your new year fresh with Peoria in this month’s Second Saturday and enjoy food, music, art and entertainment,” according to the city. For more information, visit
Vistancia Farmers Market Happening Monthly Until May
The Vistancia Farmer’s Market is hosted by Smith’s Local Farmers Markets. This farmer’s market takes place monthly until May on the third Sunday of every month in Vistancia. The next event is February 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No registration required for patrons. Vendors must register through Smith’s Local Farmers Market to attend. Follow the Vistancia Village Association @VistanciaVillageAssociation on Facebook to keep posted on event details. The Vistancia Farmers Market takes place in the Mountain Vista Club parking lot, located at 29701 N. Sunrise Point.
Peoria Tests New Autonomous Shuttle
Recently, the City of Peoria started testing an autonomous shuttle, RoboRide Medical, as part of a four-month pilot program. The free, electric, driverless shuttle operates in the healthcare district near Plaza Del Rio Boulevard and will run Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. With the help of Arizona State University, the City of Peoria, and Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), this pilot program will study the feasibility of autonomous vehicles, analyzing data on high-tech mobility and ridership patterns to better understand future transit opportunities and mobility solutions. Plaza Del Rio is home to more than 100 medical facilities and more than 500 senior living residences. For information about the route or autonomous shuttle technology, visit