To match the summer’s temperature, this news from the City of Peoria is hot of the presses.
Peoria Film Fest Comes Back to the Big Screen Next Month
Details are still in the works, but the City of Peoria just announced that the Peoria Film Fest will be back again after a hiatus. The event happens September 17-19 at Harkins Arrowhead 18. Visit for the latest info as more details are announced closer to the event.

City Programs Encourage Water Conservation
“Peoria has several great rebate programs that encourage conservation and sustainable practices,” says Briana Cortinas, a Peoria spokeswoman. In Peoria, water conservation is a way of life. The city actively protects and preserves its diverse water supply through aquifer recharge, direct reuse of reclaimed water for landscaping and other non-drinking water demands, as well as planning and building reliable water infrastructure, according to the city. Peoria has robust education and outreach programs for adults and youth to help ensure that residents can successfully embrace the desert and use water wisely at home and in the landscape. In addition, the city offers several programs to help increase water conservation and efficiency in our community. To learn more, visit

City of Peoria Hiring Recreation Leaders
The city of Peoria is seeking outgoing, positive, and responsible individuals who desire to work with youth in the AM/PM before and after school care program. Staff members will supervise and monitor children by actively participating with them through play and staff-led enrichment, such as literacy, arts and crafts, and STEAM projects. The ideal candidate will provide an enhanced experience, enjoy positive participant interactions, and welcome the opportunity to make a difference. If you have a passion for working with children, this job is for you! For more details, visit, review the city of Peoria’s employment opportunities, and search ‘Childcare Provider – Rec Leaders.’

Pop-Up Peoria at Park West Announces August Classes
Pop-Up Peoria is a unique, innovative community engagement space created by the city of Peoria and CIRE Equity. Visit Pop-Up Peoria at Park West to connect with artists, creatives, entrepreneurs, and experts in a variety of activities, programs, and interactive experiences. Upcoming events include preschool story time, business support for Latinas, and entrepreneurship day. For more information and a full program schedule, check out