Take a Day to Check out the Peoria Riverfront Museum


Did you know that if you take a short drive from your Peoria apartment to 222 Southwest Washington Street you will find the Peoria Riverfront Museum? A children's discovery center, exhibit space and planetarium, this local attraction welcomes thousands of visitors throughout the year. Various classes and educational programs take place at the museum, … [Read more...]

Take Part in Trivia Tuesday at Kickapoo Creek Winery


There is no denying that trivia games boost brain power, so why not indulge in some educational fun at Kickapoo Creek Winery? This local winery sits a short distance from our apartments near downtown Peoria on 6605 North Smith Road. Family-owned, the vineyard sits on 250 acres of picturesque land in the Illinois River Valley. Designed with a tasting … [Read more...]

Appreciate Art? Visit the New Exhibition at Peoria Riverfront Museum

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There is an exciting exhibit at the Peoria Riverfront Museum. “Impressionism to Modernism: A Paradigm Shift in American Art” features outstanding works of art that originated in the U.S. from 1880 to 1950. It includes some pieces that have not before been on public display. The exhibit is comprised of art works that were mostly created in the … [Read more...]

Do You Work Out Better When Part of a Group? Sign Up for Contain the Gain

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Group support can be the key to achieving our fitness goals. You can tap into that support at the Contain the Gain weight management program, sponsored by the RiverPlex. Just in time for the holiday season comes this program that helps people lose weight by utilizing a variety of methods. Each session includes a group workout that is led by … [Read more...]

Thinking of Getting a Pet for Your Stay with Hickory Ridge?

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Pets can be an invaluable addition to a family. They provide companionship and love and they can be excellent little entertainers. If you are thinking of welcoming a pet into your family, take some time to consider these points before making the big leap. Find out exactly what types and sizes of pets that your apartment community allows. Some places … [Read more...]