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Out and About in Greater Peoria: collector's show, spring stroll and an Earth Day celebration

Here are 3 things to do for the weekend of April 19 through April 21, 2024, curated by WCBU's Meagan Ruger-Smith. You can find more coverage on our Out & About - Arts & Music page or by subscribing to WCBU's Weekend Fanfare email newsletter, which goes out every Friday.

Collect: Tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Avanti's Event Center, there will be 40 different tables of collectables at the Sports Cards n' Collector's Show, including sports cards, Pokemon, Pops, Magic the Gathering, Comics, Legos, Star Wars and so many more!

Stroll: Join the Junior League of Peoria tomorrow afternoon for the Spring Fling, Sip & Stroll in the Heights. Your ticket includes a buffet style food from Slow Hand barbecue, a flower bar and swag bag, two drink tickets, special promotions and more! Each ticket sponsors one emergency kit for Peoria Youth.

Learn: Celebrate this Earth Day with the Forest Park Nature Center. Both vendors and exhibits will be available for attendees to enjoy. This year, there will be a drum circle and face painting station. You can also learn about how to make a difference and get involved in local environmental efforts.

Meagan Ruger-Smith is a sports communication major at Bradley University, with minors in ethics and journalism. Meagan joined WCBU in 2023.