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First Friday: Reenie Charriere at the PlayHouse
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Friday: Reenie Charriere at the PlayHouse

From July 23-August 3, join artist Reenie Charriere to create art on the PlayHouse porch. On August 3, we invite the community to join us at the PlayHouse for First Friday and enjoy the work created by Reenie and our visitors.

This program is made possible by a grant from The Arts Mean Business Fund and the Community Impact Fund of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois.

Annual Costume Swap: Drop-Off Days
Oct 1 – Oct 15 all-day

Halloween is fast approaching! What kind of costume will you wear?

Have old costumes to donate? Drop off your gently used costume at the Peoria PlayHouse anytime during the museum’s open hours, from October 1 through October 15. In exchange, you will receive a “Costume Swap Voucher” – good for a free costume at the swap!

Then, bring your voucher to the PlayHouse on October 20th from 10am-Noon, and choose a “new” costume from the costume swap collection.

Does your costume need something else – a hat, a sword, a prop of some sort? You can work with PlayHouse staff in Real Tools on October 20th from Noon-4pm to create your accessory, as well as enjoy additional Halloween activities at our Haunted PlayHouse event!

Global Cardboard Challenge
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Global Cardboard Challenge is an opportunity to build whatever you can dream up using cardboard, recycled materials, and imagination. At the PlayHouse, we encourage your family to dream and build together! Get inspired by seeing the cardboard project that inspired this event at cainesarcade.com/cardboardchallenge and join us to make something just as fabulous!

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum