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Jul
14
Tue
PlayHouse PlayDates
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
PlayHouse PlayDates

PlayHouse PlayDates are an EXCLUSIVE members-only PlayHouse staff-facilitated experience on Tuesdays at 10am. This program is perfect for ages 2-5. Join us on our usual Members-only Tuesday Morning for a guided activity, a visit from an animal at Forest Park Nature Center, and a dance party. To get more information and register for this program email playhouse@peoriapark.org.

Jul
15
Wed
Meet a STEAM Professional: Engineering
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Meet a STEAM Professional: Engineering

Are you a middle school student interested in a fun and educational STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) activity? Are you curious about what different careers in the STEAM field are really like?

Then this virtual series is for you! Join us each week as we visit with local STEAM professionals.

Topics to be explored include:

July 1: Medicine and Anatomy with Shannon Egli, JUMP Simulation Center

July 8: Music -The Arts in Education with Mary Papich, music educator

July 15: Engineering with Ursula Towne, Caterpillar and Society of Women Engineers

July 22: Careers with the Arts and Animals with Jenn Gordon, Executive Director of Arts Partners of Central Illinois and Adrienne Baurer, Wildlife Prairie Park, Education and Programming Director

July 29: Insects: How can we stop them from bugging us with Erica Goett, NCAUR (National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research)

Please register by the Monday previous to each Wednesday event. Zoom invitations and passcodes will be sent out via email on the morning of the Zoom call.

https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/default.cfm?RegistrationID=22376

Brought to you by the University of Illinois Extension.

Jul
16
Thu
Be Anything!/See it. Be it. Virtual Career Days
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Be Anything!/See it. Be it. Virtual Career Days

Virtual Career Days are a partnership between Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum’s Be Anything! program and Peoria Public Schools Foundation’s See It. Be It. Watch this Virtual Career Day on our Facebook page or YouTube channel.

The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum’s Be Anything! is an innovative program that propels “Take Your Child to Work Day” to a new level. Help a child in your life explore the careers that excite them. Learn more about Be Anything! here.

Peoria Public Schools Foundation’s See It. Be It. career exploration program drives student excitement and interest in career options through experiences with working professionals. Students in K – 5th grade meet face-to-face with people in various occupations to learn about jobs and the corresponding skill sets required to be successful in a career. Simply, if they can See It, they can Be It.

Jul
17
Fri
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Everyone loves a good story! Explore some with us covering a variety of topics including holidays, cultures, and languages with people from our community. Most StoryTimes will be bilingual with a language related to the culture or holiday we are covering.

Virtual StoryTime will be posted on Facebook at 10am CST every Friday, and uploaded to our YouTube channel.

 

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum