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Sep
16
Mon
Annual Maintenance Closure
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm

At Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum we pride ourselves on maintaining a clean and safe environment.

PLEASE NOTE: The museum will be closed for annual maintenance on September 16 through September 24. We will re-open on September 25.

Sep
23
Mon
Yoga for Kids
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Join Vickie from the RiverPlex and explore mindfulness through yoga, play, stories, and games. Everything in these classes can be easily adapted to enjoy at home, too!

Feel free to bring a yoga mat of your own or used one of ours. Comfortable clothing and socks are suggested.

Spaces are first come serve, the class is limited to 10 spaces for children.Best for ages 3 – 10 years old. Children under 8 should have adult supervision. Adults are invited to participate at no cost.

Sep
28
Sat
Be Anything Career Day: People in Our Neighborhood
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Be Anything Career Day: People in Our Neighborhood

Join us to BE ANYTHING! at the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum! In September we are inspired by the PlayHouse exhibit Peoria Then and Now to look at community jobs: dentist, grocer, meteorologist, finance professional, and more.

Visit all of the stations and be entered to win a raffle basket with items that allow you to extend the experience. And online bidding is now open – bid on one-on-one career experiences for your  child, and join us at Trailside Event Center on October 3rd for an adults-only cocktail event featuring a live auction of career experiences for children and adults! Learn more about the Be Anything! series here.

Sep
30
Mon
Yoga for Kids
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Join Vickie from the RiverPlex and explore mindfulness through yoga, play, stories, and games. Everything in these classes can be easily adapted to enjoy at home, too!

Feel free to bring a yoga mat of your own or used one of ours. Comfortable clothing and socks are suggested.

Spaces are first come serve, the class is limited to 10 spaces for children.Best for ages 3 – 10 years old. Children under 8 should have adult supervision. Adults are invited to participate at no cost.

Teacher Team Application Deadline @ Peoria Riverfront Museum
Sep 30 @ 11:45 pm – Oct 1 @ 12:00 am

Deadline to apply is September 30, 2019 for the 2019-2020 Teacher Team on makerspaces in the classroom.

The PlayHouse Teacher Team is a group of up to 15 educators, who come together regularly throughout the school year to contribute to and transform the PlayHouse and also explore hands on activities for their classrooms.

 

Between October and April, the PlayHouse Teacher Team will address questions about creating makerspaces for early childhood and elementary school students. Workshops will be held on the last Wednesdays of the month from 4-6 pm.

Learn more and apply here.

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum