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Aug
4
Tue
PlayHouse PlayDates
Aug 4 @ 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.

Aug
7
Fri
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
Aug 7 @ 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.

 

Aug
11
Tue
PlayHouse PlayDates
Aug 11 @ 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.

Aug
14
Fri
Open Art Studio: Collage
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays!

Create art from 10am-12pm

Free with museum admission or membership

Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
Aug 14 @ 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.

 

Aug
18
Tue
PlayHouse PlayDates
Aug 18 @ 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.

Aug
21
Fri
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
Aug 21 @ 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.

 

Aug
25
Tue
PlayHouse PlayDates
Aug 25 @ 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.

Aug
28
Fri
Open Art Studio: Layering
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays!

Create art from 10am-12pm

Free with museum admission or membership

Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
Aug 28 @ 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.

 

Oct
10
Sat
Pumpkin Carving Workshop @ Glen Oak Park
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Pumpkin Carving Workshop @ Glen Oak Park

Start off the spookiest month of the year by coming to Glen Oak Park to carve and paint your own pumpkins! PlayHouse staff will help lead you and your family through carving or painting your own pumpkins, with paints, markers and stencils provided for you to customize your jack-o-lantern just in time for Halloween!

Advance Registration Required. Must be a PlayHouse Everywhere member to participate – learn more here.

 

Nov
9
Mon
Pandemic Parenting Workshop: Put your own Mask on First @ Virtual workshop
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Pandemic Parenting Workshop: Put your own Mask on First @ Virtual workshop

Join Play Therapists (and moms) Emily Hagman, LMSW, RPT and Meredith Messina, LCPC, RPT, for a workshop focusing on self care and ways to de-stress during this stressful time. Participants will receive a list of suggested supplies to gather before the workshop.

Must be a PlayHouse Everywhere member to participate – learn more here 

 

Nov
21
Sat
Wreath Making
Nov 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Wreath Making

Join Bob Streitmatter from Luthy Botanical Garden to make a wreath! Luthy wreath-making workshops are usually $30, but this special family workshop is exclusive for and free to PlayHouse Everywhere Members!

Advance Registration Required. Must be a PlayHouse Everywhere member to participate – learn more here.

Please note, due to COVID-related restrictions, this is now a virtual workshop, with supplies to be picked up in advance. 

 

Dec
21
Mon
Winter Break Maker Challenge
Dec 21 all-day
Winter Break Maker Challenge
Make things with your kids over winter break!

We know winter vacation is harder than usual these days. With this in mind, we invite PlayHouse Everywhere Members to pick up a FREE Maker Kit from us December 21-23. This kit includes a collection of recycled items from Real Tools and a Maker Challenge. Save these for a rainy day, and then join us on December 29th at 1pm by Zoom to share what you made!

Please order your kits by December 17th. This offer is exclusive for children in PlayHouse Everywhere member households.

Must be a PlayHouse Everywhere member to participate – learn more here.

 

Jan
30
Sat
Cardboard Challenge
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Cardboard Challenge

Don’t throw out your holiday boxes – use them to create something amazing and new and unique to your family!

The Cardboard Challenge is an annual event in October – but this year, we thought we could use a little of that cardboard challenge spirit in January.

Advance Registration Required. Must be a PlayHouse Everywhere member to participate – learn more here.

 

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum