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Dec
7
Sat
Maker Workshop: Artsy Ornaments
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Make some festive ornaments to put on your tree, decorate your home, or give as presents to your friends and family to celebrate the winter holidays!

In PlayHouse Maker Workshops, kids and families learn to use tools, experiment with different types of making, and think creatively! This program is designed for kids 3-12 years old. All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

How to register:

  • Register in person at the PlayHouse, by phone at (309) 323-6900, or online. Those who are Explorer Members must register in person at the PlayHouse.
  • Members will receive their discount by entering the code:  PH2019MW at checkout online. Current membership status will be verified.
  • Registration closes the Wednesday prior to the workshop.

The PlayHouse has switched to a new program registration system. If you encounter technical problems in using this new system, please contact Kevin Davis at the Peoria Park District’s Recreation Desk at 681-1200.  For program questions, please call our Family and Public Programs Educator, Adrienne Huffman, at 309-323-6894.

Jan
18
Sat
Maker Workshop: Silly Sculpture
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

In this workshop we will explore line, shape, color, size, and space. Working with cardboard, wire, clay, and more, explore different ways of sculpting, and create original works of your own!

In PlayHouse Maker Workshops, kids and families learn to use tools, experiment with different types of making, and think creatively! This program is designed for kids 3-12 years old. All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

How to register:

  • Register in person at the PlayHouse, by phone at (309) 323-6900, or online. Those who are Explorer Members must register in person at the PlayHouse.
  • Members will receive their discount by entering the code:  PH2019MW at checkout online. Current membership status will be verified.
  • Registration closes the Wednesday prior to the workshop.

The PlayHouse has switched to a new program registration system. If you encounter technical problems in using this new system, please contact Kevin Davis at the Peoria Park District’s Recreation Desk at 681-1200.  For program questions, please call our Family and Public Programs Educator, Tessa Martinez, at 309-323-6894.

Feb
1
Sat
Maker Workshop: Flying Machines
Feb 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Gliders, kites, airplanes, balloons, rockets…what else can you think of that flies? Come learn some basic principles of flight, and build some fun contraptions that can take the air!

How to register:

  • Register in person at the PlayHouse, by phone at (309) 323-6900, or online. Those who are Explorer Members must register in person at the PlayHouse.
  • Members will receive their discount by entering the code:  PH2019MW at checkout online. Current membership status will be verified. Explorer Members should register at the PlayHouse to receive their discount
  • Registration closes the day of the workshop or when full. Anyone who registers the day of the workshop pays full price.

The PlayHouse has switched to a new program registration system. If you encounter technical problems in using this new system, please contact Kevin Davis at the Peoria Park District’s Recreation Desk at 681-1200.  For program questions, please call our Family and Public Programs Educator, Tessa Martinez at 309-323-6894.

Feb
17
Mon
Maker Day Camp
Feb 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Maker Day Camp 2020

Ages 5-9

School may be closed for President’s Day, but the PlayHouse in OPEN! Come spend the day with us at this one-day camp, especially for kids who love making cool things! Your kids will use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) and basic construction skills throughout the day to create some amazing projects to take home.

Members use code: PH2020MDC

25% sibling discount

Registration closes on Wednesday, February 13.

Scholarships are available for those who qualify. Contact Tessa Martinez at 309-323-6894 or tmartinez@peoriaparks.org for more information.

 

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum