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Annual Costume Swap: Drop-Off Days
Annual Costume Swap: Drop-Off Days
Oct 1 – Oct 15 all-day
Annual Costume Swap: Drop-Off Days
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[...]
Yoga for Kids: Mindful Awareness 10:00 am
Yoga for Kids: Mindful Awareness
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga for Kids: Mindful Awareness
Yoga for Kids: Mindful Awareness Monday, October 1 | 10-10:30AM | All Ages Join Vickie from the RiverPlex and explore mindfulness through yoga, play, stories, and games. Everything in these classes can be easily adapted[...]
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Tot Time: Food 10:00 am
Tot Time: Food
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Food
During this program for children 1 to 3 years of age and their grown-ups, children develop language, small motor skills, and social skills while engaging in hands-on exploration. Each class includes songs and musical instruments, a read-aloud story,[...]
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Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Insects 10:00 am
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Insects
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Insects
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Insects with Forest Park Nature Center Friday, October 5 | 10-10:30AM | All Ages Get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Meet live animals from 10-10:30AM. We also[...]
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Global Cardboard Challenge 10:00 am
Global Cardboard Challenge
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Global Cardboard Challenge
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[...]
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Explorer Day Camp 8:00 am
Explorer Day Camp
Oct 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explorer Day Camp
School may be closed for Columbus Day, but the PlayHouse is OPEN! Spend the day with us at this new one-day camp, which will focus on art, music, and storytelling. Inspired by Native American culture,[...]
Yoga for Kids: Calmness 10:00 am
Yoga for Kids: Calmness
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga for Kids: Calmness
Yoga for Kids: Calmness Monday, October 8 | 10-10:30AM | All Ages Join Vickie from the RiverPlex and explore mindfulness through yoga, play, stories, and games. Everything in these classes can be easily adapted to[...]
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Tot Time: Animals 10:00 am
Tot Time: Animals
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Animals
During this program for children 1 to 3 years of age and their grown-ups, children develop language, small motor skills, and social skills while engaging in hands-on exploration. Each class includes songs and musical instruments, a read-aloud story,[...]
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Ag in the Classroom: Spectacular Soy 12:00 pm
Ag in the Classroom: Spectacular Soy
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ag in the Classroom: Spectacular Soy
AG IN THE CLASSROOM: SPECTACULAR SOY OCTOBER 11 | 12-2PM | AGES 8-12 COST: $5 PER CHILD (MUSEUM ADMISSION NOT INCLUDED) In collaboration with Peoria Farm Bureau, these fun and interactive homeschool classes teach children[...]
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Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Spiders 10:00 am
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Spiders
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Spiders
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Spiders with Forest Park Nature Center Friday, October 12 | 10-10:30AM | All Ages Get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Meet live animals from 10-10:30AM. We[...]
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Maker Workshop: Sweet Science 2:00 pm
Maker Workshop: Sweet Science
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker Workshop: Sweet Science
Fee includes museum admission. Adults attend free with regular admission. Kids and families learn to use tools, experiment with different types of making, and think creatively in PlayHouse Maker Workshops! This program is designed for[...]
Annual Girl Scout Lock-In 8:00 pm
Annual Girl Scout Lock-In
Oct 13 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 14 @ 7:00 am
Annual Girl Scout Lock-In
Calling all BROWNIES and JUNIORS! Join us for a special overnight experience at the Peoria PlayHouse! Girls will have the chance to play in the exhibits as much as they like and participate in a[...]
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Kids in the Kitchen 1:00 pm
Kids in the Kitchen
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kids in the Kitchen FEBRUARY 11 | 12-2PM | AGES 4-12 Explore the science behind the 5 senses with hands-on activities. Presented by the Junior League of Peoria.
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Yoga for Kids: Kindness & Sharing 10:00 am
Yoga for Kids: Kindness & Sharing
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga for Kids: Kindness & Sharing
Yoga for Kids: Kindness & Sharing Monday, October 15 | 10-10:30AM | All Ages Join Vickie from the RiverPlex and explore mindfulness through yoga, play, stories, and games. Everything in these classes can be easily[...]
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Tot Time: Construction 10:00 am
Tot Time: Construction
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Construction
During this program for children 1 to 3 years of age and their grown-ups, children develop language, small motor skills, and social skills while engaging in hands-on exploration. Each class includes songs and musical instruments, a read-aloud story,[...]
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Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Turtles 10:00 am
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Turtles
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Turtles
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Turtles with Forest Park Nature Center Friday, October 19 | 10-10:30AM | All Ages Get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Meet live animals from 10-10:30AM. We also[...]
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Annual Costume Swap 10:00 am
Annual Costume Swap
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Annual Costume Swap
Did you donate a costume between October 1 and October 15 and receive a “Costume Swap Voucher”? Today’s the day to bring your voucher to the PlayHouse and choose a “new” costume from the costume swap[...]
Haunted PlayHouse 12:00 pm
Haunted PlayHouse
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Haunted PlayHouse
Join us for a day of Halloween fun! Participate in our annual Costume Swap, spooky story-time, and trick-or-treat scavenger hunt. Strike a pose in our silly photo booth, show off your costume in a parade[...]
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Yoga for Kids: Feelings 10:00 am
Yoga for Kids: Feelings
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga for Kids: Feelings
Yoga for Kids: Feelings Monday, October 22 | 10-10:30AM | All Ages Join Vickie from the RiverPlex and explore mindfulness through yoga, play, stories, and games. Everything in these classes can be easily adapted to[...]
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Tot Time: Getting Dressed 10:00 am
Tot Time: Getting Dressed
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Getting Dressed
During this program for children 1 to 3 years of age and their grown-ups, children develop language, small motor skills, and social skills while engaging in hands-on exploration. Each class includes songs and musical instruments, a read-aloud story,[...]
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Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Snakes 10:00 am
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Snakes
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Snakes
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Snakes with Forest Park Nature Center Friday, October 26 | 10-10:30AM | All Ages Get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Meet live animals from 10-10:30AM. We also[...]
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Cub Scout Day at the PlayHouse 9:00 am
Cub Scout Day at the PlayHouse
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cub Scout Day at the PlayHouse
Join us for a special Cub Scout Day at the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum! Wear your uniform and enjoy special discounted admission of $5 per scout and accompanying family member. The first 25 Cub Scouts[...]
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Yoga for Kids: Giving 10:00 am
Yoga for Kids: Giving
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga for Kids: Giving
Yoga for Kids: Giving Monday, October 29 | 10-10:30AM | All Ages Join Vickie from the RiverPlex and explore mindfulness through yoga, play, stories, and games. Everything in these classes can be easily adapted to[...]
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Tot Time: Halloween 10:00 am
Tot Time: Halloween
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Halloween
During this program for children 1 to 3 years of age and their grown-ups, children develop language, small motor skills, and social skills while engaging in hands-on exploration. Each class includes songs and musical instruments, a read-aloud story,[...]
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum