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May 11 – Aug 16 all-day
2020 Summer Maker Program
12:00 am
The Peoria PlayHouse Summer Maker Program begins on Memorial Day: Monday, May 11 and ends on Sunday, August 16. We hope this program encourages you to try out different types of tools and inspires you[...]
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
PlayHouse PlayDates
10:00 am
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[...]
Be Anything!/See it. Be it. Virtual Career Days
10:00 am
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.[...]
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 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[...]
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
PlayHouse PlayDates
10:00 am
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[...]
Be Anything!/See it. Be it. Virtual Career Days
10:00 am
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.[...]
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Collage
10:00 am
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
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 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[...]
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
PlayHouse PlayDates
10:00 am
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[...]
Be Anything!/See it. Be it. Virtual Career Days
10:00 am
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.[...]
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 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[...]
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
PlayHouse PlayDates
10:00 am
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[...]
Be Anything!/See it. Be it. Virtual Career Days
10:00 am
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.[...]
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Layering
10:00 am
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
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 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[...]
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
9:30 am
This PlayDate is open to everyone! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party.  Starting in October, Virtual PlayDates are on the first and[...]
Oct 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
9:30 am
PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party.  Virtual PlayDates are on the first and third Thursdays of each month, and are for PlayHouse[...]
Real Tools: Make Something that Moves @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
Oct 5 – Oct 11 all-day
Real Tools: Make Something that Moves @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
12:00 am
Real Tools @ Lakeview Park offers socially distanced workstations stocked with carpentry and craft tools, and a large range of materials to work with. Visitors can choose between making a specific project highlighted that day,[...]
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
PlayHouse PlayDate @ Forest Park Nature Center @ Forest Park Nature Center
9:30 am
Join us to explore construction, meet a spider, and make a house!  PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party.  Virtual PlayDates are on[...]
Oct 10 – Oct 17 all-day
Be Anything! 2020 Online Auction
12:00 am
Be Anything! is an innovative program that propels “Take Your Child to Work Day” to a new level. All children can be anything; they need only the tools and opportunity to imagine, practice, and become![...]
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Pumpkin Carving Workshop @ Glen Oak Park
10:00 am
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[...]
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
9:30 am
PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party.  Virtual PlayDates are on the first and third Thursdays of each month, and are for PlayHouse[...]
Real Tools: Make A Costume @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
Oct 16 – Oct 17 all-day
Real Tools: Make A Costume @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
12:00 am
Real Tools @ Lakeview Park offers socially distanced workstations stocked with carpentry and craft tools, and a large range of materials to work with. Visitors can choose between making a specific project highlighted that day,[...]
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
PlayHouse PlayDate @ Forest Park Nature Center @ Forest Park Nature Center
9:30 am
Join us to learn about leaves and Fall, meet a bug, and make a collage!  PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party.  Virtual[...]
Real Tools: Build a Boat @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
Oct 23 – Oct 24 all-day
Real Tools: Build a Boat @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
12:00 am
Real Tools @ Lakeview Park offers socially distanced workstations stocked with carpentry and craft tools, and a large range of materials to work with. Visitors can choose between making a specific project highlighted that day,[...]
Real Tools: Build a catapult for a pompom @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
Oct 30 – Oct 31 all-day
Real Tools: Build a catapult for a pompom @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
12:00 am
Real Tools @ Lakeview Park offers socially distanced workstations stocked with carpentry and craft tools, and a large range of materials to work with. Visitors can choose between making a specific project highlighted that day,[...]
Nov 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
PlayHouse PlayDate (VIRTUAL) @ Zoom
9:30 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a postcard, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party.  Virtual PlayDates[...]
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Pandemic Parenting Workshop: Put your own Mask on First @ Virtual workshop
6:00 pm
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[...]
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
PlayHouse PlayDate @ Forest Park Nature Center @ Forest Park Nature Center
9:30 am
Join us to meet a turtle and make a “Creature Sculpture”! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party.  Virtual PlayDates are on the[...]
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
PlayHouse PlayDate (VIRTUAL) @ Zoom
9:30 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party.  Virtual[...]
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum