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Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service
12:00 pm
Activities are free with museum admission or membership Join us for our 2nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service! Beginning in 1994, the US government recognized Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a[...]
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Things That Go
10:00 am
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,[...]
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Balance
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
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Farm
10:00 am
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,[...]
Jan 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Storytime at the PlayHouse: Chinese New Year
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 bi-lingual with a language related to the[...]
Storytime at the PlayHouse: Black History Month
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 bi-lingual with a language related to the[...]
Feb 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker Workshop: Flying Machines
2:00 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[...]
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Colors
10:00 am
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,[...]
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Getting Dressed
10:00 am
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,[...]
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
STEAM Homeschool: Electrical Engineer
12:00 pm
STEAM Homeschool: Electrical Engineer The PlayHouse offers STEAM Homeschool classes in which students explore topics related to science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Hands-on activities included! Registration is required at least three days prior to the[...]
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Valentine Cards
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
Feb 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Maker Day Camp
8:00 am
Ages 5-9 School may be closed for President’s Day, but the PlayHouse in OPEN! Come spend the day with us at this new one-day camp, especially for kids who love making cool things! Your kids will[...]
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Food
10:00 am
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,[...]
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: River Animals
10:00 am
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,[...]
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Lines
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
Feb 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
The PlayHouse will be closing early for HopScotch. Want to know more about HopScotch? Click here!
Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
HopScotch
6:00 pm
Join us for a roaring good time at our annual adults-only fundraising event with this year’s special 1920s speakeasy theme! Eight favorite local restaurants and breweries provide whiskey-based cocktails and local brews. Enjoy food by[...]
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Construction
10:00 am
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,[...]
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Letters
10:00 am
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,[...]
Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
STEAM Homeschool: Chemist
12:00 pm
STEAM Homeschool: Chemist The PlayHouse offers STEAM Home School classes in which students explore topics related to science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Hands-on activities included! Registration is required at least three days prior to the[...]
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Color
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
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Enchanted PlayHouse
11:00 am
Free with museum admission or membership You’re invited to a day of enchantment! Try your hand at a fantasy scavenger hunt. Then build a castle, pose at our fairy tale photo booth, create a treasure[...]
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Sand
10:00 am
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,[...]
Mar 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storytime at the PlayHouse: Hindu New Year
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 bi-lingual with a language related to the[...]
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Shapes
10:00 am
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,[...]
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Paper Sculpture
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
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: My Body
10:00 am
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,[...]
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Going to Sleep
10:00 am
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,[...]
Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
STEAM Homeschool: Archaeologist
12:00 pm
STEAM Homeschool: Archaeologist The PlayHouse offers STEAM Home School classes in which students explore topics related to science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Hands-on activities included! Registration is required at least three days prior to the[...]
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Bugs
10:00 am
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,[...]
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum