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Feb
9
Thu
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

This program focuses on parents and their babies, from birth to 12 months, giving them a place to gather and enjoy casual conversation with fellow parents while their little one’s play. Guest speakers from partner organizations will lead discussions and activities related to infant growth, and development. The goal of this program is to support YOU as parents, and we invite you to both join and tell us how this program and community groups can best help you!

Free of charge for parent and infant (under one year of age.) May not be combined with additional admissions.

Tot Time: Boats @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Boats @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

During this program for children 1 to 4 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, time for play, and a visual art activity. Look for a different theme each week!

Advanced registration is recommended. Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $4 for members, $6 for non-members. Fee does not include cost for museum admission.

 

Feb
11
Sat
Active Minds at the PlayHouse: You’ve Got a Friend in Me @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Active Minds at the PlayHouse: You've Got a Friend in Me @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

This program is for children ages 5-8. However, all children under the age of 12 are welcome.

Join the PlayHouse and Active Minds for a four-week social-emotional health program that will build a closer connection with your child. While your child engages in play activities centered around understanding their own emotions, you can join us for a separate session to discuss how best to support your child’s range of emotions.

Friends make life fun and exciting. Your child will engage in interactive activities to teach them how to recognize the feelings of others and be an empathetic friend.

Happening Every Saturday in February from 10 am to 11 am

  • February 4th: The Emotional Me
  • February 11th: You’ve Got a Friend in Me
  • February 18th: The Gratitude Attitude
  • February 25th: My Mind & Me

Advanced Registration is Recommended.

 

Do you need another reason to come?

If you and your child come every week, you are entered into our raffle! If selected, you will win:

  • FREE Admission to four regular programs at the PlayHouse
    • Tot Times
    • Family Workshops
    • Maker Workshops
  • Four FREE guest passes to the PlayHouse to use anytime within the calendar year
  • $60 worth of FREE merchandise from the PlayHouse Gift Shop
Feb
14
Tue
Preschool Parties at Proctor – I Heart Valentine’s Day @ Proctor Recreation Center
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Preschool Parties at Proctor - I Heart Valentine's Day @ Proctor Recreation Center

Discover our world through maker and S.T.E.A.M. activities, walks in nature, and stories depending on the location. This program is for preschool-aged children and their parents. For some locations, dress for outdoor fun!

This winter join in on the fun every Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. at Proctor Recreation Center! Each class will include a hands-on STEAM activity, a snack, and play time in our gym.

Accompanying adult(s) can join in the fun, relax, and/or utilize the Proctor Center’s facilities (workout room, TV lounge, computer lab, library) as well as using the kids’ gym with younger siblings during the learning activity.

Register for this program today!

Feb
16
Thu
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

This program focuses on parents and their babies, from birth to 12 months, giving them a place to gather and enjoy casual conversation with fellow parents while their little one’s play. Guest speakers from partner organizations will lead discussions and activities related to infant growth, and development. The goal of this program is to support YOU as parents, and we invite you to both join and tell us how this program and community groups can best help you!

Free of charge for parent and infant (under one year of age.) May not be combined with additional admissions.

Tot Time: Bedtime @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Bedtime @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

During this program for children 1 to 4 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, time for play, and a visual art activity. Look for a different theme each week!

Advanced registration is recommended. Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $4 for members, $6 for non-members. Fee does not include cost for museum admission.

 

Feb
18
Sat
Active Minds at the PlayHouse: The Gratitude Attitude @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Active Minds at the PlayHouse: The Gratitude Attitude @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

This program is for children ages 5-8. However, all children under the age of 12 are welcome. 

Join the PlayHouse and Active Minds for a four-week social-emotional health program that will build a closer connection with your child. While your child engages in play activities centered around understanding their own emotions, you can join us for a separate session to discuss how best to support your child’s range of emotions.

It’s not easy to be thankful every day. Your child will engage in interactive activities that encourage them to recognize the things they’re grateful for every day.

Happening Every Saturday in February from 10 am to 11 am

  • February 4th: The Emotional Me
  • February 11th: You’ve Got a Friend in Me
  • February 18th: The Gratitude Attitude
  • February 25th: My Mind & Me

Advanced Registration is Recommended.

 

Do you need another reason to come?

If you and your child come every week, you are entered into our raffle! If selected, you will win:

  • FREE Admission to four regular programs at the PlayHouse
    • Tot Times
    • Family Workshops
    • Maker Workshops
  • Four FREE guest passes to the PlayHouse to use anytime within the calendar year
  • $60 worth of FREE merchandise from the PlayHouse Gift Shop
Feb
21
Tue
Preschool Parties at Proctor – Keva Plank Play @ Proctor Recreation Center
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Preschool Parties at Proctor - Keva Plank Play @ Proctor Recreation Center

Discover our world through maker and S.T.E.A.M. activities, walks in nature, and stories depending on the location. This program is for preschool-aged children and their parents. For some locations, dress for outdoor fun!

This winter join in on the fun every Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. at Proctor Recreation Center! Each class will include a hands-on STEAM activity, a snack, and play time in our gym.

Accompanying adult(s) can join in the fun, relax, and/or utilize the Proctor Center’s facilities (workout room, TV lounge, computer lab, library) as well as using the kids’ gym with younger siblings during the learning activity.

Register for this program today!

Feb
23
Thu
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

This program focuses on parents and their babies, from birth to 12 months, giving them a place to gather and enjoy casual conversation with fellow parents while their little one’s play. Guest speakers from partner organizations will lead discussions and activities related to infant growth, and development. The goal of this program is to support YOU as parents, and we invite you to both join and tell us how this program and community groups can best help you!

Free of charge for parent and infant (under one year of age.) May not be combined with additional admissions.

Tot Time: Animals @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Animals @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

During this toddler program for children 1 to 4 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, time for play, and a visual art activity. Look for a different theme each week!

Advanced registration is recommended. Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $4 for members, $6 for non-members. Fee does not include cost for museum admission.

 

Feb
25
Sat
Active Minds at the PlayHouse: My Mind & Me @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Active Minds at the PlayHouse: My Mind & Me @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

This program is recommended for children ages 5-8, however, all children under the age of 12 are welcome. 

Join the PlayHouse and Active Minds for a four-week social-emotional health program that will build a closer connection with your child. While your child engages in play activities centered around understanding their own emotions, you can join us for a separate session to discuss how best to support your child’s range of emotions.

It can be hard to control our emotions at times. Your child will learn different strategies they can use to keep their emotions under control.

Happening Every Saturday in February from 10 am to 11 am

  • February 4th: The Emotional Me
  • February 11th: You’ve Got a Friend in Me
  • February 18th: The Gratitude Attitude
  • February 25th: My Mind & Me

Advanced Registration is Recommended.

 

Need another reason to come?

If you and your child come every week, you will be entered into our raffle! If selected, you will win:

  • FREE Admission to Four regular programs at the PlayHouse
    • Tot Time
    • Family Workshops
    • Maker Workshops
  • Four FREE guest passes to the PlayHouse to be used anytime within the calendar year
  • $60 worth of FREE merchandise from the PlayHouse Gift Shop
Feb
28
Tue
Preschool Parties at Proctor – Voting is Fun @ Proctor Recreation Center
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Preschool Parties at Proctor - Voting is Fun @ Proctor Recreation Center

Discover our world through maker and S.T.E.A.M. activities, walks in nature, and stories depending on the location. This program is for preschool-aged children and their parents. For some locations, dress for outdoor fun!

This winter join in on the fun every Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. at Proctor Recreation Center! Each class will include a hands-on STEAM activity, a snack, and play time in our gym.

Accompanying adult(s) can join in the fun, relax, and/or utilize the Proctor Center’s facilities (workout room, TV lounge, computer lab, library) as well as using the kids’ gym with younger siblings during the learning activity.

Register for this program today!

Mar
2
Thu
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

This program focuses on parents and their babies, from birth to 12 months, giving them a place to gather and enjoy casual conversation with fellow parents while their little one’s play. Guest speakers from partner organizations will lead discussions and activities related to infant growth, and development. The goal of this program is to support YOU as parents, and we invite you to both join and tell us how this program and community groups can best help you!

Free of charge for parent and infant (under one year of age.) May not be combined with additional admissions.

Tot Time: Food @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Food @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

During this program for children 1 to 4 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, time for play, and a visual art activity. Look for a different theme each week!

Advanced registration is recommended. Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $4 for members, $6 for non-members. Fee does not include cost for museum admission.

 

Mar
7
Tue
Preschool Parties at Proctor – Let’s Plant a Seed @ Proctor Recreation Center
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Preschool Parties at Proctor -  Let's Plant a Seed @ Proctor Recreation Center

Discover our world through maker and S.T.E.A.M. activities, walks in nature, and stories depending on the location. This program is for preschool-aged children and their parents. For some locations, dress for outdoor fun!

This winter join in on the fun every Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. at Proctor Recreation Center! Each class will include a hands-on STEAM activity, a snack, and play time in our gym.

Accompanying adult(s) can join in the fun, relax, and/or utilize the Proctor Center’s facilities (workout room, TV lounge, computer lab, library) as well as using the kids’ gym with younger siblings during the learning activity.

Register for this program today!

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum