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Jan
6
Fri
Open Art Studio: Explore Paint! @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art with us! Each month features a different theme; join us weekly to explore a different art medium and learn about types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

Join us in January for this month theme: Winter Wonderland!

1/5: Paint

1/13: Collage

1/20: Sculpt

1/27: Fiber Arts

open art studio winter wonderland

 

Jan
13
Fri
Open Art Studio: Explore Collages! @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art with us! Each month features a different theme; join us weekly to explore a different art medium and learn about types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

Join us in January for this month theme: Winter Wonderland!

1/5: Paint

1/13: Collage

1/20: Sculpt

1/27: Fiber Arts

 

Jan
19
Thu
Health Homeschool: Brain Boost
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Health Homeschool: Brain Boost

Health Homeschool: Brain Boost

5-12 years old

The PlayHouse offers STEAM Homeschool classes in which students explore careers related to science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Hands-on activities included!

Join the Peoria Playhouse for a fun and interactive homeschool class where children will explore topics related to the human body. Advance registration is required. Classes will be held at the Bonnie Noble Center from 2pm-4pm.

Third Thursday of the Month: 2pm-4pm

  • January 19th: Brain Boost
  • February 16th: Teeth To Treasure
  • March 16th: Happy Heart
  • April 20th: Eye Look, Eye See

For questions about this program, please contact Jen Stubbs at 309.323.6896 or jstubbs@peoriaparks.org.

 

Jan
20
Fri
Open Art Studio: Explore Sculpting! @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art with us! Each month features a different theme; join us weekly to explore a different art medium and learn about types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

Join us in January for this month theme: Winter Wonderland!

1/5: Paint

1/13: Collage

1/20: Sculpt

1/27: Fiber Arts

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

 

Jan
27
Fri
Open Art Studio: Explore Fiber Arts! @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art with us! Each month features a different theme; join us weekly to explore a different art medium and learn about types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

Join us in January for this month theme: Winter Wonderland!

1/5: Paint

1/13: Collage

1/20: Sculpt

1/27: Fiber Arts

 

 

Jan
28
Sat
Family Workshop: Blast Off @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join the Peoria PlayHouse in the Real Tools Workshop at the Bonnie Noble Center for an “out of this world” maker event! We will be using donated and recycled materials and our imaginations to create objects related to outer space!

Advanced registration is required. Cost: $12 per child for non-member families; $8 per child for PlayHouse member families.

Feb
3
Fri
Open Art Studio: Explore Paint! @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art with us! Each month features a different theme; join us weekly to explore a different art medium and learn about types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

Join us in February for this month theme: Emotions!

2/3: Paint

2/10: Collage

2/17: Sculpt

2/24: Fiber Arts

This program has been made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

Feb
4
Sat
Active Minds at the PlayHouse: The Emotional Me @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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.

Emotions can be big, but that doesn’t mean they have to be scary. The Emotional Me allows your child to engage in interactive activities that will give them the ability to recognize and respond to their emotions.

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
Cultural Connections: The ABCs of Black History @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Cultural Connections: The ABCs of Black History @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

Celebrate Black History Month with the PlayHouse!

Join us from 2pm-3:30 pm to learn about the ABCs of Black History: 23 moments Historical People and Moments!

Join us for story time and a maker activity! This program is free with museum admission.

Feb
10
Fri
Open Art Studio: Explore Collages! @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art with us! Each month features a different theme; join us weekly to explore a different art medium and learn about types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

Join us in February for this month theme: Emotions!

2/3: Paint

2/10: Collage

2/17: Sculpt

2/24: Fiber Arts

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

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
Maker Workshop: Space Exploration @ The Bonnie Noble Center
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join the Peoria PlayHouse in the Real Tools Workshop at the Bonnie Noble Center for an “out of this world” maker event! We will be using donated and recycled materials and our imaginations to create Mars “rovers” capable of traveling down steep terrain.

During Maker Workshops, 8-18 year olds explore materials and master new tools in order to create one-of-a-kind projects. Advanced registration is required. Cost: $12 per child for non-member families; $8 per child for PlayHouse member families.

Feb
16
Thu
Health Homeschool: Teeth To Treasure @ The Bonnie Noble Center
Feb 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Health Homeschool: Teeth To Treasure @ The Bonnie Noble Center

Health Homeschool: Teeth To Treasure

5-12 years old

The PlayHouse offers STEAM Homeschool classes in which students explore careers related to science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Hands-on activities included!

Join the Peoria Playhouse for a fun and interactive homeschool class where children will explore topics related to the human body. Advance registration is required. Classes will be held at the Bonnie Noble Center from 2pm-4pm.

Third Thursday of the Month: 2pm-4pm

  • January 19th: Brain Boost
  • February 16th: Teeth To Treasure
  • March 16th: Happy Heart
  • April 20th: Eye Look, Eye See

For questions about this program, please contact Jen Stubbs at 309.323.6896 or jstubbs@peoriaparks.org.

 

Feb
17
Fri
Open Art Studio: Explore Sculpting! @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art with us! Each month features a different theme; join us weekly to explore a different art medium and learn about types of art making!

No advance registration required; drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Free with museum admission or membership.

Join us in February for this month theme: Emotions!

2/3: Paint

2/10: Collage

2/17: Sculpt

2/24: Fiber Arts

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

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