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Mar
7
Tue
Member’s Open Art Studio: Upcycling @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Calling all members! Join us every Tuesday morning between 9:30 am and 11:30 am to create art with us in our art studio! 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, free with a PlayHouse membership! Open only to members during Member’s Tuesday.

Join us in March for this month’s theme: Upcycling!

3/7: Paint

3/14: Collage

3/21: Sculpt

3/28: 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.

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!

Mar
8
Wed
Preschool Parties @ Luthy Botanical Gardens @ Luthy Botanical Gardens
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Come party with the PlayHouse and Luthy Botanical Gardens at a Preschool Party!

Come party with the PlayHouse and The Peoria Zoo at a Preschool Party!

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!

Register for this program today!

Mar
9
Thu
Tot Time: Dinosaurs @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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
10
Fri
Open Art: Explore Collages! @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 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 March for this month theme: Upcycling!

3/3: Paint

3/10: Collage

3/17: Sculpt

3/24: Fiber Arts

3/31: Ephemeral Art:

Mar
11
Sat
Cultural Connections: Wonderful Women @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Cultural Connections: Wonderful Women @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

Celebrate Women’s History Month with us through story time and a maker activity!

Mar
12
Sun
Dungeons & Dragons @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us to create new worlds at the PlayHouse! Dungeons & Dragons is an open-ended role-playing game. In each session kids ages 8-12 create characters and go on grand adventures in a world that they have a large part in shaping. They will be having so much fun they won’t even know that they are building important social-emotional skills, including teamwork, problem-solving, communication, and critical thinking.
This month’s program is $100 and takes place on five Sundays. From 1:00 – 3:00pm at the PlayHouse.
Mar
14
Tue
Member’s Open Art Studio: Upcycling @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Calling all members! Join us every Tuesday morning between 9:30 am and 11:30 am to create art with us in our art studio! 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, free with a PlayHouse membership! Open only to members during Member’s Tuesday.

Join us in March for this month’s theme: Upcycling!

3/7: Paint

3/14: Collage

3/21: Sculpt

3/28: 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.

Preschool Parties at Proctor – Flower Power @ Proctor Recreation Center
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Preschool Parties at Proctor - Flower Power @ 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
15
Wed
Preschool Party at Peoria Zoo @ The Peoria Zoo
Mar 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Come party with the PlayHouse and The Peoria Zoo at a Preschool Party!

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!

Register for this program now!

Mar
16
Thu
Tot Time: My Body @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

During this tot 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.

This program has been made possible by a grant from OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois

Health Homeschool: Happy Heart @ The Bonnie Noble Center
Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Health Homeschool: Happy Heart @ The Bonnie Noble Center

Health Homeschool: Happy Heart

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.

 

Mar
17
Fri
Open Art: Explore Sculpting! @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 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 March for this month theme: Upcycling!

3/3: Paint

3/10: Collage

3/17: Sculpt

3/24: CANCELED

3/31: Ephemeral Art:

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.

Mar
19
Sun
Dungeons & Dragons @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us to create new worlds at the PlayHouse! Dungeons & Dragons is an open-ended role-playing game. In each session kids ages 8-12 create characters and go on grand adventures in a world that they have a large part in shaping. They will be having so much fun they won’t even know that they are building important social-emotional skills, including teamwork, problem-solving, communication, and critical thinking.
This month’s program is $100 and takes place on five Sundays. From 1:00 – 3:00pm at the PlayHouse.
Mar
21
Tue
Member’s Open Art Studio: Upcycling @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Calling all members! Join us every Tuesday morning between 9:30 am and 11:30 am to create art with us in our art studio! 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, free with a PlayHouse membership! Open only to members during Member’s Tuesday.

Join us in March for this month’s theme: Upcycling!

3/7: Paint

3/14: Collage

3/21: Sculpt

3/28: 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.