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Apr
5
Fri
Open Art Studio: Watercolor @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come create art with us!

Join us each week to explore how illustrators bring imagination to life through various artistic processes. Each month features a different theme.

April’s theme is Watercolor!

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.

Apr
6
Sat
Bright Start FREE Day @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join Peoria Playhouse on April 6 from 9:00 to 4:00 for a free day sponsored by Bright Start, an Illinois’ 529 college savings plan. In addition to free admission, the first 100 children can take part in the Bright Start “Little Savers Crafting Workshop” to decorate and take home their very own piggy bank.

Speak directly with the Bright Start team to have your questions answered and learn how a Bright Start 529 account can help you reach your college savings goals. A 529 plan is a type of investment account that can be used to save for higher education. Illinois families that save for post-secondary education with Bright Start may also receive tax savings benefits. See how easy it is to give your child the gift of education at BrightStart.com.

We hope to see you on April 6 for a fun-filled and educational day!

The Bright Start Direct-Sold College Savings Program is sponsored by the State of Illinois and administered by the Illinois State Treasurer, as Trustee. Union Bank and Trust Company serves as Program Manager. Balances in your Bright Start account are not guaranteed or insured by Bright Start, the State of Illinois, the Illinois State Treasurer, any other state or federal agency, Union Bank and Trust Company or any of its affiliates, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (except as provided in the Program Disclosure Statement solely with respect to the FDIC-insured bank savings Underlying Investment), or any other entity.

An investor should consider the investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses before investing. This and other important information is contained in the Bright Start Direct-Sold College Savings Program Disclosure Statement, which can be obtained at BrightStart.com and should be read carefully before investing. You can lose money by investing in a portfolio. Each of the portfolios involves investment risks, which are described in the Program Disclosure Statement.

Before you invest, consider whether your or the beneficiary’s home state offers any state tax or other state benefits such as financial aid, scholarship funds, and protection from creditors that are only available for investments in that state’s 529 plan.

Apr
9
Tue
Members-Only Open Art Studio: Watercolor @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Come create art with us!

Join us each week to explore how illustrators bring imagination to life through various artistic processes. Each month features a different theme.

April’s theme is Watercolor!

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.

 

Apr
11
Thu
Sensory Inclusion Night @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 11 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for a fun, sensory-friendly night with dimmer lights, less noise, and sensory toys. Open to children of all needs and abilities, and their families. Sensory Packs with noise-canceling headphones, fidget toys, sunglasses, and other materials are always available at the front desk.

No pre-registration is required.

Cost: Regular admission rates at $10.50 per person or $3 with WIC/Link

Apr
12
Fri
Membership Swap Weekend
Apr 12 @ 9:00 am – Apr 14 @ 5:00 pm

Membership Swap Weekend is here!

If you are a member of the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, from April 12-14 you can enjoy FREE general admission to these awesome Peoria-area attractions: Wildlife Prairie Park, the Peoria Riverfront Museum, and the Peoria Zoo!

All you have to do is present your membership card & a photo ID and then go enjoy your weekend!

Charges may apply for additional experiences.

Open Art Studio: Watercolor @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come create art with us!

Join us each week to explore how illustrators bring imagination to life through various artistic processes. Each month features a different theme.

April’s theme is Watercolor!

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.

Apr
13
Sat
Maker Program Collaborations @ Bonnie W. Noble Center
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join the Peoria PlayHouse at the Bonnie Noble Center in Lakeview Park for a special new program offering: Maker Collaborations!

Maker Collaborations is a partnership between the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum and various Peoria Park District facilities focusing on MAKING WITH A PURPOSE. Your family will have the opportunity to work on bird feeders with the Forest Park Nature Center that will be used in their upcoming Earth Day Festival!

A PPD staff member will lead a short content presentation about the project and then children and families will utilize the makerspace to complete their projects. All families will be encouraged to go visit their projects “in the wild” once they are installed/being utilized the Saturday after the program takes place!

Advanced Registration is required.
Apr
16
Tue
Members-Only Open Art Studio: Watercolor @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Come create art with us!

Join us each week to explore how illustrators bring imagination to life through various artistic processes. Each month features a different theme.

April’s theme is Watercolor!

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.

 

Apr
19
Fri
Open Art Studio: Watercolor @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come create art with us!

Join us each week to explore how illustrators bring imagination to life through various artistic processes. Each month features a different theme.

April’s theme is Watercolor!

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.

Apr
23
Tue
Members-Only Open Art Studio: Watercolor @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Come create art with us!

Join us each week to explore how illustrators bring imagination to life through various artistic processes. Each month features a different theme.

April’s theme is Watercolor!

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.

 

Apr
25
Thu
Sensory Inclusion Night @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for a fun, sensory-friendly night with dimmer lights, less noise, and sensory toys. Open to children of all needs and abilities, and their families. Sensory Packs with noise-canceling headphones, fidget toys, sunglasses, and other materials are always available at the front desk.

No pre-registration is required.

Cost: Regular admission rates at $10.50 per person or $3 with WIC/Link

Apr
26
Fri
Open Art Studio: Watercolor @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come create art with us!

Join us each week to explore how illustrators bring imagination to life through various artistic processes. Each month features a different theme.

April’s theme is Watercolor!

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.

Apr
30
Tue
Members-Only Open Art Studio: Watercolor @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Come create art with us!

Join us each week to explore how illustrators bring imagination to life through various artistic processes. Each month features a different theme.

April’s theme is Watercolor!

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.

 

May
3
Fri
Open Art Studio: Pencil Art @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come create art with us!

Join us each week to explore how illustrators bring imagination to life through various artistic processes. Each month features a different theme.

May’s theme is Pencil 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.

May
7
Tue
Members-Only Open Art Studio: Pencil Art @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
May 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Come create art with us!

Join us each week to explore how illustrators bring imagination to life through various artistic processes. Each month features a different theme.

May’s theme is Pencil 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.