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Jun
13
Thu
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 13 @ 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.

June’s Tot Time Themes are:

June 6th – Outer Space

June 13th – Summer

June 20th – Bugs

June 27th – Birthday

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

Program Plus PlayHouse Admission for the Day (non-members only): $16 per child and $10 per adult.

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

Jun
14
Fri
Open Art Studio: Charcoal @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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.

June’s theme is Charcoal!

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.

Jun
16
Sun
Birthday Bash!
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Birthday Bash!

Just Turned Nine and Feelin’ Fine!

Join us on June 16th to celebrate our 9th birthday! Enjoy special crafting and making opportunities throughout the day. We will have a birthday storytime in the Julep Room at 1pm and 3pm. PlayHouse admission and activities will be free to celebrate!

Jun
18
Tue
Members-Only Open Art Studio: Charcoal @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 18 @ 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.

June’s theme is Charcoal!

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.

 

Jun
20
Thu
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 20 @ 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.

June’s Tot Time Themes are:

June 6th – Outer Space

June 13th – Summer

June 20th – Bugs

June 27th – Birthday

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

Program Plus PlayHouse Admission for the Day (non-members only): $16 per child and $10 per adult.

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

Sensory Inclusion Night @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 20 @ 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

Jun
21
Fri
Open Art Studio: Charcoal @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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.

June’s theme is Charcoal!

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.

Jun
23
Sun
Dungeons & Dragons Session A @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Spark your child’s imagination through a friendly game of Dungeons & Dragons. This five-week program unleashes your child’s creativity beyond what they thought was possible. They will go on unbelievable adventures, create characters without any limitations, and gain everlasting memories.

With all this fun, they won’t notice that in each session they’re building social-emotional skills, including teamwork, problem-solving, communication, and critical thinking.

Session A takes place on Sundays from 12 to 2 pm.

This program is for children 8 to 12 years old. Advanced registration is required.

To participate in this session, you must register by June 23rd.

BUGS for dinner
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
BUGS for dinner

Get ready for a creepy-crawly culinary adventure! Join us on June 23rd at the PlayHouse for Bugs for Dinner, where we’re flipping the script on traditional dining. Dr. Hunter from ISU is buzzing over to share her worm farm wonders and dish out fascinating insights into bug-based cuisine that will make your taste buds tingle! But that’s not all – we’re transforming the cave area of the PlayHouse into a bug bonanza with a temporary exhibit featuring preserved bugs and interactive bug facts for hands-on exploration. It’s a bug-tastic event you won’t want to miss!

This program is free with PlayHouse admission/membership.

Dungeons & Dragons Session B @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 23 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Spark your child’s imagination through a friendly game of Dungeons & Dragons. This five-week program unleashes your child’s creativity beyond what they thought was possible. They will go on unbelievable adventures, create characters without any limitations, and gain everlasting memories.

With all this fun, they won’t notice that in each session they’re building social-emotional skills, including teamwork, problem-solving, communication, and critical thinking.

Session B takes place on Sundays from 2:30 to 4:30 pm.

This program is for children 8 to 12 years old. Advanced registration is required.

To participate in this session, you must register by June 23rd.

Jun
25
Tue
Members-Only Open Art Studio: Charcoal @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 25 @ 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.

June’s theme is Charcoal!

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.

 

Jun
27
Thu
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 27 @ 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.

June’s Tot Time Themes are:

June 6th – Outer Space

June 13th – Summer

June 20th – Bugs

June 27th – Birthday

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

Program Plus PlayHouse Admission for the Day (non-members only): $16 per child and $10 per adult.

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

Jun
28
Fri
Open Art Studio: Charcoal @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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.

June’s theme is Charcoal!

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.

Jun
30
Sun
Dungeons & Dragons Session A @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Spark your child’s imagination through a friendly game of Dungeons & Dragons. This five-week program unleashes your child’s creativity beyond what they thought was possible. They will go on unbelievable adventures, create characters without any limitations, and gain everlasting memories.

With all this fun, they won’t notice that in each session they’re building social-emotional skills, including teamwork, problem-solving, communication, and critical thinking.

Session A takes place on Sundays from 12 to 2 pm.

This program is for children 8 to 12 years old. Advanced registration is required.

To participate in this session, you must register by June 23rd.

Dungeons & Dragons Session B @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 30 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Spark your child’s imagination through a friendly game of Dungeons & Dragons. This five-week program unleashes your child’s creativity beyond what they thought was possible. They will go on unbelievable adventures, create characters without any limitations, and gain everlasting memories.

With all this fun, they won’t notice that in each session they’re building social-emotional skills, including teamwork, problem-solving, communication, and critical thinking.

Session B takes place on Sundays from 2:30 to 4:30 pm.

This program is for children 8 to 12 years old. Advanced registration is required.

To participate in this session, you must register by June 23rd.