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Apr
17
Wed
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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.

April Tot Time Themes are:

April 3rd – My Body

April 10th – Tools

April 17th – Colors

April 24th – Earth Day

Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $5 for members, $7 for non-members. Fee does not include the cost for museum admission.

Program Plus PlayHouse Admission for the Day (non-members only): $17 per child and $10 per adult.

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

Apr
18
Thu
Parent & Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

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 ones 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.

Brought to you by Family Connects in partnership with Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum.

 

Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 18 @ 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.

April Tot Time Themes are:

April 4th – My Body

April 11th – Tools

April 18th – Colors

April 25th – Earth Day

Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $5 for members, $7 for non-members. Fee does not include the cost for museum admission.

Program Plus PlayHouse Admission for the Day (non-members only): $17 per child and $10 per adult.

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

Weather Wizards: Adventures in Meteorology @ Bonnie W. Noble Center
Apr 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us on the third Thursday of each month at the Noble Center to explore the science of Meteorology!

How can science help us to understand the weather? What can we learn from studying the processes that occur in the Earth’s atmosphere? In this class, we will discover some of the amazing things that happen “behind the scenes” to create the weather we experience in our daily lives and use our imaginations to create projects inspired by each month’s topic.

January 18th:  Water and Ice

February 15th: Atmosphere

March 21st: Weather Forecasting

April 18th: Lightning and Storms

Apr
19
Fri
Preschool Party at Lakeview Recreation Center @ Lakeview Recreation Center
Apr 19 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Join us for a Preschool Party at Lakeview Recreation Center! Each class will include a hands-on STEAM activity, a snack, and playtime in the gym!

This program is for children between age 3 and 5 and their parents. Accompanying adult(s) can join in the fun, relax, and/or utilize the Lakeview Center’s facilities (workout room, TV lounge, computer lab, library) as well as using the kids’ gym with younger siblings during the learning activity.

Apr
23
Tue
Preschool Party at Peoria Zoo @ The Peoria Zoo
Apr 23 @ 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!

Apr
24
Wed
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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.

April Tot Time Themes are:

April 3rd – My Body

April 10th – Tools

April 17th – Colors

April 24th – Earth Day

Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $5 for members, $7 for non-members. Fee does not include the cost for museum admission.

Program Plus PlayHouse Admission for the Day (non-members only): $17 per child and $10 per adult.

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

Apr
25
Thu
Parent & Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

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 ones 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.

Brought to you by Family Connects in partnership with Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum.

 

Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Apr 25 @ 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.

April Tot Time Themes are:

April 4th – My Body

April 11th – Tools

April 18th – Colors

April 25th – Earth Day

Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $5 for members, $7 for non-members. Fee does not include the cost for museum admission.

Program Plus PlayHouse Admission for the Day (non-members only): $17 per child and $10 per adult.

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

Apr
26
Fri
Preschool Parties @ Forest Park Nature Center @ Forest Park Nature Center
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Come party with the PlayHouse and Forest Park Nature Center 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!

Apr
30
Tue
Preschool Party at Luthy Botanical Garden @ Luthy Botanical Garden
Apr 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Come party with the PlayHouse and Luthy Botanical Garden 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. Be sure to dress for outdoor fun!

This program is recommended for kids aged three to five years old.

May
1
Wed
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
May 1 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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.

May Tot Time Themes are:

May 1st – Doctor

May 8th – Heroes

May 15th – Food

May 22nd – Construction

May 29th – Outer Space

Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $5 for members, $7 for non-members. Fee does not include the cost for museum admission.

Program Plus PlayHouse Admission for the Day (non-members only): $17 per child and $10 per adult.

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

May
2
Thu
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
May 2 @ 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.

May Tot Time Themes are:

May 2nd – Doctor

May 9th – Heroes

May 16th – Food

May 23rd – Construction

May 30th – Outer Space

Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $5 for members, $7 for non-members. Fee does not include the cost for museum admission.

Program Plus PlayHouse Admission for the Day (non-members only): $17 per child and $10 per adult.

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

May
8
Wed
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
May 8 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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.

May Tot Time Themes are:

May 1st – Doctor

May 8th – Heroes

May 15th – Food

May 22nd – Construction

May 29th – Outer Space

Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $5 for members, $7 for non-members. Fee does not include the cost for museum admission.

Program Plus PlayHouse Admission for the Day (non-members only): $17 per child and $10 per adult.

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

May
9
Thu
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
May 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.

May Tot Time Themes are:

May 2nd – Doctor

May 9th – Heroes

May 16th – Food

May 23rd – Construction

May 30th – Outer Space

Cost (children only; no additional cost for adults accompanying children): $5 for members, $7 for non-members. Fee does not include the cost for museum admission.

Program Plus PlayHouse Admission for the Day (non-members only): $17 per child and $10 per adult.

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