A Peoria Park District Facility

Parent’s Group
May 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Parent's Group

This program focuses on parents and their babies, birth to 18 months, giving them a place to gather and enjoy coffee and conversation with fellow parents while your little ones play. We also briefly discuss topics related to infant play, growth, and development and visit with community partners. Past topics include parent/child yoga, baby-wearing, infant reflexology, baby massage, music and movement, first art, and baby sign language.

This program is made possible by the Junior League of Peoria.

Tot time: Spring
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Tot Time
Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10-11 am
Cost: Free with museum admission
An additional suggested donation of $5 per family helps the museum to continue to offer this program.

Children engage with stories, music, and hands-on exploration in this program for children ages 18 months – 3 years and their grown-ups. Programs are repeated Wednesdays and Saturdays, so choose the day which is best for you!

May 25th and 28th: Spring

flower-3Spring is the time when flowers bloom and the birds sing. What is your favorite thing about the spring?

This program is made possible by PNC.

Celebrate Peoria: Peace Tree Day
May 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebrate Peoria: Peace Tree Day

Help us prepare for Peace Tree Day on June 1 by making an ornament celebrating your culture for the PlayHouse Oak.

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Parents of babies 0-18 months, come try out PlayHouse Parent Group on Friday, May 27th from 9:30-10:30am. Enjoy some coffee and conversation while your little ones play!

And even better...for the next three weeks, Parent Group is FREE when you pick up a punch card for the program at our front desk!

Tomorrow, bi-lingual educator Idaliza Publes will be visiting us to talk about the benefits of bringing two languages into your home, beginning with your baby's very first words!

We hope to see you then!
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Thank you to Morgan Stanley Peoria Branch, and Paul DiGiallonardo, for supporting Party for the PlayHouse! We look forward to seeing you here on Saturday, June 11th!

For more information and tickets, visit www.peoriaplayhouse.org/party-for-the-playhouse/
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Thank you, Communication Junction Junction, for supporting the PlayHouse! We can't wait to see you at our "Party for the PlayHouse" on June 11th!

Tickets are now on sale for this event at www.peoriaplayhouse.org/party-for-the-playhouse/
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The PlayHouse offers a broad range of programs for families and children:

Welcome to the Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum!

Our Mission

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum provides children with the tools and inspiration they need to be explorers and creators of the world. We do this in part through understanding, supporting, and promoting play in the fullest sense of the word, one that includes imagination and creativity.

Our history

Built by the Junior League of Peoria, in collaboration with Peoria Park District and Peoria Zoological Society, The Peoria PlayHouse is a hands-on, interactive children’s museum. It is located in the historic Glen Oak Park Pavilion building within Glen Oak Park, adjacent to Peoria Zoo and near Luthy Botanical Garden, providing a full-day destination for families in our region.

Our Core Values

We believe that a kid can be anything they want to be. They need only the opportunity and inspiration to imagine, practice, and become.

We believe that we are more effective when we collaborate with others. Collaboration with individuals and organizations throughout and beyond Peoria allows us to effectively support families and achieve shared goals.

We believe that the PlayHouse is for all children and families, regardless of income, abilities, or background.

PLAYHOUSE_CMYK PPD facilityWe believe that we are catalysts. A good museum experience sparks experiences and ideas that happen after and between visits. Who knows where a visit to the PlayHouse might lead?

thank you...

Thank you to Just Kidz Dentistry for sponsoring the month of May at the PlayHouse!

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