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Be Anything!, September 24 - What does your child want to be when they grow up? Travel through the PlayHouse chatting with a variety of professionals, introducing your children to all types of careers. Be Anything! also features a unique online auction that opens on Saturday, September 9th, allowing parents to bid on individual career-related experiences for their child.

Sep
9
Sat
Family Workshop: Pinball Power!
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

September 9: Pinball Power!

Ages: 3-10 yrs old and their grown-up(s)
Cost: Members – $10 for the first child and $5 per additional child / Nonmembers – $15 for the first child and $10 per additional child
Fee includes museum admission

Shoot a ball through an obstacle course you built yourself! Then we’ll turn the classroom into a mini arcade and try all the games we’ve made.

Register Online, in person, or by calling (309) 323-6894
Oct
1
Sun
Costume Swap and Create: Costume Drop Off
Oct 1 – Oct 15 all-day

Costume Swap and Create: Costume Drop Off

Drop off dates: October 1st-October 15th

Halloween is fast approaching! What kind of costume will you wear?

  1. Drop off gently used costumes at the Peoria PlayHouse or the Peoria Riverfront Museum anytime during each museum’s open hours, from October 1st through October 15th. In exchange, you will receive a “Costume Swap Voucher,” which is good for a free costume at the swap!
  2. Bring your voucher to the PlayHouse on October 21st, starting 10am, and choose a “new to you” costume from the costume swap collection.
  3. Accessorize! Does your costume need something else – a hat, a sword, or a prop of some sort? Beginning at 1pm on October 21st, work with PlayHouse staff to create your accessory!

This event is free with regular museum admission.

Oct
7
Sat
Family Workshop: Make Your Own Monster!
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

October 7: Make Your Own Monster!

Ages: 3-10 yrs old and their grown-up(s)
Cost: Members – $10 for the first child and $5 per additional child / Nonmembers – $15 for the first child and $10 per additional child
Fee includes museum admission

Back by popular demand! Using conductive thread and basic circuitry, make your own light-up stuffed creature.

Register Online, in person, or by calling (309) 323-6894
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum