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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.

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Tot Time: Construction 10:00 am
Tot Time: Construction
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Construction
August 2: Construction You can construct things with hand tools like hammers, saws, and screwdrivers, or with big machines like loaders, dump trucks, and bulldozers. What do you like to build?  Cost: $1 per child[...]
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Family Workshop: Enchanted Houses 2:00 pm
Family Workshop: Enchanted Houses
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Note new program time: 2-4pm August 5: Enchanted Houses Build a home for your favorite fairy, gnome, elf or other magical creature using basic woodworking tools, lumber, cool materials from nature, and found objects. Register[...]
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Summer Camp: Construction Zone 9:00 am
Summer Camp: Construction Zone
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Summer Camp: Construction Zone
Construction Zone Camp: Ages 9-11 August 7-11 9am-3:30pm Cost: $250 / $200 for members. 25% discount when registering more than one child.* * Must be in the same household. To receive sibling discount, registration must[...]
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Summer Camp: Construction Zone 9:00 am
Summer Camp: Construction Zone
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Summer Camp: Construction Zone
Construction Zone Camp: Ages 9-11 August 7-11 9am-3:30pm Cost: $250 / $200 for members. 25% discount when registering more than one child.* * Must be in the same household. To receive sibling discount, registration must[...]
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Summer Camp: Construction Zone 9:00 am
Summer Camp: Construction Zone
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Summer Camp: Construction Zone
Construction Zone Camp: Ages 9-11 August 7-11 9am-3:30pm Cost: $250 / $200 for members. 25% discount when registering more than one child.* * Must be in the same household. To receive sibling discount, registration must[...]
Tot Time: Sand 10:00 am
Tot Time: Sand
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Sand
August 9: Sand Going to the beach is so much fun! You can scoop sand into a bucket, make a sandcastle, collect shells, and play in the water. What’s your favorite thing to do on[...]
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Summer Camp: Construction Zone 9:00 am
Summer Camp: Construction Zone
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Summer Camp: Construction Zone
Construction Zone Camp: Ages 9-11 August 7-11 9am-3:30pm Cost: $250 / $200 for members. 25% discount when registering more than one child.* * Must be in the same household. To receive sibling discount, registration must[...]
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Summer Camp: Construction Zone 9:00 am
Summer Camp: Construction Zone
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Summer Camp: Construction Zone
Construction Zone Camp: Ages 9-11 August 7-11 9am-3:30pm Cost: $250 / $200 for members. 25% discount when registering more than one child.* * Must be in the same household. To receive sibling discount, registration must[...]
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Celebrate Peoria: All Families Day 12:00 pm
Celebrate Peoria: All Families Day
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebrate Peoria: All Families Day
Join us Sunday, August 13, 2017 as we celebrate Peoria’s diversity of families whether they include adopted/fostered children, single parents, same-sex parents and more.  This is a Peoria PlayHouse original “holiday”; family activities included. For[...]
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Tot Time: Farm 10:00 am
Tot Time: Farm
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Farm
August 16: Farm There are so many fun animals in the farmyard. Cows and sheep, pigs and goats, chickens and ducks, and so much more. Can you make the sound of your favorite animal in[...]
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Makey Makey Member Night 4:00 pm
Makey Makey Member Night
Aug 17 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Makey Makey Member Night
Makey Makey Member Night Thursday, August 17th 4-7pm Free with membership It’s member night at the PlayHouse! Play music with bananas, tin foil, and even a drawing, using “Makey Makey” magic! While you are at[...]
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Kid Workshop: Mosaic Magic 2:00 pm
Kid Workshop: Mosaic Magic
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Note new program time: 2-4pm August 19: Mosaic Magic Work with colored glass and other fun and unexpected materials to create a masterpiece for your home or garden. Register Here
Adult Maker Night: Kinetic Sculpture 7:00 pm
Adult Maker Night: Kinetic Sculpture
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Adult Maker Night: Kinetic Sculpture
August 19: Kinetic Sculpture – Registration is Closed Build moving sculptures using different materials. Make the work of art that displays the most motion and win the PlayHouse trophy! Price: $15 members / $20 non-members[...]
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Museum Closed for Maintenance
Museum Closed for Maintenance
Aug 21 – Aug 30 all-day
Museum Closed for Maintenance
The museum will be closed August 21-30 for annual maintenance and repair. We are scheduled to re-open on Thursday, August 31st at 9am.
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The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum