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May 23 - Are you interested in volunteering, but would like more information? Join us for our Volunteer Open House on May 23, 2017 from 5-6:30pm. Meet PlayHouse staff and volunteers, learn about volunteer opportunities and the benefits of volunteering, and play in the PlayHouse!

June 11 - Barnyard Birthday Bash. Celebrate the PlayHouse's second birthday with a FREE day at the PlayHouse featuring a bluegrass band, a tractor, farm animals, and more!

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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International Children’s Book Day
International Children’s Book Day
Apr 2 all-day
International Children's Book Day
Celebrate International Children’s Book Day at the PlayHouse! Join us at 1 and 3pm for story times with international stories, folk tales, American “tall tales”, and bilingual (Spanish-English) selections. And from 2-4pm, create your own[...]
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Teacher Tuesday – Make, Play, Connect 5:00 pm
Teacher Tuesday – Make, Play, Connect @ Peoria Riverfront Museum
Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Teacher Tuesday – Make, Play, Connect @ Peoria Riverfront Museum
A networking event to spur ideas that teachers can test in their classrooms River City Labs, Caterpillar STEM Outreach, Greater Peoria Economic Development Council, University of Illinois Extension, Champaign-Urbana Fab Lab and Peoria Riverfront Museum[...]
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Tot Time: Bugs 10:00 am
Tot Time: Bugs
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Bugs
April 5: Bugs In the Spring, all the cool bugs wake up from their winter nap! Spiders, ladybugs, butterflies, ants, and more begin flying and crawling again. What is your favorite bug? Tot Time is[...]
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Family Workshop: Puppet Theater 1:00 pm
Family Workshop: Puppet Theater
Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Family Workshop: Puppet Theater
April 8: Puppet Theater  Construct a simple puppet theater and a “handful” of puppets! Online registration. To register by phone, call 309.323.6900
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Tot Time: Spring 10:00 am
Tot Time: Spring
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Spring
April 12: Spring Spring is the time when flowers bloom and the birds sing. What is your favorite thing about the spring? Tot Time is designed for 1-3 year olds and their adults, and includes[...]
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Tot Time: Boats 10:00 am
Tot Time: Boats
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Boats
April 19: Boats If you want to travel on water, you can do it in a boat! Will you row down a river, across a lake, or over the ocean? Tot Time is designed for[...]
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Earth Day 11:00 am
Earth Day @ Forest Park Nature Center
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Earth Day @ Forest Park Nature Center
Join us for Earth Day at Forest Park Nature Center on Saturday, April 22nd! For more information, see the Forest Park Nature Center event calendar.
Kid Workshop: Paint with Nature 1:00 pm
Kid Workshop: Paint with Nature
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kid Workshop: Paint with Nature
April 22: Paint with Nature Create your own colorful pigments using natural sources from the world around you, and make an original painting with the pigments you mixed yourself. Online registration. To register by phone,[...]
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Celebrate Peoria: Eastern Orthodox Pascha (Easter) 2:00 pm
Celebrate Peoria: Eastern Orthodox Pascha (Easter)
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebrate Peoria: Eastern Orthodox Pascha (Easter)
Celebrate Peoria: Eastern Orthodox Pascha (Easter) Join us on Sunday, April 23rd as we celebrate Orthodox Pascha, which is the Greek Orthodox Christian celebration of Easter. We will celebrating the Greek American culture and traditions.[...]
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Clean Water Celebration 9:00 am
Clean Water Celebration @ Peoria Civic Center
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Clean Water Celebration @ Peoria Civic Center
The PlayHouse will be at the Clean Water Celebration on April 24th at the Civic Center. Come join us and learn about the importance of clean water for our lives and our planet!
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Tot Time: Farm 10:00 am
Tot Time: Farm
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Farm
April 26: 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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The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum