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2019 Summer Maker Program

May 27 - August 16
Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, 2218 N Prospect RD
Peoria, IL 61603 United States
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The Peoria PlayHouse Summer Maker Program begins on Memorial Day: Monday, May 27 and ends on Friday, August 16. We hope this program encourages you to try out different types of tools and inspires you to make fun projects, all summer long! On your next visit, pick up a Maker Map at the front desk, […]

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9:00 am

Ignite Peoria

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave.
Peoria, IL 61602 United States
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Free

Spark your Creativity! Perfect for the whole family, Ignite Peoria showcases hundreds of local makers, musicians, artists, innovators, dancers, and actors, in one STEAM inspired interactive FREE day of fun and learning! The Proud Home of River City Labs’ MidWest Makerfest, Ignite Peoria features hands-on creation stations showcasing everything from painting, to 3-D Printing and […]

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10:00 am

Drop-In Maker Program: Woodburning

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, 2218 N Prospect RD
Peoria, IL 61603 United States
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$2

On selected Saturday mornings throughout the summer, you can add an hour-long educator-led maker program to your visit. Each Drop-in Maker Program highlights a new material or tool to help you get inspired and get making! Please note: Space is limited to 15 participants per hour. This program is for kids 3-12. Children under 8 […]

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12:30 pm

March of the Brick

August 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St
Peoria, IL 61602 United States
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$15 – $20

March of the Brick Sat, Aug 10 | 12:30-1:30 pm IL River Classroom Get inspired by our “The Art of the Brick | The World's Most Elaborate Display of LEGO® Art Exhibition” and join us for a class using bricks to create stop motion animation. Students will spend the day creating a short stop motion […]

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1:30 pm

Meet & Greet with Nathan Sawaya

August 10 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St
Peoria, IL 61602 United States
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Free

Meet & Greet with Nathan Sawaya Sat, Aug 10 | 1:30-3 pm Grand Lobby Join us in the Lobby for a chance to meet the creative genius behind the fantastic sculptures featured in Art of the Brick, Nathan Sawaya. Nathan will be on hand to greet guests, take photos, and sign books in the Lobby! […]

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6:00 pm

An Evening with Nathan Sawaya Featuring an Interview by Ed Sutkowski of “Interesting People”

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St
Peoria, IL 61602 United States
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$8 – $10

An Evening with Nathan Sawaya Featuring an Interview by Ed Sutkowski of “Interesting People” Sat, Aug 10 | 6 pm Giant Screen Theater Meet the creative genius behind the fantastic sculpture featured in Art of the Brick, Nathan Sawaya. Learn about his creative process, how he took the leap from his “ordinary” job as a […]

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