Fall Programs at the Children’s Playhouse

Weekly Playtimes
Baby Lap Time at The Children’s Playhouse
Baby Lap Time meets every Friday at The Children’s Playhouse from 9:30-10:00 at The Children’s Playhouse (400 Tracy Circle, Boone) and is facilitated by child development specialist Rebekah Cummings. Older siblings are welcome. This is a great opportunity to meet other parents and exchange ideas and concerns. Free to members; infants under 1 year are free.

Toddler Time at The Children’s Playhouse
Toddler Time meets on Thursdays from 9:30-10:00. Geared for toddlers walking through 23 months, their parents and siblings, it is a time for toddlers to interact and parents to talk while the Playhouse is quiet. Facilitated by Amber Mellon; for more information, call 828-263-0011 or 828-355-5222. Free to members or with paid admission to The Children’s Playhouse.


Creative Movement

Join the fun at The Children’s Playhouse (400 Tracy Circle, Boone) as experienced teacher Kristen Kissik involves your child in playing parachute games, moving like animals, and dancing with silk scarves! Through creative movement children gain an appreciation for classical music, enhance fine and gross motor skills, master simple rhythms, improve hand-eye coordination, and impulse control. Try a free sample class: Sample Preschool Creative Movement , 10:00 am Tues, Sept 16th and Weds Sept 17th and
Sample Creative Movement for 4-6 year olds at 3:30 Weds Sept 17th. A six week session of classes starts the week of September 23rd. Call 828-263-0011 for more information or to sign up.

Monthly Activities

Sparkling Storytimes with Mrs B.
10:45 2nd Weds of the Month: Sept 10th, Oct 8th, Nov 12th, & Dec 10th.

Children’s librarian Carol Bollini returns to The Children’s Playhouse (400 Tracy Circle, Boone) with fun-filled story times for kids two and up on the second Wednesday of each month. Mrs. B is great at involving kids with fun rhymes, fingerplays, and great stories! Judith Winecoff of Watauga County library will sub for Carol on Nov 12th. Free to members or with paid admission to The Children’s Playhouse.

Third Thursday Musikgarten Class
10:30-11:15 Thursday Sept 18th, Oct 16th, Nov 20th, and Dec 18th.

Come out for this free introduction to Musikgarten for all ages taught by Alison Moser taught at The Children’s Playhouse (400 Tracy Circle, Boone) every third Thursday this fall. Introduce your child to musical concepts through singing, dancing, instrument playing, listening games, and musical patterns. Class size limited to 15 kids. Registration recommended: call 828-263-0011. Free to members or with paid admission to The Children’s Playhouse.

Lullabies with Shalene (My beautiful friend! And wonderful singer!)
10:30-11:00 Friday, Sept 26th.

Learn some beautiful lullabies to share with your baby from vocalist and mom, Shalene Wyrick, at The Children’s Playhouse (400 Tracy Circle, Boone). For parents and kids from birth to 24 months. Free to members or with paid admission to The Children’s Playhouse.

Parents’ Night Out!
Enjoy some well-deserved adult time while your kids have a blast at The Children’s Playhouse (400 Tracy Circle, Boone)! Parents Night Out will be held from 5:30-8:30 on Fridays, Sept 26th, Oct 10th, Oct 24th, Nov 7th, Nov 21st, & Dec 5th. PNO is for ages 18 months-8 years. A peanut-free snack will be served. Cost is $12 for the 1st child, $6 per additional sibling for 3 hours. Registration required; call 828-263-0011.

Playhouse Restaurants of the Month
Here is an excuse to eat out and help your favorite play space! Playhouse Restaurant of the Month is an ongoing fundraising project where a different restaurant each month picks a day and donates a percentage of sales to The Children’s Playhouse, a nonprofit children’s museum located in Boone.

Red Onion on September 23rd: Enjoy delicious wraps, sandwiches, salads, a great kids’ menu and a newly expanded outdoor patio dining space at The Red Onion (227 Hardin Street, Boone, NC) on September 23rd and help The Playhouse! Phone: 828.264.5470.

Our Daily Bread on October 16th: Located in the heart of downtown Boone at 627 West King Street, Our Daily Bread is newly remodeled with a beautiful pressed tin ceiling, hardwood floors, and original artwork. It stills offers an eclectic range of sandwiches and salads with lots of great options for vegetarians and carnivores. Phone: 828-264-0173..