Due to directives from the CDC and/or Illinois Governor, all in-person programs/events are canceled and the Playhouse is closed through May. There are lots of virtual programming taking place each day! Please visit the website calendar and our social media sites for updates and announcements.
Local Live Virtual Programs
LMNOP (Language, Music N’ Our Peeps (0-3 years)
LMNOP is an interactive and engaging program designed to guide parents and young children through learning basic sign language and other forms of communication using music and language-based activities. We recommend this program for ages birth-3 years.
2 & Under (0-2 years)
2 and Under is the perfect place for children to meet new friends, learn and grow; while parents have the opportunity to socialize and network with one another!
Teen Tastic (13-17) & Fantastic Friends (18+)
Teen Tastic promotes friendship, social interactions, communication through a variety of social activities, outing, and games for teens. Participants in Teen Tastic gain confidence, leadership skills, and empowerment while working as part of a team or on individual projects and tasks.
Fantastic Friends program supports the development of social skills and language through peer to peer interaction in a casual fun setting. Adult participants participate in the planning of activities so that group activities are based on personal interests.
May 1st 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Dance Party
May 15th 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
May 29th 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. GiGiFIT Preview
Parent University Webinar (Parents/Guardians)
Working Through the Maze of Government Benefits – The maze of government benefits can be overwhelming. Let’s take one step at a time so that you can apply for those benefits you are eligible for and become aware of what might change in the future. Families can play a big part in government benefits, and we might not even know it. Learn about the impact our parents, our spouses, and/or our children might have on our available government money.
Playhouse Pals (5-8 years) and Kids Club (9-12 years)
Playhouse Pals and Kid’s Club are teaming up to this month. Playhouse Pals is an interactive and engaging program. We support the development of social skills and language through peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. Kids Club supports the development of social skills and language through peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting.
A special GiGiFIT Teen session will be held virtually on May 7th at 5:30 pm for those that were registered and attending the spring session. We will send personal invites to those teens. Hope to see you online to close out the spring session with a small celebration and work out too!
Tutoring & Speech Applications Open
Summer 2020 Literacy and Math Tutoring and Speech and Language Therapy Applications are now being accepted. The summer session will be held virtually via the Go To Meeting platform. Applications close May 15th. The session will begin June 1st and run for 12 weeks. Visit the link to the calendar to learn more.
GiGi’s Playhouse Calendar: https://gigisplayhouse.org/quadcities/quad-cities-calendar
GiGi’s At Home
GiGi’s at Home offers live virtual programs and programs on demand. Click HERE to explore the site and view current program offerings.
GiGi’s at Home On Demand is our way of bringing 150+ purposeful programs to you at a time that is convenient for you. You will have access to program recordings, lesson plans and activities to use when you are ready.
GiGi’s at Home Live is our way of bringing 28+ purposeful programs to you each and every week at a specific time. This allows you to interact with our volunteer program leaders and fellow participants engaging in purposeful activities designed for your loved one’s age group.
Step To Accept Virtual Training Programs is where you will find LIVE weekly workouts with partnering fitness experts.