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Faegre Drinker Peanut Butter & Jam Series

Designed for children ages 1-7, Peanut Butter & Jam sessions encourage young children to become engaged in the arts. Join us each month for these fun and informal concerts, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Saturdays.

Tickets are only $10 per child, with two free adult admissions included – perfect for parents and grandparents!

This season, all performances will take place in the Center’s Studio Theater, allowing appropriate physical distancing between families. Masks are required for all visitors 8 and older and strongly encouraged for children ages 3-7.


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September 26 | Dorin

Join us for live music by local trio Dorin. This family-friendly band engages both children and adults with catchy melodies and whimsical and heartwarming lyrics that reflect the special bond we have with the children we love. The band’s 2018 release Do You Dream of Me? is a collection of original love songs and lullabies.


October 31 | Halloween with Ruditoonz

Dress the kids in costume to sing and dance during this Halloween-themed rock ’n’ roll show! Ruditoonz is Indiana's rockingest, coolest, awesome-est rocker for kids and their adults. Original music, highly energetic, interactive and loads of fun!


November 7 | Silly Safaris: Animal Tales Around the Campfire

Join Jungle John and his live animals around the imaginary campfire and meet animals that live in the woods. We will share stories about Indiana wildlife, and you'll see all of your favorite animals, including those with scales, feathers, fur and even SLIME! Let's watch alongside the owl as we listen to a toad sing his last song before winter. Stick around after the show for some Q&A, and pet the animal stars as you leave the theater.


December 12 | Melchior Marionettes: Holiday Cabaret on Strings

Back by popular demand! Join us for a fast-paced, entertaining cabaret of handcrafted marionettes. Children and adults will delight in the hilarious antics of the marionettes and the skill of the puppeteers. Everyone will want to sing along with the holiday classics and other favorites.


January 30 | Phoenix Rising Dance Company's Imagination Station

Imagination Station is an interactive presentation ideal for introducing the art of dance to children, their parents and grandparents. Join Phoenix Rising Dance Company dancers on a trip to a magical world created by dancing children. Unfortunately, all the children have grown up and forgotten how to dance! Since the magical world needs dancing to remain magical, we’ll use our imaginations to create the sun, wind, rain, flowers, trees, and animals.


February 20 | Making Music with Mr. Daniel

Get ready to join in the singing and dancing right from the start as you are led on a child-centered musical joyride of cherished traditional songs and interactive games. Mr. Daniel puts the kids front and center in a raucous and energizing concert that emphasizes movement, humor, participation and good feelings all around. Instruments will be provided, but you are also encouraged to bring your own to join in the jamboree.


March 20 | Katherine Nagy & Friends

Katherine Nagy is a singer and songwriter who was raised in Ireland. Her memories of these times and love of Irish folk music have greatly influenced her own songs and writing style. She will be joined by Austin Johnson and Dimitri Martin to perform her own Irish-inspired songs and familiar Irish tunes, and also share stories filled with Irish tradition.


April 24 | Rainforest Rhythm Jam

Get ready to find your groove and share your rhythm with Ms. Lisa of Bongo Boy Music School! Kids will experience a creative rhythmic adventure playing drums and percussion while having a great time jammin' in the jungle. It’s a great way to celebrate Earth Day!


May 22 | Martinie's Boogie Three

Martinie's Boogie Three explores the rock 'n' roll side of vintage blues and boogie-woogie piano, breathing new energy into dance music from the 1940s and ’50s. Kids will wear out their dancing shoes boogieing to the groove!