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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 per order – perfect for parents and grandparents!


2023-24 Schedule

Musical Conexion

September 30, 2023

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, make joyful connections through the universal language of music with Musical Conexion. This fun-filled, bilingual cultural experience is designed for both Spanish-speaking and non-Spanish-speaking families alike, with songs, movements and finger plays in Spanish and English accompanied by real instruments like guitar and cajón peruano. Cote Godoy of Chile and Kelsi Lee of Indiana are active musicians and experienced educators who create a fun, accepting, encouraging and inclusive atmosphere for everyone!


The BallRoom Roustabouts

October 28, 2023

The BallRoom Roustabouts play low volume, high energy rock ’n’ roll for families with kids, with the intent to promote, encourage and inspire reading, active imagination and merrymaking. These hardworking entertainers have performed at schools, libraries, festivals, birthday parties, street corners, car dealerships and even weirder places than that, all the while spreading the good news of “Storysinging Dance Music” for the young and young at heart.


Meghan Cristeen Martin

November 11, 2023

Join local songwriter, musician and teaching artist Meghan Cristeen Martin as she shares her enthusiasm for the ukulele! The small, four-stringed instrument has guided her into performances across the country and to popular ukulele festivals around the Midwest. She'll share some of her favorite songs, as well as some originals, and demonstrate a variety of ukuleles – including extra ones for the children to try!


Melchior Marionettes: Holiday Cabaret on Strings

December 9, 2023 (10:30AM & 12:30PM)

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


Movers and Shakers with Relevations Dance Company

January 6, 2024

Join a dance party! Kids will learn dance fundamentals and more in this exciting educational performance based in creative movement, geared to expand the creative mind! A fun and interactive program created and choreographed by Relevations Dance Company in collaboration with Footprints Movement Center,  Movers and Shakers will delight audiences from toddlers to parents.


Kid Kazooey: It's Time to Have Band Practice

February 10, 2024

Kid Kazooey wants to play music with you and your kids! It's Time to Have Band Practice is a program exploring the fundamentals of music by playing music together. Rhythm, dance, and dynamics are shared in a highly interactive program with a seasoned performer.


Silly Safaris: Spring Animal Babies

March 2, 2024

Meet Amazon John as he introduces us to several wonderful spring animal babies. Did you know that animals living where there are cold seasons have their babies in the spring, when food is more abundant? We will celebrate motherhood as we learn how mommy animals take care of their springtime babies. Be sure to stick around after the show to meet the animals up close!


Todd Williams wears black and poses in front of a wall from which several saxophones hang.

Cool Jazz for Cool Kids with the Todd Williams Trio

April 20, 2024

To celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month, bring your imagination, spontaneity and dancing feet for this very special performance by the Todd Williams Trio. Williams is a nationally known saxophonist, composer and music educator who first gained national fame as a member of Wynton Marsalis' ensembles. He currently teaches music and directs the jazz ensembles at Indiana Wesleyan University. This performance will include a collection of original pieces that are simple, fun and picturesque. It’s sure to be a dynamic show, with kids and their families on their feet, grooving to the tunes and even trying out a few instruments!


Bongo Boy Music: Fam Jam

May 4, 2024

Kids, parents and grandparents: Come share your groove with Ms. Lisa of Bongo Boy Music School. In this creative rhythmic and musical adventure, we’ll be moving, grooving and playing away on drums and other percussion instruments. It’s going to be a great family jamming day!