As older pop culture aficionados milled around the Phoenix Convention Center on Thursday during day one of this year’s Phoenix Comicon, Phoenix parents Ryan and Alicia Jackson sat with 2-year-old Lucian, who appeared more interested in coloring with a trio of primary-colored crayons than checking out the pop culture fare. They’ve got great advice for parents [...]
Xavier College Preparatory principal Sister Joan Fitzgerald has been honored with the Arizona Technology in Education Association (AzTEA) “Administrator of the Year” Innovation Award for outstanding innovative leadership in educational technology. According to the AzTEA website, the Administrator of the Year demonstrates the following attributes: skillfully recognizes and utilizes technologies that make the institution more [...]
Grand Opening of Butterfly Wonderland: Butterfly Wonderland (grand opening Sat May 25). The largest butterfly pavilion in North America, featuring a 10,000-square-foot atrium with one hundred different species of butterflies from around the world. 9am-5pm Sun-Thur, 9am-7pm Fri-Sat $18.95 adults, $9.95 ages 3-11, $16.95 for students/military/seniors, ages 2 & under free. 9500 E Via de [...]
The Children’s Museum of Phoenix celebrates Companion Animals Month with a craft that makes animal shapes by using a rubbing plate. Art Studio Manager John Bomhoff shares instructions. Ages: preschool (with assistance) and above. Materials: 6” x 9” piece of colored copy paper Crayons Rubbing plate (Make a rubbing plate by gluing a wooden oval [...]
Peach Festival. All ages. Peach picking, live entertainment, hay rides to the orchards and food sampling. 7:30am-4pm. Free. Schnepf Farms, 24810 S Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek. 480-987-3100 or schnepffarms.com.