We’ve grown accustomed to seeing storybook characters come to life on televisions, movie screens and digital devices. But there’s something magical about seeing classic tales from children’s literature brought to life on stage, giving children a chance to see characters, costumes and sets up close. Seeing plays and musicals inspired by favorite stories can inspire […]
Could the lack of sleep from hefty high school schedules, late-night texting sessions or the lure of the latest video game lead to obesity? A study, published online in July in the Journal of Pediatrics, examined the effect of sleeplessness on obesity in teenagers over time. The study: Researchers from Columbia University and the University of North […]
Matthew Kaplan, 17, of Phoenix, started the Be O.N.E. (Open to New Experiences) Project after his younger brother, Josh, now 15, was bullied in middle school. As Josh struggled with bullies, Matthew noticed the culture changing into a less inclusive environment among his own peers at Arizona School for the Arts (ASA) in Phoenix. He […]
With summer winding down and kids heading back to school, it’s the perfect time for a quick craft project. This simple star ruler wreath will look great on a mantel or hanging on the front door. All you need is five wooden rulers and glue. With adult supervision, use hot glue—it dries the quickest. (Wood […]
Mini Music Makers Series. Ages 5 & under (with an adult). Early childhood music-education program where children explore music from around the world through developmentally appropriate activities. 9:30am ages 0-18 months; 10:15am ages 18 months-3 years; 11am ages 3-5. $12/class; $40/series of 4 classes. The Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E Mayo Blvd. 480-245-6962 or mim.org.
We have 2 family 4-packs of tickets to giveaway for Brazilian Day at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Sept 6th from noon-6pm. Presented by Afro:Baile in partnership with the Center; the 5th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival is the largest, most authentic Brazilian Independence Day event in Arizona. The festival is […]
Enter to win tickets to an advance screening of “Dolphin Tale 2″ at 10am on Saturday, Sept. 6 at the AMC Desert Ridge. Synopsis: When “Dolphin Tale” opened in theaters in September 2011, audiences of all ages fell in love with Winter the dolphin. Now comes the inspired true story of Hope, the baby dolphin […]