Sometime this month, band director Jamie Johnston from Phoenix’s Camelback High School will find out if she is in the final group of 10 teachers who will be honored at the 2015 Grammy Awards in January. GRAMMY Signature School awards, part of the Grammy Awards’ “Grammy in the Schools” program, are given to high school music […]
Themes of friendship, creativity and teamwork are beautifully conveyed in Childsplay’s production of “Charlotte’s Web,” which families can enjoy through Sunday, Oct. 12 at Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA). Children delighted in the performance I attended last Saturday, gleefully imitating the sounds of various animal characters and laughing at their barnyard antics. Music, sets and […]
Millions of prescriptions for antibiotics written each year for children and teens may be unnecessary, according to a new study to be released in the October 2014 issue of Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Researchers looked at data on the treatment of acute respiratory infections in children from 2000 to 2011 […]
Through a child’s eyes, the world is an amazing place! Encourage your little one’s imagination by constructing a fun set of play binoculars. To make this binoculars craft: Tape together two toilet paper rolls side by side. Cut a strip of paper approximately 3×11 inches wide. Let your child decorate the paper as desired with […]
Community Open House. All ages. Find out more information on this school that provides education to emotionally fragile children and those with Autism and Asperger's syndrome. 6-8pm. Free. Banner Children's Academy of Education and Development, 1410 W 10th Pl, Tempe. 480-448-7558 or bannerhealth.com.
“Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival” ticket giveaway
Enter to win a family four-pack of tickets to the Sunday, Sept. 28 performance at 3pm of Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival at US Airways Center. Disney hits are remixed to today’s hottest sounds featuring hip hop, pop, swing, reggae, rock, country and much more! The irresistible lineup of performers, including Mickey, Minnie, Donald and […]