A white wall dotted with giant word-filled discs. A series of signs sharing fun word facts. A marquee for posting your own message. Tables for making all sorts of word art. Even a reading nook, and a room dedicated to sharing the fine art of Chinese characters. It’s all part of “Art Speaks,” the final […]
In Arizona, 51 babies under the age of 1 died in 2012 because they were put to bed in an unsafe sleep environment. Eighty-three percent of those deaths were determined to have been preventable, according to the Arizona Child Fatality Review (ACFR) Program, an annual report issued by the Arizona Department of Health Services Office […]
Lou Clark was 9 years old the night her father, who was working out of town, appeared to her in a dream. “I have to go,” he told her. “I need you to take care of your mother and your sister.” It was early December, 1980. At school the following day, time seemed to stop for […]
Deck the halls with beautiful ornaments this week (Dec. 10-15) at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. Assistant Art Studio Manager Beth Jenkins shares directions so you can continue the fun at home. Ages: preschool with assistance and older Materials: 4” x 4” colored card stock paper 3-inch cardboard patterns in the shapes of circles, squares […]
Holiday Story Time & Activities. All ages. Stories with some favorite characters, hot chocolate, cookies and more. Tonight: Wonder Red. 5-7pm. Free. Desert Ridge Marketplace, District Stage, 21001 N Tatum Blvd. shopdesertridge.com.
Frances Smith Cohen’s “Snow Queen” is a “don’t-miss” Valley holiday tradition for the entire family. We have a family four-pack of tickets to give away! “Snow Queen” is produced by Center Dance Ensemble and features the Hans Christian Andersen classic set to music by Sergei Prokofiev. Performance dates are Dec 7-22 at Herberer Theater Center […]
How would your family like to go “Walking with Dinosaurs”…? We have 10 family four-packs of reserved seating for a special advance screening at 10am Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Cinemark Mesa. “Walking with Dinosaurs 3D” features the voices of John Leguizamo, Justin Long and Tiya Sircar. See and feel what it was like when […]