Parents of children in kindergarten through high school can get information on the 2014 Arizona FIRST LEGO League robotics and STEM competitions at a kickoff event Saturday, Sept. 6 from 10am-3pm. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was started by Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway two-wheeled electric vehicle, to get kids […]
Go on a scorpion hunt, tour Desert Botanical Garden at night or check out a new Splash Pad in Chandler. We have the scoop on family fun this weekend all over the Valley! Visit our daily online calendar of events to keep up with additional local events, live performances and continuing exhibits. Or download our […]
Arizona families have just one more month to explore the “Build! Toy Brick Art at the Heard” exhibit at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, which features works of art crafted with LEGO® bricks and plenty of hands-on activities. A “Builder Play Date” with local master builder Christopher Piccirillo, who specializes in building towers, takes place […]
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 […]
Movie Night in the Park. All ages. Watch "The Living Desert" and after the movie there will be snake feeding. 7pm. $6/vehicle. Usery Mountain Regional Park, 3939 N Usery Pass Rd, Mesa 480-984-0032 or maricopa.gov/parks.
We have 2 family 4-packs of tickets to give away for Brazilian Day at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Sept 6, 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 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 who […]