Sometimes parents consumed by holiday preparations or other year-end responsibilities struggle to find family “together time.” For those eager to enjoy some family fun this weekend, the Phoenix Festival of the Arts offers all sorts of options — including puppet theater, storytelling, arts and crafts, music, dance and more. The festival takes place Friday, Dec. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Shamrock Farms Tours. All ages. Tour a working dairy farm, see how the cows are milked and learn how your milk gets to the store. 1pm. $9 adults, $7.50 military/seniors, $6 ages 2-12, under 2 free. Reservations required. Shamrock Farms, 40034 W Clayton, Stanfield. 602-477-2462 or shamrockfarms.net.