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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Whispering Hope Ranch

A special kind of camp

This Payson ranch caters to special needs children and families

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“No-cook” cooking!

Fresh summer meals

Tips and tricks for family-friendly foods that don’t require an oven

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Lost Egypt: Found

Ancient Secrets, Modern Science

On exhibit at Arizona Science Center through Sept 1

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Sex trafficking

What parents need to know

ASU expert discusses the sex trade in Phoenix and how to keep kids safe

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Dive sticks that glow


Summer nights in the pool are a highlight of childhood in Arizona. This simple, kid-friendly craft will add a bit of magic to those twilight swims. All you need is a few plastic water bottles, glow sticks and pebbles.   • Add five or six pebbles to the water bottle to help it sink. • […]

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Permit Prep 101.
Teens (with an adult). Prepares teens for their written permit test and educates families on what they need to know before the new driver takes the wheel. Presented by AAA AZ. 6-7:30pm. Free. Preregister. Litchfield Park Branch Library, 101 W Wigwam Blvd, Litchfield Park. 602-652-3000 or

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