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Family Time! Events Calendar

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June 28, 2016

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Google Maps Activity Time. Babies-preschoolers (with an adult). 30 minutes of unstructured playtime, then 30 minutes of finger-play songs, playing with puppets, musical instruments, storytime, nursery rhymes and dancing. 9:30-10:30am. $6/child. Toys & Playtime Oasis, 13802 N Scottsdale Rd #116, Scottsdale. 480-948-4630 or

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Google Maps Amazing Arizona Kids! Ages 6-13. Kids learn interesting facts about Arizona through storytelling, museum exhibits and hands-on activities. 10am-noon. Free. Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park, 1300 N College Ave, Tempe. 480-292-0292 or

Google Maps Arrowhead Towne Center Kids Club has teamed up with National Geographic Kids to create activities and games that focus on discovery through play. 11am. Free. Arrowhead Towne Center, 7700 W Arrowhead Towne Center, Glendale. 623-979-7777 or

Google Maps Baby Splash Swim Classes. Babies 6 months & under (with an adult). 30-minute water acclimation classes in a heated indoor pool. Free. Preregister. Hubbard Family Swim Schools, 1061 N Dobson Rd #101, Mesa. 602-971-4044 or

Google Maps Bugs! 3-D (through Oct 6). This film uses cutting-edge macroscopic technology to bring viewers face to face with the insect world. Shows twice daily on the Irene P Flinn IMAX Theater's 5-story screen. $9; $8 ages 3-17; does not include general admission. Arizona Science Center, 600 E Washington St, Phoenix. 602-716-2000 or

Google Maps Children's Summer Series. All ages. Escape the summer heat and watch a movie. Today's Movie: "Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit" (PG). 11am. $3. Studio Movie Grill, 15515 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale. 480-991-3106 or

Google Maps Desert Ridge Summer Splash Tuesdays. Enjoy themed music, games, character meet-and-greets, prizes and dancing. Today's theme: Princess and Pirate Party (Belle & Jake). Free. Desert Ridge Marketplace, AMC Fountain, 21001 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix.

Google Maps Discovery Time. Ages 2-5 enjoy books, stories, music and activities that build early literacy skills and introduce science and math. 11:15-11:45am. Free. Century Branch Library, 1750 E Highland Ave, Phoenix. 602-262-7411 or

Google Maps Hairspray (Fri-Sat June 24-July 2). Performed by actors ages 13-18 from Actor's Youth Theatre. 7pm Mon-Fri, 3 & 7pm Sat. $15 plus $1.75 box-office fee. Tuscany Theatre, 861 N Higley Rd #105, Gilbert. 480-907-7050 or

Harkins Theatres Summer Movie Fun (Mon-Fri through Aug 5). Family-friendly films for all ages. Today's movie: "Kung Fu Panda 2". 9:45am (doors open at 9am). $2 per movie or $7 for 10 movies. Harkins Theatres Valleywide.

Google Maps Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean (through Oct 6). The son of ocean pioneer Jacques Cousteau offers a breakthrough look at a secret world within the ocean. Shows twice daily on the Irene P Flinn IMAX Theater's 5-story screen. $9 adults ($6 members), $8 ages 3-17 ($5 members); does not include general admission. Arizona Science Center, 600 E Washington St, Phoenix. 602-716-2000 or

Google Maps Open Gym. Ages 6 months-5 years (with an adult). Free time on the playfloor. 2-5pm. First class is free. Preregister. Gymboree Play & Music Glendale, 19420 N 59th Ave, Glendale. 623-939-1777

Google Maps Shake, Rattle & Roll (Palomino). All ages. Sing, move and groove to music. 10:30-11am and 11:30-noon. Free. Palomino Library, 12575 E Via Linda, Scottsdale. 800-273-8439 or

Google Maps The World of Giant Insects (through Sept 5). Six common insects of gargantuan proportions come to life via robotic technology. Creatures are 40 to 120 times life size. 10am-5pm. $6 ($4 members); does not include general admission. Sybil B Harrington Galleries, Arizona Science Center, 600 E Washington St, Phoenix 602-716-2000 or

Google Maps Toddler Test Kitchen Ages 2-6. An age appropriate, hands-on cooking class designed to encourage healthy and helpful eating at an early age. 10-11am. $12/class or $39/4-class series (members). $15/class or $49/4-class series (non-members). Halle Heart Children's Museum, 2929 S 48th St, Tempe. 602-414-2800 or

Tuesday Night Classics. All ages. Enjoy a classic summer film. Tonight's movie: "The Goonies" (PG) . $5. Select Harkins Theaters Valleywide.

Google Maps Video Game Olympics. All ages. Compete in three games: Fruit Ninja, Kinect Sports and Just Dance. Prizes for the top three competitors. 3-3:30pm. Included with admission: $5 ages 4 & up, ages 3 & under free. Halle Heart Children's Museum, 2929 S 48th St, Tempe. 602-414-2800 or

Google Maps Visions '16 (through Sept 18). This annual exhibition reveals the ideas, knowledge and insights gleaned by students from six Valley high schools who met monthly for artist-led workshops, studio visits and gallery discussions focused on contemporary art. 10am-5pm Mon-Sat, noon-5pm Sun. Free. Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 7374 E 2nd St, Scoottsdale. 480-874-4666 or

Google Maps World's Oldest Rodeo (Tues June 28 through Mon July 4). Judged events (bareback, saddle bronc, bull riding) and timed events (steer wrestling, tie-down, team roping, barrel racing). 7:30pm Tues-Fri, 1:30 & 7:30pm Sat-Sun, 1:30pm Mon. $12-$25. Rodeo Grounds, 840 Rodeo Dr, Prescott. 928-445-3103 or

data updated tue jun 28, 2016 @ 02:00 am

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