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July 29, 2014

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Google Maps Bon Voyage! (June 13-Sept 15). Take a whimsical, artistic journey to Japan, Paris, London, Egypt and more. 9am-4pm Tues-Sat, noon-4pm Sun. $7 ages 1 & up. i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W Pepper Pl, Mesa. 480-644-2467 or ideamuseum.org

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Google Maps Build! Toy Brick Art at the Heard (May 24-Sept 28). Features American Indian and non-American Indian LEGO brick artists' creations. Hands-on components for the whole family. 9:30am-5pm Mon-Sat, 11am-5pm Sun. $23 adults, $12.50 ages 6-12/students, $5 ages 1-5/American Indians, under 1 free. Heard Museum, 2301 N Central Ave. 602-252-8848 or heard.org

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Google Maps Fold, Paper, Scissors (through Aug 10). From intricately and precisely cut paper "drawings" to mathematically mind-boggling folds to a single sheet of paper, the artists in this exhibition are pushing the boundaries of this material beyond the limits of its everyday purpose. 10am-5pm Tues-Wed & Fri-Sat, 10am-8pm Thur, noon-5pm Sun. Free. Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, 1 E Main St, Mesa. 480-644-6500 or mesaartscenter.com

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Google Maps Funny Papers (through Sept 6). Explore the history of comic strips and their continued prevalence throughout art. Features both vintage comic strips and contemporary art infused with comic icons. 11am-5pm Tues-Sat. Free. ASU Art Museum, southeast corner of Mill Ave & 10th St, Tempe. 480-965-2787 or asuartmuseum.asu.edu

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Google Maps Jersey Boys (July 22-Aug 3). Story of how four blue collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. Recommended for teens & up. 7:30pm Tues-Fri, 2 & 7:30pm Sat, 1 & 6:30pm Sun. $20-$125. ASU Gammage, 1200 S Forest Ave, Tempe. 480-965-3434 or asugammage.com

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Google Maps KidStop Summer Activities. Make-and-take projects and activities. Today: make a Pixel Pop for ages 6 & up. 10 & 11am. $8-$10. KidStop, 6990 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale. 480-609-9012 or kidstoptoys.com

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Google Maps Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science (May 31-Sept 1). Reveals how archaeologists use modern science and technology to uncover and understand the ancient civilization of Egypt. 10am-5pm. $26.95 adults, $19.95 ages 3-17 (includes general admission); discount for members. Arizona Science Center, 600 E Washington St. 602-716-2028 or azscience.org

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Google Maps Mini Mornings. Ages 2-5 (with an adult). Creative activity based on the theme of a story. 10am. $15/per child ($10 members). Make Meaning at the Scottsdale Quarter, 15257 N Scottsdale Rd Bldg F #160, Scottsdale. 480-845-0000 or makemeaning.com

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Movie and Pizza Party. Ages 3 & up. Enjoy Papa John's pizza and a showing of the hit movie, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze." Free. Preregister. 5pm at Lee's ATA Martial Arts, 10155 E Via Linda, Scottsdale. 480-831-1111 or leesatamember.com

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Google Maps Open House. Find out more about this school that offers an organic nursery, childcare and Montessori preschool for children ages six weeks to five years old. 5-7pm. Free. The Little Garden Schoolhouse, 2243 E University Dr, Mesa. 480-204-4664 or thelittlegardenschoolhouse.weebly.com/

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Google Maps 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 mcldaz.org

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Google Maps Peter Pan (Tues-Sun July 11-Aug 17). Join Peter, Wendy, Michael, John and Tinker Bell on a magical adventure. 5:30pm Tues-Sun, noon Sat-Sun. Call for prices. Arizona Broadway Theatre, 7701 W Paradise Ln, Peoria. 623-776-8400 or azbroadwaytheatre.com

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Radio Disney Summer Fun. All ages. Dancing, games, giveaways, make-and-take crafts and more. 5:30-7:30pm. Free. Desert Ridge Marketplace, District Stage, 21001 N Tatum Blvd. shopdesertridge.com

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Google Maps Story Time. All ages. Stories, singing and dancing. 9:30am. Free. Toys & Playtime Oasis, 13802 N Scottsdale Rd #116, Scottsdale. 480-948-4630 or azdollhouse.com

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Google Maps Summer Concert (and Movies!) Series (Tues-Sat through Aug 30) Live entertainment and family-friendly movies. 6:30-8:30pm. Free. Courthouse Plaza, Prescott. 928-777-1349 or visit-prescott.com

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Google Maps They Came from Outer Space (through Oct 3). Collection of authentic rocks from space and props and equipment from the television adventure series "Meteorite Men"; new pieces include a lunar meteorite and four space suits. 10am-4pm. $8 adults, $6 ages 3-12, ages 2 & under free. Challenger Space Center Arizona, 21170 N 83rd Ave, Peoria. 623-322-2001 or azchallenger.org

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