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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Family Time! Events Calendar

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Google Maps Baby Time. An early literacy specialist from Phoenix Public Library stops in every Thursday to share songs, rhymes, books and activities to promote movement in toddlers and infants. 9:15am Free. Changing Hands Bookstore, 300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix. 602-274-0067 or

Google Maps Beyond the Bricks (Thursdays through May). Thursday Night Live is presented by State Farm. Enjoy live music, food and beer and wine in downtown Tempe. 5:30-7:30pm. Free. Hayden Square Amphitheater, 154 W 5th St, Tempe.

Google Maps Changing Hands Storytime (Phoenix). Interactive story time for preschoolers and kindergarteners. 10am. Free. Changing Hands Bookstore, 300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix. 602-274-0067 or

Google Maps Changing Hands Storytime (Tempe). Interactive storyitme for preschoolers and kindergarteners. 10:15am. Free. Changing Hands Tempe, 6428 S. McClintock Dr, Tempe. 480-730-0205 or

Google Maps Cinderella (Wed-Sun through Jan 22). The classic story of true love, and a glass slipper, performed with elegant hand puppets. 10am Wed-Sat, 2pm Sat-Sun. $10 adults, $7 ages 12 & under. Reservations recommended. Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W Latham St. 602-262-2050 or

Google Maps Clinton Kelly. The beloved co-host of "What Not to Wear" and "The Chew" presents, "I Hate Everyone, Except You" his hilarious collection of essays about his journey from awkward kid to slightly-less-awkward adult. 7pm. Changing Hands Phoenix, 300 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix. 602-274-0067 or

RAK Event Of The Day

Google Maps Horizon Community Learning Center - Information Session. Families interested in enrollment for the 2017-18 school year will meet administrators and faculty, hear a brief history of the schools, enjoy displays and student demonstrations and get questions answered. HCLC is comprised of two schools: Horizon Honors Elementary (K-6) and Horizon Honors Secondary (7-12). Both are tuition-free public charter schools. 6pm in the multi-purpose room. 16233 S 48th St, Phoenix. 480-659-3000 or

Google Maps Lights of the World Lantern Festival (through Jan 29). A magical world of light and cultural entertainment. Explore more than 75 stunning displays of global cultural and cuisine. 5-10pm Mon-Thur, 5-11pm Fri, 3-11pm Sat-Sun. $24; $14.99 ages 3-12. $10 parking (cash only). Rawhide, 5700 W. North Loop Rd, Chandler AZ. 480-502-5600 or

Google Maps ONGOING: Alien Worlds and Androids (through Jan 16). Join scientists in their search for alien life in and beyond our solar system. The exhibit brings guests face to face with worlds far beyond their own, and introduces the technology that takes them there. 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 ONGOING: It's a Dog's Life (through Jan 22). Art and hands-on activities explore the lives and social impact of domestic dogs and their cousins: wolves, foxes and dingoes. 9am-4pm Tues-Sat, noon-4pm Sun. Free with admission: $8 for ages 1 and older (free to members). i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W Pepper Place, Mesa. 480-644-2467 or

Google Maps ONGOING: It's Your Turn: A Home Studio (through March 19). Explore Native American culture in the Southwest and expand on your learning with a hands-on activity that you can take back ago your own home! 9:30am-5:30pm Mon-Sat, 11am-5pm Sun. $18; $13.50 for seniors (ages 65 and older), $7.50 for ages 6-17, free for children 5 and younger. Heard Museum, 2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix. 602-252-8848 or

Google Maps Storytime in Artville. 11am. Free with admission: $8 ages 1 & up (free to members). idea Museum, 150 W Pepper Pl, Mesa. 480-644-2468 or

Google Maps WILLCOX: Wings Over Willcox Birding & Nature Festival (Wed-Sun Jan 11-15). Nature expo with educational booths, seminars, workshops, excursions, field trips and bird watching. Times and fees vary by event. Willcox Community Center, 312 W Stewart St, Willcox. 800-200-2272 or

Google Maps ZooLights (now through Jan 15). The Phoenix Zoo celebrates 25 years of this bright holiday tradition. Enjoy millions of lights, holiday trees and lakeside music-in-motion shows. 5:30-10:30pm. $12.95-$19.95 (member discounts available), ages 2 & under free. The Phoenix Zoo, 455 N Galvin Parkway, Phoenix. 602-914-4333 or

data updated wed jan 18, 2017 @ 02:00 am

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