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Google Maps Arizona PBS Kids Festival. Arizona PBS is celebrating the launch of its all-new 24/7 children's channel with a festival. Activities include arts and crafts, story time and photo ops with PBS Kids characters and a tour of the state-of-the-art Arizona PBS facility. 10am-2pm. Free. RSVP in advance. Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, 555 N. Central Ave, Phoenix. 602-496-8888 or apbs.org/kids

Google Maps Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Event (Sat Jan 14-Sun Jan 22). All ages. American and European classic, sports and racing cars, auctions, live entertainment and charity events. Gates open 8am. $20 and up; $10 and up for children. WestWorld, 16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale. barrett-jackson.com

Google Maps Concerts at the MIM (Jan 5, 16, 17, 19 and 20). Extreme Acoustic Guitar (Jan 5), Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Jan 16 and 17), Steve Tyrell (Jan 19 and 20) and the Arizona Musicfest Young Musician Winter Concert (Jan 29). Call for prices and times. Prices vary. Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix. 480-478-6000 or mim.org

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 rawhide.com

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Google Maps Martin Luther King Jr. March and Festival. MLK March and Festival, honoring the civil-rights leader, and celebrating awareness and unity. 9am Free. The march begins at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 1401 E. Jefferson St, Phoenix. azmk.org

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 azscience.org

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 heard.org

Google Maps TUCSON: Mineral Madness (Sat-Mon Jan 14-16). Minerals, fossils and gemstones for sale, jewelry demonstrations. On Saturday and Sunday, children can collect free rock and mineral specimens in their own egg-carton collection boxes. (Bring your own egg carton!) Visit the museum’s Earth Sciences Center cave, housing one of the world’s most comprehensive regional mineral collections. You’ll even get to see a moon rock on loan from NASA. 10am-4pm. $20.50; $18.50 for seniors, $16.50 for active military, $15.50 for Arizona/Sonora residents; $3 ages 3-12, free for ages 2 and younger. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N Kinney Rd, Tucson. 520-883-2702 or desertmuseum.org

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

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