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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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TUCSON – Summer Safari Friday Nights

Summer Safari Friday Nights (Fridays, May 19 through August 4). Animal encounters, zookeeper talks, games, crafts and face painting. 6-8 p.m. $9; $5 for ages 2-14, free for children under age 2. Reid Park Zoo, 3400 E. Zoo Court Drive, Tucson. 520-881-4753 or reidparkzoo.org

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TUCSON – Summer Safari Friday Nights at Reid Park Zoo

Animal encounters, zookeeper talks, games, crafts, face painting and more each Friday night at Reid Park Zoo in Tucson.

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“Only” is not lonely: Choosing to have an only child

“Just one?” She asks the question with an air of familiarity, though we met just minutes ago. Somehow she sees my decision to have an only child as fair game for discussion during our kids’ Friday afternoon tennis practice. I pause before responding, watching as a single yellow ball bounces on the green court. With […]

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Remember the non-moms on Mother’s Day

non moms, Mother's Day, chocolate cupcakes

“Guess what, Mom? She made them again!” Within seconds, my daughter had devoured the homemade chocolate cupcake. For the past several years, a friend of mine has baked these goodies “just because.” These random, unexpected surprises are a treat for my daughter, and for me, too, showing how my daughter’s circle of love extends beyond […]

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What kids want moms to know — in time for Mother’s Day

“What does my child think of me?” It’s a loaded question, and moms don’t often have the time or energy to probe the subject with their sons and daughters. At the same time, kids may shy away from “getting too deep” about their feelings. That doesn’t mean moms don’t want to hear what their kids […]

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Tucson Folk Festival

Tucson Folk Festival (May 6-7). More than 200 musicians from Arizona and around the Southwest perform family-friendly music, dance and entertainment. Hosted by the Tucson Kitchen Musicians Association. Noon to 10 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m Sunday. Children’s show is 2 p.m. Sunday. Free. El Presidio Park, 160 W. Alameda St., Tucson. tkma.org

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Tucson Folk Festival

Tucson Folk Festival (May 6-7). More than 200 musicians from Arizona and around the Southwest perform family-friendly music, dance and entertainment. Hosted by the Tucson Kitchen Musicians Association. Noon to 10 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m Sunday. Children’s show is 2 p.m. Sunday. Free. El Presidio Park, 160 W. Alameda St., Tucson. tkma.org

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Summer day camps – STEM or STEAM

Engineering for Kids, summer camps, summer day camps, STEM

All Around Learning Center Val Vista Academy, 4120 S Val Vista Drive, Gilbert Scottsdale Country Day School, 10460 N 56th St 6304 S Price Road, Tempe 480-833-7338 • allaroundmath.com Ages 4-14. More than 20 different summer camps including robotics, Minecraft, coding, computer game design, sciences and more.One-week half- and full-day camps May 30-July 21. $249-$348; […]

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Books about snow: celebrating the magic of frosty flakes

Snow is so much more than cloud chemistry; it’s a state of mind. It’s about stillness, seeing old things with new eyes, and adding beauty, sparkle and mystery to the commonplace. It’s about the seasons that mark our passage through life. For as long as there have been artists and children, the wonder of snow […]

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Childhood obesity prevention resources

Concerned about childhood obesity? Looking for ways to build healthier nutrition and fitness habits in your kids? Here are some local and national resources that can help. AZ Way to Go azwaytogo.org An obesity-prevention website created by the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Obesity Committee to provide resources to clinicians and families […]

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