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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘family events’

Valley Youth Theatre stages family favorite “The Hobbit”

Asked to leave his large, roomy and exceedingly comfortable home (or hole) in the ground to accomplish a difficult mission, Bilbo Baggins accepts the challenge, despite being a most conservative hobbit. Battling evil and danger, he sets out to recover an important treasure. If he can pull it off, great benefit will result, not only […]

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Arizona Science Center’s Pompeii Packs help kids understand life in 79 A.D.

In conjunction with “Pompeii: The Exhibition,” the Arizona Science Center is offering small artifact-stuffed backpacks to kids exploring the exhibit. These Pompeii Packs contain everyday items based on ancient artifacts from 79 A.D. and questions to prompt discussion, inspiration and learning. Pompeii Packs are free and can be checked out from 10 a.m. to 3 […]

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Childsplay stages “Go, Dog. Go!” at Tempe Center for the Arts

Want to attend a musical dog party? Now’s your chance. Childsplay Theatre brings “Go, Dog. Go!” to Tempe Center for the Arts on weekends Nov. 25-Dec. 23. The play is adapted from the P.D. Eastman reading primer that contains only 75 different words. But the show promises plenty of surprises, singing and barking, six lovable dogs, […]

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Top December events in metro Phoenix

Hot cocoa with marshmallows, holiday light displays and the spirit of giving. Some of our favorite family memories are made in December. With the gentle balance of continuing traditions and creating new ones, this list of holiday happenings will fill your days with joy and warm up your winter nights. Happy Holidays! Find more extensive […]

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Veterans Day family events in greater Phoenix

Veterans Day events in metro Phoenix Celebrate our veterans with parades, performances, fun runs and more this weekend. Voices of Valor (Nov. 9). The Phoenix Boys Choir sings patriotic and popular songs at 6 p.m. Thursday. Veterans Day at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park (Nov. 10). Author and Army veteran Marc Raciti and his wife keynote the […]

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Top November events for families in greater Phoenix

November is a time to gather with family and friends. This month, festivals abound celebrating Arizona’s arts and culture. Grab your appetite and a light jacket (for those cool desert nights) and enjoy making family memories. Find more extensive day-by-day event listings at Madagascar: A Musical Adventure (Oct. 28-Nov. 19). Valley Youth Theatre brings this […]

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Family Time: Top October events around metro Phoenix

October brings a cozy list of outdoor festivals and fairs, and a whole lot of comfort food. Get those Halloween costumes ready, because you’re going to want to show them off this month at the endless spooky (and not-so-spooky) celebrations that scream Family Time! Find more extensive day-by-day event listings at Oct. 1-Nov. 5 […]

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Learn to camp as a family during AZ Family Campout Program weekends

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  Have you thought about taking the family camping but didn’t feel confident in your wilderness skills — or your kids’ attention spans for roughing it? Here’s a fun way to experience camping with a little expert help. Sign up for the Arizona State Parks Family Campout Program, designed for families with little or no camping […]

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Childsplay stages “The Phantom Tollbooth” at Tempe Center for the Arts

Life is totally boring for a boy named Milo — until a mysterious tollbooth suddenly appears in his room. He finds himself knee-deep in excitement, part of a great adventure in the Land of Wisdom. Now, along with the Humbug and Tock the Watchdog, he must bring Princesses Rhyme and Reason back to rescue the […]

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Valley Youth Theatre brings “Shrek The Musical” to the Herberger

What better way to experience a fairytale ending to summer than to spend it with a lovable ogre who finds himself on a life-changing journey? The unlikely hero, along with a wisecracking donkey and a feisty princess, are all part of “Shrek The Musical.” Valley Youth Theatre is bringing its production to Herberger Theater Center in downtown Phoenix Aug. […]

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