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Children’s Museum of Phoenix reopens in May with Eric Carle exhibit

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix has remained open on weekends and during special events for outdoor play only. But kids will once again run...

Two-month “A” Mountain Challenge begins April 1

The two-month “A" Mountain Challenge kicks off April 1. The event, presented by the Downtown Tempe Authority and Zebra E-Bikes, showcases “A Mountain” in Tempe (also...

D-backs Kids Club offers new tech, new prizes

The Arizona Diamondbacks have re-launched the D-backs Kids Club, a free program that rewards kids 15 and younger with prizes for each game they...

Sari on Science: Balloon rockets help explain how we’ll propel ourselves to Mars

After watching the incredible NASA Mars Perseverance rover landing last month, my daughter asked if she could go to Mars. At one time, this...

2021 Easter events in Arizona

Events fill quickly. Please call ahead or register in advance to avoid disappointment. We will be adding to this list as we discover more...

COVID-19 Cancellation: Trolls Live! at Gila River Arena

Fans of Poppy, Branch and their troll friends will have to wait a bit longer. Vstar Entertainment Group today announced it is canceling the...

Raising Outdoor Kids: Hiking Arizona trails less traveled

This is high season for hiking in Arizona. With our unseasonably warm weather and all-too-brief “winter” this year, our trails are all the more...

Phoenix Art Museum extends free admission for military families

Phoenix Art Museum is continuing its free-admission Military Access Program — called MAP@PAM — through 2022, providing free admission to all veterans, active-duty service...

Black History Month: What to do, read, and watch

Black History Month was officially recognized in 1976 to honor the accomplishments of Black people throughout American history. This year, the importance of Black History Month...

The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! opens Feb. 9 at Scottsdale’s Arizona Boardwalk

A new exhibition — The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! — is set to open to the public at the Scottsdale entertainment...

Astronaut exhibit at Arizona Science Center explores life outside of Earth

Astronaut, a new interactive and hands-on exhibition, is landing at the Arizona Science Center Feb. 6-May 31, along with a “space lab” promising visitors...

Phoenix Art Museum extends $5 admission for kids through June 30

Phoenix Art Museum has extended through June 30 its program dropping museum admission for visitors ages 17 and younger from $14 to $5. “We are...

Full moon tours offer glimpse wildlife in the mysterious hours of the night

Full Moon Tours at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center offer guests the chance to see what the Scottsdale sanctuary's native wildlife is up to in...

Raising Outdoor Kids: Footwear for a new year of adventures

Whenever we tell the kids it’s time to leave for an adventure, there are three enduring questions that follow: Will I need a sweatshirt?...

Where to find Santa during a COVID Christmas

Many Arizona malls are offering “contactless” Santa visits, complete with a mask-wearing Santa. Some venues offer virtual-only Santa visits.

Raising Outdoor Kids: What we’ve learned from raising chickens

The adults used to be the first ones awake at our house, pretty regularly. In recent weeks, that’s changed. Now, it’s not uncommon for...

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