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Local author signs new children’s book

Local author signs new children’s book

Phoenix author Barbara Renner is launching her new picture book, “Quincy the Quail and the Mysterious Egg,” from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday,..

Applications open for Camp O’Connor

Applications open for Camp O’Connor

Applications for The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute’s Camp O’Connor 2019 will open Monday, Jan. 7, at www.CampOConnnor.org. Camp..

Workshop for youth to solo in jazz combos

Workshop for youth to solo in jazz combos

The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., is set to premiere a workshop specifically for novice musicians (ages 10-17) who want to learn how to solo..

Revamped McDonald’s opens with family events

Revamped McDonald’s opens with family events

The McDonald’s at 7th Street and Townley Avenue in Phoenix re-opened last month with technology upgrades, free Wi-Fi, and a brand-new..

Local school hosts career fair for deaf

Local school hosts career fair for deaf

Phoenix Day School for the Deaf (PDSD), 7654 N. 19th Ave., is an ASDB school campus established in 1967 because Phoenix parents wanted..

Registration open for January music classes

Registration open for January music classes

Music Works Community, 302 W. Bethany Home Road, starts a new semester of PRELUDE Piano Classes for Young Musicians the week of Jan. 21...

Parents can go out on New Year’s

Parents can go out on New Year’s

Parents can go out and celebrate, or have a quiet night in while the kids are out at the New Year’s Eve Party & Sleepover at Arizona..

Kids can play while you shop

Kids can play while you shop

Impact Gymnastics Academy, 7812 N 12th St., Suite B, hosts a special “Shop and Drop” day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9. Drop..

Free Family Sundays continue at art museum

Free Family Sundays continue at art museum

Phoenix Art Museum continues its free general admission for all guests on the second Sunday of each month, courtesy of a grant from..

Swim instructor named ‘Educator of the Year’

Swim instructor named ‘Educator of the Year’

Ed McHale, a longtime swim instructor with Hubbard Family Swim Schools, recently received the 2018 “Educator of the Year” award from..

Have car seat checked before holiday travel

Have car seat checked before holiday travel

It’s the time of year where many Phoenicians hit the road, traveling to visit family in other parts of the state or country to celebrate..

Fun place for kids to hang on holidays

Fun place for kids to hang on holidays

The Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics and Dance Center, 15801 N. 32nd St., will offer its exciting “Supercamp” for ages 3 to 13 on Monday,..

Kids can enjoy a Spooktacular night

Kids can enjoy a Spooktacular night

The Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center, 15801 N. 32nd St., hosts a Halloween-themed Kids’ Night Out from 6 to 10 p.m. on..

Sesame Street Live comes to AZ State Fair

Sesame Street Live comes to AZ State Fair

Your friends from Sesame Street are throwing a celebration and the whole neighborhood is invited, Oct. 27-28 inside the Veterans Memorial..

Fall break camp at Impact Gymnastics

Fall break camp at Impact Gymnastics

Impact Gymnastics Academy has expanded its facility and offerings to bring more options and variety to the area. Located at 7812 N. 12th..

Children’s fest returns to downtown Sept. 22

Children’s fest returns to downtown Sept. 22

The second-annual Phoenix Children’s Festival, featuring a multitude of activities and themed adventures for children ages 3-12, is..

Reading festival at Christown mall

Reading festival at Christown mall

Children will enjoy Dr. Seuss and Mad Hatter characters, complimentary treats and juice, storytelling and much more during the free Camp..

Family childcare center opens

Family childcare center opens

Powerful Connections, Young Minds in the Making, LLC, is a new family childcare program near 7th Avenue and Glendale. The program is run by..

Parents can take a night-or two-off

Parents can take a night-or two-off

Here’s a wonderful way for parents to enjoy a relaxing Saturday night without the kids! From 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8 and again..

Youth get free admission to Phoenix Art Museum

Youth get free admission to Phoenix Art Museum

Phoenix Art Museum offers free admission to kids and teens 17 years and younger through Sept. 30. The program, known as PhxArt Open for..

Free baby swim classes at Hubbard

Free baby swim classes at Hubbard

Hubbard Family Swim School offers free “baby splash” swim classes every day of the week for babies 8 weeks to 5 months of age. These..

Summer Camp, Kids Night Out

Summer Camp, Kids Night Out

The Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center continues its summer “Supercamp” for ages 3 to 13, through Aug. 17. Children will..

Homeopathic remedies now available at Artplay

Homeopathic remedies now available at Artplay

A new collaborative service has been added to the Artplay line-up of helpers: a homeopathic doctor, Carla Briante, NMD. Briante will help..

Enroll now for fall classes at Music Works

Enroll now for fall classes at Music Works

Music Works Community, in the Valley since 1974, was formerly known as Music Works Academy. MWC is an association of music teachers..

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