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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..

Temporary water slides installed at CityScape

Temporary water slides installed at CityScape

Central Avenue and Patriot’s Park will be transformed into a water park on Saturday, July 14 and again on Aug. 11, as CityScape welcomes..

Local women pen children’s books

Local women pen children’s books

Phoebe Fox, a children’s book author and mother of three, recently released her first bilingual book, “Babies Nurse/Asi se alimentan..

Youth can learn about law enforcement

Youth can learn about law enforcement

The Phoenix Police Department presents the Youth Police Experience July 23-27, to introduce children to the world of Law Enforcement. This..

Free Family Sundays continue at art museum

Free Family Sundays continue at art museum

Phoenix Art Museum announces the renewal of a generous gift from Discount Tire to provide free general admission for all guests on the..

Therapy customized to your child’s needs

Therapy customized to your child’s needs

Children who have social, emotional or learning challenges hear the word “therapy” and run for cover. Oftentimes, so do their parents...

Parents take a night–or two–off to relax

Parents take a night–or two–off to relax

Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center, 15801 N. 32nd St., offers two opportunities for parents to enjoy a relaxing Saturday night..

Learn fundamental skills at Bourgade sports academy

Learn fundamental skills at Bourgade sports academy

Bourgade’s Athletic Department will host elementary students from across the Valley during a three-day Summer Sports Academy, 8 a.m.-3..

GCU hosts STEM one-day camps in July

GCU hosts STEM one-day camps in July

Grand Canyon University (GCU) will provide STEM field industry exploration for incoming middle school students (grades 7 and 8), from July..

Hubbard offers co-ed summer sports camp

Hubbard offers co-ed summer sports camp

Camp Hubbard is a co-ed summer sports camp offering one-week sessions to campers 4.5 to 16 years old. Camp Hubbard will be offered through..

Summer music classes battle child’s boredom

Summer music classes battle child’s boredom

Beat the summer boredom blues and put music into your child’s schedule. Enroll him or her in music lessons at Music Works Community, 302..

Music Together hosts free sample classes

Music Together hosts free sample classes

Bring your infant, toddler, and preschool-age child to a music and movement experience as Music Together presents two free Sample Classes..

Free water safety event on May 12

Free water safety event on May 12

The public is invited to join the Phoenix Fire Department, Drowning Prevention Coalition of AZ and Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort for a..

Everyone can enjoy Cinco de Mayo

Everyone can enjoy Cinco de Mayo

For parents who would love to go out and have a fun time on Cinco de Mayo but have little ones at home, Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics &..

Camp inspires global awareness

Camp inspires global awareness

Up with People Jr., a performing arts day camp for children ages 8-12, will be offered in Phoenix this June. The one-week, co-ed day camp,..

Sunrays keeps kids active during summer

Sunrays keeps kids active during summer

It’s not too early to plan for what to do with the kids when they are out of school for summer. Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance..

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