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VFW Post hosts two essay contests

VFW Post hosts two essay contests

VFW Post 9400 in Sunnyslope once again hosts its Voices of Democracy essay contest for high school students (grades 9-12). In addition, the..

Top youth volunteers sought for award

Top youth volunteers sought for award

Through Nov. 7, The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is looking for Arizona’s top youth volunteers. Students in grades 512 are..

Costumes, ghost stories for families at free event

Costumes, ghost stories for families at free event

Arizona Humanities, 1242 N. Central Ave., hosts a free Ghostly Stories Festival from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22. Listen to ghost stories,..

A free day of archaeology fun

A free day of archaeology fun

Celebrate International Archaeology Day and explore the ancient heart of Phoenix at Pueblo Grande Museum on Saturday, Oct. 21 with a full..

‘Tramp-O-Ween’ at Flip Dunk

‘Tramp-O-Ween’ at Flip Dunk

Flip Dunk Sports, 1515 E. Bethany Home Road, hosts a special Tramp-O-Ween Night from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. The activities are best..

Preschool opens new location

Preschool opens new location

For more than 10 years, Phoenix Preparatory Preschool & Child Care has educated infants to 5 year olds, with an academic curriculum..

Fun family event at local museum

Fun family event at local museum

Celebrate Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! at Pueblo Grande Museum on Saturday, Sept. 23 with fun, family friendly programming and..

‘Find Your Nose’ Kids Book Party

‘Find Your Nose’ Kids Book Party

Families are invited to the launch of award-winning author Rodo Sofranac’s sixth educational, colorful, and fun children’s book,..

Piano lessons begin in January

Piano lessons begin in January

Gift your little one with the love of music. Music Works Academy, 302 W. Bethany Home Road, starts a new 15-week semester of Prelude Piano..

New mobile app to aid in autism spectrum ID

New mobile app to aid in autism spectrum ID

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) has introduced the ThinkAsperger’s mobile app, an expansion of the..

Arizona Sunrays moves to brand-new building

Arizona Sunrays moves to brand-new building

There is construction work going on in north Phoenix that many children around the Valley will flip over—literally. The Arizona Sunrays..

VBS for your ‘Starveyors’

VBS for your ‘Starveyors’

Dust off your telescope and discover the mysteries of the “God of the Universe,” during a free vacation bible school (VBS) set for July..

Sunrays offers two fun ‘theme’ camps

Sunrays offers two fun ‘theme’ camps

Arizona Sunrays Dance Center, 13832 N. 32nd St., offers a dance camp July 10-14 for both boys and girls ages 6 to 12. The theme for this..

Local woman gets free pool fence

Local woman gets free pool fence

Fulton Homes awarded a North Central Phoenix grandmother a free pool fence, which is vital in her being allowed by the state to foster her..

Phoenix police host summer academy

Phoenix police host summer academy

The Phoenix Police Youth Police Experience is an annual, free event hosted by police officers to introduce children entering the seventh..

Summer music lessons at MWA

Summer music lessons at MWA

Music Works Academy, 302 W. Bethany Home Road, offers an introductory class for the Prelude Piano Program on Fridays in June and July for..

Ocean-themed camp includes yoga, art

Ocean-themed camp includes yoga, art

Desert Song Healing Arts Center, 3232 N. 20th St., hosts a Kids Camp from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 12-16, for ages 5-10. Instructor..

‘Rock N’ Roll’ dance camp at Sunrays

‘Rock N’ Roll’ dance camp at Sunrays

The Arizona Sunrays Dance Center presents a fun dance camp for both boys and girls, ages 8 to 16, from June 19-23. The theme for this..

Weekly Social Group for kids at Artplay

Weekly Social Group for kids at Artplay

Join Artplay Plus, 1130 E. Missouri Ave., Ste. 210, for its weekly social group that conveniently runs on Saturdays beginning at 9 a.m...

Summer ‘Supercamp’ at Arizona Sunrays

Summer ‘Supercamp’ at Arizona Sunrays

Now that summer vacation is here, the Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics and Dance Center, 3110 E. Thunderbird Road, will host its fun-filled..

Open Houses set for Hubbard Sports Camp

Open Houses set for Hubbard Sports Camp

Hubbard Sports Camp will host an informative Open House at its summer day camp location at Sunnyslope High School, 35 W. Dunlap Ave. from..

Local teens compete in gymnastics event

Local teens compete in gymnastics event

North Central teens Cassie Stevens, 15, and Quinn Smith, 14, both members of the Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center in Phoenix,..

Kids can take the field with D-backs players

Kids can take the field with D-backs players

The Arizona Diamondbacks have partnered with Phoenix-area Subway® Restaurants, the official training restaurant for the team, on Subway..

Enjoy a night out while kids have fun

Enjoy a night out while kids have fun

Parents can enjoy their own fun night out this month with the help of the Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center, 3110 E...

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