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Story time, crafts at coffee shop

Story time, crafts at coffee shop

Enjoy free crafts and Story Time 10-11 a.m. every Thursday at the new Cultivate Coffee, 505 W. Dunlap Ave. This nonprofit-run coffee shop..

Summer classes begin at Music Works

Summer classes begin at Music Works

Music Works Community (MWC), 302 W. Bethany Home Road, offers an introductory class for the PRELUDE Piano Program on Fridays in July. A..

Encore Dance Center moves into new studio

Encore Dance Center moves into new studio

Encore Dance Center has moved into a new state-of-the-art facility at 8821 N. 7th St., Ste. 400. The new studio space is less than 3 miles..

Children will have a ‘Wild’ time at VBS

Children will have a ‘Wild’ time at VBS

Central United Methodist church, 1875 N. Central Ave., hosts a Vacation Bible School July 22-26, for children in kindergarten through fifth..

Reading Game begins June 1, win prizes

Reading Game begins June 1, win prizes

Summer is a time for students to keep up and strengthen their reading skills before the next school year. It is also a time for adult..

Preschool teaches kids with, without autism

Preschool teaches kids with, without autism

A new preschool that teaches children with and without autism in a transdisciplinary approach is already seeing positive benefits for its..

Up With People camp returns June 17-21

Up With People camp returns June 17-21

Up with People Jr., a performing arts summer camp for children ages 8-12, will be offered in Phoenix this month at All Saints Episcopal Day..

Free movie at Solano Park

Free movie at Solano Park

Enjoy a free screening of Disney’s “Zootopia” 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at Solano Park, 5625 N. 17th Ave. Free popcorn will be..

Free, fun swim safety event

Free, fun swim safety event

Aqua-Tots Swim Schools and Leslie’s Pool Supply have teamed up to promote swim safety around the country. Aqua-Tots Central Phoenix, 7824..

Free Family Sundays continue at museum

Free Family Sundays continue at museum

The Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave., offers free general admission on the second Sunday of each month, with educational..

Local author reads books on YouTube

Local author reads books on YouTube

North Central Phoenix children’s author Phoebe Fox has started a YouTube channel, where she performs a new read-aloud for children on..

Time to register for summer camp fun

Time to register for summer camp fun

If you are looking for a way to keep your child active and engaged during summer break, Flip Dunk Sports has some great options for you...

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 with music lessons at Music Works Community (MWC), 302 W. Bethany..

Two sand-sational days at kids museum

Two sand-sational days at kids museum

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix hosts an entire weekend of beach-filled fun at its inaugural SandFest, set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April..

Children’s Day held at Japanese garden

Children’s Day held at Japanese garden

The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, 1221 N. 3rd Ave., presents its annual Children’s Day, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, April 14...

‘Schoolhouse Rock’ comes to the stage

‘Schoolhouse Rock’ comes to the stage

Childsplay Theatre presents “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” April 28-May 26 at the Herberger Theater, 222 E. Monroe. Academic subjects will..

Sunrays hosts ‘Supercamp’ for Spring Break fun

Sunrays hosts ‘Supercamp’ for Spring Break fun

The Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center will offer its “Supercamp” for ages 3 to 13 when the kids are off from school for..

Get kids jumping during spring break

Get kids jumping during spring break

Impact Gymnastics Academy, 7812 N. 12th St., Ste. B, hosts full-day and half-day camps for children ages 3 and up during Spring Break,..

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..

Free ‘Movie at the Mountain’ on March 30

Free ‘Movie at the Mountain’ on March 30

The public is invited to a free family event set for 7 p.m. Saturday, March 30 at Mountain View Park, 8901 N. 7th Ave. This inaugural..

Favorite kids books come to life on stage

Favorite kids books come to life on stage

Children’s book author Eric Carle’s iconic stories and illustrations come to life on stage, Saturdays and Sundays from March 17 through..

Circus comes to Central Phoenix

Circus comes to Central Phoenix

Arizona’s own family circus, Circus Americana, will host “Circus Spectaculum” for three performances, March 22-23 at the Madison..

Winter swim lessons prepare for summer fun

Winter swim lessons prepare for summer fun

The weather outside may still be chilly by Phoenix standards, but inside at the Hubbard Family Swim School the temperature of the heated,..

Sunrays offers free baby classes

Sunrays offers free baby classes

The Arizona Sunrays Gynmastics & Dance Center, 15801 N. 32nd St., offers free Baby Dance classes on Mondays and Thursdays from 9:15 to..

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