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Legendary Sunnyslope High football team to be honored

The heart of Sunnyslope High School beats strong among a family of athletes. LeRoy Schneider is among the alumni who will be recognized at..

Stories, garden available for kids

Stories, garden available for kids

19North’s community garden will offer an event for children who want to develop green thumbs and hear interesting stories. A “Story..

Children’s Museum offers holiday camp

Children’s Museum offers holiday camp

Parents looking for something educational and entertaining their children can do when school is out on Veterans Day might want to explore..

Little ones can learn music

Little ones can learn music

Music Works Community now offers new EarlyBirds Classes for The Very Young as part of its Prelude Program for Young Musicians. A Free First..

Arizona Sunrays offer ‘Supercamp’

Arizona Sunrays offer ‘Supercamp’

Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center, located at 15801 N. 32nd St., will offer “Supercamps” this month and in December. Day..

Bookstore, libraries offer storytimes

Bookstore, libraries offer storytimes

Half Price Books at 2102 E. Camelback Road, offers Storytime Sundays the first Sunday of every month at 1 p.m. Parents can bring their..

Free fair to offer kids health help

Free fair to offer kids health help

Anyone looking for resources to fight dangers that threaten their children’s health might want to check out a free event on Saturday,..

Fall is a good time for kids’ swim lessons

Fall is a good time for kids’ swim lessons

The weather has cooled off but it is still a good time for children to take swim lessons. Recently the American Academy of Pediatrics..

Essay contest to help fund college costs

Essay contest to help fund college costs

Children in fifth-grade can get a jump start on saving money for college. Arizona Family College Savings Plan (AZ529) is having an..

Babies can get introduction to gym

Babies can get introduction to gym

Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center at 15801 N. 32nd St. offers little ones the opportunity to participate in gymnastics and..

Touch-A-Truck to show off vehicles

Touch-A-Truck to show off vehicles

Kids can get up close to trucks and other vehicles at a Junior League of Phoenix fundraiser next month. The Junior League of Phoenix (JLP)..

Kids night out to help teachers

Kids night out to help teachers

Parents can enjoy a night out while their children engage in tumbling, all while helping support teachers. Impact Gymnastics Academy will..

Kids can tumble, jump at Flip Dunk camps

Kids can tumble, jump at Flip Dunk camps

Flip Dunk Sports is giving kids lots of ways to jump, tumble and play with others over fall break. The fall break camps include noodle..

Storybook characters to entertain at festival

Storybook characters to entertain at festival

Popular storybook characters will come to life at a festival on Saturday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 21 at Christown Spectrum Shopping..

Poster contest to highlight dangers of opioid misuse

Poster contest to highlight dangers of opioid misuse

Children and teens around the state can learn about opioid abuse and design posters to help raise awareness of the problem through the..

Interfaith experience educates kids in fun way

Interfaith experience educates kids in fun way

Kids ages 7 to 12 can get a look at four different, major world religions at a special event at Changing Hands Bookstore on Sunday, Sept...

Girls Scouts expand badge offerings

Girls Scouts expand badge offerings

Local girls have more ways and incentives to boost their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills and explore rock climbing,..

‘Stroller tours’ at Phoenix Art Museum

‘Stroller tours’ at Phoenix Art Museum

Discover the Phoenix Art Museum with your baby in tow and give your brain a morning boost during “Stroller Tour Tuesday,” 10:30 a.m...

Sunrays Gymnastics co-owner is honored

Sunrays Gymnastics co-owner is honored

A gymnastics coach for more than four decades is getting his time in the spotlight. Dan Witenstein, co-owner and team director of Arizona..

New music classes for infants to 3-year-olds

New music classes for infants to 3-year-olds

A new music program is hatching for “EarlyBirds”—classes for children ages birth-3 years old— at Music Works Community (MWC), 302..

Kids can make ‘hungry caterpillar’

Kids can make ‘hungry caterpillar’

Children of all ages can bring to life a fun animal during a crafty event at Cholla Library, 10050 Metro Parkway East. They can participate..

After school programs available from city

After school programs available from city

Registration for Phoenix Afterschool Center (PAC) program began last month. PAC is available to children ages 6 to 13, afterschool until 6..

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..

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