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Teens can get help applying for financial aid

Teens can get help applying for financial aid

Does your teenager need help applying for financial aid for college? The Phoenix Public Library’s College Depot will be providing..

Little ones can dance, sing to build reading skills

Little ones can dance, sing to build reading skills

Help your little ones learn while moving to music at the Phoenix Public Library’s Music & Movement at Acacia Library. At this event,..

Kids, teens can learn karate in city classes

Kids, teens can learn karate in city classes

Children and teens, as well as their family members can explore karate in classes offered by the city of Phoenix. Karate – Youth Ages..

Fall break camps aim to inspire at science center

Fall break camps aim to inspire at science center

Kids can engage in hands-on, entertaining challenges aimed at building life skills over fall break during CAMP INNOVATION at the Arizona..

Explore Hispanic culture at Children’s Museum

Explore Hispanic culture at Children’s Museum

Enjoy programs and events that celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month through Friday, Oct. 15, at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix at..

City’s afterschool program, parks, other centers reopen

City’s afterschool program, parks, other centers reopen

There is good news for families looking for activities for their children to participate in this fall as the city of Phoenix’s..

Swim lessons offered after school, weekends

Swim lessons offered after school, weekends

Now that children are back in school it is an ideal time to enroll them in swim lessons. So says Ann Marie Sunderhaus, CEO of Hubbard..

Youth theater classes help kids develop imagination

Youth theater classes help kids develop imagination

Children and teens can explore the world of make-believe and develop their performance skills in fall classes at Valley Youth Theatre. Kids..

Preschool to treat grandparents to fun event

Preschool to treat grandparents to fun event

Whiz Kidz Preschool will roll out the red carpet for grandparents on Friday, Sept. 10 ahead of National Grandparents Day. The school, which..

Duet, other groups help those raising grandkids

Duet, other groups help those raising grandkids

National Grandparents Day is just around the corner but the non-profit organization Duet: Partners In Health & Aging celebrates older..

Ballet Theatre of Phoenix fall classes starting soon

Ballet Theatre of Phoenix fall classes starting soon

Ballet Theatre of Phoenix will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 8, at 6201 N. Seventh St. Tour the studio, meet..

‘Travel’ under the sea with Arizona Science Center film

‘Travel’ under the sea with Arizona Science Center film

Travel underwater to get up close to unusual creatures, at least through the magic of cinematography, through a film at the Arizona Science..

Youths can learn to create digital art, video games

Youths can learn to create digital art, video games

Your children can express themselves through digital art in free programs through the Phoenix Public Library system. “Art is Whatever:..

Museum cooks up kitchen, garden classes for kids

Museum cooks up kitchen, garden classes for kids

If you want to plant the seeds for learning about gardening and healthy cooking in your kids, new programs at the Children’s Museum of..

Valley Youth Theatre brings stage lessons home

Valley Youth Theatre brings stage lessons home

Your children can shine from the comfort and safety of home during Valley Youth Theatre’s online performing arts camps this month. The..

Puppet theater shows are indoors again

Puppet theater shows are indoors again

Catch several shows the whole family can enjoy at the Great Arizona Puppet Theater this summer. The theater company has opened its doors..

City pools change open swim rules

City pools change open swim rules

If you and your family members want to visit any city of Phoenix pools this summer, you no longer have to make reservations ahead of time...

Children’s museum allows drop-in visits

Children’s museum allows drop-in visits

Summer play is even easier at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix, where you no longer need advance reservations to visit. Museum members..

Take brain break, stretch, move with ballet dancers

Take brain break, stretch, move with ballet dancers

Arizona Opera and Ballet Arizona will offer Music Movement Breaks, free digitally interactive tools that encourage kids and adults to get..

Phoenix Boys Choir offers summer camps

Phoenix Boys Choir offers summer camps

Do you have a child who loves to sing looking for a fun camp to polish their vocal skills and build friendships? The Phoenix Boys Choir is..

Phoenix Art Museum offers kid-friendly activities

Phoenix Art Museum offers kid-friendly activities

There are lots of ways you can engage your children in activities at the Phoenix Art Museum. A virtual scavenger hunt can be printed or..

Music Works Community provides piano lessons

Music Works Community provides piano lessons

Preschoolers to senior citizens can take piano lessons online and in person at Music Works Community, LLC this month. This music school at..

City pools offer open swim, free swim lessons for kids

City pools offer open swim, free swim lessons for kids

The city of Phoenix has opened 12 of its pools this season: Cortez, Deer Valley, El Prado, Encanto, Falcon, Maryvale, Paradise Valley,..

City community centers to reopen on limited basis

City community centers to reopen on limited basis

The Phoenix City Council recently approved a plan for the tiered reopening of community centers, to bring back the process of special park..

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