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Science center delivers online, interactive lessons

Science center delivers online, interactive lessons

The Arizona Science Center is helping children explores science while at home or anywhere else. It recently launched CONNECT @ Arizona..

Phoenix Children’s requires masks, limits visitors

Phoenix Children’s requires masks, limits visitors

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Phoenix Children’s Hospital requires visitors and patients ages 2 and older to wear a cloth mask or face..

Online sessions offer tips on financial aid

Online sessions offer tips on financial aid

High school seniors who are planning to start college in the fall of 2021 can get help learning how to apply for financial aid through an..

Museum delivers DIY projects

Museum delivers DIY projects

While the Children’s Museum of Phoenix has been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you can still engage your kids in online and at-home..

Mascot teaches kids about wastewater

Mascot teaches kids about wastewater

You can teach your child about water supply and waste removal with educational coloring books and other materials the city of Phoenix..

Young readers can review books

Young readers can review books

Kids who like to read can get their hands on books before they are released at Changing Hands bookstores. The bookstore, which has a..

Swim lessons focus on safety

Swim lessons focus on safety

Children can make a splash in after-school swim lessons at Hubbard Family Swim School. The business, which has several locations including..

On-site program offers gymnastics, other activities

On-site program offers gymnastics, other activities

Arizona Sunrays, which has locations at 3923 E. Indian School Road and 15801 N. 32nd St., is providing on-site gymnastics, dance and..

Gymnastics camp merges tumbling, academics

Gymnastics camp merges tumbling, academics

If you are looking for a safe place where your children can tumble and participate in other exercise while also focusing on their academic..

Youths can prepare for college online

Youths can prepare for college online

Teens and pre-teens can take several online classes and access programs and services through College Depot, a free, full service, college..

Library offers reading game, online classes

Library offers reading game, online classes

Summer is in full swing but you may keep your children and teens learning and entertained with Phoenix Public Library programs. Encourage..

Enchanted Island features rides, games, boats

Enchanted Island features rides, games, boats

Enchanted Island Amusement Park, an unusual park with rides, pedal boats, food and other entertainment, is open from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays..

Channel creativity in Irish-themed art event

Channel creativity in Irish-themed art event

Artists 25 years old or younger in Arizona can channel their creative energy from the comfort of home as part of the Irish Cultural Center..

Splash into summer with Camp Hubbard

Splash into summer with Camp Hubbard

Kids can dive into summer and stay active in sports and games at Camp Hubbard in Sunnyslope. The camp began May 26 and runs through Friday,..

Museum providing ‘CAMP IN A BOX’

Museum providing ‘CAMP IN A BOX’

Looking for something fun and educational for your children to do this summer? The Children’s Museum of Phoenix is providing its first..

Kids can flip, tumble and dance at Supercamp

Kids can flip, tumble and dance at Supercamp

Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics is offering a summer Supercamp, where children can tumble, jump, dance, play sports and move in diverse ways...

Impact Gymnastics offering summer camp

Impact Gymnastics offering summer camp

Impact Gymnastics Academy is open and giving children a cool, indoor place to get into shape and play games over the summer. The academy,..

Arizona Science Center offers virtual activities

Arizona Science Center offers virtual activities

Arizona Science Center, like many venues, has had to close its doors for in-person visits, but is offering lots of unusual, educational and..

Explore scientific experiments online

Explore scientific experiments online

Looking for ways to keep your children enthusiastic and engaged in science while schools are closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic? The..

Routine, honest talks can help kids at home

Routine, honest talks can help kids at home

If you feel overwhelmed by all the information publicized about COVID-19 and do not know how to talk to your children about it, there are..

Library offers online storytimes for kids

Library offers online storytimes for kids

While the physical libraries are closed due to COVID-19, you can still involve your children in storytelling online. The Phoenix Public..

Hubbard Family Swim offers safety tips

Hubbard Family Swim offers safety tips

As the weather heats up, you might be taking a dip in your backyard pool with your children so it is important to take heed of an..

Gymnastics centers offer online lessons

Gymnastics centers offer online lessons

Two North Central gymnastics studios are offering online classes to help students and the public stretch, exercise and polish their skills...

Burn calories, get artsy on schools site

Burn calories, get artsy on schools site

Burn some calories and tap into your artistic side with your children via livestream lessons that GreatHearts Academies is offering online...

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