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The Chabad of the East Valley will have an open house for its new preschool program on March 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. at 875 N. McClintock Drive.
Eating well can be hard to do — but not because of a lack of options. Farmers markets make finding fresh-picked produce (and a variety of locally made specialty foods and products, like hummus and bath soaps) convenient in and around the East Valley.
Wanna go culture crazy without breaking the piggy bank? Then check out a Culture Pass from your local library. This first come, first served voucher system, sponsored by Act One, gives you and a guest free admission to participating arts and cultural institutions like the Arizona Science Center, Scottsdale Museum for Contemporary Art, Desert Botanical Garden and the Phoenix Zoo. Visit Act1az.org/culture-pass to find a participating library near you.
Spring is our busiest seasons in real estate. One of the top reasons is because parents often want to buy a new home and move after the kids are out of school and before they start the new school year. A question I hear often is, “How do I make this move easy on the kids?” Moving is stressful enough for adults, add in children who don’t understand the process, the reasons and all they know is it is going to be different, and it can make things a little more challenging. Here are some ways to relieve the stress, and dare I say, get them excited about the move.
With numerous preschools scattered throughout the Ahwatukee area, MOMS Club of Ahwatukee will be hosting its fourth annual Summer Camp Preschool Open House to further assist the selection process for parents for the 2014-15 school year.
Pre-historic creatures come alive via giant puppetry, stilt-walkers and inflatables in this interactive stage production, transporting audiences to a land long ago and far away.
ERTH Petting zoo, Carriageworks
’Twas the afternoon of Christmas and all through the house, presents were opened and appetites doused. Get away from the mess and out on the town; these are the places fun can be found.
Thanks to Act One, the non-profit foundation of ON Media Publications, Valley families get to experience art and culture for free this Christmas.
Reindeer-schmeindeer. Santa’s pets aren’t nearly as popular in the Valley this time of year as the scaley, slithering creatures at Phoenix Herpetological Society. The non-profit throws open its doors for holiday tours, which often sell out.
Keystone Rewinds the ‘50s was not only a huge fundraising success for Keystone Montessori, but also a family fun event for the 590 who were in attendance.
Keystone Montessori celebrated their 9th Annual Special Event in 1950s style. Keystone Rewinds the ‘50s was not only a huge fundraising success for the school, but also a family fun event for the 590 who were in attendance.
Come have some fun while learning dance techniques, and a dance routine for the Winter Show at Desert Vista High School. The routine is themed “Miracle on 32nd Street” and all participants of the clinic will have the opportunity to perform during the annual Winter Dance Show.
For the past 30 years, I have been a literacy advocate. During the summer of 1983, I learned that my grandfather was illiterate.
Halloween is the last day to catch most fall festivals around the East Valley.
On Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Disability Empowerment Center artists with disabilities will be showcasing their art at an event sponsored by the Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association.
The Phoenix Zoo announced it has reached its goal of raising $22.5 million for its first major capital campaign, allowing it to fund several projects on the way toward creating a World Class Zoo. The zoo’s initial goal for Phase I of its capital campaign when it began in 2008 was $20 million, but it was revised as project costs exceeded that amount.
Every member of the family deserves to have a little spirituality in their lives — even those with four legs and fur.
There are some new faces at Phoenix Zoo.
I’d like to introduce you to a friend. I think you may know her already, or at least you think you do. She’s The Mom Who Is Never Here.
HERE: Free family fitness event Sept. 27-28
Here: Teen event at Ahwatukee’s Ironwood Library
The third annual Love Walk will be from 7 to 9 a.m. this Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Phoenix Zoo.
First it was bars, restaurants and office buildings. Now the front lines of the “No Smoking” battle have moved outdoors.