If you’re anything like me when it comes to summer and kids… the more options to beat the heat the better! So when I recently heard about the Apache Junction Library being an awesome place for young ones, I had to give it a shot.
There is something satisfying about going with my family to an art gallery. We all leave with a desire to create and the art supplies I have been collecting are rediscovered. My boys typically want to do something active and I usually think of a few standby activities before seeking out cultural exhibits. But there will always be movies to watch, indoor parks with longer summer hours, and we can always fit in some pool time after a short gallery visit.
Tucked away in an unassuming office building in Ocotillo area of Chandler, Arizona, is an art goldmine.
School is out and my kids might be thinking this means weeks of unlimited video games. If we stay home in cool comfort, they will surely get more screen time than is recommended, even after zipping through the art projects and science experiments we have been waiting to try.
“Get your camera ready for this one, and don’t forget your swim suit, hiking shoes, and fishing pole.
Boys and grumpiness are two things our family knows a bit about. Contrary to popular belief, boys have a lot of emotions and expressions. They can even be dramatic. (Gasp!) Without knowing much about the story, I was excited to see that Finegan Kruckemeyer’s The Grumpiest Boy in the World addressed the emotional self of boys.
Get Poppin’ at the Second Annual Bubble Bash
Soapy Sensation Returns to Tempe Marketplace and Desert Ridge Marketplace this May!
When you have little more than a day to get away, I hope you will go see the amazing Tonto National Monument in Roosevelt, AZ. There is hardly any preparation necessary. All you need are snacks, a water bottle, and sturdy shoes.
Zoom on over to Free Comic Book Day on Main Street, where 10,000 comics will be given away on Saturday, May 6th! Start at Gotham City Comics at 10 a.m. to collect your map of participating Downtown Mesa businesses.