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					                                 2010 General List of Events
Off-Campus & Commuter Student Services (480) 965-2940
Self-Defense Training with Master McGowan from Chandler MMA (
Wednesday, April 7, 2010               Cholla Apartments                                         2:30 to 4pm
Wear comfortable clothes and come ready for some hands on training. For more information contact

ASU Family Resources (480) 965-9515
New Directions (Birth to 3 years)
Saturday, May 1, 2010 from 8:30 – 12:30 at the OCCSS (910 S. Rural Road). For more information contact

ASU Public Events

Raising AZ Kids website for events – UPCOMING CAMP FAIR
Check out their list of monthly events as well as their summer events.
        7th Annual Camp Fair, FREE ADMISSION
        10am to 3pm
        Saturday, February 27, 2010
        Tesseract School (3939 E. Shea Boulevard, Phoenix)
        (480) 991-5437

Gymboree Play and Music
       Play Classes
       Sight. Sound. Touch. Smell. With your help, special props, songs and parachute play gently stimulate baby's senses
       in a Gymboree play class.
        Music Classes
        A wonderful world of age-appropriate musical learning awaits your baby when she turns
        6 months.
        Art Classes
        Creativity and self-expression abound in our Gymboree Arts classes. Children 18 months to 5 years paint, draw,
        sculpt & create.

Phone: 480-502-5600 or 800-527-1880

Fairytale Brownies Factory                 6280 W. Erie Street, Chandler                     480-785-2125
Probably the most delicious of Chandler's Metro Phoenix attractions; Childhood friends, Eileen Spitalny and David Kravetz
have been baking their secret family brownie recipe for 10 years now, and invite you to visit their facility in Chandler.
Watch a short video of the brownie making process, tour the factory and enjoy yummy brownie samples. Public tours run
January through August at 11:00 am on Fridays. Private tours for groups of 10 - 25 people are available Monday through
Thursday between the hours of 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Hackett House
Location:      95 W. 4th Street, Downtown Tempe, 85281
Phone:         (480) 350-8181                         Web:    
For more information on Hackett House events or programs please call (480) 350-8181

Bake – A - Party
Location:       6949 E. Shea Blvd. #200, Scottsdale, 85254
Phone:          (480) 367-1186
Boys and Girls of any age are “Real Bakers” in our authentic bakery-style kitchen built for kids.
Arizona Central – Kids Events

Roots and Shoots
Contact:          Anne
Phone:            480-282-8488
The program’s mission is to foster respect and compassion for all living things, to promote understanding of all cultures and
beliefs, and to inspire each individual to take action to make the world a better place for animals, the environment and the
human community.

Society for Conservation Biology – Central Arizona Chapter
The Society for Conservation Biology an international professional organization of over 8000 individuals dedicated to
promoting the scientific study of the phenomena that affect the maintenance, loss, and restoration of biological diversity.

Liberty Wildlife
Location: Adjacent to the Phoenix Zoo in Papago Park
Phone:              480-998-5550
Liberty Wildlife envisions a time when wildlife is seen as an integral part of our natural world, as having a place of
importance on its own, both aesthetically and practically. Located in a facility adjacent to the Phoenix Zoo in Papago Park,
we will be open to the public, reaching a greater number of people through outreach and on-site experiences. The facility
offers rehabilitation, education and research and conservation.

The Wildlife Center

SRP Safety Events
Arizona Attractions/Guides and Points of Interest

Arizona Highway Events

MFriday Nite’s Main Event
Location:        Kiwanis Recreation Center (6111 S. All American Way, Tempe)
Phone:           (480) 350-5201
Friday Nite’s Main Event is an interactive youth entertainment program for 9-14 year olds. This program offers an exciting
“Nite Out” for parents and their children virtually ever Friday from 7-11pm. Activities include a live DJ, karaoke, dance
contests, basketball tournaments, body art, raffles, concessions and much more. For more information call (480) 699-0163
Playtopia is a free, 2.5-acre section of the City’s Tumbleweed Park that includes several play zones with themes based on
Chandler’s long agricultural heritage. While Playtopia is only a small portion of the 206-acre regional park, it promises to be
an ideal place for endless imaginative play, and is sure to attract families from all over town. The Playtopia parking lot is
located south of Germann Rd. on Hamilton Street, one-quarter-mile west of McQueen Rd.

Playtopia is:
Farm Land
Numerous slides, bridges and climbing features designed to incorporate the farm life theme. Almost all of the Farm Land
play equipment is under the protective shade provided by a large red barn canopy.

City Land
An urban-themed landscape with paved streets, street signs, lampposts and vehicles you would find in any big city. In
addition to offering climbing, riding, and sliding structures for kids, City Land streets are great for riding tricycles and small

Critter Land
Children can hop on the back of a massive Gila monster, walk through giant tortoise shells, and get down-and-dirty diggin’
in the dirt to discover dinosaur bones. It’s a great place for kids to explore and climb and expand their minds.

Playtopia amenities include swings, benches, restrooms, barbeque grills, sand volleyball, horseshoe pits, and 14 covered
ramadas with picnic tables and seating that can be reserved for your family or corporate gathering. Of the ramadas, there are
five that will accommodate 15-25 people, six that will handle 20-30 people, two pavilions for large gatherings of up to 80
people, and one giant corporate pavilion with a capacity of 320 people.

Chandler Symphony Orchestra
Location:        Chandler Center for the Arts (250 N. Arizona Avenue)
Cost:            Free

Mesa Symphony Orchestra
P.O. Box 1308
Mesa, Arizona 85211
tel (480) 827-2143                         fax (480) 827-2070
The Phoenix Symphony
For more information call (602) 495-1999 or visit

Tempe Symphony Orchestra
For more information visit:

Jillian's at Desert Ridge Marketplace in northeast Phoenix has two theme days - one for ages 3 to 7, the other
for 8 to 14. During the afternoons, a big-screen television plays children shows, such as Sesame Street, Clarissa Explains It All
and Degrassi: The Next Generation.
The $10 admission includes a buffet lunch and a card to play video games. The smaller kids can hang out in an arts and crafts
area while the older ones sing karaoke. Every Wednesday during the summer, kids can get a $10 game card for $5 or they
can receive a $5 game card, bowling and more for their $5 paid. (480) 538-895

International School of Arizona
The International School of Arizona offers a variety of programs such as (but not limited to): French and Spanish immersion
tracks, summer camps, and after-school language classes.
Location:       1401 N. 75th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Office:                  480-874-2326              E-mail:        

Child Care Bureau (Fit Source)
Physical Activity and Nutrition in Child Care Settings: A Web Directory for Providers
Welcome to Fit Source! This site links child care and after school providers to a wide variety of physical activity and
nutrition resources. You will find links to activities, lesson plans, healthy recipes, information for parents, and many other
downloadable tools that can be used to incorporate physical activity and nutrition into child care and after school programs.

Dugan's Dairy Farm
2471 S. Dobson Road, Chandler                    480-899-8795
A tour of Dugan's will show you a piece of Chandler's history, and what life is like on a real, working farm. Visitors can milk
a cow by hand, get up-close with many farm animals in the petting zoo, take a hayride around the dairy, learn about dairy
vet techniques, check out the hay maze and graze the country store. Tours run October through mid-May only. Open
Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, last hay ride leaves at 1:30pm.

Heritage Square
Historical homes, on their original site of Block 14 of the historic city of Phoenix, have been restored to their former
splendor. Rosson House, the grand old Victorian mansion build in 1895, is open for public tours Wed-Sun, 10am-3:30pm.
The other buildings, including the Arizona Doll and Toy Museum and Salt River Project's Silva House, are open Tue-Sat,
10am-4pm and Sun, Noon-4pm. For more information call: (602) 262-5071 / Admission: Free
         Noon - 4:00 PM Sunday / Heritage Square , 7th and Monroe Streets, Phoenix
         10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Food Resources in the East Valley
Shepard’s Warehouse      EAST VALLEY ONLY
Location:                455 Continental Drive (East of Scottsdale Rd and Roosevelt)
Phone:                   (480) 945-5250
Day of Operation:        Wednesday’s and Friday’s / Appointments required.
CEDA Food Pantry
Location:                  930 W. Broadway, Suite 119 (between Mill and Hardy)
Phone:                     (480) 921-1990
Day of Operation:          Weekdays 8am to 5pm / Call to inquire about qualifications.

Paz De Cristo Community Center Photo ID and proof of residence required
Location:               424 W. Broadway Road (Broadway and Country Club)
Phone:                  (480) 464-2370
Day of Operation:       FREE Boxes / 2nd Tuesday and 4th Saturday of the month
                        Help yourself boxes ($30-$40) 1st Tuesday and 3rd Saturday of the month

Department of Economic Security (DES)
Location:                  5038 S. Price (Price and Baseline)
Phone:                     (480) 831-1408
Food stamp sing-ups for individuals and families. Client could possibly receive food stamps immediately if they qualify for emergency
assistance. DES offers other services such as child care assistance, cash assistance and medical (if you meet the program qualifications).

Meals on Wheels
Phone:                    (480) 784-5668
Day of Operation:         9am to 12pm
Meals on Wheels delivers food to the elderly, challenged and people who are home bound. Call to see if you qualify for this service.

Phone:                     (800) 252-5942
This program is designed to assist pregnant women, new mothers, and children under the age of five with vouchers to obtain nutritional
food. Call for more information about qualifying for this service.

St. Vincent De Paul
Phone:                     (480) 966-1974            Day of Operation:         Monday-Saturday 9am to 11am
Volunteers will come to your home and provide food boxes to qualifying persons. They also offer many other services. Please call to
set up an appointment, as walk-ins are not accepted.

The Salvation Army – Tempe Corps
Location:               714 S. Myrtle (University and Myrtle/one block East of Mill Avenue)
Phone:                  (480) 967-8649             Walk-ins:                1pm to 3pm

The Salvation Army provides food boxes once in a three-month period, crisis situation ONLY. In order to receive a food box, picture
ID and social security cards for each household member is required as is proof of residency. After several food boxes, proof of crisis
and income may be necessary to receive assistance.

United Food Bank Savings
Location:                  358 E. Javeline Avenue (near the corner of Mesa Drive and Javeline)
Phone:                     (480) 926-4897              Day of Operation:        Friday’s 8am to 2pm
With the “Help Yourself” program you get $26-$30 worth of food for $15. No community service is expected. Anyone can
participate. Boxes include meats, fruits, vegetables and other staples.

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