May 23, 2013
- Welcome to Macaroni Kid North Scottsdale - PV
- Pets, Vacation and the Summer Heat
- It's Memorial Day...Let the Summer Begin!
- Macaroni Kid Summer Camps in North Scottsdale
- This Week's Picks
- This Week's Calendar
- Plan Ahead
- Tips for Choosing a Campground
- BBQ Grill & Backyard Safety
- Library Culture Pass Program
Welcome to Macaroni Kid North Scottsdale & Paradise Valley! If you and your family live and play in North Scottsdale & Paradise Valley, then this is the newsletter for you!
Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of each newsletter for ALL stories and giveaways each week!
Your Macaroni Publisher Momma,
Raintree Pet Resort - Premier Accommodations for Pets
Summer is here and the heat is on. Have you given thought to where your pets will spend their time? What are your plans for your pets while you are on vacation? Where can your precious animals have special care, cool off and have fun? Well I'm happy to share with you that I have found the perfect place: Raintree Pet Resort, whose motto is "Where Pets Go On Vacation!"
Raintree Pet Resort is a great resource for pets, offering peace of mind for pet parents while traveling on ...
It's finally here! It's the beginning of the summer season even though summer doesn't begin for several weeks. It looks like the weather will cooperate too! When I was growing up, I knew it was Memorial Day because my best friend Edyce's father, Mr. Barie would start the day very early, mind you, by blaring The Battle Hymn of the Republic, Taps, the Marine Hymn and once in a while the Ballad of the Green Berets! This was our cue to get our bikes and decorate ...
Introducing the Macaroni Kid North Phoenix & North Scottsdale/PV
Where: Gymboree Play Music Glendale, 20221 N. 67th Ave. #E8, Glendale 85308When: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AMWho: Kids 5 and under.How: Register by calling (623) 939-1777Cost:First Class Free for new famililesFor more info: www.gymboreeclasses.com/glendaleaz.site
Where: Kids.Play.Music. studio @ 3241 E Shea Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85028When: 11:30 AMWho: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers and the grownups who love themHow: Please RSVP to our online Demo Scheduler at www.MusicTogetherInPhx.com or call 602-363-8202.Cost: Sample classes are always free!For more info: www.MusicTogetherInPhx.com or email@example.com.
Where: Desert Horizon Park16002 N. 56th St.When: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AMWho: Moms and kids welcomeHow: Just Show Up.Cost: FREEFor more info: http://fit4mom.com/class-locator
Where: Anthem Community Park Amphitheater, 41730 N Gavilan Peak Pkwy, Anthem.When: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Every Friday Night in May)Who: Public Welcome.How: Just Show Up.Cost: FREEFor more info: onlineatanthem.com/special-events-music-may
Where: Babystop, 6990 East Shea Blvd Scottsdale, Scottsdale.When: 9:30 AM (Every Saturday in May)Who: Public Welcome.How: Preregister by calling 480-278-7300.Cost: FREEFor more info: babystopaz.com
Where: Whole Foods Scottsdale7000 E. Mayo Blvd.When: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: Public Welcome.How: Just Show Up.Cost: $8.99 and up
Where: UltraStar Cinemas at Pavilions Talking StickWhen: 9:30 AM (Monday - Friday ONLY)Who: Public WelcomeHow: Just Show Up.Cost: $1 (or $5 for access to ALL Summer Series Movies)For more info: http://www.ultrastarmovies.com/summerseries.asp
Where: UltraStar Cinemas in Scottsdale
9090 East Indian Bend RoadWhen: 7:00 PMWho: New parents and their infants up to 12 monthsHow: Just Show Up.Cost: $9.50/adult, $5.50/childFor more info: http://www.ultrastarmovies.com/baby.asp
Where: Paradise Valley Mall, 4568 E Cactus Rd.When: 10:00 AMWho: All ages welcomeHow: Just Show UpCost: FREEFor more info: mallkidsclub.com
Where: Ultra Star Cinema
9090 E Indian Bend RoadWhen: 10:00 AMWho: Parents and infantsHow: Just Show Up.Cost: starting at $5.50+
Where: Paradise Valley Family Resource Center at Indian Bend Elementary School Room 7
3633 E. Thunderbird Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85032When: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMWho: Children birth to five and their familiesHow: Call or visit to register, TJ Jordan (602) 449-3215 firstname.lastname@example.orgCost: FREEFor more info: The Paradise Valley Family Resource Center (PV FRC) is funded through First Things First (FTF). For more information regarding FTF, please visit azftf.gov.
Where: The Doll House & Toy Store
16447 N Scottsdale Rd #D115, Scottsdale.When: 4:00 PMWho: Public Welcome.How: Just Show UpCost: FREEFor more info: 480-948-4630 or azdollhouse.com
Where: Paradise Valley Mall, 4568 E Cactus Road, Phoenix 85032 (near the JCPenney Court)!When: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ((Every Tuesday))Who: Kids of all ages.How: Just Show Up.Cost: FREEFor more info: Click here
Where: The Microsoft Store, 7014 E Camelback Rd #1288, Scottsdale.When: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Ages 2-5 (with an adult).How: Just Show Up.Cost: FREEFor more info: 480-308-0800 or microsoftstore.com
Where: NEW LOCATION!!!!!
8740 E. Shea Blvd.
(94th Street & Shea)When: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Public is welcome.How: Just Show Up.Cost: FREEFor more info:DELIVERY SERVICEThey also have a delivery service to help community members ‘BEAT THE HEAT’. Order on their website any day of the week before 1pm on Friday for delivery to your home/office on Saturday morning. Their order form can be found on their website. The delivery is just $3 within a 25 mile radius. www.NorthScottsdaleFarmersMarket.com
Where: Coyotes Ice Den
9375 E. Bell Rd. ScottsdaleWhen: 6:15 PM - 8:15 PMWho: Public WelcomeHow: Just Show Up.Cost: $8 per person (includes skate rental)For more info: http://www.coyotesice.com/public-skating#admission
Where: RoadRunner Park
3502 E. Cactus RdWhen: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: Public WelcomeHow: Just show up.Cost: Free to roam...For more info: 623-848-1234
Sunday, May 26 through Sunday, June 16 - McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park Sunday Night Concert Series
May 5: Furious George
May 12: Flipside 45
May 19: Raun Alosi & 60 Degrees North
May 26: Rock Lobster
(visit their website for June/July line up)
Where: McCormick-Stillman Railroad ParkWhen: 7:30 PM (Every Sunday in through July 7)Who: Public WelcomeHow: Just Show UpCost: FREEFor more info: www.therailroadpark.com
Where: The Gallery at the Civic Center Library, 3839 N Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale.When: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM (9am-9pm Mon-Thur, 10am-6pm Fri-Sat, 1-5pm Sun)Who: Public welcome.How: Just Show Up.Cost: FREEFor more info: scottsdalelibrary.org
Where: The Play Factory at Desert Ridge MarketplaceWhen: 9:15 AM - 9:45 AMWho: Kids 2 - 5How: Call 480-473-7529 to register - need 24 hour advance notice.Cost: $15 per child or $65 for 5 week sessionFor more info: http://www.playfactoryparty.com/events.php
Where: The Play Factory at Desert Ridge MarketplaceWhen: 9:15 AM - 9:45 AMWho: Kids ages 2 - 5How: Call 480-473-7529 to register - need 24 hour advance notice.Cost: $15 per child or $65 for 5 week sessionFor more info: http://www.playfactoryparty.com/events.php
2/5 - Sugar Cookie Decorating
2/12 - Paper Heart Collage
2/19 - Hearts made out of fingerprints on ceramic plate
2/26 - Cermanic Heart Plate Painting
Where: Make Meaning
Scottsdale QuarterWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: Children ages 2 -5 amd their caregiver.How: Just Show UpCost: $15 for non-members, $10 for members
Where: Kids.Play.Music. Studio @ 3241 East Shea Blvd; Phoenix, AZ 85028When: 11:15 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Infants, toddlers and preschoolers and the grownups who love themHow: Please RSVP to our online Demo Scheduler at www.MusicTogetherInPhx.com or call 602-363-8202.Cost: Sample classes are always free!For more info: www.MusicTogetherInPhx.com or email@example.com.
Where: KidsPark Scottsdale4848 E. Cactus Road, #220, Scottsdale.When: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: Ages 2 - 12How: Advanced registration is required. (602)788-2445 or www.kidspark.comCost: Cost is $29 per family. Limit 2 adults and 3 children per family. $10 charge for any additional child or adult.
Come visit the Children's Museum of Phoenix the first Friday of every month for hands-on, interactive exhibits.
Where: Phoenix Children's Museum, 215 N. 7th Street, Phoenix, AZWhen: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: Public WelcomeHow: Just Show Up.Cost: FREEFor more info: http://www.childrensmuseumofphoenix.org/
Where: Scottsdale Health Care - Shea
9003 E. Shea Blvd., ScottsdaleWhen: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMWho: Moms of MultiplesHow: Just Show UpCost: 1st Meeting is FREE
Where: 9153 E. Bell Road Scottsdale, AZ 85260 (near the Ice Den)When: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AMWho: 18 mths-3 yrsHow: Just let us know you are coming! MissBrenlie@cox.netCost: FREEFor more info: For more info: Visit our website: www.KMWBF.com Email us: MissBrenlie@cox.net Phone us: (480) 502-1170
A study by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) found that gas and charcoal grills caused 3,400 structure fires and 4,900 outdoor fires in or on home properties in 2005, resulting in a combined direct property loss of $137 million.
To ensure your safety, Scottsdale Fire encourages you to take note of the following tips:
- Propane and charcoal BBQ grills must ...
FREE passes to educational venues all summer long!
The Culture Pass Program is through the local library system, in our case the Scottsdale Public Library, where you can go and LITERALLY check out admission passes to some amazing places that inpire, engage and educate the entire family!
All you have to do is be a Scottsdale Public Library card holder, go to your neighborhood Scotsdale Public Library, and ...
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