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Fountain Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts

The Fountain Festival of Arts & Crafts features nearly 500 artisans, live music, food vendors and beer garden. It’s the perfect place to do holiday shopping, purchase art and enjoy good food and live entertainment. Many of the artists at the Fountain Festival offer unique holiday themed ornaments that have become family tradition. Live music, abundant breakfast and lunch selections and shaded seating areas make this a great way to spend the day in Fountain Hills. We ask as a consideration of others, please leave your pets at home for everyone’s safety and enjoyment during the fair!

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Fountain Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts

The Fountain Festival of Arts & Crafts features nearly 500 artisans, live music, food vendors and beer garden. It’s the perfect place to do holiday shopping, purchase art and enjoy good food and live entertainment. Many of the artists at the Fountain Festival offer unique holiday themed ornaments that have become family tradition. Live music, abundant breakfast and lunch selections and shaded seating areas make this a great way to spend the day in Fountain Hills. We ask as a consideration of others, please leave your pets at home for everyone’s safety and enjoyment during the fair!

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Fountain Festival of Fine Arts and Crafts

The Fountain Festival of Arts & Crafts features nearly 500 artisans, live music, food vendors and beer garden. It’s the perfect place to do holiday shopping, purchase art and enjoy good food and live entertainment. Many of the artists at the Fountain Festival offer unique holiday themed ornaments that have become family tradition. Live music, abundant breakfast and lunch selections and shaded seating areas make this a great way to spend the day in Fountain Hills. We ask as a consideration of others, please leave your pets at home for everyone’s safety and enjoyment during the fair!

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Education Fair AZ hosted by RAISING ARIZONA KIDS magazine

A FREE event for families navigating school choice

Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
7677 N. 16th St., Phoenix

• Meet with representatives from nearly 75 Valley private, public and charter schools.
• Learn about alternative education choices, such as online schools.
• Discover tutoring services and other education resources that support learning.
• Receive a complimentary copy of “Schools, etc.” — the magazine’s comprehensive annual directory of K-12 schools and preschools in Greater Phoenix.

Enjoy a special guest appearance! The Phoenix Zoo is bringing a traveling dinosaur from its new exhibit, “Dinosaurs in the Desert.” The dino’s red-carpet appearance and selfie station will take place from 10 a.m. to noon. Plus: Register to win prizes, including Phoenix Zoo tickets, a Deluxe Dolphin Experience from Dolphinarius and more!

Education Fair AZ is sponsored by Legacy Traditional Schools, Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund, Basis Charter Schools, Great Hearts Academies, Rancho Solano Preparatory School and Calibre Academy.

For more information, visit educationfairaz.com

RAISING ARIZONA KIDS is committed to helping parents find local resources. That includes 27 years publishing RAK magazine, 14 years producing Camp Fair AZ and three years hosting Special Needs Resource Fair. This is the second annual Education Fair AZ event.

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Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey

A unique combination of art, theater and technology, Lightwire Theater is internationally recognized for its signature brand of electroluminescent artistry, poignant storytelling and creative music scores. Each Lightwire production is a marvel of innovation, utilizing custom costumes made of glowing neon wire controlled by the performer in complete darkness.

An inspiring experience that will delight audiences of all ages, Lightwire’s Moon Mouse is a cosmic adventure about celebrating differences. Marvin the Mouse wants to be popular. Constantly bullied and picked on by the “cool” rats, he is labeled as a loser and a geek. As respite from the continuous badgering, Marvin retreats into his science books and a world of fantasy. He longs to have adventures and to be the hero. Join Marvin on the space adventure of a lifetime: a trip to the surface of the moon on his homemade rocket, where he meets a strange cast of misfit creatures, learns of infinite peril, and views awesome beauty. Will Marvin make his dreams come true and experience the glory and acceptance he craves?

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Halloween Spooktacular and Car Show

Enjoy a BOO-tiful night of free family fun at The Shops at Norterra’s annual Halloween Spooktacular & Car Show. Activities include a Halloween-themed car show with trunk-or-treating, costume contests for kids, families and pets, a kids dance party with music, games and prizes, plus live music, giveaways, food samples, and plenty of trick-or-treat candy!

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HOG WILD! Barnyard Dance

Every Man, Woman, Chicken, and Child! Come on over now ’cause we’re going HOG WILD! Come celebrate Sandra Boynton’s new book and album with a barnyard dance at Changing Hands Bookstore in Phoenix. This FREE event includes line dancing, crafts and snacks for the whole family. #HogWild

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The Pressure Cooker Feeling of Being a Parent

Parenting comes with pressure. I mean if the Duchess of Cambridge can admit to “experiencing a lack of confidence and feelings of ignorance under the pressures of being a perfect parent”—then we ‘normal’ moms don’t really stand a chance. We might not all be raising a future King with the world documenting our every move, […]

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To My Baby, Please Don’t Rush Growing Up.

Sleep, baby, sleep. Thy father’s watching the sheep. Thy mother’s shaking the dreamland tree, and down drops a little dream for thee.” -Elizabeth Prentiss To you my sweet boy, as you drift off to dreamland… I know the curve of your delicate nose, the angle of your feather-soft eyelashes, the shape of your perfect little […]

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