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Unique skills on display at Renaissance Festival
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Unique skills on display at Renaissance Festival

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Connor Dziawura Staff Writer Renaissance fairs around the nation are breeding grounds for people with interesting talents. From unique skills to thrilling performances, these popular events tap the best they can find in medieval...
Family fun events abound in January
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Family fun events abound in January

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF ZooLights: Glow Wild To Jan. 19 The Phoenix Zoo’s iconic yearly holiday light show is on until Jan. 19, allowing families one (or more) opportunities to enjoy the city’s zoo, with the illumination of...
Alice Cooper reforms band for Christmas Pudding
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Alice Cooper reforms band for Christmas Pudding

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Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Staff Writer Alice Cooper has been embedded into the Valley since he moved here in the late 1960s, but it doesn’t mean his heart isn’t in his home state of Michigan. “Go Lions!” he exclaims as...
Pueblo Grande Museum a worthwhile visit
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Pueblo Grande Museum a worthwhile visit

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By kate bacon Contributor Some 1,500-plus years ago, at the intersection of the complex canal systems that supported their ancient agricultural-based society on the Salt River, the Hohokam established a pre-Columbian village...
Museum offers free programs this month
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Museum offers free programs this month

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The Chandler Museum is offering a number of free programs and activities for people of all ages this month. The museum, 300 S. Chandler Village Drive is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m....
STEM camps occupy kids’ minds in summer
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STEM camps occupy kids’ minds in summer

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Contributor Children and teens can stay cool indoors while they build robots, design video games, make movies, create instruments and write code in unusual classes and day camps in Chandler this summer. Various...
Museum offers a good i.d.e.a. for family fun
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Museum offers a good i.d.e.a. for family fun

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By Srianthi Perera Contributor With summer around the corner and road trips beckoning families, the i.d.e.a. Museum in Mesa has just opened an exhibition to spur those plans. “Roadside USA,” running through Sept. 6, aims to...
Chandler Museum has something for everyone
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Chandler Museum has something for everyone

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF The Chandler Museum offers a variety of free programs for the whole family. The museum is located at 300 S. Chandler Village Drive. Information: 480-782-2717; chandlermuseum.org; ...
Crayola Experience colors Chandler happy
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Crayola Experience colors Chandler happy

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A crowd last month packed the colorful, large, new Crayola Experience Chandler — one of five in the country — when it opened at Chandler Fashion Center. Standing out with vibrant red, blue,...
Make a splash, learn water safety at city pools
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Make a splash, learn water safety at city pools

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor People have their pick of three different City of Chandler pools to splash around in this weekend and besides having fun can gain crucial, life-saving tips to ensure young swimmers stay safe in...