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World of Illumination Vs Zoomtown Lights at ISM Raceway

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I have had a lot of questions about this lately-Which light show should I go to, Vicki? Just like my “Which Zoo should I go to post? (Wildlife World Zoo vs Phoenix Zoo), I decided that I should give you guys a comparison post so that you could make the decision for yourself! This year,…

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Festival Fields Park Avondale

Festival Fields opened after a facelift and many new upgrades, including a splashpad, skate park, basketball courts, playgrounds, urban fishing lake, dog park, baseball fields, little league field, pickle ball courts and basketball courts. Festival Fields Park will be a great highlight for the Avondale community! You can see our Splashpad review here Located at…

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Festival Fields Splashpad Avondale

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Festival Fields is located near the intersection of Lower Buckeye Road and Litchfield Road in Avondale. It is actually very close to the Goodyear Airport and an Amazon station of some sort (there are a lot of Amazon vans!). The Festival Fields Park has a ton of great features and I’m super excited to showcase…

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Things to do in Avondale!

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The West Valley has a lot to offer. Avondale is one of the smaller cities in the west valley, it has grown in the past few years in population. It also has some great new features for families! Indoor Places Forget the old batting cages out in the hot sun, D-Bat in Avondale is climate…

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10 Parks to Try Over Spring Break

When the weather is great in the valley, you want to be able to get your kids to enjoy the outdoors instead of the electronic screens. Take advantage of these parks that have a lot to offer kids of all ages and get their wiggles out! I love having my children running, playing and using…

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School Support Groups

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Going back to school can be stressful kids AND Adults, which is why I am listing School Support Groups! I am listing some of the PTO/PTA and Parent Groups that are available on Facebook. My hope is that this will help parents find the group or page on Facebook-and encourage communication and collaboration in times…

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Storytimes during the summer!

Summer Storytimes

Story times are a great way to get out of the house with young kids during the summer! There are story times at so many locations, but here are a few that you can keep in mind to keep boredom at bay! Avondale Civic Center Library Mondays-10:15 Babies and books Mondays 11:15 (18-36m) 11:15 Toddler…

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Summer Camps

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Check out our list for 2019! Summer Camps are popping up all around the Valley. Check out the Amazing camps that are available to keep your kids busy and cool this summer! Make sure you check out our Indoor List of fun places to go in the valley and our list of free events! Valley…

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Fall Festivals and Halloween Events 2018

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Check out our 2019 post here The Fall in Arizona brings cooler weather, thank goodness!  We have your Fall Festivals and Halloween Events valley wide and beyond. October Events All October Long Spooktacular Golf at Golfland Sunsplash-155 W Hampton Ave, Mesa Friday and Saturday nights starting September 30th, Fall break and Sunday Oct. 30th and…

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Free (and Nearly Free) activities 2017

Looking for our free Summer Activities for 2019? Check out post here! If the walls are starting to feel like they are closing in on you after a few weeks of being stuck inside with the kids, you might start to think “I need to get OUTTA here!” There are some great, cheap activities available if…

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Indoor Places to Play

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Are you looking for an Indoor Place for your kids to Play during the hot weather? We have them all lined up for you according to age and location in the Phoenix Valley! We also have Free Events, Summer activities on a budget and Summer Camps  Indoor Places West Valley Indoor Places for the Younger…

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Favorite Splashpads!

It is hard to name a few top splashpads in the Phoenix Area! There are so many, but these are our family’s favorite ones for cooling off! Our family’s Top Splashpads- Pioneer Community Park, 83rd and Olive-Peoria. Easily located right off of 83rd Ave and close to the 101 and Westgate, Pioneer Park has a…

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May Events 2017

Friday May 5th Target Free Fridays-Children’s Museum of Phoenix 5pm-9pm free admission Cinco De Mayo Fiesta-Gentry Park El Mirage 14010 El Mirage 6pm-10pm Free Admission Free Pony Rides kids Zone, food, market Cinco De Mayo at Avondale Fiesta-11465 W Civic Center Drive Avondale Music, food, mariachi event is free, food available for purchase Saturday May…

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February Events 2017

February Events! Friday February 3rd Chocolate Affaire– Murphy Park 58th and Glendale Ave Friday, February 3rd 5pm-10pm Free Children’s Museum of Phoenix Free Friday Nights– 215 N 7th Street Phoenix 5pm-9pm Saturday February 4th Chocolate Affaire- Murphy Park 58th and Glendale Ave 10am-10pm Free carnival (extra charge), music, Cerreta’s tours and activities A Tale of Two…

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Avondale Friendship Park-Park by I10

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There are three awesome playgrounds in the Avondale Friendship Park. If you haven’t been to Avondale Frienship Park in a while, it’s time to check out the new improvements, including the playground by the pond  and the new splashpad . This park is the closest to I-10. It has a huge parking area, nice bathrooms, lots of…

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