8 April 2012 Just4Kids
Summer Break Time Available April 20
This month’s Just4Kids Page is sponsored by:
The City of Chandler Recreation Division
Family Easter Celebration is Saturday!
The Family Easter Celebration is Saturday, April 7 from 9 a.m.-noon at the Snedigar Sportsplex located at 4500 S. Basha road. This is a free event for all ages that will feature an Easter egg scramble starting at 10:30 a.m. for children up to nine years old. There will be a variety of information booths and other activities for parents and children to enjoy. For more infor- mation, call the events hotline at 782-2735 or visit www.chandleraz.gov/
Sonoran Sunset Series Music is Thursday, April 12
The Environmental Education Center presents the Sonoran Sunset Series with a free lakeside performance by local musician John Vold that will be suitable for all ages on Thursday, April 12 at 6 p.m. (www.ch
Earth Day Event is Friday, April 20
The Environmental Education Center will celebrate its fourth anniversary with an Earth Day expo on Friday, April 20 from 4-7 p.m. at 4050 E. Chandler Heights road. Admission is free for all ages and there will be many activities and information booths to learn more about sustain- ability and nature (www.ch
The summer Break Time magazine outlining many all-ages recreation classes and special events for June, July and August will be available online and at City facilities, libraries and recreation centers starting Friday, April 20. Registration will start Saturday, May 5 at 10 a.m. for residents (Friday, May 11 at 10 a.m. for non-residents). For more information, visit www.chandleraz.gov/breaktime
or call 782-2727 or 782-2900.
April Parent & Toddler Activities
Tumbleweed Recreation Center offers preschool activities in a safe play area for children five years old and younger to play under parental or guardian supervision with "Bubble Blast" on Wednesday April 11 from 9-11 a.m. There is also a new activity called "Tunnels, Tikes and Tunes" on Wednesday, April, 25 from 9-11 a.m. There is a $2 fee per child ($3 for non-residents). The TRC is located at 745 E. Germann road (www.chandleraz.gov/tumbleweed
Chandler’s Centennial Celebration Weekend is May 17-19!
There are three big special events to celebrate Chandler’s 100th birthday during the weekend of May 17-19! For more information, visit www.chandleraz.gov/100
1) Check out the new 50-year time Capsule and plaque dedication; local entertain- ment and special speakers; see our community Birthday Cards and try a piece of the winning Centennial Birthday Cakes. There will be history and art exhibits while Mayor Jay Tibshraeny recognizes centenarians and the birthday cake design contest winners. Happy 100th Birthday Chandler! Celebration, Thursday, May 17, 4:30-6:30 p.m. City Hall Plaza
2) Enjoy a relaxed evening in downtown Chandler, where our city’s history began, with artists, music, food, history and more. Centennial sponsors and dignitaries will mingle at an elegant reception, where Centennial Scholarship winners will be awarded. Check out the expanded Art Walk and Farmers Market and entertainment. 100 Artists Celebrating 100 Years, Friday, May 18, 4-10 p.m., Historic Downtown Chandler
3) It’s the biggest backyard birthday bash you will attend this year! Bring the family to Tumbleweed Park for classic games with prizes, such as races, pie eating contests and to celebrate our farming heritage, agricultural themed games such as cow pie toss and cotton bale rolling. Enjoy entertainment from local talent, history exhibits, special speakers, flyovers, and a fireworks display. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Chandler Bash of the Century, Saturday, May 19, 4-10 p.m., Tumbleweed Park
Chandler Recreation distributes a monthly newsletter available for registration at www.chandleraz.gov/listserv.html
. You can follow @ChandlerRec on Twitter and Chandler Recreation on Facebook. You can watch the April episode of the “Come Out & Play Chandler!” on Channel 11 and YouTube.
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