HOTLINE: Thursday, June 12

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by Edward Hernandez

azfamily.com

Posted on June 12, 2014 at 6:54 AM

Feed the Stingrays
A 15,000-gallon interactive pool offers kids the chance to watch stingrays "fly" through the water, dip their hands in to feel their unique skin and even get closer to feed them fish and shrimp. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult. Cost is $3 for admission to Stingray Bay, children 2 and under are free. Zoo admission is $20 for adults; $10 for children ages 3 to 12; and free for 2 and under.
 
455 N. Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008
602-914-4333
 
Pop Up Park at  CityScape's Patriot Square Park
Break the monotony! Ah, the office headphone, savior of the cubicle worker. They're great for drowning out the office around you, but they can't compare to a live DJ outside at the CityScape Pop Up Park. Tunes, bags and oversized games await. FREE!
 
June 12, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
 
CityScape
One E. Washington St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
602-772-3900
 
Flashlight Tours
Bring a flashlight and join the Desert Botanical Garden for an evening of exploration every Thursday and Saturday. Flashlight tours are a sensory experience where you will see, hear and feel the desert night. The self-paced stroll along the Garden's trails to a variety of discovery stations is perfect for families and children of all ages.
 
1201 N Galvin Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85008
480-941-1225
www.dbg.org
 
48th Annual Summer Band Concert Series  
The community band of 100 musicians plays its renditions of marches, ballads and show tunes. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. These free concerts are the perfect night out for the entire family, or bring your friends, neighbors, the whole gang.
 
Thursdays, 8 p.m.

Glendale Murphy Park
7010 N 58th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
623-930-2299
www.glendaleaz.com/events
 
COX Communications Job Fair
Cox Arizona hiring 400+ new employees. Sales and customer care professionals sought for Phoenix and Avondale locations. Valley job seekers can apply, and in some cases interview, at this week's job fair at the Cox Arizona office
 
Thursday, June 12, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
1550 W. Deer Valley Road
Phoenix, AZ 85027
 www.Cox.com
 
"Dr. Who" in the Library
Teen fans of "Doctor Who" can celebrate all things "Doctor Who." The event will feature Doctor Who-themed games, crafts and snacks. Participants are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite doctor, companion, villain or even the TARDIS.This event is FREE and open to the public.  
 
Thursday, June 12,  2 p.m. - 3:30pm
 
64 E. First St.
Mesa, AZ 85201 (Saguaro Room)
480-644-3100
 
Barrio Writers
ASU's School of Letters and Sciences will host young writers, ages 13 to 21, to come share their stories in a free weeklong writing workshop on ASU's Downtown Phoenix campus. "Barrio Writers" is intended to empower teens through creative writing, higher education and cultural arts.

Monday-Friday, July 9-11, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
 
www.BarrioWriters.org
 
ASU Downtown Phoenix campus
411 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(UCENT building Room 271)

 

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