Family Fun in Glendale, Arizona ~ February

Arizona  is a great place to raise a family. There is tons of family fun in Glendale, Arizona and the surrounding area! These are just a few of the many family fun activities  going on in February!

Family Fun in Glendale Arizona-February

Smart Start

Age Group(s): Children, Families
Date: 2/4/2016
Start Time: 10:30 AM

Description:
 Make the most of those preschool years! Sing and rhyme and read your way to Early Literacy. Songs, fingerplays and more for you and your child. Geared to kids and caregivers from birth to age 5.

Library: Glendale Main Library
Location: Main Storytime Room

 Chocolate Festival  

Visitors will delight in the nearly 40 chocolate purveyors, featuring confections such as chocolate-covered strawberries, chocolate-drizzled kettle corn, chocolatecovered nuts, berry chocolate kabobs, fudge popsicles, chocolate-covered cheesecake and bananas, fried Twinkies and fried Snickers dipped in chocolate and much more, all along with free admission. The Chocolate Affaire is presented by Arizona’s famous candy makers, Cerreta Candy Company. The candy factory will offer tours all weekend and visitors can expect to see some special, giant-sized chocolate creations at the factory.

Families with children will enjoy a variety of activities, including face-painting, carnival rides, a rock-climbing wall and more.

Event hours are Friday 5 – 10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday noon – 5 p.m. The event is located in the heart of Historic Downtown Glendale, in Murphy Park, located at 58th and Glendale avenues.

For more detailed information about the event visit their Chocolate Affaire Page!

Buckeye Air Fair

WhenSat, February 6, 9am – 3pm
Where: Buckeye Municipal, 3000 S Palo Verde Rd, Buckeye, AZ 85326
Description: Buckeye Air Fair FREE ADMISSION! • Aircraft Displays • R/C Aircraft Demonstrations • Lauridsen Aviation Museum • Arizona SciTech Festival • Live Entertainment • Demonstrations by Buckeye Police & Fire • Kids Zone, Food, Vendors & more!
More Information: http://www.buckeyeairfair.com/

STORYTIME @ THE TEAGUE
Event Type: Storytime and Reading
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Start Time: 10:30 AM
Library: Velma Teague Branch Library

Description: A thirty-minute program geared to children 3 to 6 years old. Programs include stories, songs, finger-plays and short movies. No registration is required.

Age(s): Children, Preschoolers

VALENTINE DROP-IN CRAFT!
Event Type: Youth
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Velma Teague Branch Library

Description: Drop by the library and create a Heart Bouquet or an adorable Love Bug to keep or to give as a gift to your special Valentine! Crafters younger than 6 years old will need an adult helper.

Age(s): Children

Other: Registration is not required. Visit or call the youth desk at 623-930-3437 for more information
THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE
Event Type: Youth
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Start Time: 3:30 PM
Library: Glendale Main Library

Description: Arizona Broadway Theater for Young Audiences returns to the Glendale Main Library with a free performance of this timeless children’s classic.

Surprise Second Sundays in the Park

When: Sun, February 14, 2pm – 4pm
Where: Surprise Community Park, 15953 N. Bullard Ave, Surprise (map)
Description: SECOND SUNDAYS IN THE PARK Enjoy an afternoon at the park with live musical entertainment the second Sunday of each month. This FREE family event is fun for all ages!
Dates: February 14
Time: 2 – 4pm
More Information: Call 623.222.2000 http://www.surpriseaz.gov/index.aspx?NID=491

PAWS TO READ
Event Type: Storytime and Reading
Date: Monday, February 22, 2016
Start Time: 4:00 PM
Library: Velma Teague Branch Library

Description: Reserve a fifteen-minute reading session with Hailey the Golden Retriever! Hailey is an official therapy dog, certified through Therapy Dogs International. She loves books and stories of all kinds and…

Age(s): Children

Other: Call 623-930-3437, or stop by the Velma Teague Youth desk to sign up.
So, mark your calenders and make the time to get out and enjoy the family fun in Glendale, AZ this February!

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