Join us this weekend at Everything Kids Fest! The family festival is happening from 10am to 4pm Saturday, Oct. 8 and Sunday, Oct. 9 at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick (spring training home of the Arizona Diamondbacks), located at 7555 N. Pima Rd. in Scottsdale. Everything Kids Fest features entertainment, activities, workshops and resources for parents, expecting parents and kids of all ages.
Here’s the schedule for Saturday’s performances and appearances. Bring your camera!
11:30am-noon – Liberty Arts Academy
12:15-12:45pm – Arizona Science Center
1-1:30pm - Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance
2:30-3pm – Harmony Hub
…plus performances throughout the day by Foot Klan Dance Troupe
Photo Opp Area (south of the main stage)
“Max” from Max and Ruby – 10:30-11 am and 2:30-3pm
Clifford the Big Red Dog – 11:30-12pm and 1-1:30pm
Curious George – 12:30-1pm and 3:30-4pm
All day – Clifford the Big Red Dog, Curious George and “Max” from Max and Ruby will be appearing all day.
11am-12pm – Scorch from the Phoenix Mercury
12-2pm – Arizona Rattlers will hold an interactive football zone
11am-3pm - Bearemy from Build-A-Bear Workshop
12-1pm – Baxter from the Arizona Diamondbacks
1-2pm – the Phoenix Suns Gorilla
1-3pm - Sharky from SEA LIFE Arizona
The event will support two nonprofit organizations: The Baby Diaper Drive, which helps families served by Homeward Bound; and Ryan House, which provides support and care for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. Bins will be located near the main entrance of Salt River Fields on both days of the event so families can drop off diaper donations. Ryan House will conduct a raffle at the event from which it will receive 100 percent of the proceeds.
More info: 480-626-8289 or everythingkidsfest.com.