I sat down with Tanner Morris to talk about his theater experience and the recent production he directed, “Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus” at East Valley Children’s Theatre. He gave me a fun sneak peek into  “The Frog Prince” coming Feb. 16–26.

“I’m stepping away from directing and going back to stage managing the next show. (It’s) the winner of EVCT’s playwriting contest. It’s a musical, and there’s  basketball in it!” says Morris.

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Celebrate the ACNC’s conservation efforts at Conservation Science Night at the Phoenix Zoo. Meet real conservation scientists and learn about the work we do to help save species in Arizona and around the world.

This event is geared toward families with school age children, but there is something for everyone! Explore a variety of activity booths to try your hand at conservation science activities, including:

Date: 
Friday, February 24, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Every February, Chandler celebrates the exploration of invention. The Chandler Innovation Fair showcases the businesses, artists, students and innovators in the community as Chandler participates in the statewide Arizona SciTech Festival.

Now in its 12th year, we are continuing to partner with the Chandler Unified School District's Innovation Fair, which brings about greater district participation.

Date: 
Saturday, February 25, 2023 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
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Show your Valentine how much you love them when join us today for “Read and Make Valentine Crafts”.  Join Todd and Jessi today as will be hearing stories and creating one of a kind Valentine painting.  No sign up is required but spaces are limited.

Date: 
Sunday, February 12, 2023 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Enjoy Valentine’s Day shopping, bounce houses and slides, face painting, live entertainment and games, make-and-take crafts, a Valentine’s coloring contest with HUGE PRIZES, and much more!

https://www.azboardwalk.com/event/free-family-fun-valentines-festival-2/

Date: 
Saturday, February 11, 2023 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
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2023 Arizona SciTech Festival: January – April

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Teacher of the Month Teresa Cabrera from Desert Mirage Elementary
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Teresa Cabrera teaches fourth grade at Desert Mirage Elementary. This is her fifth year in teaching. She also did her student teaching in fourth grade, and says she enjoys this age group.

“They’re still fairly young but they’re starting to know themselves,” Cabrera explains. The kids are... Read more

NEW MINERAL FACTS: • Location of discovery: Somalia • Year meteorite found: 2020 • Weight of meteorite: 33,510 pounds
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Have you ever heard of elaliite and elkinstantonite?

You’re certainly not alone if you haven’t—because they were just recently discovered on Earth! Scientists IDENTIFIED two minerals that have never been seen on our planet from a slice of meteorite that was discovered in Somalia in... Read more

Boomer and STEM
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Get in on the fabulous futuristic fun as the Arizona SciTech Festival kicks off its 2023 STEM events at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale on Jan. 21 & 22.

This is the dozenth year of the SciTech Festival and its second year kicking things off on the world-famous... Read more

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