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“The Aristocats” Auditions

| September 3, 2017
“The Aristocats” Auditions

Attention 6th through 12th Graders: Come be a part of Stage Buddies third production: “The Aristocats” by auditioning to be a Stage Buddy on Tuesday, September 5th and Thursday, September 7th from 4-6pm.

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School’s Out, Make It Count!

| September 3, 2017
School’s Out, Make It Count!

At the School’s Out, Make it Count conference, you will: Learn the newest activities, curriculum & strategies for afterschool, before school and summer youth programs; Gain over 4 hours of professional development from your choice of 44 workshops, covering topics such as STEM, Social & Emotional Development, Literacy, Leadership, Health & Fitness and more; Network with over 750 Out-of-School Time Professionals from across Arizona; Interact with dozens of exciting programs, services and products in our Exhibit Hall!

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STEM Events

| September 3, 2017
STEM Events

The 4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) is the world’s largest youth-led science experiment. Every year thousands of youth take part in the National Science Challenge focusing on important STEM topics and issues. This year’s 4-H NYSD event will take place on October 4, 2017. This year’s challenge: Incredible Wearables. The Incredible Wearables kit is a fun way for kids to build wearable fitness trackers!

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Project WET Water Audit

| September 3, 2017
Project WET Water Audit

Attention 6th to 12th grade teachers in Flagstaff! A new program with the City of Flagstaff geared toward middle or high school teachers has been started. Funding is available to hire someone with Coconino Extension who will assist teachers with implementation of the STEM unit!

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School’s Out, Make It Count!

| August 26, 2017
School’s Out, Make It Count!

At the School’s Out, Make it Count conference, you will: Learn the newest activities, curriculum & strategies for afterschool, before school and summer youth programs; Gain over 4 hours of professional development from your choice of 44 workshops, covering topics such as STEM, Social & Emotional Development, Literacy, Leadership, Health & Fitness and more; Network with over 750 Out-of-School Time Professionals from across Arizona; Interact with dozens of exciting programs, services and products in our Exhibit Hall!

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Flagstaff Public Library’s Youth Services Calendar and Events

| August 26, 2017
Flagstaff Public Library’s Youth Services Calendar and Events

Download and print the calendars to find the best events for you and your family! There are activities such as Crazy 8s for children 7 and up, Baby Laptime, Lego Club, Crafty Corner, and Stitching by the Books

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Early Learning Institute at Yavapai College

| August 12, 2017
Early Learning Institute at Yavapai College

Attend workshops such as Best Books for Storytime Success to discover the best books that work for storytime, Finding Your Teacher Voice to discover how quality language can support relationships and development, or Building Resilience in Yourself and Others to learn everyday ways to help get yourself and others through challenging times.

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Read On Arizona Literacy Summit 2017

| August 12, 2017
Read On Arizona Literacy Summit 2017

The Read On Arizona Literacy Summit will be held on Tuesday, August 29 at the Phoenix Convention Center, shortly after the conclusion of the First Things First Early Childhood Summit. Presented in partnership with FTF, the Literacy Summit will feature: Opening remarks from Governor Doug Ducey, Needle-Moving Strategies and What it Takes to Get Results, Smart Talk: What Every Parent Can Do to Help Their Child Succeed; Unpacking Policy to Practice: Policy Changes That Impact Literacy; Healthy Vision, Healthy Reader; and Read On Community Spotlights.

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Yuma region collaborates to bring “community school” pilot to local elementary school

| August 12, 2017
Yuma region collaborates to bring “community school” pilot to local elementary school

For many families of school-age children, the local school becomes almost like a second home. But what if that critical connection started even earlier – before their children started kindergarten? That’s the concept behind the community school model, which integrates academics, health and social services, youth and community development and community engagement with the goal of improved student learning, stronger families and healthier communities.

A year ago, the concept of a community school in Yuma was just a faint dream for the First Things First Yuma Regional Partnership Council as part of their efforts to ensure more children enter kindergarten ready for success. Now, as the school year begins, the regional council is looking forward to the culmination of months of hard work with the opening of a community school pilot at O.C. Johnson School.

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Organizations share upcoming events, ongoing programs in Page region

| August 11, 2017
Organizations share upcoming events, ongoing programs in Page region

A variety of organizations shared upcoming events and program information at the monthly Page Community Resource Partners Networking Meeting, held Aug. 10 at Encompass Behavioral Health Services Building, 463 S. Lake Powell Blvd., Page.

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