Through Sept. 3 (Sundays)
S.T.E.A.M. Sundays at the Children’s Museum Tucson, 200 S 6th Ave., Tucson. Features S.T.E.A.M.-based (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) educational programming on Sundays, with reduced admission all day of only $3 per person. 520-792-9985 or childrensmuseumtucson.org.
Tot Shabbat at 5:45-7:15 pm at Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E 5th St., Tucson. Special Kabbalat Shabbat Service for young families to welcome the Sabbath with stories and songs, followed by kid-friendly Shabbat dinner. $25 per family (2 adults & up to 4 children). Additional adults $10 per person. RSVP by May 2 to Kim, 520-745-5550 ext. 224 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 3-Aug 26 (Saturdays)
Shabbat Experience at Congregation Bet Shalom, 3881 E River Road, Tucson from 11-11:30 am. 9:30-10 am Hebrew reading for elementary school-aged children; 11 am-noon conversational Hebrew, prayers, stories, Torah reading for birth to grade 6.
Also, join us for PJ Library story time. Free. 520-577-1171 or cbsaz.org.
June 4-July 30 (Sundays)
Jcation Staycation Summer Splash Series at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center, 12701 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale from 11 am-2 pm. Grab your towel and spend the afternoon at The J. Two sparkling pools, weekly themes, live DJ, kids’ activities, fitness classes, rock climbing wall, splash pad and so much more! Everyone welcome! Members and children under 2 are free. $3 adult guests; $2 children ages 2 & older. For more information, visit vosjcc.org/summersplash.
June 7, 14, 21 & 28
Western Wednesdays at Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, 3830 N Marshall Way, Scottsdale from 10 am-1 pm. The museum will have engaging and educational activities for children ages 6-14. 480-686-9539 or scottsdalemuseumwest.org
June 10, July 15 & August 12
Parent’s Night Out at Xtreme Gymnastics, 15821 N 79th St. #3, Scottsdale from 6-10 pm. Leave your kids for a fun-filled Saturday evening of gymnastics fun, games and group activities while you go out and have a lively time of your own! For ages 3-12; open to non-members. $24/individual, $58/family. Reservations required. 480-596-3543 or email@example.com.
Family Shabbat at Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E 5th St., Tucson from 5:45 pm (service), 7 pm (dinner). This interactive and upbeat Shabbat celebration for families incorporates fun-spirited melodies and family-themed activities. We’ll share Shabbat dinner, followed by Open Lounge in the Youth Center with games and fun. $25 per family (two adults & up to 4 children); adults (13+) $10 per person. RSVP by June 12 to Kim, 520-745-5550 ext. 224 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Drumming Workshop at the Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E Mayo Blvd., Phoenix from 11 am-4 pm. Catch the rhythm and learn the basics of African, Latin and pop-music handdrumming with master instructor Frank Thompson. $12/person; does not include museum admission. 480-478-6047 or mim.org.
Summer Dive-in Movie at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center, 12701 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale at 7:45 pm. Grab a towel, family and friends for an evening of fun featuring family friendly movie from the cool of the pool! For details and pricing, visit vosjcc.org/diveinmovie.
Jcation Red, White & Blue Bash at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center, 12701 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale from 1-4 pm. Two sparkling pools, live DJ, music, kids’ activities, fitness classes, rock climbing wall, splash pad and so much more! Everyone welcome! Members and children under 2 are free. $3 adult guests; $2 children ages 2 & older. For more information, visit vosjcc.org/summersplash.
Tot Kabbalat Shabbat at Temple Emanu-El, 225 N Country Club Road, Tucson from 5-7 pm. Child-centered service with songs, stories and music led by Rabbi Batsheva Appel. Shabbat dinner of kosher chicken and sides (vegetarian upon request), followed by dessert oneg on the playground. $10 adults, under 13 free. 520-327-4501 or templeemanueltucson.org.
Congregation Anshei Israel Summer Camp for ages 2-6 offers weekly sessions June 5-July 21.
5550 E 5th St., Tucson. 520-745-5550 ext. 229 or caiaz.org.
East Valley Jewish Community Center holds Camp Rimon through August 4 for kids entering K through grade 9; CIT Program for grades 10-12. 908 N Alma School Road, Chandler. 480-897-0588 or evjcc.org.
Friendly Pines Camp offers 1- & 2-week overnight camp sessions June 11-July 22 in the cool pines of Prescott for ages 6-13. 888-281-CAMP or friendlypines.com.
Temple Kol Ami Early Childhood Center holds Campl Kol Ami for non-napping 3s and preK only. 2-day to 2-week themed sessions from May 29-July 28. 15030 N 64th St., Scottsdale. 480-951-5825 or templekolami.org/early-childhood-center.
Tucson Jewish Community Center summer camp’s theme is Lights, Camera, Camp J! 2-week sessions for all ages run through August 9. 3800 E River Road, Tucson. 520-299-3000 or tucsonjcc.org.
Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center holds Shemesh Summer Day Camp weekly through August 4 for grades K-8. 12701 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-634-4949 or email@example.com.
Xtreme Gymnastics is holding Fit-n-Fun Summer Day Camp weekly for ages 3-12 through July 28. 15821 N 79th St., Scottsdale. 480-596-3543 or xtremegymnastics.com.