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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Arizona Parenting Magazine offers ideas

Posted: 8:38 AM, Sep 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-07 17:13:57Z

Saturday, Sept 8
Children's Learning & Play Festival: The Children's Learning & Play Festival is a FREE indoors event with authors, illustrators, storytelling, music, entertainment and fun for the whole family. Back by popular demand this year are S.T.E.M. activities, life-sized dinosaurs, toddler play zone, health and fitness zone, and fire, police and city vehicles. The annual festival focuses on literacy, education and early childhood development. It's a full-day of free learning for toddlers, children and kids of all ages. Face painting, food concessions and inflatable rides available for added cost. Please bring non-perishable food items for Vista Del Camino Food Bank to help those in need. Free admission, parking $5. 9am-4pm. WestWorld, 16601 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale. azchildrensfestival.com

Saturday, Sept 8
Annual Teddy Bear Day: Make-and-take arts and crafts, sweet treats and deals. Benefits local trauma teddy programs, first responders and emergency rooms. 10am-4pm. Downtown Glendale. visitglendale.com

Sunday, Sept 9
Grandparents Day: Free admission for grandparents with a child's admission on Sunday, Sept. 9. Experience Artful Play! Games & Toys on its final day. Regular admission $9 for ages 1 and up.   i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W. Pepper Pl., Mesa. 480-644-4332. ideamuseum.org