Local First AZ Fall Festival

This weekend is the annual Local First AZ Fall Festival.   Come join the fun from 10 am to 4 pm at Hance Park downtown Phoenix. I will be there with my family enjoying my amazing AZ community.

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I have been a proud local first member since the inception of this amazing Arizona organization and have donated a piece of art for the auction every year. You can bid now and day of – check it out HERE.

 

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Get outdoors and into water

There are so many ways to play outside – don’t forget about ideas on water.

All outdoor water activities offer a great opportunity to talk with kids about the importance of our water and oceans. Take a look at this infographic from NOAA the National Ocean Service Association.

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Sometimes it’s as simple as a dip in a pool or a day at the beach.

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Other water activities can require a bit more work such as river canoeing or ocean paddle boarding but it is so worth it to get kids connected with all forms of nature.

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National Trails Day

Today, June 4, 2016 is American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®

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Get out to a nearby trail, wherever you are, and get a hike in this weekend. National Trails Day events will take place in every state across the country and will include hikes, biking and horseback rides, paddling trips, birdwatching, geocaching, gear demonstrations, stewardship projects and more. If you are interested in leading or organizing an event, click on the host materials tab to the left for host guides and prep materials.

We are looking at temps of 115 degrees today so that means heading north where is is easily 25 to 30 degrees cooler. No Excuses!

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