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The Wiggles, August 5
The Wiggles, August 5

July 24 – August 11

Old MacDonald

Zany barnyard fun is on tap in this sing-along show featuring Old MacDonald and his farm animals. W-F, 10 a.m.; Sa, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Su, 2 p.m. $12, adults; $8, children 12 and younger. Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W. Latham St., Phoenix, azpuppets.org, 602-262-2050.

Great Arizona Puppet Theater, Phoenix, AZ, 85003

azpuppets.org

August 1 – 31

i.d.e.a. Museum

Interactive activities are a hallmark of this facility, which is designed to inspire children of all ages to experience their world differently through art, creativity and imagination, particularly through science and technology. Roadside USA, through Sept. 8, takes visitors on a journey into the heart of an American tradition – the summer road trip. Tu-Sa, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Su, noon-4 p.m. $8. 150 W. Pepper Pl., Mesa, ideamuseum.org, 480-644-4332.

i.d.e.a. Museum, Mesa, AZ, 85201

ideamuseum.org

August 1 – 31

Arizona Science Center

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition, through Sept. 2, features 40 real human and animal mummies and 85 rare artifacts from across the globe, telling the story of mummies through state-of-the-art multimedia, hands-on interactive stations and cutting-edge 3D animation. Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call for admission prices. 600 E. Washington St., Phoenix, azscience.org, 602-716-2000.

Arizona Science Center, Phoenix, AZ, 85004

azscience.org

August 1

Summer Splash Thursdays (FREE)

Kids can cool off with splash-pad fun, music, dancing, prizes and photo opportunities with different characters each week. This month’s guests include Belle and Sleeping Beauty, Aug. 1. Th, 6-7:30 p.m. Tempe Marketplace, near Barnes & Noble in The District, 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, tempemarketplace.com

Tempe Marketplace, Tempe, AZ

tempemarketplace.com

August 5

The Wiggles

The beloved preschool entertainers from Down Under bring their Party Time Tour!to the Valley, educating kids and getting them moving with such catchy classics as “Hokey Pokey,” “Skip to My Lou” and “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes.” 6:30 p.m. $40; free children 11 months and younger. Orpheum Theatre, 203 W. Adams St., Phoenix, phoenix.ticketforce.com, 602-262-7272.

Orpheum Theatre, Phoenix, AZ, 85003

broadwayorpheum.com

August 14 – September 1

My Pet Dinosaur

Hilarious hijinks ensue after a little boy receives a dinosaur egg for his birthday, the egg hatches and the dinosaur saves the day. W-F, 10 a.m.; Sa, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Su, 2 p.m. $12, adults; $8, children 12 and younger. Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W. Latham St., Phoenix, azpuppets.org, 602-262-2050.

Great Arizona Puppet Theater, Phoenix, AZ, 85003

azpuppets.org

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