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It's a Fun-Packed Summer Blast! Headline with Boomer in swimming trucks.

Get Ready for Some Cool Activities with Your Pal Boomer Bear 

Hi Friends! I’m ready to dive into some fun activities, and I hope you’ll join me.

If you get stuck you can ask an adult for help.  

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In My Neighborhood

SPRING TRAINING IS HERE!
VALLEY METRO KEEPS PEOPLE MOVING
HOLT RECEIVES WALTER CRONKITE AWARD
GILBERT OFFICER GOES OVER THE EDGE
GIVING THANKS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
BALLOONS SOAR AT SALT RIVER FIELDS

Kids in the Know

  • MILKWEED BUGS THRIVE IN ARIZONA'S HEAT!

    Milkweed bugs are my favorite bugs. Maybe you have seen them in your yard. They are red and gray with a black circle on their backs. The circle has two white dots, side by side in its center.

  • SAVE OUR ENDANGERED SPECIES!

     Did you know that April was animal awareness month? It is important that people help to take care of their community and other people, but we should also be taking care of our animals.

  • ON SEMICONDUCTOR RECLAIMING THE FUTURE

    Al Falk, Manager of Global Reclamation for ON Semiconductor,feels that waste recovery is important because “primarily it is theright thing to do.” The inspiration for this program was theprotection

Going Places

Sports Beat

  • D-backs Peralta Achieves His Dream

     Imagine dreaming that one day you’ll become a professional baseball player. What would it look like for you?

  • Team Sports Have Positive Impact

    Team sports offer kids a great opportunity to build social kills key to growing up. 

  • You’ll Run into Characters at Disney Races

    Runners run past Tinkerbell’s Pixie Hollow, alongside the sights of Downtown Disney and even over to Tom Sawyer’s Island in half-marathon runDisney races.

Movies & TV

  • PHOENIX FAN FUSION FIRES UP FANS!

     As summer is rolling around, so are some of fans’ favorite conventions like Phoenix Fan Fusion, San Diego Comic-Con, Vidcon and MegaMania.

  • DISNEY HEROINES TAKE THE ICE

    I entered a Bear Essential contest and won tickets to see Disney on Ice, Dare To Dream. During the show, five Disney heroines made an appearance.

  • SPIDER-MAN HAS A COOL NEW VERSE

    “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” was released in movie theaters Dec. 14. So far it has gotten good reviews from critics.