Tucson activities for kids and teens Aug. 17-25

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 07:36:42 AM. KIDS STUFF


All events are free unless otherwise noted. 

Step Up Into T.L.C Equine Therapy — Continental Ranch Community Ranch, 8881 N. Coachline Blvd. Meet: JJ, the Clydesdale, Jilly the Percheron, or Yah Yah the Arabian. 5-8 p.m. Thursdays. $5. 248-0667.

How Things Fly — Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E. Valencia Road. Learn about air pressure, aircraft stability, and the four forces of flight through a series of experiments that the kids build and test (and take home). Ages 8 and up accompanied with an adult. Reservations recommended. 1-2:30 p.m. Aug. 19. $15.50. 574-0462.

Making Books with Movable Pages — Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Public Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Create your own book as a journal or memory book that appears traditional but has a hidden surprise. Ages 10 and up. 1-2 p.m. Aug. 19. Free. 594-5200.

Abbett Teen Advisory Board — Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr Public Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Gain volunteer hours, meet new friends, learn leaderships skills and influence library services for Teens. 3-4 p.m. Aug. 19. Free. 594-5200.

USAT Splash & Dash — Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road. Youth sport combining running and swimming. Ages 7-15. 7-11 a.m. Aug. 20. $37.25. 299-3000.

Youth Basketball Leagues K-8 — Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road. Visit tucsonjcc.org/programs/sports/youth-leagues/ for times, grades and prices. 12:45-6:45 p.m. Aug. 20. Free. 299-3000.

Pokemon Meet-Up — Bookmans, 3330 E. Speedway. Bring your DS and Pokémon cards for card trading, open gaming and more. 2-4 p.m. Sundays. Free. 325-5767.

Young Flyers Fun — Pima Air & Space Museum. Introduction to aviation and aerospace through gallery activities and tours, story books, demonstrations, and hands-on craft projects that can be taken home. Reservations requested. 10-11 a.m. Aug. 23. $15.50. 618-4819.

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