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Maricopa Family Resource Center

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Ready, Set, Grow --- A center where families and children bloom. The Roosevelt Early Childhood Family Resource Center is located at Martin Luther King, Jr. School in South Phoenix. Families with children from birth to 5 are invited to come to the center Monday through Thursday, from 7 am to 7 pm and Friday 7 am to 4 pm All programs and activities are offered at no charge. For questions please contact the FRC at: 602-980-3692 or
The FRC provides assistance in applying or renewing AHCCCS Health Insurance, SNAP, or TANF benefits every Friday (except holidays) from 9 am to 1 pm For more information please call (602) 980-2800 or (602) 980-3692.

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Dr. Seuss & Friends Gala
When: Thursday, March 12, 2015
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

REI and Leave No Trace teamed up to create the PEAK program--an outreach curriculum with materials to teach kids how to enjoy the outdoors safely. My preschoolers loved testing out the camping gear! Check out these teacher resources.

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What have you been up to?
Have you completed these 50 things? (ps Can someone tell me what a conker is?)

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Teachers, this is an awesome opportunity to learn about agriculture and our state. I went on this adventure two summers ago. We visited a dairy and saw baby cows. We went to a horse ranch, an organic apple orchard, cotton fields, and more!

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