Kidtastic: Mini Events in Downtown

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An adventurous way to get out with your kids and try new, exciting activities in Downtown Mesa! Click for more details about each event! Events every Tuesday and Wednesday during June & July!

Every Tuesday during June and July: Music & Me (Parent & Tot Music Group)

(June 6, June 13, June 20, June 27, July 5, July 11, July 25)

Start the summer off with a bang by participating with your child in a fun, interactive music experience.Participants will play a variety of percussion-type instruments and be exposed to many types of sounds and music. This class is at Linton Milano Music from 10-10:45am. Pre-registration required. Reserve here.  Ages: 6 months – 4 years
Cost: $45/month or $12 per class per child Class Size: 6-8 Tots

June 7th: Ice Cream Social at Slickables 

Get cool at Slickables – Mesa with an Ice Cream Sandwich Social on Wednesday, June 7th 11:30am-12:30pm! Kids will get to pick a cookie and ice cream flavor which will be made into their very own treat for only $2.50. No registration required, please arrive anytime during the timeslot.

June 14th: Cookie Decorating at Sweet Cakes Cafe

Get ready for some yummy fun! Enjoy lunch and cookie decorating at Sweet Cakes Cafe on Wednesday June 14th from 10-11am. Kids will get to chose from multiple colors of frosting and yummy toppings! Lunch and cookie to decorate is $5 per child. No registration required, please arrive anytime during the timeslot.

June 21st: Cookie Decorating at Smitholator Cookie Shop

Get ready to bring out the artists in your kiddo at Smitholator Cookie Shop on Wednesday June 21st at 10am
Kids’ instructor-led cookie decorating workshop. Your choice of (3) Dinosaur OR Under the Sea themed cookies. All ages and skill levels welcome. Advance ticket purchase required. Click here to reserve. Cost is $10 per child. Advance ticket purchase required. Purchase here.

June 22nd: Escape Games

Escape Games has a room designed just for kids! Kids will have 45 minutes to find the monkey in the room. This event is geared towards ages 7-12. Reserve space here and click “Special Tours”. Cost is $10 per player.

June 28th: Comic Book Drawing at Gotham City Comics

Bring your comic lovers for a fun day of comic drawing with instruction by a professional artist. Kids will get a real comic book with a blank cover and back and will be taught how to draw themselves as a comic book character. Event times are 11am to noon (sold out) and 12:30-1:30pm. This class is suggested for ages 5& up. Purchase Ticket for Comic Book Drawing:

July 12th: Coffee Filter Flowers at Jarrod’s Coffee

It’s time to get artsy at Jarrod’s Coffee, Tea & Gallery on July 12th at 10-11am. For the parents, enjoy one of their coffee or specialty drinks and chat with other local parents while your sweetie colors and creates a coffee filter flower. This activity is free, no registration required. Please arrive anytime during the timeslot.

July 19th: BOGO Admission at i.d.e.a. Museum 

The i.d.e.a. Museum’s summer exhibition, My Favorite Monster, takes a light-hearted look at our fascination with these fantastical creatures – including dragons, ghosts, zombies and vampires. Enjoy Buy One Get One Admission at IDEA Museum on Wednesday July 19th when you use the word “KIDTASTIC” from 10am- Noon.  No registration required, please arrive anytime during the timeslot.

July 26th: Emoji Cookie Decorating at Smitholator Cookie Shop

Kids’ instructor led* cookie decorating workshop at Smitholator Cookie Shop! Choose from one of two start times, 10am or 11:30am.  All ages and skill levels welcome. We will be squeezing royal icing from piping bags onto 3 assorted emoji cookie designs. Advance ticket purchase required. Click here.

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