Phoenix Arizona

Parks and Recreation Department Hosts the Smithsonian’s CultureFest 2006 by quotes

 Parks and Recreation Department Hosts the Smithsonian’s CultureFest 2006

Experience the cultural treasures of Arizona when CultureFest 2006 returns to the Valley Nov. 1 – 5. This five-day cultural festival will feature events and programs presented by the Smithsonian’s best and brightest scholars and experts – who combine the magic of the Smithsonian with the treasures found only in Arizona. The following CultureFest 2006 events will take place at these Phoenix Parks and Recreation facilities:

  • Thursday, Nov. 2, 7 – 8 p.m. Shemer Art Center & Museum
    Silly Putty, Jacks and Yo-yos: Stories behind Our Favorite Toys

  • Friday, Nov. 3, 4 – 5:30 p.m. Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Project:
    “A Bird’s Eye View”

  • Friday, Nov. 3, 7 – 8 p.m. Pueblo Grande Museum & Archaeological Park
    “Off –the-Map: Landscape in the Native Imagination”

  • Saturday, Nov. 4, 9 – 11 a.m. South Mountain Environmental Education Center
    “Coyotes: History and Folklore”

  • Saturday, Nov. 4, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. North Mountain Visitor Center
    “Where the Chicks Hang Out”

For a complete listing of all Smithsonian’s CultureFest 2006 workshops, classes and presentations that will be held throughout the Valley and for additional information visit