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Sept. 14, 2016

Enjoy fall season at Chandler’s Family and Community Nights

Chandler’s Community Center and Tumbleweed Recreation Center are hosting events that offer families fun, creative ways to enjoy the fall and upcoming holiday season.

Family Nights at Tumbleweed Recreation Center (TRC)

The whole family can enjoy an evening of fun from 5:30-7 p.m. at the TRC, 745 E. Germann Road, every other Wednesday, Sept. 21 through Nov. 16. Activities include:

Sept. 21, Chalktastic! Chalk it up and get ready to cover TRC with creative masterpieces. Work solo or join a group and create just about anything you can imagine.

Oct. 5, Fall into Fun: Let your imagination run wild as you channel your inner artist with activities, crafts and games centered on the fall season.

Oct. 19, Creepy & Crafty Halloween: Gather your little spirits for some fun and fright at Family Night’s Boo-nanza! Enjoy Halloween-inspired activities, crafts and games.

Nov. 2, Barnyard Blast: Channel your inner farmer for an evening of activities, crafts and games centered around barnyard fun.

Nov. 16, Thankful for Thanksgiving: Show your gratitude by spending time with family while participating in activities, crafts and games.

Admission to Family Nights at the TRC is free with a TRC Pass, or $2 for residents ages 1-12 and $3 for non-residents. For more information, call 480-782-2900 or visit chandleraz.​gov/tumbleweed .

Community Nights in the Courtyard at the Community Center

Held at Chandler’s Community Center, 125 E. Commonwealth Ave., these free family events are held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month beginning in October and running through mid-December. Activities include:

Oct. 20, Graveyard Night: Create your own personal Halloween masks to display or use to spook friends and neighbors. Make masks of your favorite superheroes, cartoon characters, werewolves, zombies or whatever your creative mind thinks up. The Chandler Teen Council will sell framed photos for $3, so come out and learn some simple techniques for making masks and Halloween decorations.

Nov. 17, Courtyard Cornucopia: Learn to create festive table settings, personal placemats, gorgeous holiday heirlooms and keepsakes that can be enjoyed by families for years to come. Join the fun as we help generations connect and pass on a precious experience that can last a lifetime and make this Thanksgiving the best ever. Art supplies and snacks will be provided, and the Chandler Teen Council will sell framed photos for $3.
Dec. 15, Holiday Craft & Cookie Decorating: Make it a night with family and friends centered on the Christmas holiday season. Crafts, holiday card making, cookie decorating and face painting will be enjoyed by children of all ages. The Chandler Teen Council will sell framed photos for $3 and Santa may show up, so make sure you're ‘good for goodness sake!’ 

For more information about Community Nights in the Courtyard, call 480-782-2746 or visit

Disfrute la temporada otoñal en las Noches Familiares y Comunitarias de Chandler

CHANDLER, Ariz. – El Centro Comunitario de Chandler y el centro Tumbleweed Recreation Center llevarán a cabo eventos que ofrecen a las familias divertidas y creativas formas de disfrutar el otoño y la venidera temporada festiva.

Noches Familiares en el Centro Tumbleweed Recreation Center (TRC)

Cada tercer miércoles, del 21 de septiembre al 16 de noviembre, toda la familia podrá disfrutar una noche de diversión de 5:30-7 p.m. en el centro TRC, ubicado en 745 E. Germann Road. Las actividades incluyen:

Sep. 21, Chalktastic! Dibújelo con gis, y esté listo para cubrir al centro TRC con creativas obras maestras. Trabaje solo/a o únase a un grupo para crear casi cualquier cosa que usted pueda imaginarse.

Oct. 5, Fall into Fun: Dele vuelo a su imaginación mientras canaliza a su artista interior en actividades, artesanías y juegos centrados en la temporada de otoño.

Oct. 19, Creepy & Crafty Halloween: Reúna a sus pequeños espíritus para algo de diversión y sustos, ¡en el evento familiar Family Night’s Boo-nanza! Disfrute actividades, artesanías y juegos inspirados en Halloween.

Nov. 2, Barnyard Blast: Canalice a su granjero interno en una noche de actividades, artesanías y juegos centrados alrededor de la diversión en un corral.

Nov. 16, Thankful for Thanksgiving: Muestre su gratitud pasando tiempo con la familia mientras participan en actividades, artesanías y juegos.

La admisión a las Noches Familiares en el centro TRC es gratuita con un Pase del centro TRC, ó de $2 para los residentes de 1-12 años de edad, y de $3 para aquellos que no son residentes. Para más información, llame al 480-782-2900 ó visite

Noches Comunitarias en el Patio del Centro Comunitario

Desde el mes de octubre hasta el mes de diciembre, estos eventos familiares gratuitos que se llevarán a cabo el tercer jueves de cada mes, de 5:30-7:30 p.m. en el Centro Comunitario de Chandler, ubicado en 125 E. Commonwealth Ave. Las actividades incluyen:

Oct. 20, Graveyard Night: Creen sus propias máscaras personales de Halloween para exhibirlas o usarlas para asustar a sus amigos o vecinos. Haga máscaras de sus súper héroes, de personajes de caricaturas, de hombres lobo, zombis o de cualquier otra cosa que su mente creativa pueda inventar. El Concilio de Adolescentes de Chandler venderá fotografías enmarcadas a $3, así que venga a aprender algunas té