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because inventory is low and prices are on the rebound doesn’t mean buyers can be held hostage. Are you with me, Doreen? —No Fool Dear Buyer, The sellers have been the low man on the totum pole for so long, they feel they just can’t give anymore. How much can a homeowner lose? This one wasn’t willing to lose much more than $3,000 above what he had already lost. You found the “perfect home” but not worth purchase price plus the cost of the needed repairs. Maybe everyone learned a little for the next time? Good luck and thanks for writing this. —Doreen

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P.O. Box 74693 Phoenix, AZ 85087 623-239-3956 | www.inandoutaz.com Publisher Nadine Shaalan nshaalan@inandoutaz.com Operations Manager Sandy Seaton sseaton@inandoutaz.com Copy Editor Karen Goveia kgoveia@inandoutaz.com Listings Editor Sarah Crouse listings@inandoutaz.com Contributors Robert Roy Britt rbritt@inandoutaz.com Dick Buscher ldbuscher@inandoutaz.com Linda Buscher ldbuscher@inandoutaz.com Lara Gates lgates@inandoutaz.com Chris Prickett cprickett@inandoutaz.com Larry Vivola lvivola@inandoutaz.com Brad Wood bwood@inandoutaz.com Advertising 623-239-3954 advertising@inandoutaz.com For display and classified ad rates, visit www.inandoutaz.com Letters to the Editor letters@inandoutaz.com. Include full name, home town and daytime phone number. Limit letters to 250 words. Author’s full name will be published with letter. Questions or Comments info@inandoutaz.com

Swing from atop the pine trees at Flagstaff’s newest attraction. Page 22.

7 PAY IT FORWARD 8 THIS WEEK IN The Neighborhood

10 THIS WEEK OUT Of the Neighborhood

14 COVER STORY

Dangerous Games of Summer

16 FEATURE STORY Controlling That Thing in Your Kid’s Hand

19 THE TALK

PARENTAL GUIDANCE

While In&Out strives to provide the most accurate, current information, we recommend contacting the appropriate source prior to acting on any listing. Events and advertisements are published at Publisher’s discretion. Opinions expressed by contributors, readers and respondents are not necessarily those of the Publisher. COPYRIGHT 2012. All Rights Reserved.

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PAY I T F O R WA R D | By Readers

Giving to Those Who Give e are a group of eighth and ninth W graders, along with our mothers, who created H.O.P.E. charity in Anthem.

H.O.P.E. stands for Helping Out People Every day. Our current project is helping and becoming friends with kids who have disabilities such as autism and Down syndrome. [Recently] we had a garage sale to raise money. We were surprised when Ena Simanson, the treasurer of the Giving Circle, dropped off a $300 check on behalf of the non-profit organization. She gave us this because she was amazed at what we were doing and she wanted to see us strive even further toward our goal. Thank you so much, Giving Circle! —The Members of H.O.P.E. Pay it Forward Witness or experience a random act of goodness? Send your story to forward@ inandoutaz.com. We’ll share it with the community and help you pay it forward with a $50 charitable donation.

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IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD THURSDAY 7.12

A&E

Free Thursdays Through Thursday, Aug. 30 Pioneer Living History Village 3901 W. Pioneer Road, Phoenix 623-465-1052, pioneeraz.org

Free admission through the summer. Wild west shows, gold panning, trolley tour, animals, exhibits, artifacts and more.

Step Back in Time 6–9:30 p.m. Pioneer Living History Village 3901 W. Pioneer Road, Phoenix 623-465-1052, pioneeraz.org $1

Weekly Thursday–Saturday. Wild West show, pan for gold, animals and more. Gunfights at 7:30 p.m.

CLUBS

Made by Hand 1 p.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000, mcldaz.org

Knit, crochet, tat, macrame or other craft. Bring your own supplies.

Village HOA Meeting 6:30 p.m. Anthem Community Center 41130 N. Freedom Way 623-879-3011, onlineatanthem.com

For Village residents.

HEALTH

Stenholm Crit 7 p.m. Diamond Canyon School 40004 N. Liberty Bell Way 623-445-8000 diamondcanyon.dvusd.org

Cycling-training ride. Info: 623-866-3225.

FRIDAY 7.13 CLUBS

Pokemon League 5–8 p.m. Outlets at Anthem 4250 W. Anthem Way 623-465-9500 outletsanthem.com Free

At the food court. Playing decks loaned to new players. For all ages. Info: anthempokemon@mail.com.

Chamber of Commerce at Anthem: Rotary Club 7:15–8:30 a.m. Business for Breakfast Ironwood Country Club in Anthem 7–8:15 a.m. Hampton Inn 42415 N. 41st Drive 623-465-7979

For Chamber members. Info: 602495-6483 or chamberatanthem.org.

VFW Meets 6 p.m. Veterans Post Headquarters 4250 W. Anthem Way , Suite 845 623-444-5010, decmh@cox.net

KID STUFF

Parents' Night Out 6–11 p.m. Grace North Church 4135 W. Opportunity Way 623-551-0007 gracenorth.com $15/RSVP by Wednesday; $20/No RSVP or after Wednesday

Bouncies, crafts, snacks and movies. Light dinner provided. Open to children ages 3 months–12 years. Info: RSVP to parentsniteout@gracenorth. com.

SATURDAY 7.14 COMMUNITY

North Phoenix Car Show 5–9 p.m. Home Depot 35050 N. North Valley Parkway, Phoenix 623-587-9222

Various types of cars on display.

KID STUFF

Itty Bitty Pool Party 9–11 a.m. Anthem Community Center 41130 N. Freedom Way 623-879-3011 onlineatanthem.com $10–$15/Includes one child and one adult; $5/Each additional person

Water park opens early for ages 7 and under with an adult. Breakfast, activities, raffles and more. Registration required.

Anthem Pop Warner Football and Cheer Registration

9 a.m.–4 p.m. Anthem Community Center 41130 N. Freedom Way Info: 623-225-6342 or anthemrotary.org. 623-879-3011 $130–$140/Flag; $215–$225/Cheer; $245–$255/Tackle COMMUNITY 41551 N. Anthem Hills Drive 623-742-6210

Celebrate Recovery

6:30 p.m. Koina Cafe 42201 N. 41st Drive, Suite 100 623-466-7964, koinacafe.com Free

For Anthem, New River, Tramonto, Desert Hills and surrounding areas. Check online for registration details. Info: popwarnernorth.org or 602-944-4508.

OUTDOORS

Movie Under The Stars

Monthly meeting of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12031.

Support for individuals struggling with hurts, habits and hang-ups.

COMMUNITY

Info: Crossroads Church, thecrossroadsaz. 3901 W. Pioneer Road, Phoenix com or 623-466-7964. 623-465-1052

North Phoenix Praise and Coffee 7–9 p.m. Outlets at Anthem 4250 W. Anthem Way, Suite 435 623-465-9500, outletsanthem.com Free

Non-denominational Christian women's group. Info: praiseandcoffeenorthphoenix. webs.com, kmoses08@ymail.com or karmannpowell@gmail.com.

Summer Family Story Time 10 a.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000, mcldaz.org

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FOOD & DRINK Live Music

8–11 a.m. Ocho Locos Mexican Restaurant 3655 W. Anthem Way, Suite D105 623-551-8580 No cover

Acoustic-style performances from different artists and genres.

Reverse Happy Hour 9 p.m.–midnight Wild Vines 41111 N Daisy Mountain Dr., Suite 117 623-465-0010 wildvines.net No cover

7:30–10 p.m. Pioneer Living History Village

pioneeraz.org $4/Person; $12/Family of four

"Tombstone" on July 14. "Angel in the Outfield" on July 28. Concessions available.

SUNDAY 7.15 COMMUNITY

Introduction To Social Networking 1:30–3 p.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000 mcldaz.org

Learn how to set up Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube accounts for business or personal use. Registration


required.

Walk-Up Computer Instruction 3–4:30 p.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000 mcldaz.org

Learn basic computer skills and explore career-related topics.

MONDAY 7.16 COMMUNITY

Online Job Searching 10–11:30 a.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000 mcldaz.org

Learn about job research, preparation, assessments, networking, job sites and more. Registration required.

Walk-Up Computer Instruction 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. North Valley Regional Library

[See Sunday's listing]

TUESDAY 7.17 CLUBS

Daisy Mountain Tea Party Meeting 6:30–8:30 p.m. Hampton Inn 42415 N. 41st Drive 623-465-7979

Promoting conservative principles. Info: daisymountainteapartypatriots.com.

PBA 7 a.m. Anthem Community Center 41130 N. Freedom Way 623-879-3011 onlineatanthem.com

Business networking group in Anthem looking to grow businesses. Info: 623551-0523 or pbanthem.com.

COMMUNITY

Your Computer and You 6–7:30 p.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000 mcldaz.org

Doggies of the Wild West Variety Show 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 18 Boulder Creek High School 40404 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 623-445-8636, bchs.dvusd.org Free

Western-themed variety show features magic and stunts from eight adorable rescue dogs with lots of audience participation. Calamity Joe opens with comedy magic show. Info: 602-652-3000 or mcldaz.org. KID STUFF Flashlight Books 5–7 p.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000 mcldaz.org

Walk-Up Computer Instruction 7:30–9 p.m. North Valley Regional Library

[See Sunday's listing]

FOOD & DRINK

Getting To Know Your Computer 10–11:30 a.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000 mcldaz.org

Reading advisors talk about reading choices for the summer.

Review computer parts, operation, programs and accessories. Registration required.

Baby Playtime

Community Bible Study Informational Coffee

10 a.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000 mcldaz.org

Play and social time with books, music and toys. Ages birth–24 months.

Local Food Party Information and assistance on purchasing a computer, Internet security, setting up email and Facebook accounts. Registration required.

COMMUNITY

1 p.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000, mcldaz.org

10 a.m. Koina Cafe 42201 N. 41st Drive, Suite 100 623-466-7964 koinacafe.com Free

Coffee, fellowship and review of nondenominational study for women which begins Sept. 19. Children's classes and homeschooler's classes offered. Info: 623-556-6336 or communitybiblestudy.org.

Sample bizarre Arizona foods from prickly Walk-Up Computer Instruction pear jam to chili chocolate. Make-your- 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. North Valley Regional Library own-salsa bar. Ages 12–18. [See Sunday's listing]

WEDNESDAY 7.18

Summer Kids Days

CLUBS

10 a.m.–noon Peter Piper Pizza 2611 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix 623-215-0077 peterpiperpizza.com $4.99

Business Network at Anthem

Includes two slices of pizza, drink, five tokens and craft.

Visitors welcome. Info: bnaonline.com or 623-879-3135.

7 a.m. Hampton Inn 42415 N. 41st Drive 623-465-7979

New Friends of the North Valley Regional Library 7 p.m. North Valley Regional Library 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway 602-652-3000 mcldaz.org

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OUT OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD

Demi Lovato is one of many big names in Phoenix this week. She plays Comerica Theatre Friday.

THURSDAY 7.12

COMMUNITY

A&E

Fish Tales Toastmasters Meeting

6:30–9 p.m. Civic Space Park 424 N. Central Ave., Phoenix 602-262-7424, phoenix.gov/parks

Noon–1 p.m. Arizona Game and Fish Department Headquarters 5000 W. Carefree Hwy., Phoenix 602-942-3000

Free Yoga/Concert Series

Free yoga class, bring your own mat. Live concert at 7:30 p.m., bring your blanket or chair.

Summer Stargazing and Music From Outerspace 6:30–9:30 p.m. Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art 7374 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale 480-994-2787, smoca.org Free

Live piano music, ethnomusicologist talk and astronomy.

'Hot!' Noon Through Thursday, July 19 Herberger Theater Center 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix 602-252-8497, herbergertheater.org $6

New York cabaret with Shana Bousard. (TML Arts.)

'Grease' 5:30 p.m. Through Sunday, July 15 Arizona Broadway Theatre 7701 W. Paradise Lane, Peoria 623-776-8400 azbroadwaytheatre.com $60/Show only; $84.50/Show and dinner

Classic musical.

Il Divo 8 p.m. Comerica Theatre 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix 602-379-2888 $58–$128

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Organization fosters self-confidence and personal growth to create confident leaders in a mutually supportive and positive learning environment. Info: Toastmasters International, 623-2367404, 602-540-1200 or fishtalestm.org.

FOOD & DRINK

Glendale Summer Evenings

plants and animals.

FRIDAY 7.13 A&E

'Grease' 5:30 p.m. Arizona Broadway Theatre

[See Thursday's listing]

Friday Lounge Series Wrestles for Art 7 p.m. Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art 7374 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale 480-994-2787 smoca.org $10

8 p.m. Murphy Park 7010 N. 59th Ave., Glendale Free

Professional arm wrestler teaches technique while curator discusses artwork. Arm wrestling match to win artwork.

Marches, ballads and show tunes performed by the Glendale Summer Band. Bring chair or blanket. Food and drinks available. Info: 623-930-2299 or glendaleaz.com.

Demi Lovato

KID STUFF

'Goldilocks' 10 a.m., Through Sunday, July 15 Great Arizona Puppet Theater 302 W. Latham St., Phoenix 602-262-2050 azpuppets.org $5–$8

For ages 3 and up.

OUTDOORS

Flashlight Tour 7–9 p.m. Desert Botanical Garden 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix 480-941-1225 dbg.org $8–$18; Free/Children 2 and under

8 p.m. Comerica Theatre 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix 602-379-2888 $25–$68

Pop rock music.

FOOD & DRINK

Dinner and Live Music 7–10 p.m. Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain 5700 E. McDonald Drive, Paradise Valley 480-607-2300 sanctuaryaz.com No cover

At Elements Restaurant. Khani Cole performs soulful jazz music with special guests, Marion Meadows and Dominic Amato. Reservations required.

KID STUFF

'Goldilocks' 10 a.m.

Self-paced stroll with 10 different Great Arizona Puppet Theater discovery stations For to experience native full calendar, inandoutaz.com [Seevisit Thursday's listing]


OUTDOORS

Twilight Tour 6–7 p.m. Deer Valley Rock Art Center 3711 W. Deer Valley Road, Phoenix 623-582-8007 $3–$7; Free/Children 5 and under

Downtown Carefree East Street and Ho Hum Way, Cave Creek carefree.org

Fresh produce and locally made items. Info: 623-848-1234 or arizonafarmersmarkets.com.

SATURDAY 7.14

Educators provide guided tours and talk about petroglyphs, archaeology, Native American cultures, desert plants and animals. Reservations required.

A&E

Archery 101

Noon; 5:30 p.m. Arizona Broadway Theatre

7–8:30 a.m. Lake Pleasant Regional Park 41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Road, Peoria (Off Hwy74) 602-372-7460 $6/Vehicle

'Grease' [See Thursday's listing]

Paper-Making Workshop

11 a.m.–1 p.m. Phoenix Art Museum Learn archery basics. Equipment provided. 1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix (At McDowell) Wear closed-toe shoes. Ages 8 and up. Registration required. 602-257-1222 phxart.org Open Archery Shoot $25–$30 9–11 a.m. Learn how to make paper for art practices. Lake Pleasant Regional Park 41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Road, Peoria Stephane Wrembel (Off Hwy 74) 7 p.m. 602-372-7460 Musical Instrument Museum $6/Vehicle 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix Practice archery using target bows and target arrows only. Bring your Archery 101 480-478-6000 themim.org class card. Registration required. $22.50–$27.50

SHOPPING

Farmer's Market 8:30–11:30 a.m.

French guitarist performs contemporary music including the theme from "Midnight in Paris."

Adam Carolla and Dennis Prager 8 p.m. Comerica Theatre 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix 602-379-2888 $34.50–$49.50

Comedians.

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Car Guys Get Together 8–10 a.m. Chihuahua's Chill Grill 34170 S. Old Black Canyon Highway, Black Canyon City 602-796-0687

Enjoy cars, coffee and car talk every Saturday.

FOOD & DRINK

Bastille Day Wine Dinner 4–6:30 p.m. Classic Cooking Academy 10411 E. McDowell Mountain Ranch Road, Scottsdale 480-502-0177 classiccooking.net $60/Person

Gourmet French dinner paired with French wine.

KID STUFF

Prowl and Play 6–9:30 p.m. Phoenix Zoo 455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix 602-273-1341, phoenixzoo.org

The Jackson’s Unity Tour lands in Phoenix for one night. Catch Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Randy at the Comerica Theatre Wednesday. JULY 12, 2012 |

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Experience the zoo at night. Animal meet and greets, water play area, squirt gun water wars, Radio Disney music and more.

Anthem Pop Warner Football and Cheer Registration 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Dicks Sporting Goods 2350 W. Happy Valley Road, Phoenix 623-434-3388 $130–$140/Flag; $215–$225/Cheer; $245–$255/Tackle

For Greater Anthem area. Check online for registration details. Info: popwarnernorth.org or 602-944-4508.

OUTDOORS

Reptile Feeding 10–11 a.m. Cave Creek Regional Park 37019 N. Lava Lane, Cave Creek 623-465-0431, sarahsteele@mail.maricopa.gov $6/Vehicle

View live reptiles at feeding time.

SHOPPING

Farmer's Market 7–11 a.m. Roadrunner Park 3502 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix 602-262-6696

Info: 623-848-1234, arizonafarmersmarkets.com.

SUNDAY 7.15 A&E

'The Hormel New Works Festival' Through Sunday, July 22 Phoenix Theatre 100 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix 602-258-1974, phxtheatre.org $10/Each performance

Variety of staged readings, sit down readings and short plays including six new works. Check online for performance dates and times.

Michael Kaeshammer 7 p.m. Musical Instrument Museum 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix 480-478-6000, themim.org $32.50–$37.50

Boogie-woogie, blues, jazz and pop crossover music.

Yanni 7:30 p.m. Comerica Theatre 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix 602-379-2888 $48–$128

World renowned contemporary pianist and composer.

OUTDOORS

Wet ’n’ Wild Fun With Archery

9–11 a.m. Lake Pleasant Regional Park 41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Road, Peoria 602-372-7460 $6/Vehicle

Participate in different contests. Bring your Archery 101 class card. Prizes awarded including Wet n’ Wild tickets.

MONDAY 7.16 A&E

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Traveling festival of documentary films; "Guañape Sur," "Wagah," "My Name is Sydney" and "Arsy Versy." Info: doxita. org.

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Harkins Summer Movie Fun: 'The Smurfs' 9:45 a.m. Through Friday, July 20 Harkins Norterra 14 2550 W. Happy Valley Road, Phoenix 623-582-2020, harkinstheatres.com $7/All 10 Movies

Different movie each week.

Great Arizona Puppet Theater 302 W. Latham St., Phoenix 602-262-2050 azpuppets.org $5–$8

Famous farmer and his animals make toddler-friendly music.

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Twilight Farmer's Market 5–8 p.m. Citadelle Plaza 19420 N. 59th Ave., Glendale citadelleplaza.com

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And, they can sing… The recordbreaking crossover quartet, Il Divo, performs Thursday at Comerica Theatre.

TUESDAY 7.17 A&E

Big Time Summer Tour 7 p.m. Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion 2121 N. 83rd Ave. (Off I-10), Phoenix 602-254-7200 $20–$65

With Big Time Rush, Cody Simpson and Rachel Crow. Info: livenation. com.

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North Valley Networking Group 9 a.m. Deer Valley Airport Restaurant 702 W. Deer Valley Road, Phoenix 623-869-0975

Breakfast and networking with other area businesses. Info: 602-432-7280.

WEDNESDAY 7.18

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7:30 p.m. Comerica Theatre 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix 602-379-2888 $10

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Indianapolis to play Minecraft through Microsoft’s Xbox Live. The two see each other once a year or so, but with hen it’s 106, kids (and parents) the game system, “I usually talk to rely more heavily on digital him everyday.” With the addition of a entertainment. But what you mic, players can converse with their don’t know, might hurt them. Xbox opponents. “You can play with people in 360, Nintendo Wii and Playstation 3 all Japan and Iceland... wherever the people provide kids with the ability to meet up are that have the Xbox Live,” said the with players across the globe. youngster. Random people can join the game for multi-player mode. Once a An In&Out contributor’s 12-yearplayer joins a game, they can then send old loves to hook up with his cousin in a friend request. “You can accept it or By Nadine Shaalan nshaalan@inandoutaz.com

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Get Good Help Visit getgamesmart.com, hosted by Microsoft, to get instruction on setting up parental controls, tips for kids and adults on staying safe, even a pre-written pact for kids and parents to sign to help keep the peace.

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NetSmartz411.org, a product of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children provides answers to specific questions such as: “What is Foursquare, (Pinterest, Instagram, etc.)?” “What do all those text abbreviations mean?” “Does Facebook have privacy controls for smartphones?”


decline it. Some guy actually asked for my information.…I scrolled onto his user name and clicked ‘mute,’ ” said the gamer. “There’s also a ‘file complaint’ button so you can send a complaint to Microsoft.” Building a virtual mansion with an online stranger might sound innocuous, but consider it from a predator’s point of view. Sexual predators often try to gain the trust of young victims by befriending them. And what better way than to engage the child than with his favorite pastime. The gaming system is not the only hidden access your child has to the Internet. You didn’t dumb down that smart phone when you upgraded. Just because you killed the contract doesn’t mean the phone is safe. Charge the unit and get within range of a Wi-Fi network (and who isn’t?), and your child is wide open to the Internet, texting, apps, downloading and uploading photos and videos. Yikes. Denying access to the Internet is hard. And your kids are more technologically clever than you are. They will find a way. Access is everywhere; in school, the library, just about everybody’s pocket. Teaching and watching your child is more effective. io

Take Control of the Gaming Experience

Use parental controls on the console to regulate access to games, movies and TV shows. Program the timer on the console to limit the amount of time spent gaming daily. Use the “friend lists” on Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network to restrict and monitor with whom your kids play. Use “block,” “mute” and “avoid” features to ban foul-mouthed players from ever playing with your child again. SOURCE: Microsoft Xbox Support

WHAT EVERY KID SHOULD KNOW

• Use only a first name or nickname to identify themselves. • Never arrange a faceto-face meeting with someone they met online. • Never send photographs of themselves. • Never give out name, address, telephone number or school. • Never download pictures from an unknown source. • Never respond to messages or postings that are suggestive, obscene, belligerent, or harassing. • Be honest about the types of potential danger online. • Spend time with your child when he/she goes digital. Have them teach you about their favorite sites and what they like to do. • Allow online activity only in a common room in the house so you can supervise them. • Use the parental controls on the system, but don’t rely on them to wholly protect your child. • Maintain access to your child’s accounts and check email. Let your child know you are protecting his/her safety. SOURCE: Federal Bureau of Investigation

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iPod Touch and iPad Content from these devices is filtered through Apple’s iTunes store, and while it is closely monitored by Apple, adult content is widely available. You can enable restrictions on content through the preferences in iTunes. Simply go to Edit>Preferences and select Parental on the top bar. Here you can restrict what content can be downloaded and synced. Or you can fully restrict downloads by keeping your App Store password to yourself.

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If you don’t restrict access to the Internet, you expose your child to a wild and woolly world of unsavory content, so a parental control browser like K9 or Ranger Browser can be helpful in keeping offensive content off your child’s iPod or iPad.

4. Set restrictions and tap Done to save the settings.

Sony Vita The latest handheld from Sony is far more sophisticated than the Nintendo 3DS, but it too has built-in parental controls. Once configured, these controls can limit content— Android Devices Grab including video—and an app from the Google can limit the launching of games based on a rating Play Store. My favorite is the Kids Place Parental system. Parental controls Control (by Kiddoware). are available in the browser, as well. Easy to configure and effective at keeping Setting up the parental offensive content off controls on the Vita is your child’s Android a little more complex. device. Kaspersky Read the user’s guide Parental Control, though at manuals.playstation. still in Beta, shows net/document/en/psvita/ promise. or search Google for “Playstation Vita Parental Nintendo These Controls.” handheld game systems Simply disabling the are more difficult to Wi-Fi on these devices control since online gaming has become huge is not enough. Develop in the gaming world. But a strategy that allows your kids to utilize their Nintendo (maker of the DSi and 3DS) has built in device while keeping them safe at the same parental controls. time. Take time to learn Here’s how: how to make use of the built-in features and get 1. Select the System Settings icon some inexpensive apps on the Home menu, so your child can really and tap Open. enjoy their handheld and 2. Select Parental Controls you can have some peace of mind. io from the System Settings menu and tap Yes.

3. Follow the prompts to select a passcode and secret question.

Steve O’Connor is owner of IttyBittyWebCo, a web and tech consulting company. Contact the author at s.oconnor@ ittybittywebco.com.

What the Ratings Mean The Entertainment Software Rating Board is a non-profit, self-regulatory body. While the rating system is voluntary, the ESRB rates virtually all video games sold at retail in the United States and Canada. Here’s what the ratings mean. EARLY CHILDHOOD May be suitable for ages 3 and older. Contains no material parents would find inappropriate. EVERYONE May be suitable for ages 6 and older. May contain minimal cartoon, fantasy or mild violence and/or infrequent use of mild language. EVERYONE 10+ May be suitable for ages 10 and older. May contain more cartoon, fantasy or mild violence, mild language and/or minimal suggestive themes. TEEN May be suitable for ages 13 and older. May contain violence, suggestive themes, crude humor, minimal blood, simulated gambling, and/ or infrequent use of strong language. MATURE May be suitable for ages 17 and older. May contain intense violence, blood and gore, sexual content and/or strong language. ADULTS ONLY Should only be played by persons 18 years and older. May include prolonged scenes of intense violence and/or graphic sexual content and nudity.

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PARENTAL GUIDANCE “Kids often spend more time on digital devices during summer. What do you do to make sure your kids are safe online?”

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“We have a software program that does not allow them [access] to certain sites. Sites that are age-appropriate, it allows them to go to. Before they go to new sites I always check them first then evaluate if they are allowed.”

“If our kids go online we punch in the website for them that they want to go to. We then go to the game they want to play and look at it first. We re-check that they stay on that game or site. We give them a half hour at a session.”

“We check on them and make sure to look at the screen. Mom researches sites and checks history. Most important is that we talk to the kids, lay down rules and enforce them.”

“We use Net Nanny. It’s a program… that limits access to content. It limits language and videos. It is customizable, so you can set up limits you are comfortable with. Our computer is in a place visible to everyone in the house, as well.”

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T H E B U Z Z | By Staff Writers

Summertime and the Reading is Easy… (and audible… and free!)

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udio books have been around for a long time and have some steadfast fans. But with digital recordings available from the library at your computer, it’s time you discover the joy. More than 3,600 titles are available now—no waiting until the last person checks the copy back in— with a single click. And more titles are being added each week. The service is called OneClickdigital, and all you need is computer access and a valid library card. Visit mcldaz.oneclickdigital.com and you will be taken to the virtual stacks containing biographies, mysteries, classics, self-help, suspense and more. There are about 1,000 items for children and young adults. (Great for road trips!) Check out up to 15 items at a time for two weeks (renew for two weeks—twice, if need be.) Most audiobooks can be downloaded to either Windows or Mac. From there, send the file to your iPod, iPhone or other portable device. Play through your auxiliary jack in your car for road trips or hook up to your headphones to get lost in your world. Info: www.mcldaz.org, or 602-652-3000.

Download titles from the library to your computer. Move the files to your portable device. Relax.

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G E T O U T |  BY LINDA & DR. DICK BUSCHER

COOL THRILLS WAY UP IN THE PINES Unplug for a day, pack up the kids and head north for a new extreme adventure.

PHOTOS COURTESY MICHELLE KOECHLE PHOTOGRAPHY

IF YOU GO

Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course Fort Tuthill County Park, Flagstaff Getting There Take I-17 North to Exit 337. Turn left and follow the signs into Fort Tuthill County Park and the Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course, 108 miles from Anthem. Cost Full adult course (ages 16 and older): $42 + tax and fees; Half adult course (ages 12–15): $35 + tax and fees; Kids’ course (ages 7–11): $25 + tax and fees. A signed waiver is required. See website for more details. Reservations highly recommended. Hours Daily through Sept. 10; first group departs 8:30 a.m. See website for starting times during the winter/spring months. Info flagstaffextreme.com 22 |

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ear can be a negative motivator. But sometimes trepidation can arise as the result of an impending and demanding physical task. When that is the case, that primordial emotion can be converted into a positive and fun experience. Such is the case for the brave souls who choose to leave the ground and meet the challenges of the treetop rope courses at Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course. This new Flagstaff destination (opened in March 2012), is a series of rope courses that vary in difficulty and height. The courses combine a variety of challenging games, such as jumping on a moving skateboard, crossing suspended bridges and zip lining through the treetops to the finish line.


There are four adult courses ranked by color: green, blue, red and black, and one course designed for children ages 7 and up (yellow). Complete one, two, three or all four courses depending on your own comfort and enjoyment level. Each person progresses at his/her own pace. A Guiding Hand Yes, it’s extreme, but safety of guests is priority No. 1, so you will wear a harness clipped to a safety wire. Visitors must complete a brief training session beforehand, and guides are available on each course to assist, give suggestions of how to conquer the obstacles and, if the need arises, even help someone get back to terra firma. The Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course has only one peer in America, and you’ll have to travel to the Adirondack Mountains of New York to compare. French and Canadian engineers helped design and construct this fun and stimulating experience in the Flagstaff Ponderosa Pine treetops. The Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course is a joint venture between Coconino County and the private owner of the adventure course. This partnership is designed to bring eco-friendly outdoor fun to people of all ages. It fits in perfectly with this beautiful mountain town—an endless playground for outdoor enthusiasts. It’s fun. Thrilling. Different. And, cool. Get out, take that short drive and get your feet off the ground at the Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course. The adrenaline rush in the treetops will be a highlight of summer 2012. io

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SERVICES - PAINTING 1 Daisy Mountain Painting YOUR HOME TOWN PAINTER. 623.551.3156 Visit our showroom located at 42407 N. Vision Way. ROC#267818 OUR STORE HRS M/F from 9-4 or by appt. SEE ALL ANTHEMS COLOR SCHEMES. Free color imaging with signed contract. DOUBLE D SERVICES - Int & Ext Painting. Licensed. Anthem-based 602-861-3000 DRYWALL & TEXTURE REPAIR. An Insured Experienced local known for Quality. Call Brent at (602)999-3234 for a free estimate. GOOD SOLID HOMES- NOT JUST A PAINTER. 20 YR prof home builder Specializing in ALL PAINTING services and REMODELS. 928-3002070 www.goodsolidhomes.com SERVICES - PET Dog Sitting @ Rusty's Inn $20/day. Call Richard 602-432-1513. Insured. PET Grooming "PAWSing...To Pamper" Mobile Dog Grooming, call 602-616-1255 Pet sitting service! Call Judy At WAGGINTAIL 623-242-6532 Bonded/Insured Pet sitting services! Carey or Suzanne at Noah's Bark, 623-551-5500, bond/ins/PSI, Anthem 2006 SERVICES - PLUMBING

Build Maintain RepaiR ReModel * Weekly Pool, Spa & Water Feature Service * Pool, Spa & Water Feature Repair * Complete Remodel * New Construction * Decking & Fencing

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R E A L ESTATE E S TAT E WATCH WAT C H REAL

Weekly resale activity in Anthem, excluding new builds: Week Ending ... June 4 Homes Sold 35 Under Contract 223 Listed for Sale 90

Jun 11 June 18 19 27 218 203 101 110

June 25 19 191 119

Jul 2 29 184 117

For the most recent week, sales of bank-owned homes: 2 Short sales (sold for less than what was owed): 10

Real estate data provided by D.L. Jones & Associates. Contact Dennis Jones at DLJones@HotMail.com 602-909-2845 TheRealEstateWeb.com

Homes Sold: Monthly

Price Per Square Foot

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