A roundup of what's going on in Tucson's faith communities.
As the name implies, the Parent-Tot class at Congregation Anshei Israel involves both children and parents but can include caregivers, nannies, babysitters, aunts, uncles and grandparents.
Sawyer Lazarus, 4, and Jane Hiller, 5, play in the sprinkler during a summer camp at Anshei Israel, 5550 E. 5th St. Weekly sessions for the preschool and kindergarten camps run through July 27.
Teacher Emily Riley-Saxton shows kids what some Mentos and a soda bottle can create during an exploding-soda demonstration at the camp.
Aaron Rathner, 5, left, looks at the volcano Lara Seagraves, 5, made. The kids put baking soda inside their volcanoes, then poured in some vinegar to make the "lava" overflow.
Besides making volcanos, campers dance, sing, play games and more.
The theme of this art project is "things found in the ocean." Anshei Israel's summer camps are for all children ages 2-6. Call 745-5550 for information.
Far left: The kids weren't the only ones who wanted to jump on this big loader during the festival.
A Ferrari (red), Delorean (gray) and Plymouth Prowler (yellow, foreground) were on display for folks to view.
Ava McKee, 2, slaps paint on an old truck during Congregation Anshei Israel’s Keep on Truckin’ family festival. The event was held Sunday and featured about 40 exhibits. Profits go to the preschool and youth center at Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E. Fifth St., said event chairwoman Joann…
Benjamin Aronson plays with a parachute and inflatable balls
during Summer Camp for Kids at Congregation Anshei Israel.
When it's summer, a sprinkler session is just the thing, as
Janna Winkelman discovers at the Congregation Anshei Israel
Summer camper Seth Windham dangles a paint-covered foot in the
air for a few seconds before stomping it onto a piece of paper,
leaving a fresh blue footprint between a red one and an orange
Nehama Keane, 6, gets her hands on a mini excavator owned by Volvo Rents at the second annual "Keep on Truckin' " Family Festival at Congregation Anshei Israel.
Max Kapteyn, 3, peers from behind the steering wheel of a compactor owned by Volvo Rents during the "Keep on Truckin' " Family Festival at Congregation Anshei Israel.
Twin brothers Lee, left, and Gary Abrahams baby a 1954 Kaiser Darrin, one of 435 ever made. The car, made by Kaiser-Frazer, was among many vintage cars on display at the fundraiser.
Leila O'Dowd, 2, may have been channeling abstract-expressionist painter Jackson Pollock at the "Keep on Truckin' " Family Festival at Congregation Anshei Israel.
Jack Stoddard, 3, takes control of a loader-back hoe owned by Volvo Rents during the festival, which Congregation Anshei Israel holds for the community and to raise money.