While Estrella hosts a full calendar of activities that are only for community members, a variety of events are also open to residents, their guests, and non-residents alike. So come explore the wonderful Estrella community.
One of our favorite ways to gather friends and family together to enjoy Arizona’s beautiful weather is to host an outdoor movie night. Here are a few things you need to know to throw your first backyard screening in your new Estrella home.
Everyone knows today’s kids spend a lot of time in front of different types of screens. What you might not realize is just how much time is being lost to video games, streaming TV and social media sites.
In the natural ebb and flow of life, sometimes the unexpected happens — the power goes out during a storm, our car breaks down during a road trip across the desert, or we experience a natural disaster.
Let’s face it – moving is stressful. Whether you are hiring a moving company or you and your family decided to tackle all of the packing and organizing by yourselves- moving is a lot of work. A move is stressful on everyone in the family, but can be especially stressful for children. A new home, a new school and a new neighborhood can disrupt the schedule they have grown accustomed to; however, with some support, encouragement and a little up-front planning, you can help ease the impact a move can have on your children.
Ever wondered why the neighborhoods of Estrella seem so quiet on Saturday morning? It’s most likely because many of the families with young children are at the ball fields cheering on their fellow teammates of Estrella Youth Sports (EYS). It is a huge social gathering where neighbors catch up on the week’s events, and kids enjoy friendly competition on the playing field.
As any parent can attest — sometimes you just need a little break from your kids. Even if it’s just for an hour or so, parents need some time to themselves to get in a good daily workout, or just relax. It’s hard to balance work, personal time and children in the daily grind.
For many in the Estrella community, 2015 was filled with great memories of moments like the Goodyear Lakeside Music Fest, the monthly Farmers Market, regular walks around the lakes, or occasional rambles along the scenic trails. It’s so easy to put pictures of fun memories like these on Facebook, and then forget about them completely. Get your favorite 2015 memories off your Facebook wall and onto your actual walls with this list of fun and creative crafts.
The kitchen is a great place to make memories, as parents and children come together to talk, laugh and make something delicious. While stove-top cooking might be hard to do with little ones, children of all ages can contribute when it comes to prepping and decorating goodies and treats.
‘Tis the season for gingerbread lattes, holiday shopping and family gatherings. With all the busyness this time of year, you might look up one day and realize you missed a whole bunch of fun ways to celebrate the season with your friends and loved ones simply because you forgot to put them on the calendar.
Get those candy bowls and costumes ready – Halloween is on its way. Halloween activities like pumpkin carving and trick-or-treating are always a blast, however they can come with some not-so-festive hazards. But fear not! Builder of the Month AV Homes has assembled a list of tips to keep your spooky celebrations as safe as possible.
Estrella is a lively and vibrant community residing in the foothills of the Sierra Estrella Mountains, and while the community is tucked privately away in Goodyear, it is minutes from some of Phoenix’s top attractions. Within a 30-minute radius of Estrella, The Valley hosts a bevy of hotspots that provide a great change of pace for the whole family.
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