An open house for youth of all ages and their families takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3; free. Poetry Joeys workshops for children ages 4 through 10 take place from 10 to 11 a.m., and the center's poetry collection is open to youth writing. Activities include whimsical hands-on sound machines by Creative Machines, local music, games, interactive bookmaking workshops, science experiments, an infant sing-along class, storytelling, creative movement and other activities to inspire exploring language. Visit poetry.arizona.edu
for each day's schedule.