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Chalk Art Festival: Inspired guests can head over the KidsZone and community participation mural area, where kids and adults can get in on the artsy fun. Participation in the KidsZone and community participation areas is FREE and pastel chalk and artist instruction will be provided at no cost. Chalk artists and their murals will be located throughout The District at Tempe Marketplace and Desert Ridge, and throughout WaterDance Plaza at Westgate Entertainment District. 11-6pm. For more information about the Chalk Art Festival, visit shopdesertridge.com, tempemarketplace.com and westgateaz.com.
Festival of Tales: Paradise Valley Community College students are bringing books to life through the art of storytelling in and around the Kranitz Student Center (KSC). In its 9th year at PVCC, the Festival of Tales is a fun day of reading, literacy and cultural activities for local children, with arts and crafts, games, simulations, face painting, and food trucks. More than 4,000 new books will be given away provided by Southwest Human Development and Reading is Fundamental. 9am-2pm. Paradise Valley Community College, 18401 N. 32nd St., Phoenix. 602-787-6659.
Family Day: Special activities tied to Caped Crusaders & Everyday Heroes exhibition. Open to everyone with museum admission. $8, Special activities tied to Caped Crusaders & Everyday Heroes exhibition. Open to everyone with museum admission. 9am-4pm. i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W. Pepper Place, Mesa. 480-644-2468. ideamuseum.org