Arizona Parenting Magazine has the details on back-to-school events this weekend.
July 27 City of Phoenix Back to School and Health Fair at Metrocenter
Phoenix / Metrocenter Mall
Get ready for Back to School! Enjoy lunch, workshops, arts, entertainment, health, vision and dental screenings. Free backpacks to the first 1,000 kids. Free. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
July 27 Backpack Saturday
Valley Wide / McDonald's
This is a statewide event that will give away 28,000 backpacks and help thousands of children get ready for school! McDonald's restaurants will begin distributing the FREE backpacks at 8am. The first 100 children that visit their local McDonald's restaurant will receive a FREE backpack. Select local McDonald's will also host Back to School Health & Safety Fairs with state/county/city community service organizations providing health screenings and information on dental care, health and safety to local families.
July 27 Summer Concert
Phoenix / Arizona Science Center
Body Depot Workshops at Arizona Science Center, include: Nano Latch and Catch, Monster Manual, Venom! And Busy Bones. Free with paid general admission. 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.