Arizona Parenting Magazine has some ideas for family-friendly events this weekend.
Teen Suicide Prevention Awareness Community Rally
Phoenix / Desert Ridge Marketplace
Desert Ridge Marketplace proudly presents the 13th Annual Teen Suicide Prevention Awareness Community Rally. This entire week is sanctioned by Governor Jan Brewer and helps local non-profits to raise awareness about the unnerving facts of teen suicide. Join us to learn more about valuable resources for teens, live music, raffles, prizes and lifesaving information. 6-9pm.
El Zaribah Shrine Circus!
Scottsdale / Westworld Arena
Come One! Come All! High-flying trapeze acts, aerials and acrobats, show horses, daredevil acts, and the world-famous Shriner clowns! Carnival rides and favorite carnival foods. 6:30-8:30 pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. $15 with a $2 discount for Military and seniors.
The Rockin' Taco Street Fest
Chandler / El Palacio at Crossroads Shopping Center
Highlights include tacos, beer, margaritas, a taco eating competition, live entertainment, a mustache competition, a kid zone with piñatas and a chance to win a trip for two to Ensenada. A portion of the proceeds from El Palacio's Mexican Independence Day Fiesta will benefit Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli-AZ. 4-10pm. $5 per person, children 12 and under are free.