Arizona Parenting Magazine has some family fun events you may want to consider for the weekend.
September 7 Teddy Bear Day
Glendale / Downtown
Enjoy a fun-filled day of make-and-take arts and crafts, special treats and exclusive deals in Historic Downtown Glendale. The Visitor Center will be accepting new and gently hugged teddy bears for donation. Fun for the whole family, 10am-4 pm.
September 7 Brazilian Day Arizona
Scottsdale / Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
Locals and visitors, young and old, have the opportunity to celebrate Brazil's Independence Day by participating in the lively Brazilian culture. Authentic Brazilian music, dance, martial arts, performances, art, food and beverages will immerse attendees in the vibrant and rich cultural traditions of Brazil. 1pm-6pm. $5-$15, food and beverage extra.
September 7 Family STAR Night
Peoria / Challenger Space Center
This is an entertaining and interactive astronomy night that is fun for the whole family! Telescope viewing will be available as weather permits; and other family activities will go on rain or shine. Doors open at 6:30 pm for hands-on activities and a presentation starting at 7:30. All ages. $7 per person; children 3 and under free.