Freebie Friday: 3 free events this weekend to entertain the whole family

It's Friday which means it's time to find out what you can do for free around the Valley.

Enjoy the gorgeous weather while it lasts.

Head over to Central High School's ball field Saturday, March 1, from 10 .a.m. to 1 p.m. for the Color Canalscape project.

The goal of the project is to transform the mile of Grand Canal between Seventh Street and Central Avenue, and on Saturday you will get a peek at some of the student art that will fill the canal.

There will also be lots of activities to keep the whole family entertained, including dance and music performances and there will even be bounce houses.

Also you can take a walk or pedi-cab ride to get a full view of the project.

Central High School
4525 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85012
602-240-2408

 

Arizona Railway Day is Saturday, March 1 and you can celebrate at the Arizona Railway Museum in Chandler from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It's the museum's 30th anniversary and you'll have a chance to tour several trains, including a caboose in the same condition as it was in the 70s.

You may even get a chance to blow the horn on a diesel locomotive.

330 E. Ryan Road
Chandler, AZ
Arizona Avenue, 1 mile south of San Tan Loop 202
480-821-1108

 

And speaking of museums, it's time for Bank of America's Museums on Us.

This weekend, B of A and Merrill Lynch cardholders can get free access to 150 participating museums around the country.

The Phoenix Art Museum is the only Valley museum participating.

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