Fun weekend events

Posted at 10:56 AM, Dec 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-04 12:56:18-05

December 5
Festival of Tales and Music: This is a fun day of reading, literacy and cultural activities for children that include storytelling, arts and crafts, games, face painting, live music, food trucks and much more! Festival of Tales brings books to life through the art of storytelling and provides FREE books to children who participate in the activities. 9am-2pm. Paradise Valley Community College, 18401 N. 32nd St., Phoenix. 602-787-6659.

December 5
Shape Up Kids Expo: Fun for the whole family! Enjoy cooking demos, stage performances, activity area, inflatables and hands on education.  9am-2pm. Limited availability, register online. Free. Halle Heart Children's Museum, 2929 S. 48th St., Tempe.

December 5-6
Experience Scandinavia: Make plans to experience Scandinavian music and culture! Join MIM for a celebration of Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. Enjoy musical performances, traditional dances, a regionally inspired menu at Café Allegro, hands-on crafts and much more. Activities and performances included with paid museum admission. Sat & Sun 9am-5pm.  Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix. 480-478-6000.