Looking for something fun to do with the family this weekend? Here are some ideas from Arizona Parenting Magazine:
Pirate Week: Ahoy, me hearties! Grab your eye patch and join us for a week of swashbuckling fun. Enjoy treasure hunts, pirate skits and on September 19th, visit our dunk tank outside and dunk pirates at Merlin's Magic Wand dunk tank. SEA LIFE Arizona, 5000 S. Arizona Mills Cir., #145, Tempe. 480-478-7608. www.visitsealife.com/Arizona
Brazilian Day Arizona Festival: The all ages Brazilian Festival is a great opportunity for the whole family to come and experience a variety of Brazilian culture, including - Live Brazilian Bands, Dancers, Performers, DJ's, Martial Arts, Brazilian Food, Drinks and more! Take part in fun and interactive workshops, like Brazilian dance, music instruments and Capoeira, or join us outdoors for a live concert with Brazilian bands playing Samba, Forro, MPB, Pagode and more Brazilian music! Brazilian Day has something for everyone to enjoy! $12.00 for adults & $5.00 kids 10 & under. 12pm-5pm. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale. www.BrazilianDayArizona.com
Summer Saturdays at Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve: Come to the preserve to beat the heat! Enjoy free admission each third Saturday through September. Learn about Sonoran Desert plants and animals, the petroglyphs and the ancient people who made them from knowledgeable docents. Each week includes a story and art activity. This program is for children ages 3 to 6 with their parents. 8am-2pm. Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve, 3711 W. Deer Valley Rd., Phoenix.