FREE summer events and activities for famliles from Arizona Parenting Magazine

Posted at 7:56 AM, Jun 30, 2017

Saturday, July 1

84th Annual Hopi Festival of Arts & Culture: A Fourth of July tradition since the 1930s, the Hopi Festival of Arts & Culture features more than 100 award-winning artists and presenters from the Hopi villages in northern Arizona. Peruse and purchase a stunning selection of jewelry, katsina dolls, pottery, paintings, woodworking, baskets, textiles, and more by master and emerging Hopi artisans. Enjoy traditional music, artist demos, dancing and authentic food, as well as insightful lectures and a not-to-be missed children's activity area. Sat. & Sun. 9 am-5 pm. Pueblo Grande Museum, 4619 E. Washington St, Phoenix. 602-495-0901.

Saturday, July 1

Steam Kids: Sparkle, Fizz, Pop: Experience the science of Independence Day with this explosive Steam kids workshop. Kids will create fireworks in jars, blast off rockets, and more to kick off the celebrations with a bang! Includes all-day museum admission. 4-12 yrs. $6/Members, $14/Nonmembers. 10am-11am. i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W. Pepper Place, Mesa. 480-644-4332.

Sunday, July 2

Summer Splash Series Dive-In Movie: Join us for Summer Splash Series pool party for a special dive-in movie featuring Trolls. Bring your own float, noodles and small tubes only. For safety reasons, rafts will be prohibited. Registration required by June 28. 7-10pm. Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale.  480-634-4949. To

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