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Posted at 4:25 PM, Sep 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-18 19:25:41-04

Start the weekend off with free fun.

Castles and Coasters has a new thrill ride and they're giving you a chance to try it out free.

On Saturday, from noon until 5 p.m., take 10 canned food items to Castles and Coasters and you'll get a free bronze pass.

That pass gets you unlimited outdoor rides.

That's a great deal because the regular cost for that pass is $24.99 and all you have to do is help feed the hungry.

Castles-N-Coasters (9445 North Metro Parkway East in Phoenix)

A free evening of ballet with Ballet Arizona.

They are having free performances at different outdoor locations throughout the month.

The next performance is Thursday at Beardsley Park in Sun City West at 7 p.m.

So grab a blanket or chair and sit back and relax. 

2015 Schedule

All performances begin at 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 24 – Beardsley Park, Sun City West

Friday, September 25 – Estrella Lakeside Amphitheater, Goodyear

Saturday, September 26 – Steele Indian School Park, Phoenix

Thursday, October 1 – Tempe Center for the Arts Amphitheater, Tempe

Friday, October 2 – Fountain Park, Fountain Hills

On Thursday, September 24, the Arizona Coyotes will have an intra-squad game at Gila River Arena.

It is a free game and they are encouraging fans to bring new teddy bears to participate in a post-game teddy bear toss.

The game starts at 6 p.m. and parking is also free.

480-563-PUCK (7825)

After all of those activities, it's time for dessert.

Menchie's Frozen Yogurt is opening a new location in Gilbert and that means freebies for you.

Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., they will be giving away free eight ounce yogurts.

They will have more freebies throughout the weekend, including t-shirts, dolls and face painting.

OTHER WEEKEND EVENTS AT MENCHIE’S:

·Saturday, September 19: Free 8 oz. yogurt (11 a.m.-1 p.m.), free t-shirts to the first 25 guests, a balloon artist and a free family friendly concert beginning at 7 p.m.

·Sunday, September 20: Free plushy doll to the first 25 guests, free color-in t-shirt, and free face painting beginning at 1 p.m.

·Monday, September 21: Fill up your cup for $1 from 7 p.m.-8 p.m.

·Tuesday, September 22: Kids eat free from 2 p.m.- 4p.m.

*One 10 oz. cup per child ages 10 years or younger

·Wednesday, September 23: Half-off lunchtime yumm from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

·Thursday, September 24: Free dodge balls to the first 25 guests at 3 p.m.

·Friday, September 21: Date night—Buy one get one free

National Seat Check is Saturday, September 19 and Mountain Vista Medical Center is offering free car seat safety checks to celebrate.

The center is offering the free checks to Queen Creek and San Tan Valley residents on Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

They will also have free skin care screening, face painting, music and refreshments.

The event will be held at desert grove family medical.

You do need to register for the event online or by phone.

20928 E. Heritage Loop Rd., Ste. 106-107, Queen Creek, 85142

1-877-924-WELL (9355)