In Smart Shopper world, Friday means FREEBIES! Get ready to enjoy these events and the free fun that comes with them!
Saturday, March 30, head on over to Peoria Sports Complex from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the semi-annual Sweet to the Soul Boutique . The first 100 paying adults through the gates get a FREE swag bag full of all kinds of rare finds like: homemade bath bombs, jewelry, baked goods and more! It's $5 to get in, and kids can get in for FREE. There is a new pirate splash pad play area for the kids as well.
IF YOU GO:
16101 N 83rd Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382
Kaleidoscope Dance Space in Mesa is offering a FREE day of dance from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 30. There will be complimentary 30-minute dance classes for children and adults with all kinds of styles like Latin, jazz, ballet, swing, hip hop, line dances, party dances and more!
There will be a fair, too, where local vendors will be selling handmade, unique gifts and products like: jewelry, fashion accessories, essential oils, lotions, soaps, candles, fragrances, organic coffees, teas, food and more. Complimentary and light refreshments will be served. So, put on your dancing shoes!
IF YOU GO:
2848 S. Carriage Lane, Mesa, AZ 85202
Don't miss Teen Game Night (High School Teens Only) at the Arizona Science Center March 30 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Those in grades nine through 12 will score FREE general admission, including one food ticket and one drink ticket. This event is BYOGB (Bring Your Own Game Board). Whether that's Battleship, Candyland or something else, bring it and a student ID (a valid high school photo), state photo or military photo I.D. Click here for more information.
The website states that you can have a Smash Bros showdown as you play on a five-story screen in our Irene P. Flinn Giant Screen Theater. Discover your parent's childhood while playing Oregon Trail. Chill out and BYOBG, snack on free food and drinks, or compete against your friends to win it all. Come down and show your friends who the real winner is...or take the L.
Food and drinks will be provided by Sauce, Snoh and Hubert's Lemonade. Arizona Science Center's Teen Advisory Board created this event, and Arizona Science Center staff and City of Phoenix officers will be on site.
IF YOU GO:
600 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Sunday, March 31 is National Crayon Day, so head over to Chandler Fashion Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a family-friendly coloring event! During that time frame, there will be a coloring station, prizes, giveaways and a visit from the dancing Crayola mascot, Tip, all to celebrate the opening-soon Crayola Experience! The prizes include plush Crayola Crayon toys, a giant two-pound crayon, pairs of free tickets to Crayola Experience Chandler opening this summer. One participant will win a pair of one-year passes as a grand prize. Click here for more details.
You've probably seen the mural on display outside the mall if you've been nearby. The muralist Cat Badger will be there too! Go to Level 2 near Kona Grill for all the fun. By the way, they are hiring if you're interested. Click here for more information.
IF YOU GO:
Chandler Fashion Center in front of future Crayola Experience Chandler location
Level 2 near Kona Grill
3111 W Chandler Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85226
(Enter by the food court and turn left toward Nordstrom)