You do not need to have a lot of money to do things around the Valley.
On First Fridays in downtown Phoenix, you can explore the Arizona Science Center for free from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. on the first Friday of the month. Keep in mind this is only for adults 18 years or older.
How about listening to some live music for free? Tempe Marketplace and Desert Ridge have you covered on almost every Friday or Saturday night to listen to cover bands play music like the band Bon Jovi, Buddy Holly and Aerosmith. The music starts at 7 p.m. Check out the links to find out who is playing when and where.
Visit the Botanical Gardens for free the second Tuesday of every month from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. All you have to do is show up and you can see the garden for free.