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Enjoy a fun weekend with events from Arizona Parenting Magazine

Posted at 8:00 AM, Jan 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-17 12:04:54-05

Here's a look at some fun weekend activities for the whole family. For a more complete list of holiday events visit,

Saturday, January 18
Conservation Expo: The OdySea Aquarium Foundation invites you to the Conservation Expo! Learn how YOU can be part of the solution and make a positive change for the planet. This FREE family-friendly festival focused on conservation will feature an opportunity to meet multiple animal ambassadors from multiple organizations - up close & personal! Learn about 40+ organizations that are making a difference and engage in interactive, hand-on activities. Free. 9am-3pm. OdySea in the Desert, 9500 E. Via De Ventura, Scottsdale.

Saturday, January 18
Native American Cultural Experience Days: Enjoy local Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community artist Alice Manuel as she demonstrates the art of basket weaving and its significance to her culture. Ambassadors from the SRPMIC Community will be on hand to share cultural traditions and history. Native American flutist/guitarist Aaron White will play in the Conservatory from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. FREE with Admission. Butterfly Wonderland, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale. 480-800-3000.

Saturday and Sunday, January 18 & 19
Celebrate Hip Hop: Kick off the new year with musical performances, live-painted street art, break dancing, and more at MIM's new event celebrating this popular genre. Included with paid museum admission; free for members. 9am-5pm. Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix.