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Family-friendly fun from Arizona Parenting Magazine

Posted at 7:11 AM, Mar 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-01 13:18:21-05

Friday, March 1
Buggie Nights- The Beauty of Bugs: Experience Bugs. BIG BUGS! after the sun goes down! Come and celebrate the breathtaking beauty of these tiny treasures. Admission includes: Unlimited access to Bugs. BIG BUGS!, Live Bug Discoveries, Dance Party with DJ Rob, Chalk Artist Suzi Logan, FREE Face Painting, Art-themed Games and Activities. and Much More! $10 per person (ages 3 and above), 2 and under are FREE, Bugs. BIG BUGS! Pass Holders are FREE. 6-8pm. Phoenix Zoo, 455 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix. 602-286-3800. phoenixzoo.org

Saturday, March 2
Tres Rios Nature Festival: The festival, a celebration of the plants, animals, ecological relationships, as well as many recreational opportunities of the area. Kid-friendly activities, educational displays, entertainment and vendors make this a great event for the entire family. Attendees will be able to see wildlife up close, go canoeing or ziplining, try a hand at stand up paddle boarding, mountain biking, archery, fish, view local birds, hike, and learn all about STEAM opportunities in the Southwest Valley. Saturday & Sunday. Meridian Wildlife Recreation Area, 7602 S. Avondale Blvd., Avondale.

Saturday, March 2
Cultural Connections Concert Series: Celebrate the colors and vibrant sounds of the Mariachi and Folklorico traditions with Arizona's finest student groups and community performers. The rich, cultural history of Mexico explodes with each note of mariachi music as the folklorico ensembles tell stories of heartbreak and celebration of life through traditional dance. 1-5pm. Odysea in the Desert, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale. OdySeaintheDesert.com

For more weekend events visit, AZParenting.com