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Weekend fun for the family from Arizona Parenting Magazine

Posted at 7:32 AM, May 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-23 13:04:14-04

Friday, May 24
Summer Ice Cream Social: We're cooling off and kicking off the first day of summer break with an ice cream social! Smash ice blocks, paint with icicles and make ice cream from scratch! Ages 4-12. $6 Members & $15 Nonmembers. 10:30-11:30am. i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W. Pepper Pl., Mesa. 480-644-4332.

Saturday - Monday, May 25-27
Splash Bash: OdySea in the Desert is throwing the biggest Summer bash over Memorial Day Weekend. Held in the outdoor courtyard, this party will feature endless foam parties, giant water slides, and plenty of Sunshine! Bring the kids to have fun, cool off, and celebrate the start of summer. Don't forget your water shoes and sunscreen so you can play all day! $5 ticket provides access to unlimited daily access. Saturday - Monday. 11am-5pm. Odysea in the Desert, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale.

Saturday - Monday, May 25-27
Mighty Mike Monster Take Over: OdySea Aquarium welcomes the largest alligator in North America (outside of Florida), Mighty Mike!! At 14 ft long and 800 pounds this big guy will be a resident of OdySea Aquarium for the next 12 months, but the big celebration to officially welcome Mike to his year residency in the desert begins Memorial Day Weekend!! Guests can enjoy live interpretive talks about Mighty Mike at his exhibit throughout the day and special feedings as well. Free with paid aquarium admission. Saturday - Monday. OdySea Aquarium, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale. 480-291-8000.

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