100 FREE THINGS TO DO THIS SUMMER

Thank you to Kim Ollerhead of @PhoenixwithTwins for compiling this list for us!

“Every summer I am looking for ways to keep the kids entertained, continuing their
learning, and of course staying cool. There are so many things going on around the
valley, we often go to a new part of town just to do some exploring. I put together a
calendar to try to give everyone out there an idea about the variety of options out there.
Family story times, guest visitors like Jungle Jill, so many crafts, there’s something for
everyone.” – Kim

Some libraries and other venues may require an advance registration to secure a spot. Visit websites directly to find out.

  1. May 30 Artwalk SCOTTSDALE
  2. May 30 Playdate at the Library Perry Branch GILBERT
  3. May 31 Read & Feed Guadalupe Branch Library TEMPE
  4. June 1 Tales with Tails at the Library Perry Branch GILBERT
  5. June 1 First Saturday of Summer Party in the park at Centennial Park PEORIA
  6. June 1 Outdoor Movie, Water Wars June 1 PEORIA
  7. June 1 Summer Reading Program Kickoff With Talewise at Tempe Library
    TEMPE
  8. June 1 Intuitive Structures at Vision Art Gallery CHANDLER
  9. June 1 Community Water Day at Legacy Traditional School CHANDLER
  10. June 1 SRP Verano Sano Mesa Aquatics MESA
  11. June 1 World Atlatl Day at S’eday Va’aki Museum PHOENIX
  12. June 2 Waterplay Sunday at Heroes Regional Park GLENDALE
  13. June 2 Summer Concert Series McCormick Railroad Park SCOTTSDALE
  14. June 3 Teddy Bear Story Time at Peoria Main Library (every Wed) PEORIA
  15. June 3 Mesa Express Library Take Home Program MESA
  16. June 3 Swifty Party at Apache Junction Library APACHE JUNCTION
  17. June 3 Monday Movie Mania Inside Out at Peoria Main Library PEORIA
  18. June 3 Where The Wild Things Are Fountain Hills Library FOUNTAIN HILLS
  19. June 3 Baby Storytime at Tempe Library TEMPE
  20. June 4 Birds of Phoenix at Heroes Regional Library GLENDALE
  21. June 4 Jungle Jill at Tolleson Public Library TOLLESON
  22. June 5 Crafting Together Perry Branch Library GILBERT
  23. June 5 Free Cupcake from Sugar Lips Cakery MESA
  24. June 5 Block Party Sponsored by AZ Science Center at Civic Center Library
    AVONDALE
  25. June 5 S.T.E.A.M. Scent at San Tan Library SAN TAN
  26. June 5 Tempe Time Machine (June 5, 12, 26, July 3, 10, 17) TEMPE
  27. June 5 Meet The Snakes at Chandler Nature Center CHANDLER
  28. June 5 C-Town Suitcase Club Milk Jugs at Chandler Museum CHANDLER
  29. June 5 Wednesday Story Hour at Cultivate Coffee PHOENIX
  30. June 6 Playcation at Queen Creek Library QUEEN CREEK
  31. June 6 Kindergarten Boot Camp at Cholla Library (Dates: June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25) PHOENIX
  32. June 7 First Friday Night at Childrens Museum of Phoenix PHOENIX
  33. June 7 Friday Kids Craft at Cultivate Coffee PHOENIX
  34. June 7 Summer Family Fun Fest at Chandler Fashion Center CHANDLER
  35. June 7 First Friday Family Films at Mustang Library SCOTTSDALE
  36. June 8 Paws To Read at Sunrise Mountain Library PEORIA
  37. June 8 SRP Verano Sano Chandler Aquatics CHANDLER
  38. June 8 Glow In The Dark Bubblemaniacs at Civic Center Library AVONDALE
  39. June 8 Party in The Park at Four Peaks Park FOUNTAIN HILLS
  40. June 8 Summer Fun Factory at Lakeshore Learning Valleywide
  41. June 8 Apache Junction Movies In The Park Wonka at Flatiron Park APACHE
    JUNCTION
  42. June 9 New Parent Class, Beyond The Baby Blues: Exploring Postpartum Health
    at The Village Parenthood MESA
  43. June 10 Monday Movie Mania The Land Before Time at Peoria Main Library
    PEORIA
  44. June 10 Koa Peat’s Youth Basketball Camp GILBERT
  45. Jun 11 – July 23 Music Fundamentals 7 week class at Civic Center Library
    SCOTTSDALE
  46. June 12 Art Tots at Chandler Museum CHANDLER
  47. June 12 th Family Mini Golf at the Mesa Main Library MESA
  48. June 12 Family Movie Adventures Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Red Mountain
    Library MESA
  49. June 13 Mommy Meet Up at Superstition Springs MESA
  50. June 13 Pages with Police Arabian Library SCOTTSDALE
  51. June 15 th Lowes Kids Workshop Fathers Day UTV VALLEYWIDE
  52. June 15 Juneteenth at Tempe History Museum TEMPE
  53. June 15 Paws To Read at Peoria Main Library PEORIA
  54. June 16 Cars and Coffee at Frosted Bakehouse AHWATUKEE
  55. June 17 Movie Mania Kung Fu Panda at Peoria Main Library PEORIA
  56. June 18 Wildlife Adventure With Wildman Phil at Red Mountain Library MESA
  57. June 18 Design Your Own Boxcar QC Library QUEEN CREEK
  58. June 18 Children’s Tile Painting at Fountain Hills Library FOUNTAIN HILLS
  59. June 19 th Fee Free National Park Day NATIONAL
  60. June 19 Everglades National Park Excursion at Mesa Main Library MESA
  61. June 20 Baby Lapsit with ms Jasmine at San Tan Library SAN TAN
  62. June 21 Family Flicks Friday at Georgia T Lord Library GOODYEAR
  63. June 21 Beat The Heat At Scottsdale Quarter Fiesta Friday SCOTTSDALE
  64. June 22 Draw-A-Thon at Tempe Art Center TEMPE
  65. June 22 Tempe Aquatics TEMPE
  66. June 23 Play Day Board Games at Chandler Museum CHANDLER
  67. June 23 Summer Concert Series Glow Up Party at McCormick Railroad Park
    SCOTTSDALE
  68. June 24 Movie Mania Trolls at Peoria Main Library PEORIA
  69. June 25 Family Story Time Tempe Library TEMPE
  70. Sewing Machine Basics 3 day series at Civic Center Library SCOTTSDALE
  71. June 26 Ranger John’s Birds, Bees and Bats AHWATUKEE
  72. June 27 Great Arizona Puppet Theater Presents: Hotel Saguaro at Velma
    Teague Library GLENDALE
  73. June 28 Summer Family Fun Fest at Chandler Fashion Center CHANDLER
  74. June 30 Free Family Art Day at Phoenix Art Museum PHOENX
  75. June 30 New Parent Class Feeding Foundations: Bottles to Solids at The Village
    Parenthood MESA
  76. June 30 Puzzle Swap at Tempe Library TEMPE
  77. July 3 Teddy Bear Story Time at Peoria Library PEORIA
  78. July 2 Wonder Woman Preschool Storytime at Dobson Ranch Library MESA
  79. July 2 Ice Cream Social at fountain hills library FOUNTAIN HILLS
  80. July 3 Mother Goose at Queen Creek Library QUEEN CREEK
  81. July 6 Family Matinee: Rescuers Down Under Mesa Main Library MESA
  82. July 9 Terrific Tuesday Story time at Glendale Library presents World Wildlife Zoo
    GLENDALE
  83. July 10 th Art Tots: Weather Art at Chandler Museum CHANDLER
  84. July 11 Free Slurpee Day VALLEYWIDE
  85. July 12 Splash Pad Party QUEEN CREEK
  86. July 13 Noise Makers and Back to School Celebration at Tempe Art Center
    TEMPE
  87. July 13 Jungle Jill at North Valley Regional Library ANTHEM
  88. July 13 Lego Club at Sunrise Mountain Library PEORIA
  89. July 19 Splish Splash Mermaid Bash at Scottsdale Quarter SCOTTSDALE
  90. July 20 th Lowes Kids Workshop Kinetic Sand VALLEYWIDE
  91. July 21 Play Day Military Toys at Chandler Museum CHANDLER
  92. July 27 Prehistoric Party at Multi Generational Center APACHE JUNCTION
  93. July 28 Docent Tour at Chandler Museum CHANDLER
  94. July 31 PapaHugs Children’s Music Concert Fountain Hills Library FOUNTAIN
    HILLS
  95. August 1 Free Family Art Day at Phoenix Art Museum PHOENIX
  96. August 4 National Park Services Fee Free Day NATIONAL
  97. August 6 History Bites: High Flying Humor at Williams Air Force Base
    CHANDLER
  98. August 17 Lowes Free Workshop Mini Treehouse VALLEYWIDE
  99. August 22 Toddler Town at Superstition Springs Center MESA
  100. August 31 Chillin at the Chul! At Tohono Chul TUCSON

PLUS: June 1 – Wednesday July 31 Kids age 5 and up can pick up an emoji bear that comes
with a journal at any of the 4 Glendale Libraries while supplies last

Kids Eat Free Link:
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