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Fun and Free Things to Do this Weekend in Arizona August 22 to 25, 2019

Who: Cultural Heritage Film Festival (Thursday, August 22nd)
What: Bring your favorite chair and/or blanket for dinner and a movie with family and/or friends
When: 6 p.m
Where: Black Wall Street Arizona Inc. 3146 E. Wier Ave. #32 Phoenix (near 32nd St & Broadway)
Why: It’s a community bonding event! Learn about the first black CIA officer in the film, “The Spook Who Sat by the Door”
How much? FREE!

Who: Heritage and History: Finding Your Roots! (Thursday, August 22nd)
What: Found out about your family tree using resources, tools, and strategies provided
When: 7 p.m
Where: Chandler Museum, Saguaro Room 300 S. Chandler Village Dr.
(Near Chandler Fashion Center at 101 and Frye) (480) 782-2717
Why: To discover where you came from!
How much? FREE!

Who: Phoenix Center for the Arts Open House 2019 (Saturday, August 24th)
What: Art workshops and demos for the whole family
When: 9 a.m to 1 p.m
Where: Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N. Third St. (near McDowell) Phoenix
Why: Make cool $#!+ with glass, paint, metal, jewelry, photography + theatre, dance, and piano
How much? FREE!

Who: Cornfest and Arts & Crafts Fair (Saturday and Sunday, August 24-25)
What: 60+ vendors in comfortable air conditioning
When: 10 a.m – 4 p.m
Where: El Zaribah Shrine Auditorium & Conference Center, 552 N 40th St. (near Van Buren) Phoenix
Why: Sweet corn to enjoy as well as Arts & Crafts to buy
How much? Fun but not free, still only $10

Who: Folkloric Music & Dance Traditions Of Southern Spain (Saturday, August 24th)
What: Flamenco performances
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Crescent Ballroom (All Ages welcome!)
Why: To explore the art of dance
How much? FREE!

Who: Ballet Arizona Fan Fest (Sunday August 25th)
What: Meet the dancers, tour the facility, enjoy performances, food, and games
When: 1 p.m – 4 p.m
Where: Ballet Arizona, 2835 E. Washington St, (near 28th St) Phoenix, Arizona 85034
Why: To celebrate the beautiful artists and talented athletes among the 2019-2020 dancers
How Much? FREE!

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Jeff Kode

Jeff Kode has previously written articles for The Arizona Republic ALT section, as well as other publications including Echo Magazine and IONAZ Magazine. He is an enthusiastic movie lover, and enjoys discovering new music. He was previously on air middays with his own show The Sugar Rush, and can now be heard 6-9am on The Morning Beat with Steve and Jeff at 88.7 The Pulse.