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Fabulous Phoenix Fourth
6-10 p.m. Monday, July 4
Steele Indian School Park
300 E. Indian School Road
This free, non-alcohol family evening event features two stages of local entertainers, a variety of vendors offering festival-style food and beverage, arts and crafts, interactive exhibits and an antique, classic and military vehicle exhibit. Youth activities, rides and inflatables, and a water spray zone will be part of Kids World. Fireworks start around 9:30 p.m. Parking is limited; traveling on the light rail is encouraged.

$4 on the Fourth
July 5-9
Pueblo Grande Museum
4619 E. Washington St.
For the Fourth of July holiday week, Pueblo Grande Museum offers a discounted museum admission rate of $4 to all adults and seniors. As a Local First Arizona member, this promotion coincides with National Independents Week, in its 11th year of encouraging people to “go local” by supporting as many locally owned businesses as possible. Note that the museum will closed on July 4 in observation of the Fourth of July Independence Day holiday. Visit

‘At the Fork’ Screening
7 p.m. Wednesday, July 13
AMC Arizona Center 24
565 N. 3rd St.
Whole Foods Market has partnered with The Humane Society of the United States to bring an eye-opening documentary about the complex world of animal agriculture. This documentary provides a look into the complex world of animal agriculture and shows how consumers’ purchasing decisions can directly impact farmers and how they raise their animals. To purchase tickets, visit

Canyon Conversations & Cocktails
5-6:30 p.m. July 14 & 28
Heard Museum
2301 N. Central Ave.
Join the Heard o take part in engaging conversations in the museum’s Crossroads/Dennis Lyon Family Gallery Arizona history. Each event presents a different speaker and topic; Marshall Shore, the “Hip Historian,” will be the guest speaker on July 28. Other speakers are TBA. The final two dates are Aug. 11 & 25. Admission is $10; museum members admitted for free. Cash bar available for those age 21 and older. For more information, call or visit

Learn about Sunnyslope’s History
10-11 a.m. Saturday, July 16
All Saints’ Episcopal Church
6300 N. Central Ave.
The Sunnyslope Historical Society & Museum is the focus of this month’s Coffee & Conversation. The guest speaker will be Clark Thomas, a resident and knowledgeable volunteer. Learn more about the history of the area and the famous residents in our midst. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served and reservations are not required.

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