Photo: The dance crew from Japan will be just one of hundreds of crews coming from around the world to compete in Phoenix at Hip Hop International.
Hip Hop competition
Hip Hop International 2019 (Aug 2-10). Times vary. $25 & up. Thousands of dancers from more than 50 countries come to compete. Preliminaries at Arizona Grand Resort & Spa and finals at Gila River Arena. hiphopinternational.com
Read our cover story about the founders of Hip Hop International here.
Watch the Cards for free
Cardinals Training Camp (Sat. Aug. 3). 1:30-4 pm. Free. Fans will have the opportunity to watch practice up close for free and enjoy entertainment, autograph sessions and activities. Training camp runs until Aug. 17. State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Dr, Glendale. azcardinals.com/cardscamp
Last Splash Bash
Slide the Rails (Sat. Aug. 3). 9am-noon. $10. Enjoy seven different water inflatables/slides, with a combo inflatable for ages 2-4. McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, 7301 E. Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale. therailroadpark.com
Community Yoga Project (Sat. Aug. 3). 8:30 am. Free. Outdoor yoga in the beautiful park scenery. Bring a mat, some water, and a friend. Brought to you by the Lincoln Family Downtown YMCA. Civic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave., Phoenix. dtphx.org
First Friday Events
Artlink’s First Friday Art Walk (Fri. Aug. 2). 6-10 pm. Free. Walk to view gallery exhibits, vendor boutiques, outdoor vendors, and many indie bands and street performers. Galleries throughout downtown Phoenix. artlinkphx.org
Science With a Twist (Fri. Aug. 2). 6 pm. $12. Put a science-themed twist on your night and join Arizona Science Center for our adults 21+ only parties including music, cash bar, live demos, and much more! Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St., Phoenix. azscience.org
Events at Lake Pleasant
Hike and Splash (Sat. Aug. 3). 9-11 am. $7/per vehicle. Go on a short hike by the lake and every once in awhile float around in the water. It is fun for the kids and relaxing for the adults! This short hike is generally around a mile or so and we keep getting wet and stay cool. Make sure to wear shoes and clothes you can hike and get wet. Additionally, each family attending will get one ticket for a chance to win a four pack of Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix Water Park tickets! Lake Pleasant Regional Park, 41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Road, Peoria. maricopacountyparks.net
The History of Castle hot Springs (Sat. Aug. 2). 2-3 pm. $7/vehicle. The resort has risen up from the ashes and opened in grand fashion in February of this year! Come hear the stories, find out about this unique place in Arizona history, and catch a glimpse of what Castle Hot Springs has to offer today. Lake Pleasant Regional Park Discovery Center, 39345 N. Overlook Road, Peoria. maricopacountyparks.net