Weekend events for July 19-21


 Celebrate the moon landing

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Celebration (Sat July 20). 10 am-5 pm. Included with admission. Fun-filled day for the whole family with hands-on space and moon-themed activities. Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St., Phoenix. azscience.org

Space Day at Chase Field (Sat July 20). Game starts 5:10 pm. First 20,000 fans get an “Ahmed on the Moon” bobblehead, send your name to the moon with the help of ASU LunaH-Map Mission, take a photo in front of “The Great Moment” backdrop of Neil Armstrong’s first step on the moon and more. Get up to two free kids tickets — for ages 15 and younger — with the purchase of a paid adult ticket. Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix. mlb.com/dbacks

The Day We Walked on the Moon (Sat July 20). 11 am, 1 & 3 pm. Included with admission. Watch this Smithsonian Channel documentary that marks the 50th anniversary of man’s first steps on the lunar surface. Includes museum tour featuring “Paul Calle’s Life of Exploration: From the Mountains to the Moon.” Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, 3830 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale. scottsdalemuseumwest.org

Get DIY Ideas

Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show (Fri-Sun July 19-21). 10 am-6 pm Fri-Sat, 10 am-5 pm Sun. $8 adults, $2 ages 3-12, ages 2 & under free. Home improvement demonstrations, workshops, vendors and more. State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Dr., Phoenix. maricopacountyhomeshows.com

All-ages sports competitions

Lori Piestewa National Native American Games (Fri-Sun July 19-21). Times vary. Competition for all athletes in archery, baseball, basketball, cross country, softball, volleyball and wrestling. Locations across the Valley. azsportsent.com

Expereince this Fun Festival

The Wurst Festival Ever (Sat July 20). 5-10pm. $10 plus fees for food samples. Enjoy hot dogs, artisan beers, local chefs and comics. Short Leash Hot Dogs, 4221 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix. shortleashhotdogs.com

It’s Shark Month

Jaw-Some July (through July 28). Opens at 9 am. Included with admission. July is Shark Month at OdySea Aquarium, showcasing their more than 50 sharks and 14 different species. Enjoy behind-the-scenes tours and feedings, hands-on activities, question-and-answer sessions and more. OdySea Aquarium, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale. odyseaaquarium.com

Help for Homeschoolers

AFHE Homeschool Convention (Fri-Sat July 19-20). $78/single or couple. Arizona Families for Home Education present speakers and 140 exhibitors offering curriculum and resources. Phoenix Convention Center, 33 S. Third St., Phoenix. afhe.org/convention

 

 

 

 

 

 

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