Best free kids events in August around Phoenix

Even as the new school year gets underway, kids and families can still enjoy free family events in August. Here are our

The normalcy of everyday life starts as summer life ends. Even as the new school year gets underway, kids and families can still enjoy free family events in August.

Here are our top remaining August picks. And remember to check out:

  • The full listing of August events for kids in metro Phoenix at kids.azcentral.com.
     
  • The 16 best concerts and events this week at azcentral.com/things-to-do. 

 

 

 

 

8/12-13: Phoenix Art Museum Free Family Weekend

During the second weekend of each month, the Phoenix Art Museum offers a free weekend of family-friendly activities, including scavenger hunts, live performances, story time, free tours and more.

Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13. Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave. (near McDowell Road / Central Ave. Station on Valley Metro Rail). Free. 602-257-1222, phxart.org.

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Author Barbara Park of The Junie B. Jones book series. (Photo: Barbara Park)

8/26: Music and Stories with Junie B. Jones and Friends

Actors from Spotlight Youth Theatre sing and dance as they recount tales from Junie B. Jones' "Top Secret Personal Beeswax" journal, including portrayals of Junie B., Herb, Lucille and all her friends.

Details: 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 26. Glendale Public Library, Foothills Branch, 19055 N. 57th Ave. The library opens at noon, but doors to the lobby will open at 10:45 a.m. for the show. Free. 623-930-3831, glendaleaz.com/library.

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Contributing: Alison Stanton.

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