Top 5 Things to Do This Weekend

Top 5 Things to Do This Weekend

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If you tear yourself away from watching Olympic events this weekend (you know you're stoked for the trampoline and race walking events) or playing flip-cup in honor of them, here are your best bets for a good time.

Scream Screening @ FilmBar Becky B brings Wes Craven's Scream and all its '90s camp to FilmBar, complete with hold the phone trivia and a blood-curdling scream war. Scary stuff starts at 11:30 p.m. on Friday. Tickets are $10.

Pyramid Country Show @ Cowtown Skateboards

Bobby Green, Jackson Casey, and JJ Horner will launch their new skatewear brand, Pyramid Country, at


on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. On display will be the sculptures and artwork associated with the brand. Organizers promise free beer and grub, as well as a contest for best trick in the shop's parking lot.


Zombie Beach Party @ Rips Ales & Cocktails Apparently, the afterlife's a beach. Embrace your undead tendencies, put on some swimwear, and get a zombie makeover at Rips on Saturday. There will be a best costume contest, drink specials (Brainy Alexanders, anyone?), a photo booth, and horror films on the TVs. Cover is $5. 

Top 5 Things to Do This Weekend
Dancers And Health Together, Inc.

Arizona's Got Dance! Workshops @ Terpsicore Dance Studio Move and groove in honor of National Dance Day. Local dancers will lead workshops on styles including salsa, jazz, and krump from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday at Terpsicore. Admission is $10 per class or $60 for the whole day.  

Top 5 Things to Do This Weekend
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Robots Pic-A-Nic @ CityScape Sunday's the day the robots will have their picnic. Dress up in droid duds for a bring-your-own-basket al fresco dinner, hosted by Downtown Phoenix Mothership, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the park at CityScape. Attendees are encouraged to bring sporting goods, blankets, and instruments, for an unplugged jamboree. The event is free and open to the public.

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815 N. 2nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004


Cowtown Skateboards

215 W. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281


Rips Ales & Cocktails

3045 N. 16th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85016


Terpsicore Dance Company Studios

219 S. 5th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85003



1 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004


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