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3 Free Events in Metro Phoenix This Week

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Not getting much of a return on your taxes this year? No worries. We can think of plenty of ways to keep you busy without going broke. From complimentary fitness classes to public art discussions and free film festivals, here are our top three picks of tax-free to-dos.

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Spring Fit Fest

Every Monday and Wednesday, April 7 through 28, stop by Patriot Square at CityScape for free evening workouts of Insanity on Mondays and Zumba on Wednesdays. Classes start at 6:30 p.m., but guests are encouraged to arrive early and check in at Gold's Gym. Participants in this complimentary fitness series will also receive 20 percent off of food and drink purchases at Lustre Rooftop Garden. For details, visit www.cityscapephoenix.com.

IN FLUX Talk + Food Truck Walk

Join Phoenix IN FLUX Cycle 4 artists Erin V. Sotak and Sarah Hurwitz for an evening of arts discussion and dining Wednesday, April 9, at the A.R.T.S. Market. From 6 to 7 p.m., Sotak and Hurwitz will host a free talk about their experiences creating temporary public art in Phoenix and Scottsdale. That'll be followed by a community food truck dinner at Phoenix Public Market. For more information, visit influxaz.com or check out the event on Facebook.

2014 Human Rights Film Festival

ASU's fourth annual Human Rights Film Festival returns with a three-day showcase, April 10 through 12, of eye-opening films and documentaries including The Act of Killing, One Day Everything Will Be Free, The Square, The Sacred Place Where Life Begins- G'wich'in Women Speak, Protect Our Future: Indigenous Rights and Environmental Rights, Eufrosina's Revolution, Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield, Between Light and Darkness, The State of Arizona, Workers on the Rise, and God Loves Uganda. Each film will be screened at ASU's Armstrong Hall and followed by discussions from a variety of academics and filmmakers. For the full schedule of events, visit humanrights.asu.edu.

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