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3 Free Events in Metro Phoenix This Week

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Empty pockets don't necessarily mean an empty social calendar. From alien road trips to discussing the first stages of fall gardening and having a poster party with some of the Valley's best pickers, there's plenty of opportunities to get out of the house while staying out of debt. Here are our top three picks for free events in metro Phoenix.

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Junk in the Trunk Poster Release Party

On Friday, August 15, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., salvage sweethearts Lindsey Holt and Coley Arnold will throw a poster release party for their upcoming Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market on Saturday, September 20, at WestWorld of Scottsdale. The poster release party will be held at Modern Manor and feature food trucks, live music, shopping, giveaways, and a free fall market poster for everyone. For details, visit the event on Facebook.

Greg Peterson Discussion: Jumpstart Your Fall Garden

On Tuesday, August 12, at 7 p.m. Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe invites you to join Greg Peterson, Urban Farm founder and author of The Urban Farm's Simple Sustainability Series to discuss the early stages of starting your fall garden. With August being the perfect time to begin your toil in the soil, Peterson will offer up his four of his most important pieces of garden know-how. For more information, visit www.changinghands.com.

Movie Night Wednesdays: Starman

On Wednesday, August 13, at 6 p.m. Burton Barr Central Library invites movie-goers to check out a special screening of John Carpenter's 1984 film, Starman. Starman tells the not-so-classic tale of alien meets widow, alien takes the form of widow's dead husband, alien and window drive from Wisconsin to Arizona all while trying to escape the clutches of the government. Visit www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org for more details.

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