| Events |

3 Free Events in Metro Phoenix This Week

Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of New Times free.

Being broke doesn't have to break into your social calendar. From beer-sponsored community service and beach-ready swimwear to bottling your favorite photo or memory, we can think of plenty of ways to get out of the house while staying out of the red. Here are our top three picks for free events this week.

See also: ASU Art Museum Seeks Collections for Summer CRC Show

Do Good and Have Fun at PHX Renews

For once Bud Light would like you to make some good decisions, by hosting community events across the country with Keep America Beautiful in the Do Good and Have Fun summer campaign. On Thursday, May 17, from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., join other 21-and-up locals as they build community gardens, clean up litter, and fix up up the vacant lot at the PHX Renews site at Central Ave. Register for Do Good and Have Fun online and check out the event on Facebook.

Artistry Workshop: Mason Jars

Glendale Foothills Library is teaching visitors how to turn mason jars into three-dimensional scrapbooks, a.k.a. "memory jars," using colorful paper, ribbons, buttons, photos, handwritten notes, and more. This class is taught by Christy Puetz on Wednesday, May 14, at 6 p.m. in the Hummingbird Room. Space is limited and registration is required. Contact 623-930-3844.

Vintage by Misty's Spring Trunk Show

Vintage by Misty is holding a special spring trunk show featuring champagne, french tunes, and plenty of designer duds. Browse the new collection of Lela Pearce swimwear, vintage Levi's, and Adina Mills wearable art, as well as VBM's signature line of Chanel button jewelry and new retro pieces from the 1960s through 1980s. Gift bags will be awarded to the first 25 purchases. The trunk show runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15. For more information, visit vintagebymisty.com or call 480-522-6875.

Follow Jackalope Ranch on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

Keep Phoenix New Times Free... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Phoenix with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.