3 Free Events in Metro Phoenix This Week

Good news for those getting short on funds. Turns out, going out on the town can be on the house -- if you know where to look, that is. From a movie screening of a holiday favorite to a book reading and signing about Malcolm X and a monthly meet-up for the movers and shakers in Phoenix, here are our top picks for free events this week in the Valley.

See also: 25 Best Holiday Events in Metro Phoenix

A Christmas Story

Put on your pink bunny onesie and head to Burton Barr Central Library for a free screening of the 1983 holiday classic, A Christmas Story. The all-ages screening starts at 6 p.m. inside the first floor auditorium. For details, visit www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org.

Author Night with Dr. Richard Benson II

From 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 18, stop by the Arizona Humanities Council for a free reading and signing of Fighting for Our Place in the Sun: Malcolm X and the Radicalization of the Black Student Movement, 1960-1973 by Dr. Richard Benson II. The event, hosted by the Arizona Humanities and la Phoenikera Writers' Guild, will offer light refreshments. For details and to RSVP, visit the event on Facebook.

December RadiatePHX

The monthly community meet-up, RadiatePHX, returns from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 16, at Orpheum Theatre.The event will feature guests talks by Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski, Phoenix Convention Center's John Chan, and Downtown Phoenix, Inc.'s David Krietor. Adding to the occasional will be carolers and jazz ensembles from The Nash and Arizona School for the Arts as well as food and drink provided by Aventura Catering. RSVPs can be made at http://conta.cc/1uX5KLu.

Follow Jackalope Ranch on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

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.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >