3 Free Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Week

This April Fool's Day, expect to see a lot of things that are just too good to be true. But the free events we're about to show in you this week? They are the real deal. Between nature bike tours, motorcycle shows, and graffiti artists getting the gallery treatment, metro Phoenix doesn't mess around when it comes to make your social life affordable.

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Birds n' Bikes

Enjoy two wheels and feathered friends with Audubon Arizona's Birds n' Bikes tour. The free event, happening from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 4, will give guests the chance to explore the sights, sounds, and creatures of the Rio Solado Audubon Center by foot or by bike. Tours are available in six-, three-, and one-mile routes. Group sizes will be limited to 10 people. For more information, visit riosalado.audubon.org or check out the event on Facebook.

Motorcycles on Main: April Bike Night

Beer, bikes, and live bands? It must be that time of year again. Mesa's monthly Motorcycles on Main is back in season with over 2,000 spruced up rides taking over the downtown area. Visitors will have the chance to ooh and aah over other people's bikes while also having the opportunity to show off their own high-powered hogs. Live music will provided by Six String Panic and EzDz, and a beer garden will be on site. For more details, visit the event on Facebook.

Street Art Phx Opening Reception

This First Friday, MonOrchid gallery will hold an opening reception for its latest exhibition, "Street Art Phoenix." The event will showcase the signature subject and styles of local muralists Andy Brown, Tato Caraveo, Lalo Cota, Thomas Breeze Marcus, Douglas Miles, Jeff Slim, JB Snyder, Champ Styles, and Such Styles. The event runs from 6 to 10 p.m. with 40 Love Letters, a dance performance by Grace Gallagher, happening at 7 and 9 p.m. For details, check out the event on Facebook or visit www.monorchid.com.

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