3 Free Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Week

Do you love free? So do we. We love it so much that we scour the world wide web every single week to find you the most fun, compelling, and above all complimentary events happening around the Valley. Whether you want to sit back and enjoy a screening of a cinematic staple, soak in some information about design techniques, or better the planet and your own backyard with some eco-friendliness consider yourself covered. Here are our top three picks for free things to do this week.

See also: Phoenix Urban Design Week 2015: Your Guide to This Year's Events

Movie Night Wednesdays: Dr. Strangelove

As part of its "Comedy Through the Ages" series, Burton Barr Central Library will present the 1964 Stanley Kubrick classic, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. The film starts at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, in the fourth floor lecture room. For details, visit www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org.

Detail + Design + Public Displays of Affection

Sarah Sandman and Jill Allyn Peterson of New York-based design lab Public Displays of Affection (PDA) are coming to The Design School at ASU to discuss the innovative ways in which design can be used to create social connection. The lecture runs from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, in room 60. No registration is necessary. For more information, visit the event on Facebook.

See also: Phoenix Urban Design Week 2015: Your Guide to This Year's Events

Earth Day Phoenix 2015

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, stop by PHX Renews for a day of gardening, learning, and drinking as Republic Services celebrates Earth Day 2015. The free event wil feature Earth Day exhibitors, eco classes including composting 101, a beer garden, food trucks, live music, tours of Team ASUNM's Solar Decathlon 2013, free compost, and a ceremonial tree planting with Phoenix mayor Greg Stanton. For the full agenda, visit the event on Facebook.

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