Fourth of July
America's Independence Day is Sunday, which should mean that the boss man/woman is giving you Monday off to nurse your freedom-aided hangover. Be sure to check out Wynter Holden's super handy roundup of Indie Day shindigs, scheduled to take place all weekend long.
Salt River Tubing Independence Day Weekend
This shouldn't be a DUI waiting to happen. Instead, float down the Salt (true, it's not the cleanest body of water in the world, but, hey, who cares?) and take advantage of the Fourth of July-themed prize giveaways. There will also be live entertainment brought to you by local radio stations starting today and continuing through Sunday. Click here for additional details.
Firecracker Film Extravaganza
Put on your jammy-jams and watch movies. For twelve hours straight. Midnite Movie Mamacita will screen six films -- the titles will be unveiled at MADCAP Theatres, 730 North Mill Avenue in Tempe, at 7 p.m. Saturday night when the fest starts. The celluloid madness continues 'til 7 a.m. Sunday. Click here for additional details.
World Cup on TV
One of the most titanic matches you'll ever see on a soccer pitch takes place Saturday morning in South Africa when Argentina and Germany play not-so-nicey-nice at 7 a.m. The Paraguay versus Spain game follows at 11:30 a.m. Check out our World Cup Soccer Bars directory to find out what establishments to post up in. Click here for more details.
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