Wild Wednesdays return June 12-July 31 (except July 3)
Free Summer Program for the Whole Family
Bring the kids each Wednesday anytime between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Beat the heat and enjoy special hands-on activities, crafts, games and prizes. This year’s theme is “What Museums Collect” Each Wednesday will focus on a unique type of collection, from rocks, to bugs, to prehistoric artifacts. There is no pre-registration needed for family groups who want to join the Museum for this free program series. Summer camp groups of 10 or more should call for a reservation; children must be accompanied by an adult.
PERFORMANCES at the MUSEUM
This typically free series presents performances from the East Valley community and the many cultural groups within it. Included are children’s plays, kid and adult film series, classical music pulled out of the symphony halls and cultural and educational musical performances from groups representing Mariachi, Brazilian, Tempe Rock and World Beat music.
Composition Competition: Winners’ Concert
June 13, Thursday at 7 pm:
This free concert features classical music for everyone, with original compositions for chamber ensembles by the two winners of last year’s AZ Centennial-themed Composition Competition, Elizabeth Kennedy Bayer and Tom Peterson.
TEMPE HISTORICAL SOCIETY LUNCH TALKS
Programs focusing on Arizona's statehood
The Tempe Historical Society is proud to present a special lunchtime lecture series commemorating the development of Tempe and the state of Arizona. The Lunch Talks feature various speakers from around the state. Bring your lunch and enjoy these presentations monthly from October through November and January through April. Coffee will be provided.
THIRD Thursday at the MUSEUM
The History and Future of Local Sports
This series begins again on September 19, 2013. The theme will be "The History and Future of Local Sports." Join the museum for a free cup of coffee and hear presenters from all walks of life discussing the past and future of the local sports and leisure scene. This series is held at 7 p.m. on every Third Thursday of the month September through May (except December)
MOVIES at the MUSEUM
Classic Disney Films
Miss the old classic Disney films? Want your kids to see them? Experience a selection of the best Disney films from the 1950s through the 1970s.
Free, indoors and air conditioned - Saturdays, Aug 10, 17, 24, 31 at 1 p.m.