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Things to do

Valley Culture Pass
Park of the Canals
Red Mountain Multigenerational Center
Mesa Aquatic Centers and Public Pools (summers only)
Arizona Museum for Youth
Sea Life Aquarium (Tempe)
Golfland Sunsplash
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
Schnepf Farms (Queen Creek)
Desert Botanical Gardens
Camping, fishing, and hiking ideas
Superstition Farm
Picture Show Discount Theater
Riparian Preserve and Institute (Gilbert)
Queen Creek Olive Mill (Queen Creek)
Organ Stop Pizza
Other Ideas

Restaurant Reviews (by you!)

Waldo's BBQ
Guru Palace
Red White and Brew
The Egg and I
Papaya Thai
Ted's Hot Dogs
Ah-So Japanese Restaurant
Queen's Bakery and Pizzeria
busy bee lauren's favorites

Ongoing Events

Mondays: Family Day at Cinemark
Tuesdays: Kids Night at Bass Pro
Tuesdays: Movie Night at McDonalds on Higley and Brown
Wednesdays: Wildflower Kids
Wednesdays: Sign, Sign, and Play at Bookmans
Tuesdays and Thursdays: City of Mesa auctions and sales
Thursdays: Kids Club at Superstition Springs
Thursdays: Barnes and Noble Children's Storytime
Thursdays: Free admission to Mesa Contemporary Arts Galleries
Fridays: Mesa Community Farmers Market
Fridays: Impact Gymnastics open gym
First Friday: Astronomy Night at MCC
Second and Fourth Fridays: Open Mic at Sweetcakes Frozen Yogurt
2nd Friday: 2nd Friday on Main
Fourth Friday: Art Walk at Riverview Theater District
First weekend (Saturday and Sunday: Museums on Us from Bank of America
First Saturday: Home Depot Kids' Workshop
Fourth Saturday: Cruisin' on Main
First Sunday: Target's 3 for Free

Day Trip Ideas

Salt River for leisure or recreation
Casa Grande Ruins
AZ Snowbowl Summer Skyride
Hawley Lake
Five Days of Farming Fun
Arizona Salsa Trail