Arts, Culture, and ​​​​​​​​​Historic Facilities​

Are you interested in exploring the remains of a 1,500 year-old Hohokam village or ready to challenge your creativity by taking a ceramics class, or want to experience the peace and tranquility of a traditional Japanese tea ceremony? Discover the facilities and programs that help to preserve, celebrate and build Phoenix's unique culture.​


​Events

 

 

Hance Park Public Meetinghttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3251Hance Park Public MeetingBurton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave.1/29/2020 11:30:00 PM1/30/2020 1:30:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Attend a public meeting to gather community input about the Hance Park Revitalization Project . This meeting will focus specifically on development of the area around the historic Winship House near 3rd Ave. and Portland St. Representatives from the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department and plan designers HargreavesJones (previously Hargreaves Associates) will be available to discuss and explain. The meeting will be held in the library's second floor College Depot Auditorium.
Food Truck Fridayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3295Food Truck FridayCivic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave. 1/31/2020 6:00:00 PM1/31/2020 8:30:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Visit the heart of downtown Phoenix every Friday and order lunch from some of the Valley’s most popular food trucks. View the upcoming food truck schedule
U.P. Freeze - Polar Plungehttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3347U.P. Freeze - Polar PlungeUniversity Park, 1002 W. Van Buren St.1/31/2020 11:30:00 PM2/1/2020 1:00:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b The second annual Polar Plunge will take place at 5 p.m., with participants taking a dip in the chilly University Pool (check-in and registration begins at 430 p.m.). A FitPHX "warm up" workout will follow the plunge. Free hot cocoa and cookies will be available. The fee for those who want to "take the plunge" is $10, with proceeds helping fund programming at University Park Recreation Center. Other donations are welcome. Participants also can register in advance by contacting the recreation center at the number listed below.
Kids Can Build!https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3348Kids Can Build!Pueblo Grande Museum2/1/2020 4:30:00 PM2/1/2020 7:30:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Calling all future architects! Do you know how to build in the desert? Take a couple of lessons from the Hohokam to figure out how to build homes, villages, and waterways using a variety of materials, both prehistoric and modern. Conduct science experiments on what materials will work best in the desert climate and why! Then use all that knowledge for a building block challenge to see if you can build a water system that will bring water to your crops and village. Kids will also be able make their very own prehistoric bricks to take home. Cost is $15; advanced registration required by January 29. Register www.phoenix.gov/parks/classes-and-programs ActiveNet # 33564 ​​​