It's officially summer and my body is crying.

Stop searching for things to do that won't dehydrate you. We found some events for you and the family to enjoy that don't require being outside (mostly). We even categorized it by whether there will be air conditioning.

Oh, and we've got some deals for you.

Target has a buy one, get one 50 percent deal on swimsuits for the whole family. That means you can buy yourself and your kid a swimsuit for not that much money. The deal ends June 24, get it here.

• Get $5 sunscreens at Dollar General because you can never have too much protection. Check out the deal here.

• Don't forget Little Anthony's Diner is giving away free one-scoop ice cream sundae (per person per day) when the weather reaches 105 degrees or higher, you have to do is mention the post.

• As part of Fridays on Fourth, you can get the chiles rellenos from La Indita for $7.95 plus tax. Or a free dark roast coffee with purchase of a breakfast burrito or breakfast sandwich at Epic Cafe, just mention "Fridays on Fourth."

🔥 (It'll be air conditioned)

Eggcellent Farm Animals at the library

Here's an awesome opportunity to meet different types of animals. Your kiddo will learn about farm animals and get to pet chickens, pigs and bunnies.

Find more information here.

When: Friday, June 23, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Where: Joyner-Green Valley Library, 601 N. La Canada Dr.

Cost: Event is free to attend.

Jaws Beach Party at Casa Film Bar

Watch the first two Jaws movies in an air-conditioned space. Oh, and get $2 off every draft if you show up dressed up as a shark victim or wear your best beachwear.

Find more information here

When: Friday, June 23, 7-11 p.m.

Where: Casa Film Bar, 2905 E. Speedway Blvd.

Cost: Event is free to attend.


Gilligan's Island Revue at the Gaslight Music Hall (sponsored)

Beat the heat with a hilarious live indoor show for the whole family in Oro Valley. Get tickets online here.

Don’t miss the crazy characters of Gilligan’s Island bringing you some of your favorite tunes and jokes along the way! Come early to order our award-winning Grandma Tony’s Pizza or some delicious finger food, sandwiches, salads, ice cream sundaes, you name it! Beer, wine, and spirits available for parents and adults.

When: June 22-Aug. 17

Where: Gaslight Music Hall, 13005 N. Oracle Rd.

Tickets: $21.95 for adults. Call 529-1000 or go to gaslightmusichall.com/buy-tickets/


The Rainbow Fish story time

Do you remember reading the classic children's book? Barnes and Noble is celebrating the book's 25th anniversary with a story time and activities. 

Find more information here

When: Saturday, June 24, 11 a.m.

Where: Barnes & Noble at the Foothills Mall, 7325 N. LaCholla Blvd., #100

Cost: Event is free to attend. 

Tap & Bottle celebrates four years

Celebrate another year of Tap & Bottle at their "Feels Like the 4th Time" party. There will be lots of entertainment from when the festivities start until it's over, lots of beer, plenty to eat and FROSÉS!

Find more information here

When: Saturday, June 24, noon to 1 a.m.

Where: Tap & Bottle, 403 N. Sixth Ave. #135

Cost: Event is free to attend.

Tucson Kidsfest

You've probably seen and heard about it everywhere. The Tucson Kidsfest is gonna be big. It's two days of celebrities with a bunch of fun kids activities. Get your tickets before it's too late, or skip the fees by buying your tickets at the Tucson Convention Center. 

Find more information here

When: Saturday and Sunday, June 24-25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.

Cost: Tickets are $15 for children 3 to 17, $12 for adults and free for children 2 and under before the added fee. If you wait to buy your tickets, you'll have to pay a little more ($18 for adults and $22 for children).

Archery After Dark at the International Wildlife Museum

Children 9 and up can participate in the archery mini lessons and the rest of the kids can do the activities and watch the movies.

Find more information here.

When: Saturday, June 24, 5-9 p.m.

Where: International Wildlife Museum, 4800 W. Gates Pass Blvd.

Cost: $9 for adults; $7 for Seniors (62 and over) and Military (with ID); and $4 for children 4-12.

Free admission to MOCA

Explore the Museum of Contemporary Art for free.

Find more information here

When: Sunday, June 25, noon to 5 p.m.

Where: Museum of Contemporary Art, 265 S. Church Ave.

Cost: FREE!

Classic Films at the Temple: "Creature from the Black Lagoon"

Arizona Theatre Company is bringing you classic movies, food trucks, live entertainment and popcorn. Perfect for a friend date.

Find more information here

When: Sunday, June 25, movie plays at 2 p.m.

Where: Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave.

Cost: $10 includes free popcorn and one free beverage.

🔥🔥 (You might sweat a little)

Fourth Friday Farmers and Artisans Market

While you're at the Tucson Botanical Gardens, enjoy the free market. Buy your produce when the sun is going down. 

Find more information here

When: Friday, June 23, 5-8 p.m.

Where: Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way

Cost: General admission to the gardens: $9 for adults; $8 for students, seniors & military; and $5 for children (4-17).  

Outdoor Screening of "Frida"

Pack a picnic and bring a blanket to sit on. The Loft Cinema is playing "Frida" at MOCA for free. Don't worry about the heat, Bella's Gelato food truck will be there serving tasty, cold treats.

Find more information here

When: Friday, June 23, 8-10 p.m.

Where: Cox Plaza at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 265 S. Church Ave.

Cost: Event is free to attend, but you'll want to bring money for gelato.

Night Wings at Pima Air and Space ✈️

You and your kiddo can explore the museum and do the activities.

Find more information here

When: Saturday, June 24, 5-9 p.m.

Where: Pima Air and Space Museum, 6000 E. Valencia Rd.

Cost: $10 for adults and free for children 12 and under.

🔥🔥🔥 (Yo, wear your sunscreen)

Hottest Day of the Year Ride

Yeah, it's hot outside but don't let that stop you from having a great time. Grab your bike and join the BICAS crew on an easy-paced ride* to Mansfield Park. The ride ends with a barbecue lunch and swimming. While you're out, you'll get to check out the new BICAS building, which is opening later this year.

*You don't have to do the bike ride, you can join them fun at the pool (admission is still the same).

Find more information here

When: Saturday, June 24, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Starts at BICAS, 44 W. Sixth St. and ends at Mansfield Park, 2000 N. Fourth Ave.

Cost: $25 per person; $50 for a family of four (must have one child younger than 12); $15 per youth rider (age 18 and younger). Wait until the last minute (Friday and Saturday) and pay $10 extra. Register here.


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