Roll out the fire hoses and enjoy the coming week

Kids may enjoy the Fantastic Fire Department's water event at Crossroads Towne Center.

Kids may enjoy the Fantastic Fire Department's water event at Crossroads Towne Center.

The kids have either reached the end of the first week of school or enjoying their last weekend off before going back, depending on where they go to school. Here's a few things you can do to celebrate on the weekend and even a few days into next week.

July 27
Take a break from the heat with fire engines

Get soaked with water by two fire engines during Fantastic Fire Department’s Summer Splash. The event will include live entertainment and giveaways. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Crossroads Towne Center, 3757 S. Gilbert Road, Gilbert. 602-553-2626.

July 27
Prepare your poses at a bodybuilding event
Learn how to properly prepare for and pose during bodybuilding contests. This seminar is open to all athletes interested in entering competitions. Noon-4 p.m. Free. P3 Studio, 1534 E. Ray Road, Ste. 118, Gilbert.

July 27
Children learn to golf at clinic

Scratch Golf Events is putting on this clinic for children ages 5-15. A tournament is associated with the clinic the organization is hosting. The tournament on Aug. 3 also is open to children who did not attend a clinic. Clinic, 8-11 a.m., July 27. $125. Tournament, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 3. $50. Western Skies Golf Club, 1245 E. Warner Road, Gilbert. 480-532-0858.

July 29-31
Learn to make chemical reactions at three-day camp

Students in kindergarten through fifth grade can become amateur chemists in this three-day camp hosted by Science Matters in America. Children will make chemical concoctions such as super bouncy balls, slime and a snowstorm in a bottle. 1-4 p.m. $110. HQ Workspace Gilbert, 1090 S. Gilbert Road. Ste. 106, Gilbert.

July 29-30
Catch a tribute to the King

The Elvis Tribute Concert starring award-winning Elvis Presley tribute artist Victor Trevino Jr. comes to Gilbert as part of the Hale Centre Theatre’s summer concert series. 7 p.m. (July 29), 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. (July 30). $39. 50 W. Page Ave., Gilbert. 480-497-1181.


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