7 Geek Things To Do This Weekend In Arizona [WE 08/26]

Lightning Octopus - Iron Man - Phoenix Comicon

This weekend, Arizona fights Moon Nazis, Voldemorts, Dinosaurs, Supervillains, and the very elements themselves!

A crazy mix of interesting stories awaits you over the next few days.

Thursday, August 23rd

Harry Potter Party at U of A [Tucson]

  • Snape. Snape. Severus Snape. Dumbledore!
  • (And now it’s in your head.)
  • The U of A Harry Potter Alliance is throwing a bash to start the semester off right.
  • Starts at 7pm in the Sabino Room, Student Union Memorial Center.
Iron Sky! [Phoenix]

Friday, August 24

Jurassic Park II & Dinosaur Discussion [Mesa]
  • The obligatory sequel to one of my favorite movies as a kid has its moments.
  • Enjoy them with your family at the Arizona Museum of Natural History – 6pm.
  • Then stick around and ask some paleontologists anything you want about dinosaurs.
  • Dig these details.

Saturday, August 25th

Build An 8′ SpongeBob Out of LEGOs [Chandler]
Superhero Saturday [Mesa]
  • Costumes, activities, and it all goes to charity.
  • Donate an item to the East Valley Crisis Center and maybe win some Bookmans credit.
  • Plus you’ll feel like a real superhero.
  • From 2pm to 4pm at Bookmans Mesa.
Electrolysis, For Kids! [Chandler]
  • If your kids prefer science to super powers, you’re in luck!
  • Gangplank Jr will be showing H2O who’s boss.
  • Learn all about it with demonstrations and experiments.
  • At Gangplank starting at 2pm.

Steampunk Dinner [Mesa]

  • Everything tastes better with a dash of Steampunk.
  • Visit the futuristic-past with other fans of the genre.
  • At Monsterland starting at 7pm, with activities starting at 9pm.

Let me know if I missed anything.

What will you be up to this weekend?