Family and learning events worth seeking out in Phoenix this week

Looking for family-friendly events to keep the kids busy this week?

From a Chinese New Year celebration to a zombie scavenger hunt, there's plenty to do when it comes to opportunities for learning and fun. Read on for a rundown of what to do this week.

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Chinese Week Culture and Cuisine Festival

Grab the family and head down to Margaret T. Hance Park for a Chinese New Year event. The three-day celebration will feature cultural performances like dragon dances, martial arts demonstrations, folk dances and more. Families may also immerse themselves in an array of souvenir, art and food booths. 

When: Friday, February 8, 9 a.m. – Sunday, February 10, 5 p.m.
Where: Margaret T. Hance Park, 1202 N. Third St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Price: Free

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Grilled Cheese Festival

Grab a taste of Phoenix's best grilled cheese concoctions this weekend at Horse Lovers Park, where top chefs will be competing to create the best gourmet grilled cheese recipe. The event will also include craft beer, live music and pop-up experiences.

When: Saturday, February 9, noon
Where: Horse Lovers Park, 19224 N. Tatum Blvd.
Price: Free

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Paintball USA Tickets — Up to 90 Percent Off

Paintball USA is offering a one-shot, nationwide deal on up to 12 open-play passes, which include safety gear and gun rentals. The tickets are redeemable at AZBattlezone's paintball field in Phoenix.

Where: AZBattlezone, 2215 S. 39th Ave., Estrella
Price: $9 (87 percent discount off regular price); $42 (90 percent discount off regular price). Additional ticket options are available. 

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Up to 62 Percent Off Scavenger Challenge from Zombie Scavengers

Join the Zombie Scavengers in its challenge to survive a zombie apocalypse. The smartphone-led scavenger hunt will lead teams through the city as they attempt to complete challenges, answer trivia questions and find supplies. 

Where: Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe St., Downtown Phoenix
Price: $15 (62 percent discount off regular price); $30 (60 percent discount off regular price); $39 (61 percent discount off regular price)

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