Summer is still going strong and so are the many family-friendly and free activities that continue this weekend in El Paso.

As school is preparing to start next week, the City of El Paso is doing its part to improve the community’s quality of life with the following fun events scheduled for this weekend:

THURSDAY, AUG. 20, 2015

  • Pre-K History Tour Stories, poems, activities and crafts that are all about history
  • 2 p.m. at the El Paso Museum of History
  • 501 N. Santa Fe Stree

FRIDAY, AUG. 21, 2015

  • Stories and songs for children (Cuentos Para Niños) in Spanish El Paso Public Library
  • 11 a.m. at the Main Library at 501 N. Oregon Street
  • Alfresco! Fridays
  • Mishael Coss & the Jackpots (Pop / Rock)
  • 6 p.m. at the Convention Center Plaza in Downtown El Paso
  • Movies in the Canyon
  • Featuring National Treasure, starring Nicolas Cage
  • 8:30 p.m. or dusk at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre

SATURDAY, AUG. 22, 2015

  • Downtown Art and Farmers Market
  • Featuring local craft and produce vendors
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Anthony Street in the Union Plaza District,, Downtown El Paso
  • Archery and Atl-Atl demonstration
  • Weekly program allows participants to shoot arrows and atl-atls while being guided by certified archery marshals
  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the El Paso Museum of Archaeology at 4301 Transmountain Road
  • Voice and Piano Recital
  • Laura Arzaga - Soprano and Juan Velasquez - piano
  • 2 p.m. at the Dorris Van Doren Branch at 551 E. Redd Road
  • Movies in the Park
  • Featuring Guardians of the Galaxy starring Chris Pratt
  • 8 p.m. at Ventanas 1 Park at 3186 Blue Dirt
  • Movies in the Canyon
  • Featuring Happy Feet
  • 8:30 p.m. or dusk at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheatre
  • Movies Under the Stars
  • Featuring Iron Man starring Robert Downey Jr.
  • 8:30 p.m. or dusk at Hidden Valley/Cowboy Park on Coconut Tree Lane