While you can always beat the heat this week with a trip to the pool, here's a look at some other events in Sioux Falls this week:

  • Rock around the Block. Join the youth block party fun at Pioneer Spray Park on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Go for food, games, contests and music. Details here.
  • Celebrate Sunny. Sunny's Pizzeria is throwing a birthday bash for mascot Sunny the Bulldog. Enjoy $12 large pizzas all day, and head in to meet the dog that started it all. Details here.
  • Support local artists. The Art Collective is hosting an all-ages, free art show at the Icon Event Hall on Thursday and Friday from 4 p.m. - 11 p.m. Grab a drink and meet some local artists. Details here.
  • New to SuFu? Grab some coffee or tea at the Scooter's on 57th Street and Western Avenue at 10 a.m. on Saturday and meet some newcomers to the area. Details here. (Oh, and while you're at it, check out the Simplified Welcome Guide.)
  • Cruise for a cause. The third FamilyFest Fun Cruise is this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join the map and stop at local businesses like Skate City, Sky Zone and more. There will be prizes, free goodies and deals on family events. Details here.
  • Kick it, country style. Head out to Colton for Country Days Friday - Sunday for parades, a farmer's market, art contests, a tractor pull, races and carnival games. Details here.