Water Works

Preston Scarlett, 5, of Queen Creek, gets a face full of water as he slips and slides during the Queen Creek, Ariz. Seventh annual Monsoon Madness at Frontier Park on Saturday July 11, 2009. High temperatures are expected to reach 114 degrees Saturday and Sunday in the Phoenix area. (AP Photo/East Valley Tribune, Darryl Webb) ** ARIZONA REPUBLIC OUT **

Darryl Webb

Splash and Dash: There will be water and plenty of it at Chandler’s annual summer party featuring slides, games, swimming pools, swimming lessons, dunk tanks, water balloon battles and water tag. There will also be a toddler play area and music from the Radio Disney Rockin’ Road Show. The event is followed by the Arizona Sprint Showcase, which attracts elite high school runners from around the country.

DETAILS >> 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Dr. AJ Chandler Park, 3 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler. Free. (480) 855-3539 or www.downtownchandler.org.

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