Katie and Mark Cosmas, whose 5-month-old daughter, Taylor, passed away in April 2010, are organizing Sixth Annual Arcadia Family Fun Run, a 5K run benefiting research into Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Registration is open online at TeamTaylorAZ.com. Runners can also sign up the day of on-site at iRun. 8 a.m.
A showcase of experimental short videos highlighting social, cultural and personal topics. These artworks were produced by students in Documentary Video Art as part of the Intermedia program of the School of Art, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University. 7 p.m. Free. SMOCA.org
Arizona’s premier food and beverage celebration returns to the Scottsdale Waterfront. Presented by the Executive Council Charities, the event brings together more than 40 of the Valley’s best restaurants, more than 100 wines from around the world, select brands of beer and premium spirits, entertainment and a not-to-be-missed scene—all in support of local youth charities. 21 and up. 7 p.m. TheOriginalTaste.com
Feeling the mid-week blues? Head over to SMoCA for an exclusive after-hours wind-down session with guided meditation in the James Turrell "Knight Rise" skyspace, curator-led coloring activities with cocktails and an intimate tour with a curator that goes in-depth on select pieces in an exhibition to allow the time focus on the details in each artwork. 5 p.m. $15. SMOCA.org
Hear artist Claudio Dicochea talk about his exhibition "Acid Baroque" and its exploration of fandom, race, science, national identity, pop imagery and visual culture. 7 p.m. Free. SMOCA.org