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Topgolf Summer Academy

2015-05-25 | ImagesAZ | Youth


Kids ages 6 to 12 can learn about all the components that make up the great game of golf in this weekly program, from chipping, putting and full swing, to the game’s rules, culture and etiquette. Camps run Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-noon. $199 per week. Topgolf, 9500 E. Indian Bend Rd., 480-240-2402, topgolf.com/kidzone.... More

Pie a la Mom

2015-05-21 | ImagesAZ | Community


The Anthem Community Council will show some love to moms with a special Java & Jammin’ featuring the musical talent of 76th Street, followed by a social for mothers and their children that includes pie, ice cream, craft projects, games and photo booth. Java & Jammin’: 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Pie a la Mom: 12:30-2 p.m. Reservations suggested. Anthem Civic Building, 3701 W. Anthem Way, 623-742-6050, onlineatanthem.com/ACB-program-registration.... More

Mother's Grace Brunch

2015-05-07 | ImagesAZ | Inspiration


Celebrate Mother’s Day with a champagne brunch featuring shopping and inspirational speakers and benefitting Mother’s Grace Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the support of mothers and children who have endured life tragedies. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Home of Sandy Metzler, 6811 N. Desert Fairways Dr., 480-320-9466, mothers-grace.org.... More

Cave Creek Home Expo

2015-05-01 | ImagesAZ | Community


Over 20 of Cave Creek’s furniture and home furnishing stores will be in this outdoor market where you can get inspiration and answers to all your decorating questions. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Stage Coach Village, 7100 E. Cave Creek Rd., cavecreekhomeexpo.com... More

Put Your Money Where Your Trails Are

2015-05-01 | ImagesAZ | Community


Join Desert Foothills Mountain Bike Association, Local Jonny’s, Flat Tire Bike Shop and Carefree Adventures for this fundraiser benefiting the development of a trail connector linking 100+ miles of multi-use trails throughout Maricopa County. Bike rides and hikes begin at 3 p.m. Party begins at 6 p.m. $30. Register at arizonareg.com/clubs.php. Local Jonny’s Café and Bar, 6033 E. Cave Creek Rd., dfmba.org.... More

Cinco de Mayo at Guido Garcias

2015-05-01 | ImagesAZ | Community


Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Guido the Tortoise at Carefree’s only Italian Mexican restaurant. Specials include $2 prime rib or chicken and roasted garlic street tacos, $3.50 Coronas and Dos XX, and $4 house margaritas. Guido Garcias, 7212 E. Ho Rd., 480-488-7000, guidogarcias.net.... More

National Day of Prayer

2015-05-01 | ImagesAZ | Community


Bring the family to celebrate and pray for our nation and local entities as part of the 64th Annual National Day of Prayer. 6:30-7:15 p.m. Anthem Veterans Memorial, 41703 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy, onlineatanthem.com.... More

Alzheimer’s Conference

2015-05-01 | ImagesAZ | Community


The Alzheimer’s Association-Desert Southwest Chapter hosts this seminar where you can learn about the basics of dementia, legal and financial planning for patients, behaviors and communication, and available resources. Registration required. Noon-5 p.m., Free. Anthem Civic Building, 3701 W. Anthem Way, 623-742-6065, onlineatanthem.com/ACB-program-registration.... More

Death on Demand: Mystery Tea Panel Discussion

2015-05-01 | ImagesAZ | Community


Enjoy tea and gourmet treats while speaking with nationally known mystery authors Carolyn Hart, Kate Carlisle, Laura DiSilverio, Judith Janeway and Jenn McKinlay 1-3 p.m. $15. Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Rd., 480-448-2286, dfla.org.... More

“Homeless to Heroes” Fundraiser & Silent Auction

2015-05-01 | ImagesAZ | Community


Help the National Concierge Association-Arizona Chapter raise funds for the FETCH Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to saving animal lives, with this fundraiser featuring light appetizers, cash bar, silent auction, balloon pop and Chinese auction. 5:30-8:30 p.m. $5 admission. Donovan’s Steak & Chop House, 3101 E. Camelback Rd., 480-636-0500, ncakey.org/Arizona.  ... More

Drum Break: Discover What’s Beyond the Beat

2015-05-01 | ImagesAZ | Music


Delve deeper into the themes showcased in the MIM’s exhibition Beyond the Beat: Drums of the World by playing different styles of drums from around the world and participating in performance workshops, drum clinics and instrument-making demonstrations. Meet influential drummers from the Phoenix scene as well as premier national artists. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Activities included with paid admission. Musical Instrument Museum, 4725, E. Mayo Blvd., 480-478-6000, mim.org.... More

Wings & Wheels

2015-05-01 | ImagesAZ | Inspiration


Pediatric cancer patients benefit from this fundraising event. Admire private, luxurious jets and vehicles while dining on culinary treats from award-winning Good Morning America guest, Chef Eric Osborn. Two to three children’s items serve as admission and will be used to fill backpacks to occupy kids during their travel and treatment. Reservations required. 5-8 p.m. Pulver Aviation at Scottsdale Airpark, 7332 E. Butherus Dr., thepulse@n2pub.com.... More

BCHS/DHYFA Golf Tournament Fundraiser

2015-05-01 | ImagesAZ | Community


Support Boulder Creek High School and Desert Highlands Youth Football Association’s football programs at this annual fundraiser featuring a silent auction, prizes and dinner at Legends Restaurant. Registration required. 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. $115 per player, $440 per foursome. Anthem Golf and Country Club-Ironwood Golf Course, 2708 W. Anthem Club Dr., 602-471-2991, sara.mackey@westin.com.... More

MTA Presents “Les Miserables”

2015-05-01 | ImagesAZ | Youth


Musical Theatre of Anthem brings Victor Hugo’s famed novel to life with a cast of award-winning performers from New York and the Valley. Check website for times and ticket prices. Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way, 602-743-9892, musicaltheatreofanthem.org.... More

Cave Creek Balloon Festival

2015-05-01 | ImagesAZ | Community


Celebrate the magic and wonder of inflated, whimsically shaped and brightly colored hot-air balloons with this festival featuring live music, kids’ activities, food and drinks. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Adults, $10; 12 and under, $5; children 2 and under, free. Rancho Mañana Golf Course, 5734 E. Rancho Mañana Blvd., cavecreekfestivals.com.... More