MIM Presents: Experience China

2015-01-24 | ImagesAZ | Community

Kick off the Year of the Ram with musical performances, lion dances, hands-on activities and a special Chinese-inspired menu at Café Allegro. Supported by Phoenix Chinese Week. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., 480-478-6000, More

Carefree Indian Market and Cultural Festival

2015-01-23 | ImagesAZ | Community

Experience authentic Native American culture and artistry with 100 highly acclaimed artists displaying their traditional and contemporary creations. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Carefree Desert Gardens, 101 Easy St., 480-488-2014, More

Newcomers Club of Scottsdale Luncheon

2015-01-22 | ImagesAZ | Community

Make new friends with special guest Arthur Kerns, a Scottsdale author of intrigue novels and retired FBI agent. 11 a.m. $25. Gainey Ranch Golf Club, 7600 E. Gainey Club Dr., 480-990-1976, More

Antique Appraisal Day

2015-01-17 | ImagesAZ | Community

Appraiser Sean Morton will be on hand to examine your treasures, discuss their origins and assess their value. 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $20 per item; limit of two items per person, per session. Cave Creek Museum, 6140 E. Skyline Dr., 480-488-2764, More

Duet Cabaret

2015-01-17 | ImagesAZ | Adventure

Celebrate the power of music with this collaboration featuring acclaimed music director Robert “Bob” Moody, string ensemble “Simply Three,” established pianist Larry Loeber and youth prodigy Samuel Yu. 5 p.m. $30, includes artists’ reception with appetizers and beverages. Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Rd., 480-488-2286, More

Arizona Fine Art EXPO

2015-01-16 | ImagesAZ | Community

Produced by Thunderbird Artists, this high-end tent show features work from more than 100 renowned artists from across the globe, with original, one-of-a-kind pieces for sale. Patrons can meet the artists, watch them in action and learn about their inspiration and techniques. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Season pass, $10; seniors and military, $8. 26540 N. Scottsdale Rd., 480-837-7163, More

NVCA Kindergarten Roundup

2015-01-15 | ImagesAZ | Youth

Meet teacher Mandy Davis and learn about educational programs and financial aid opportunities available at NVCA. 6-7:30 p.m. North Valley Christian Academy, 42101 N. 41st Dr. #101, 623-551-3454, More

Binkleys’s Dinner by Chef Jon Paul Hutchins

2015-01-15 | ImagesAZ | Community

Chef Kevin Binkley reunites with his former culinary instructor, award-winning chef Jon Paul Hutchins of the Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, to host a special six-course dinner showcasing fresh meats, seafood and other exotic, wintry eats. 5-9:30 p.m. $98 per person. Binkley’s Restaurant, 6920 E. Cave Creek Rd., 480-437-1072, More

AAS Lecture: Billingsley Hopi Dancers

2015-01-14 | ImagesAZ | Community

Learn about the Billingsley Hopi Dancers from guest speaker Ken Zoll, executive director of the Verde Valley Archaeology Center, at the Desert Foothills Chapter of the Arizona Archaeology Society’s monthly meeting. Good Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church, Maitland Hall, 6502 E. Cave Creek Rd., More

Foosia's One-Year Celebration

2015-01-13 | ImagesAZ | Community

Celebrate Foosia’s one-year anniversary by enjoying a free bowl of the restaurant’s fresh and healthy Asian cuisine. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Foosia, 13610 N. Scottsdale Rd., 480-389-1520, More

8 Weeks to Wellness Dinner Workshop

2015-01-13 | ImagesAZ | Community

Learn how the “8 Weeks to Wellness” program can change your health and reverse metabolic syndrome at this informational dinner workshop hosted by Back to Health Chiropractic. 6:30 p.m. Free. Ironwood Country Club, 2708 W. Anthem Club Dr., 623-551-6677, More


2015-01-10 | ImagesAZ | Adventure

Safely destroy personal documents and help support Anthem’s Girl Scouts at this annual event hosted by American Family Insurance and Freeman Income Tax Services. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. Fry’s Marketplace, 39508 N. Daisy Mountain Dr., 623-518-2157.... More

MTA Casting Call for Sleeping Beauty and Cats

2015-01-10 | ImagesAZ | Youth

Audition for coveted parts for two of MTA’s upcoming productions: Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty KIDS” and Broadway’s “Cats.” “Sleeping Beauty” vocal auditions begin at 10:30 a.m.; “Cats” vocal auditions begin at 12 p.m. Audition preparation workshops for both will be available Jan. 8 for $35. Check website for details. Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way, 602-743-9892, More

Kiwanis Concert Series: Beachfront Property

2015-01-10 | ImagesAZ | Community

Beachfront Property performs with a smooth singing style that combines the rich sounds of jazz with the energy of pop music. 6 p.m. $30 per person. Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, 101 Easy St., 480-488-7169, More

Pinnacle Concert Series

2015-01-09 | ImagesAZ | Community

Pinnacle Presbyterian Church presents several musical concerts in January, including the Charles Lewis Quintet, Jan. 9; Mark Kroos playing the double-necked guitar, Jan. 16; The Brothers Four, Jan. 25; and First Day, Jan. 30. Check website for times and ticket prices. Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 N. Pima Rd., 480-303-2474, More