Stage Reading: “Feeding the Furies”

2015-03-28 | ImagesAZ | Community

Playwright Andrea Markowitz tells about a dysfunctional family emulating the 1960s American dream. Proceeds benefit Desert Foothills Library and Desert Foothills Theater. Registration required. 1-3:30 p.m. $12. Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Rd., 480-488-2286, More

Royal Baby Shower

2015-03-28 | ImagesAZ | Community

Celebrate the impending birth of Prince William and Duchess Kate’s second child with all the pomp and circumstance befitting an heir to the throne. Reservations recommended. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $45. English Rose Tea Room, 201 Easy St., 480-488-4812, More

Anthem Gem and Mineral Show

2015-03-28 | ImagesAZ | Lifestyle

The Daisy Mountain Rock and Mineral Club hosts this show featuring more than 25 vendors showcasing gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads and geodes, many of which are found in Arizona. $3, adults; $2, seniors and students; children 5 and under, free. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday. Diamond Canyon School, 40004 N. Liberty Bell Way, 978-460-1528, More

7th Inning Homestretch Barbecue Dinner

2015-03-27 | ImagesAZ | Community

Support nonprofit After the Homestretch with this baseball-themed barbecue dinner featuring Arizona Diamondbacks’ organists Bobby and Charlene Freeman, former major league baseball players, jockey Scott Stevens, door prizes and a drawing for a 2015 Diamondbacks’ suite valued at $2,500. 5:30-7 p.m. $25. Cigar King and Hirsh Luxury Boutique, 7830 E. Gelding Dr., Ste. 100, More

Time Out for the Arts: Pipe Organ Exploration

2015-03-22 | ImagesAZ | Music

Join Brent Hylton for an up close and personal tour of Pinnacle Presbyterian Church’s custom-designed pipe organ, which features 3,364 pipes and 50 stops. 11:15 a.m. Free. Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 N. Pima Rd., 480-303-2474, More

Karz for Kidz

2015-03-22 | ImagesAZ | Youth

An assortment of motor vehicles, concessions and entertainment will be on hand for this charity car show benefitting Kidslife Ministries. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $35 car registration; free admission. Carefree Church, 5025 E. Carefree Hwy. 480-488-5565, More

Cave Creek Fiesta Days Rodeo

2015-03-21 | ImagesAZ | Community

It’s a week full of bucking bulls and broncos as top-ranking male and female pro rodeo contestants duel to be the best in this annual competition featuring a variety of events around town. Check website for full schedule. March 21: Parade, 9 a.m., Downtown Cave Creek; Mutton Bustin’, 2 p.m., Buffalo Chip Saloon & Steakhouse; Kick-off Dance, 7 p.m., Buffalo Chip Saloon & Steakhouse, 6811 E. Cave Creek Rd. March 25: Dan Lebsock Memorial Golf Tournament, Dove Valley Ranch Golf Club, 33750 N. Dove Lakes Dr. March 27-29: Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Rodeo, Cave Creek Memorial Arena, 37201 N. 28th St.  ... More

Taste of the Foothills Celebration and Cash & Caring Raffle

2015-03-19 | ImagesAZ | Community

Support the Foothills Caring Corps and their mission to promote elderly independence and community programs with this festival featuring food and wine, live music by Affinity, live and silent auctions and more. 5-9 p.m. $40. El Pedregal, 34505 N. Scottsdale Rd., 480-488-1105, More

Career Connectors Meeting

2015-03-19 | ImagesAZ | Community

Spring into a new career and grow a professional network with this Valley nonprofit that assists individuals in career transition. This month’s meeting includes a discussion about salary negotiation and representatives from such employers as the Arizona Department of Security, International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. and Education Management Corp. Pre-registration recommended. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free. Highlands Church, 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd., 480-239-6738, More

ProMusica Arizona Presents “The Unpredictable Adventures of Henry Hicklebee”

2015-03-18 | ImagesAZ | Lifestyle

This one-of-a-kind concert experience features classical music and audience participation to help Henry Hicklebee choose the next stage in his journey of personal discovery. Check website for times and ticket prices. Camelback Bible Church, 3900 E. Stanford Dr., 623-326-5172, More

NVSO Presents “The Planets”

2015-03-14 | ImagesAZ | Music

The North Valley Symphony Orchestra performs the seven-movement suite of Gustav Holst’s “The Planets” amongst a multimedia backdrop of stunning planetary photos by NASA. 7 p.m. $5. North Canyon High School, 1700 E. Union Hills Dr., 623-980-4628, More

Foothills Animal Rescue Wine Tasting Fundraiser

2015-03-14 | ImagesAZ | Adventure

Taste a variety of wines and appetizers while enjoying the music of “The New Deal” and supporting the Foothills Animal Rescue with this event hosted by The Rotary Club of Scottsdale North. 5-8 p.m. Wine Warehouse, 17025 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 140, More

March Man-ness at The Manor Open House

2015-03-14 | ImagesAZ | Lifestyle

Celebrate manliness with a straight-razor shave, beverages and complimentary shoe shine, or kick back in the Vitality Lounge featuring men’s hormone therapies, energy boosts, hair services and more. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Manor, 20945 N. Pima Rd., 480-636-8911, More

Carefree Desert Gardens Seminar: Tree and Shrub Pruning

2015-03-14 | ImagesAZ | Community

Learn the best practices for pruning our desert trees and shrubs with Steve Priebe, certified arborist and past president of the Arizona Community Tree Council. 9:30 a.m. $5 donation. Carefree Town Council Chambers, 100 Easy St., 480-488-3686, More

Butterfly Wonderland Plant Sale

2015-03-14 | ImagesAZ | Community

Purchase bee-, hummingbird- and butterfly-friendly plants such as milkweed at this plant sale that supports the Butterfly Wonderland Foundation. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Butterfly Wonderland, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, 480-800-3000, More