Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd. in Phoenix | 5.23.2015 9:00am
Kick off the summer at MIM with their second annual celebration of Pacific Island music and culture. Enjoy musical performances, dancing demonstrations, a Polynesian-inspired menu at Café Allegro and a chance to play the ukulele. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Activities
Butterfly Wonderland, 9500 E. Via de Ventura | 5.23.2015 9:00am
Celebrate Butterfly Wonderland’s 2nd birthday with live music by Native American flautist, Anthony Wakeman, food trucks, children’s games, a bounce house, face painting, storytelling and live performances by the Butterfly Princess, Persephone Dimson.
Rancho Mañana Golf Club, 5734 E. Rancho Mañana Blvd., in Cave Creek. | 5.23.2015 5:30pm
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.
Anthem Veterans Memorial, 41703 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy | 5.25.2015 10:00am
Honor the service and sacrifice of all US veterans who have fallen while serving their country with this annual Memorial Day ceremony. Retired USMC Maj. Gen. James M. “Mike” Myatt presents the keynote address. 10 a.m. Anthem Veterans Memorial, 41703
Topgolf, 9500 E. Indian Bend Rd., 480-240-2402 | 6.01.2015 9:00am
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
Starlight Community Theater 1611 W. Whispering Wind Dr #160 | 6.05.2015 12:00am
This fun-filled, foot-stompin’ musical straight from the comics will keep audiences laughing with its mixture of hillbilly nonsense and sharp, critical humor. Check website for show dates, times and ticket prices. Starlight Community Theater, 1611 W.
Fleet Feet Sports, 18261 N. Pima Rd., 480-907-6699 | 6.06.2015 8:00am
Take the family on a running tour of North Scottsdale guided by Fleet Feet Sports, with runs in distances of 1, 3 and 5 miles, and reward yourself afterward with an ice cream treat provided by BibRave and Run Eat Tweet AZ. 8 a.m., Fleet Feet Sports, 18261
Scottsdale Civic Center Library, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., 480-312-7323 | 6.06.2015 2:00pm
The 2015 Summer Reading Program kicks off with this well-known Arizona artist, author and editor of True West magazine as he shares his story and book, The 66 Kid; Raised on the Mother Road: Growing Up on Route 66, the World's Most Famous Two-Lane
Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way in Anthem | 6.08.2015 9:00am
“School House Rock,” the Emmy® Award-winning Saturday morning educational cartoon series and pop culture phenomenon, comes to life in this full-scale, no-cut production for ages 8 to 14 offered in a summer workshop format. Workshop runs June 8-19, 9
Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd. in Phoenix | 6.08.2015 7:00pm
Steve Smith, the former drummer from Journey and one of Modern Drummer Magazine’s “top 25 drummers of all time” brings the NYC version of his celebrated jazz fusion band to the MIM Music Theater. 7 p.m. $32.50-$42.50. Musical Instrument Museum, 4725
Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd. in Phoenix | 6.13.2015 9:00am
Kick off your summer fun as MIM honors the wonderful families throughout the state with a weekend of music, crafts, activities, tours, and of course, instruments. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free with paid museum admission. Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo
Deer Valley Evangelical Lutheran Church, 220 W. Union Hills Dr. | 6.15.2015 9:00am
Extend your child’s religious education and help them conquer everyday challenges with God’s might and power with this summer’s “Everest” themed vacation bible school for children ages 4 to 12. 9 a.m.-noon. Deer Valley Evangelical Lutheran
Desert foothills library, 38443 North Schoolhouse Road in Cave Creek | 6.16.2015 10:00am
Four local authors discuss their works, including Harold Collins, A Widower's Journey in Faith, Love And Good Humor; Christine Regan-Lake, Sophia's Lovers; Stephen Schwertley, Enemy in the Heartland; and Marless Fellows, A Handshake is Enough. 10 a.m.
Riverfront Park, N. 10th St., Cottonwood, 928-639-3004 | 6.19.2015 4:00pm
This vibrant festival returns for its second year with an expanded two-day line up of well-known folk and acoustic rock entertainment, wine from 17 northern Arizona wineries, and cuisine from eight gourmet food trucks from the Phoenix Street Food
Hormel Theatre at Phoenix Theatre, 100 E. McDowell Rd., 602-254-2151 | 6.25.2015 12:00am
Audiences will be taken back in time with this high impact show that pays tribute to Rock ‘n’ Roll from the ’60s to the early ’80s by exploring the stories behind the music through dance, aerial arts and two short films. Check website for show