April 3, 2015 · Friday

Hidden in the Hills Artist Showcase Winners’ Art Salon

Desert foothills Library, 38443 North Schoolhouse Road in Cave Creek | 4.03.2015 4:00pm

Hidden in the Hills winning artists Sharon Brening (painter), Roxanne Vise (painter) and Christopher Heede (potter/sculptor) discuss their art and exhibit their work. 4-5 p.m. Free. Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Rd., 480-488-2286,

April 4, 2015 · Saturday

Cave Creek Trail Run

Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area | 4.04.2015 7:00am

Help the Town of Cave Creek preserve more than 6,000 acres of pristine desert land from development in this fundraising event sponsored by REI that features a 2K kids’ fun run, a 5K run/walk and a 10K run. 7 a.m. Spur Cross Ranch, 44029 N. Spur Cross

April 4, 2015 · Saturday


sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, 101 Easy St. in Carefreeb | 4.04.2015 10:00am

Get fit with the latest high-energy dance moves set to the beats of Latino and world rhythms while supporting the Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center at this Zumbathon featuring certified Zumba instructors from several gyms and dance studios. 10 a.m.

April 4, 2015 · Saturday

Water Safety Clinic

Desert foothills family YMCA, 34250 N. 60th St. Bldg. C | 4.04.2015 2:00pm

Help lower the risk of drowning with these hands-on water safety clinics available for all ages and open to the public. 2 p.m. Free. Desert Foothills Family YMCA, 34250 N. 60th St., Bldg. C, 480-596-9622, valleyymca.org/desertfoot hills.

April 4, 2015 · Saturday

Passover Seder

Ironwood Country Club at Anthem | 4.04.2015 5:00pm

Join the North Valley Jewish Community Association for a traditional Passover Seder featuring cocktails, ceremony, service and buffet dinner. Reservations requested by March 28. 5 p.m. $45; children 5-12, $19.50. Anthem’s Ironwood Country Club, 41551 N.

April 7, 2015 · Tuesday

Arizona Musicfest Putting Tournament

Tonto Verde Golf Club, 18402 El Circulo Dr. in Rio Verde | 4.07.2015 3:40pm

Support Arizona Musicfest’s scholarship programs with this putting tournament featuring scenic views, musical entertainment, wine, appetizers, dinner buffet, raffles and prizes. 2:30 p.m. $100 includes golf and party. Tonto Verde Golf Club, 18402 El

April 8, 2015 · Wednesday

Desert Foothills Community Spelling Bee

Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center at 33606 N. 60th St., Scottsdale | 4.08.2015 6:00pm

Audience participation is encouraged in this lively spelling bee featuring members of the community and benefitting Foothills Community Foundation’s Partners in Education program. 6 p.m. Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center, 33606 N. 60th St., 480-488-1090,

April 10, 2015 · Friday

Upscale Singers Present “Broadway Tonight!”

Opera House at Carefree Resort, 37220 N. Mule Rd | 4.10.2015 5:30pm

Enjoy a dinner and a show with North Valley’s Upscale Singers as they perform favorite Broadway musical medleys. 5:30 p.m. Check website for ticket prices. April 10 performance at Desert Mountain Golf Club, 10550 E. Desert Hills Dr.; April 17 and 19

April 12, 2015 · Sunday

Cave Creek Museum Spaghetti Dinner

Harold’s Corral in Cave Creek | 4.12.2015 4:00pm

Bring your appetite for this fun spaghetti dinner featuring raffles and a silent auction. Funds help the Cave Creek Museum and its programs. 4-7 p.m. $15, adults; $7, ages 5-11; Free, ages 4 and under. Harold’s Cave Creek Corral, 6895 E. Cave Creek Rd.,

April 13, 2015 · Monday

NDP Student Art Showcase

Vi at Silverstone, 22605 N. 74th St. in Scottsdale | 4.13.2015 3:30pm

Notre Dame Preparatory’s artistic students showcase their best work in photography, computer graphics, ceramics, painting, drawing and mixed media. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Free. Vi at Silverstone, 23005 N. 74th St., 480-634-8200, ndpsaints.org.

April 17, 2015 · Friday

Gigi’s Playhouse “I Have a Voice” Gala

windgate Ranch 10095 E. Windgate Ranch Rd | 4.17.2015 6:30pm

One Drop Reggae performs at this annual party to raise funds and awareness for outreach programs benefitting individuals with Down syndrome. 6:30-10:30 p.m. $60. Windgate Ranch, 10095 E. Windgate Ranch Rd., gigisplayhouse.org/phoeni x.

April 17, 2015 · Friday

Starlight Community Theater Presents “Peter Pan and Wendy”

Starlight Community Theater 1611 W. Whispering Wind Dr #160 | 4.17.2015 7:00pm

Rediscover the magic of Peter Pan and his enduring friendship with Wendy in this faithful adaptation. 7 p.m., Fridays; 2 and 7 p.m., Saturdays. Starlight Community Theater, 1611 Whispering Wind Dr., Ste. 160, starlightcommunitytheater .com.

April 18, 2015 · Saturday

ProMusica Arizona Presents “The Unpredictable Adventures of Henry Hicklebee”

Camelback bible Church, 3900 E. Stanford Dr | 4.18.2015 12:00am

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.

April 18, 2015 · Saturday

Carefree Desert Gardens Seminar: Designing with Native Plants

Carefree Town Council Chambers 100 Easy St. | 4.18.2015 9:30am

Look to the desert for inspiration and see how to blend some of that natural beauty into your own landscape with the help of landscape architect Judy Mielke, author of “Native Plants for Southwestern Landscapes.” 9:30 a.m. $5 donation. Carefree Town

April 18, 2015 · Saturday

Peter and The Wolf: A Musical Story

Desert Foothills library, 38443 North Schoolhouse Road in Cave Creek | 4.18.2015 10:30am

Adults and children of all ages are invited to musicologist Fran Rosenthal’s presentation of the all-time favorite story, “Peter and the Wolf.” Geared to ages 6 and up. 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free. Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Rd.,

April 19, 2015 · Sunday

Dinner With Wolves

Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center 27026 N. 156th St. | 4.19.2015 7:00pm

Experience the mystique of the Mexican gray wolf, one of the planet’s most endangered mammals, while supporting the Defenders of Wildlife and Arizona’s Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center at this intimate dinner that includes a guided tour of the

April 20, 2015 · Monday

MTA Presents “Wizard of Oz”

Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way in Anthem | 4.20.2015 12:00am

Follow the yellow brick road with a cast of 6-13 year olds as they discover what lies over the rainbow in this adaptation of one of the most popular stories of all time. Check website for times and ticket prices. Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision

April 25, 2015 · Saturday

Anthem Go Green Recycling Event

Anthem Community Park, 41730 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway | 4.25.2015 8:00am

Anthem residents can recycle electronics, personal documents, latex paint (up to five gallons), prescription and non-prescription drugs and other items at this semi-annual event. Check website for list of acceptable items. 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Anthem

April 25, 2015 · Saturday

Experience MIM

Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd. in Phoenix | 4.25.2015 9:00am

A week of festivities commemorating the Musical Instrument Museum’s fifth anniversary culminates with this weekend of special events. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Included with price of admission. Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd. 480-478-6000, mim.org.

April 25, 2015 · Saturday

Big Bronco’s 15-Year Anniversary Celebration

Big Bronco, 6602 E. Cave Creek Rd | 4.25.2015 5:00pm

Big Bronco celebrates its 15th anniversary with live music, food, drinks and a special sale on their Western and Southwestern furniture, home décor, accessories and gifts. Ten percent of all sale proceeds benefit Triple R Horse Rescue and Arizona Equine

April 27, 2015 · Monday


Troon Country Club, 25000 N. Windy Walk Dr., Scottsdale | 4.27.2015 11:30am

Enjoy a great round of golf at two of Scottsdale’s premier private golf courses while supporting St. Vincent de Paul and other local charities at this event sponsored by Carefree’s Knights of Columbus, Council #11116. 11:30 a.m. Troon Country Club,

May 7, 2015 · Thursday

Mother's Grace Brunch

Home of Sandy Metzler, 6811 N. Desert Fairways Dr. | 5.07.2015 9:30am

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