May 23, 2015 · Saturday

Experience Polynesia

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

May 23, 2015 · Saturday

Butterfly Wonderland’s 2nd Birthday Celebration

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.

May 23, 2015 · Saturday

Cave Creek Balloon Festival

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.

May 25, 2015 · Monday

A Day of Remembrance

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

June 1, 2015 · Monday

Topgolf Summer Academy

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

June 5, 2015 · Friday

Starlight Community Theater Presents “Li’l Abner”

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.

June 6, 2015 · Saturday

Ice Cream Social Run

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

June 6, 2015 · Saturday

Bob Boze Bell Book Signing

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

June 8, 2015 · Monday

MTA Summer Workshop: “School House Rock LIVE! Jr.”

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

June 8, 2015 · Monday

MIM Concert: Steve Smith and Vital Information-NYC Edition

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

June 13, 2015 · Saturday

Family Weekend at the MIM

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

June 15, 2015 · Monday

Deer Valley Evangelical Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School

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

June 16, 2015 · Tuesday

Arizona Authors Showcase

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.

June 19, 2015 · Friday

Tilted Earth Wine & Music Festival

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

June 25, 2015 · Thursday

Scorpius Dance Theatre Presents “Rock”

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