July 31, 2014 · Thursday

July 31: An Evening with Benise with Karen Briggs at MIM

The Musical Instrument Museum | 7.31.2014 7:30pm

  Presented in true Musical Instrument Museum style, the public is invited to a spectacular concert July 31 at 7:30 p.m. featuring vibrant Spanish guitarist Benise and virtuoso Karen Briggs. An evening with Benise is a portal into the vibrant world of

August 9, 2014 · Saturday

August 9: Children’s Heart Healthy Screening at Outlets at Anthem

Outlets at Anthem | 8.09.2014 8:00am

  Every three days, another “perfectly healthy” child dies from sudden cardiac arrest while playing sports, marching with the band or even following physical education class. Avoiding those heart-breaking deaths is possible with a simple heart

August 9, 2014 · Saturday

August 9: Turn Something Old into Something New

8.09.2014 8:00am

  Calling all DIY-ers! At noon on Saturday, August 9 the ReStore in Anthem is offering a special class. Learn how to make a headboard for your bed by using an old door. One of the Habitat for Humanity team will provide the expertise to help you create

August 10, 2014 · Sunday

August 10: Make a Beeline to the English Rose Tea Room

201 Easy St. in Carefree | 8.10.2014 3:00pm

Get the buzz on what it means to be a Queen Bee at the English Rose Tea Room’s “Bee Tea,” from 3-5 p.m. Aug. 10, at 201 Easy St. in Carefree. Meet beekeeper Emily Brown of Phoenix, who will bring bumblebee friends and speak on the benefits of honey

August 14, 2014 · Thursday

August 14: Raul Midón in Concert

Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd. in Phoenix. | 8.14.2014 7:30pm

  Raul Midón erupted onto the national scene in 2006 with a much-needed fresh acoustic take on soul music. Described by People magazine as an “eclectic adventurist,” singer-songwriter and guitar wizard Midón melds the influences of Stevie Wonder,

August 15, 2014 · Friday

August 15: Mystery Tea Panel Discussion: Guilt-Free Pleasures

Desert Foothills Library | 8.15.2014 2:00pm

  Join nationally known mystery authors Catriona McPherson, Mark Sullivan, Tim Hallinan and Graham Brown for a lively panel discussion Aug. 15 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Desert Foothills Library while you enjoy iced tea and gourmet treats in a

August 16, 2014 · Saturday

August 16: Elvis Remembered at the MIM

MIM | 8.16.2014 8:00am

  For fans of “The King,” MIM is hosting “Elvis Remembered” Aug. 16. Guests will be treated to a celebration of the life of the King of Rock and Roll in honor of Elvis Week. Visitors can view the Elvis Presley exhibit in MIM’s Artist Gallery,

August 16, 2014 · Saturday

August 16: Desert Harvest at Desert Awareness Park

Desert Awareness Park | 8.16.2014 8:00am

  A desert harvest workshop on desert edibles and is being offered by the Desert Awareness Committee of the Foothills Community Foundation Aug. 16 at 8 a.m. at Desert Awareness Park, corner of Cave Creek and Vermeersch Roads in Cave Creek. Learn to

August 16, 2014 · Saturday

August 16: 5th Annual Community Football Kick Off Celebration

Connolly’s Sports Grill | 8.16.2014 7:00pm

  Come help us celebrate the 2014 football season for the Boulder Creek High School and Youth Football Programs. On August 16th from 7 to 9 p.m. you can enjoy live music, raffles and giveways at the Connolly’s Sports Grill, 2605 W. Carefree Highway in

August 21, 2014 · Thursday

August 21: Hypothyroidism: The Unsuspected Illness

Desert Foothills Library | 8.21.2014 2:00pm

  Often missed or misdiagnosed, hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) can impact your metabolism, sleep, ability to handle stress and energy levels. Join naturopathic physician Dr. Melissa Coats at Desert Foothills Library Aug. 21 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. to

August 23, 2014 · Saturday

August 23: Bike & Brew in Sedona

Sedona Golf Resort | 8.23.2014 8:00am

  Aug. 23, mountain bike racers of all ages will take to the fairways of Sedona Golf Resort for 18-holes of mountain bike racing fun as part of Sedona Bike & Brew. The first ever Sedona Bike & Brew event will be hosted at Sedona Golf Resort.

August 23, 2014 · Saturday

August 23: Attention WWII and Korean War Veterans …

Anthem Civic Building, 3701 W. Anthem Way in Anthem | 8.23.2014 10:00am

  The Anthem Veterans Memorial Support Team will conduct taped interviews and group discussions with veterans to chronicle their military service. In preparation for the Anthem Veterans Memorial fifth anniversary, November 11, 2016, veterans of war and

September 6, 2014 · Saturday

September 6: Ignite the Night for Firefighters Charities

9.06.2014 6:00pm

  The Daisy Mountain Firefighters Charities Association (DMFFC) will host the Ignite the Night annual banquet and fundraiser Sept. 6 at Anthem’s Ironwood Country Club. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with dinner featuring Italian fare. DMFFC will recognize