Calendar of Events

Tai Chi, 3 to 3:45 p.m. Thursdays, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 Desert Cove Avenue, Scottsdale

THURSDAY AUGUST 1

General Caregiver Support Group, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., first and third Thursdays, Willowbrook United Methodist Church, 19390 N. 99th Avenue, Sun City, free, 623-974-5637, reservations required. The group is sponsored by Benevilla C.A.R.E.S. and features educational speakers and peer support.

Heartfulness Meditation, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

Tai Chi, 3 to 3:45 p.m. Thursdays, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 Desert Cove Avenue, Scottsdale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

FRIDAY AUGUST 2

Chair Yoga, 1 to 2 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 5810 W. Beverly Lane, Glendale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

Chair Pilates, 1 to 2 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Avenue, Scottsdale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

SATURDAY AUGUST 3

George Lopez, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino, 5040 Wild Horse Pass Boulevard, Chandler, tickets start at $47, 1-800-946-4452, playatgila.com.

SUNDAY AUGUST 4

Yum! It’s National
Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!

MONDAY AUGUST 5

General Cancer Support Group, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Avenue, Scottsdale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

TUESDAY AUGUST 6

Tai Chi, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Tuesdays, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

Ronnie Milsap, 8 p.m., Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino, 5040 Wild Horse Pass Boulevard, Chandler, 1-800-946-4452, playatgila.com, tickets start at $39.

Drums, Rhythm and Relaxation Class, 6 to 7 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com. Group drumming empowers people to more effectively express themselves, while enabling them to move beyond their perceived limitations and put back into their lives what is missing.

“The Book of Mormon,” various times through August 11, ASU Gammage, 1200 S. Forest Avenue, Tempe, $40-$160, 480-965-3434, asugammage.com. Written by Trey Parker and Matt Stone of “South Park,” the musical comedy and international sensation “The Book of Mormon” comes to Tempe. Winner of the Tony Award for “Best Musical,” this play follows two missionaries as they travel across the world to spread the “good word.”

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 7

Tai Chi, 1 to 2 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 5810 W. Beverly Lane, Glendale, 480-314-5550, ironwoodcrc.com.

Chair Yoga, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

THURSDAY AUGUST 8

Social Security Workshop, 5:30 p.m., Phoenix Cholla Library, 10050 N. Metro Parkway East, Phoenix, free, 602-262-4636, registration required.

FRIDAY AUGUST 9

Chair Yoga, 1 to 2 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Avenue, Scottsdale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

SATURDAY AUGUST 10

Breast Cancer Support Group, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Avenue, Scottsdale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

Musical Icon: Elvis, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, included with paid museum admission, 480-478-6000, mim.org. Celebrate the life and legacy of rock ‘n’ roll legend Elvis Presley at the Musical Instrument Museum. Visitors can check out the Elvis exhibit in the museum’s artist gallery, listen to talks about Elvis’ music, and even enjoy a movie starring the “King” himself.

SUNDAY AUGUST 11

One of These Nights: The Ultimate Tribute to the Eagles, 3 p.m., Lone Butte Casino, 1077 S. Kyrene Road, Chandler, $20, 1-800-946-4452, playatgila.com.

MONDAY AUGUST 12

Sun Lakes Democratic Club, 7 p.m., Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 E. Sun Lakes Boulevard North, Sun Lakes, free, 480-200-3322, craftidoll1@gmail.com. The guest speaker is Arizona Corporation Commissioner Sandra Kennedy who will address APS’ decision to shut off customers who are not paying their bills on time. She is the lone Democrat on the five-member board. Rep. Jennifer Pawlik (LD 17) will provide updates on various issues before the next Legislature and current district issues.

Prostate Cancer Support Group, 7 to 9 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 700 W. Warner Road, Chandler, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

TUESDAY AUGUST 13

Social Security Workshop, 5:30 P.M., MCL Northwest Regional Library, 16089 N. Bullard Avenue, Surprise, free, 602-252-3000, registration required.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 14

General Cancer Support Group, 4 to 6 p.m., the second Wednesday of the month, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 5810 W. Beverly Lane, Glendale, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

THURSDAY AUGUST 15

General Caregiver Support Group, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Willowbrook United Methodist Church, 19390 N. 99th Avenue, Sun City, free, 623-974-5637, reservations required. The group is sponsored by Benevilla C.A.R.E.S. and features educational speakers and peer support.

FRIDAY AUGUST 16

Chair Yoga, 1 to 2 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 5810 W. Beverly Lane, Glendale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

Chair Pilates, 1 to 2 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Avenue, Scottsdale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

General Cancer Support Group, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 14810 N. Del Webb Boulevard, Unit 3, Sun City, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

SATURDAY AUGUST 17

The Scottsdale Chorus Presents A Champion Celebration, 7 p.m., Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Avenue, Chandler, $15 students, $25 left or right orchestra, $40 center orchestra seats, 480-782-2680, chandlercenter.org. The concert features the Scottsdale Chorus, Youth Festival Chorus and the world champion Sweet Adeline quartet Class Ring.

Caregiver Support Group, 10 a.m. to noon, Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

Justin Hayward, 8 p.m., Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, tickets start at $45, talkingstickresort.com.

Wayne Newton, 8 p.m., Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino, 5040 Wild Horse Pass Boulevard, Chandler, tickets start at $37, 1-800-946-4452, playatgila.com.

SUNDAY AUGUST 18

Yum! It’s National Fajita Day!

MONDAY AUGUST 19

United Methodist Women of Willowbrook United Methodist Church, noon, Coco’s, 9801 W. Bell Road, Sun City, charge for lunch, 623-974-5637, willowbrookumc.org.

Drums, Rhythm and Relaxation Class, 6 to 7 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Avenue, Scottsdale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com. Group drumming empowers people to more effectively express themselves, while enabling them to move beyond their perceived limitations and put back into their lives what is missing.

TUESDAY AUGUST 20

Lunchtime Conversations, noon to 1 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com. Genetic counselor Mandy Kass will discuss hereditary cancer.

Michael Ray, Lauren Alaina, Carly Pearce and Filmore, 7 p.m., Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino, 5040 Wild Horse Pass Boulevard, Chandler, tickets start at $20, 1-800-946-4452, playatgila.com.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 21

Lunchtime Conversations, noon to 1 p.m., Ironwood Cancer Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Avenue, Scottsdale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com. Breast cancer topics will be discussed.

THURSDAY AUGUST 22

“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” various times to September 28, Don Bluth Front Row Theatre, 8670 E. Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale, $25 for military and seniors, 480-314-0841, donbluthfrontrowtheatre.com.

FRIDAY AUGUST 23

Caregiver Connect Event, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 13724 W. Meeker Boulevard, Sun City West, free, benevilla.org/caregiver-connect/. Birt’s Bistro will provide a free breakfast. A host of elder care service representatives will offer guidance on home care options, elder law and insurance alternatives.

Chair Yoga, 1 to 2 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Avenue, Scottsdale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

Harlem Globetrotters, 7 p.m., Gila River Area, 9400 W. Maryland Avenue, Glendale, $20, 623-772-3800, gilariverarena.com.

SATURDAY AUGUST 24

Harlem Globetrotters, noon and 5 p.m., Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, $15-$145, 602-379-2000, talkingstickarena.com.

B.J. Thomas, 8 p.m., Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, tickets start at $35.

SUNDAY AUGUST 25

Awww, sweet!
It’s Kiss and Make Up Day!

MONDAY AUGUST 26

Beautiful Beginnings, 5 to 7 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com. Attend this evening for skin health, makeup and hair tips.

Rolling Stones, 8 p.m., State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale, $65-$1,200, 623-433-7101, statefarmstadium.com.

TUESDAY AUGUST 27

Meditation with Sound Bowl Healing, 6 to 7 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Avenue, Scottsdale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com. Join the group for sound bowls, which have been used for meditation in Tibet since about 500 B.C. They are used for relaxation, stress reduction and Reiki.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 28

Cancer and Caregiver Support Dinner, 6 to 8 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 700 W. Warner Road, Chandler, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com. This group is designed to provide a safe place for everyone affected by cancer. They can speak about the challenges, find encouragement in the waiting, and be reassured that there is hope in the journey. This is a free group sponsored by Cornerstone Church.

Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Elle King, 7 p.m., Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Avenue, Phoenix, $22-$350, 602-254-7200, livenation.com. For the first time in three years, Heart is traveling the country for its “Love Alive” summer tour.

THURSDAY AUGUST 29

UB40, 7 p.m., Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Avenue, Tempe, $32-$62, 480-829-1300, luckymanonline.com.

ZZ Top, 7 p.m., Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington Street, Phoenix, $48-$184, 602-379-2800, comericatheatre.com.

FRIDAY AUGUST 30

Jeff Foxworthy, 8 p.m., Salt River Grand Ballroom at Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, tickets start at $35, talkingstickresort.com.

Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly, 8 p.m., Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino, 5040 Wild Horse Pass Boulevard, Chandler, tickets start at $52, 1-800-946-4452, playatgila.com.

SATURDAY AUGUST 31

Esteban, 7 p.m., Sound Bites Grill, 101 N. State Route 89A, Sedona, $59-$175, soundbitesgrill.com.

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