Phoenix Event Calendar

FRIDAY, JULY 1

Writer’s Connection: Writing Better Dialogue with Judith Starkston, 1 to 3 p.m., Zoom, courtesy of Desert Foothills Library, 480-288-2286, RSVP through the website. dfla.org

SATURDAY, JULY 2

Arizona Rattlers vs. NAZ Wranglers, 6:05 p.m., Footprint Center, 201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, tickets start at $5, ticketmaster.com

SUNDAY, JULY 3

Ahwatukee Farmers Market, 8 to 11 a.m. Sundays, parking lot of the Ahwatukee Swim & Tennis Center, 4700 E. Warner Road, Phoenix, free admission, arizonacommunityfarmersmarkets.com

MONDAY, JULY 4

Happy Independence Day!

TUESDAY, JULY 5

Quilters Anonymous, a chapter of the Arizona Quilt Guild, 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month, at Christ’s community United Methodist Church, 104 W. Western Avenue, Avondale, Arizona. For more information, please contact Julie at 623-363-5187.

Caring for the Caregiver, 11 a.m. to noon, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free admission, 480-288-2286, dfla.org

“The Lion King,” various times through July 31, ASU Gammage, 1200 S. Forest Avenue, Tempe, tickets start at $75, asugammage.com

Independence Day History, 10 a.m., Arizona Complete Health Avondale Resource Center, 995 E. Riley Drive, Avondale, free, 623-333-2705, avondaleaz.gov/seniors

WEDNESDAY, JULY 6

Gentle Reads Book Discussion Group, 10 a.m., Glendale Public Library/Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, Glendale, free, 623-930-3573, glendaleaz.com. This month’s book is “The Library at the Edge of the World,” by Felicity Hayes-McCoy. Also available via Zoom.

Death Café, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free admission, 480-288-2286, dfla.org, deathcafe.com

Gentle Yoga, 11 a.m. to noon, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, $10 cash, 480-510-6572, dfla.org, yokama14@gmail.com

THURSDAY, JULY 7

Yoga Fusion, noon to 1 p.m., Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, $10 cash, 480-363-5275, dfla.org, evboisson@yahoo.com. Elizabeth Boisson leads the group.

FRIDAY, JULY 8

Chapter2Books Monthly Sale, various times, repeats July 9, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free admission, 480-288-2286, dfla.org

SATURDAY, JULY 9

Gentle Tai Chi Qigong, 10:30 to 11:25 a.m., repeats July 26, Kaleidoscope Dance, 2848 S. Carriage Lane, Mesa, $14 drop-in per class, $48 per for a four-punch card, 602-345-0496, kaleidoscope-dance.com

Jam-Boree Acoustic Jam, 2 to 4 p.m., Glendale Public Library/Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, Glendale, free, 623-930-3573, glendaleaz.com

Gentle Tai Chi Sequences, 1 to 1:55 p.m., repeats July 26, Kaleidoscope Dance, 2848 S. Carriage Lane, Mesa, $14 drop-in per class, $48 per for a four-punch card, 602-345-0496, kaleidoscope-dance.com

Experience France, 9:30 a.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, see website for pricing, 480-478-6000, mim.org

SUNDAY, JULY 10

Experience France, 9:30 a.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, see website for pricing, 480-478-6000, mim.org

MONDAY, JULY 11

Big Band Grandstand, 1 to 3 p.m., Glendale Public Library/Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, Glendale, free, 623-930-3573, glendaleaz.com, bigbandgrandstand@gmail.com

Habits and Habitats of Venomous Creatures in the Desert, 6:30 p.m., Glendale Public Library/Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, Glendale, free, 623-930-3573.

A Novel Approach Book Discussion Group, 6:30 p.m., Glendale Public Library/Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, Glendale, free, 623-930-3573, glendaleaz.com. This month’s selection is “Tin Man” by Sara Winman.

Craft N Chat, 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free admission, 480-288-2286, dfla.org

Mahjongg 101: Brain Healthy Fun, 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays through August 1, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free admission, 480-288-2286, dfla.org

Gentle Chair Yoga, 11 a.m. to noon Mondays, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, $10 cash, 480-510-6572, dfla.org, yokama14@gmail.com. Led by Marina Kachur.

TUESDAY, JULY 12

Back to Basics Health and Wellness Series: Building Meaningful Social Connections, How-To and What Happens Without Them, 10 to 10:30 a.m., virtual, azaarp@aarp.org

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13

The Healing Pathway, 9:30 to 11 a.m., repeats July 27, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free admission, 480-288-2286, dfla.org

“On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan,” various times through August 28, The Phoenix Theatre Company, 1825 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, tickets start at $44, phoenixtheatre.com

THURSDAY, JULY 14

Music at the Movies, 2 p.m., Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free admission, 480-288-2286, dfla.org. This month: “Walk the Line”

FRIDAY, JULY 15

Bluegrass Jam, 1 to 3 p.m., Glendale Public Library/Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, Glendale, free, 623-930-3573, glendaleaz.com

SATURDAY, JULY 16

Old-Time Music Jam, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Glendale Public Library/Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, Glendale, free, 623-930-3573, azoldtimejam.com

Writing Unforgettable Characters: Writer in Residence Betty Webb Workshop, 2 p.m., Glendale Public Library/Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, Glendale, free, 623-930-3573, glendaleaz.com

SUNDAY, JULY 17

Ronstadt Revival: A Tribute to Linda Ronstadt, 2 p.m., The Venue at Farnsworth Hall, 6159 E. University Drive, Mesa, tickets start at $20, fhtheater.com

MONDAY, JULY 18

Big Band Grandstand, 1 to 3 p.m., Glendale Public Library/Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, Glendale, free, 623-930-3573, glendaleaz.com, bigbandgrandstand@gmail.com

TUESDAY, JULY 19

Cowboy Junkies, 7 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, sold out, 480-478-6000, mim.org

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20

How to Travel for Free, Part III, 10:30 a.m., The Holland Center, 34250 N. 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale, visit website for pricing, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org

Cowboy Junkies, 7 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, sold out, 480-478-6000, mim.org

THURSDAY, JULY 21

Gentle Tai Chi Qigong, 10:30 to 11:25 a.m., repeats July 28, Kaleidoscope Dance, 2848 S. Carriage Lane, Mesa, $14 drop-in per class, $48 per for a four-punch card, 602-345-0496, kaleidoscope-dance.com

FRIDAY, JULY 22

Gentle Tai Chi Qigong, 1 to 1:55 p.m., repeats July 29, Kaleidoscope Dance, 2848 S. Carriage Lane, Mesa, $14 drop-in per class, $48 per for a four-punch card, 602-345-0496, kaleidoscope-dance.com

SATURDAY, JULY 23

Be Happy, 9 a.m., The Holland Center, 34250 N. 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale, visit website for pricing, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org

Crane Dance-Gentle Tai Chi, 9:15 to 10:10 a.m., repeats July 30, Kaleidoscope Dance, 2848 S. Carriage Lane, Mesa, $14 drop-in per class, $48 per for a four-punch card, 602-345-0496, kaleidoscope-dance.com

Jam-Boree Acoustic Jam, 2 to 4 p.m., Glendale Public Library/Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, Glendale, free, 623-930-3573, glendaleaz.com

The Magic of Manilow, 7 p.m., The Venue at Farnsworth Hall, 6159 E. University Drive, Mesa, tickets start at $20, fhtheater.com

SUNDAY, JULY 24

We were all obsessed with her!

It’s Amelia Earhart Day!

MONDAY, JULY 25

Big Band Grandstand, 1 to 3 p.m., Glendale Public Library/Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, Glendale, free, 623-930-3573, glendaleaz.com, bigbandgrandstand@gmail.com

TUESDAY, JULY 26

Library Book Club, 10 a.m. to noon, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free admission, 480-288-2286, dfla.org

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27

Books to Die For: A Murder Mystery Book Club, 3 to 4 p.m., Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free admission, 480-288-2286, dfla.org. July’s title is “Murder on Astor Street” by Victoria Thompson.

The Healing Pathway, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free admission, 480-288-2286, dfla.org

THURSDAY, JULY 28

Doc Talk: Depression, 10 a.m., Arizona Complete Health Avondale Resource Center, 995 E. Riley Drive, Avondale, free, 623-333-2705, avondaleaz.gov/seniors

FRIDAY, JULY 29

Puzzle Exchange, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free admission, 480-288-2286, dfla.org

Melissa Manchester, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, see website for pricing, 480-478-6000, mim.org

SATURDAY, JULY 30

Prescott Area Iris Society’s Annual Iris Rhizome Sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Stoneridge Community Center, 1300 Stoneridge Drive, Prescott Valley, free, 623-980-6627, prescottirissociety.org, president@prescottirissociety.org

SUNDAY, JULY 31

Visit the Musical Instrument Museum!

It’s Uncommon Instruments Awareness Day!

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