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Phoenix Event Calendar

SUNDAY, MAY 1 Judith Hill, 7 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org MONDAY, MAY 2 Craft N Chat, 1 to 3 p.m., Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free, 480-488-2286, hwurr@dfla.org, dfla.org Gentle Chair Yoga, 11 a.m. to noon, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, $10 cash, 480-488-2286, hwurr@dfla.org, dfla.org Veterans Coffee Chat, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707 Coffee and Crosswords, 10 to 11 a.m., repeats May 16, Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707 Fall Asleep, Stay Asleep, 11 a.m. to noon, Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. TUESDAY, MAY 3 Larry Charles: Traveling with Watercolor, 1 p.m., Holland Center, 34250 W. 60th Street, Scottsdale, call for charge, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org Game Day: Mexican Train Dominoes, 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Farm Basket Bingo, 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Gentle Tai Chi: Qigong, 10:30 to 11:25 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 1 to 1:55 p.m. Fridays, Kaleidoscope Dance, 2848 S. Carriage Lane, Mesa, $14 per drop-in class, $48 per for a four-punch card, 602-345-0496, info@kaleidoscope-dance.com, kaleidoscope-dance.com Gentle Tai Chi Sequences, 1 to 1:55 p.m. Tuesdays, Kaleidoscope Dance, 2848 S. Carriage Lane, Mesa, $14 per drop-in class, $48 per for a four-punch card, 602-345-0496, info@kaleidoscope-dance.com, kaleidoscope-dance.com Tai Chi: Qigong for Everyone, 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, $10 cash, 480-488-2286, hwurr@dfla.org, dfla.org WEDNESDAY, MAY 4 Curtis Stigers, 7 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org Caring for the Caregiver, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free, 480-488-2286, hwurr@dfla.org, dfla.org Travel the National Parks: Yosemite, 10 to 11 a.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Charity Crafting, noon to 1 p.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Gentle Yoga, 11 to noon Wednesdays, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, $10 cash, 480-488-2286, hwurr@dfla.org, dfla.org Meditation with Reiki Healing, 1 to 2 p.m., repeats May 18, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, $10 cash, 480-488-2286, hwurr@dfla.org, dfla.org THURSDAY, MAY 5 Journaling and Exploring New Media, 1 p.m., Holland Center, 34250 W. 60th Street, Scottsdale, call for charge, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org. The class is two weeks. Game Day: Mahjongg, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org Ted Blank, 7 p.m., via Zoom, secretary@pasaz.org. The Phoenix Astronomical Society member and NASA Solar System ambassador gives a free talk entitled “Mankind’s ‘Wright Brothers Moment’ on Mars.” For the Zoom link, email the secretary. Moms, Memories and Mimosas, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Fellowship Square Phoenix, 2002 W. Sunnyside Avenue, Phoenix, free, reservations by May 4, 602-833-4330, fellowshipsquareseniorliving.org Yoga Fusion, noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, $10 cash, 480-488-2286, hwurr@dfla.org, dfla.org FRIDAY, MAY 6 Exercise Over 50, 11 a.m., Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, $10, 480-488-2286, hwurr@dfla.org, dfla.org Maricopa County Home & Garden Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., through May 8, WestWorld of Scottsdale, 116601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, various pricing, 602-485-1691, mchomeshows.com. Seniors ages 60 and older are $1 from 10 a.m. to noon May 6. Coffee and Cards, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., repeats May 20, Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Money Management Basics, 10 to 11 a.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Movie and Popcorn: “Just Mercy,” Humana, 1 to 3 p.m., 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. SATURDAY, MAY 7 Kentucky Derby Party, 2 p.m., Holland Center, 34250 W. 60th Street, Scottsdale, $50, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org Crane Dance: Gentle Tai Chi, 9:15 to 10:10 a.m. Saturdays, Kaleidoscope Dance, 2848 S. Carriage Lane, Mesa, $14 per drop-in class, $48 per for a four-punch card, 602-345-0496, info@kaleidoscope-dance.com, kaleidoscope-dance.com SUNDAY, MAY 8 Esteban Mother’s Day Concert, noon, Glendale Civic Center, 5750 W. Glenn Drive, Glendale, tickets start at $55, estebanmothersday.bpt.me. The flamenco guitarist will be joined by violinist/daughter Teresa Joy and his full band. Esteban’s son, Benjamin, will play bass along with Grammy award-winning drummer Joe Morris. VIP meet and greet tickets available. Mimosa bar at 11 a.m. before the concert. Net proceeds from Esteban’s concert go to Jerry’s Charities, jerryscharites.org, benefiting Glendale charities. MONDAY, MAY 9 The Healing Pathway, 9:30 to 11 a.m., repeats May 23, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free, 480-488-2286, hwurr@dfla.org, dfla.org Coffee and Sudoku, 10 to 11 a.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Hello Game, 11 a.m. to noon, Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. TUESDAY, MAY 10 Banking in America: Jim Sherbert Lecture Series, 4 p.m., Holland Center, 34250 W. 60th Street, Scottsdale, call for charge, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org. Jim Sherbert, a top chief executive and business adviser, will take attendees through an exploration of several pillars of U.S. and Arizona history. Get Lit Book Club, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Mountain View Pub, 7033 E. Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek, 480-575-7782, hwurr@dfla.org, dfla.org. RSVP required by emailing hwurr@dfla.org. WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 Stephen Kellogg, 7 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org Medicare Information Session, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Denny’s Restaurant, 5161 W. Thunderbird Road, Glendale, free, 602-427-9097, azblue.com/turning65RSVP Longevity Healthy Aging and Regeneration, 11 a.m., repeats May 25, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free, 480-488-2286, hwurr@dfla.org, dfla.org Mindful Art: Patriotic Craft, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Ask an Agent: SilverSneakers, 11 a.m. to noon, Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Spanish Class with Juan, 1 to 2 p.m., repeats May 25, Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. THURSDAY, MAY 12 Bruce Cockburn, 7:30 p.m., repeats May 13, Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org Medicare Information Session, 10 to 11:30 a.m., PORA Sun City West, 13815 W. Camino Del Sol, Sun City West, 602-427-9097, azblue.com/turning65RSVP Library Book Club, 10 a.m. to noon, repeats 10 a.m. to noon May 24, Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free, 480-488-2286, hwurr@dfla.org, dfla.org. This month’s book is “Mao’s Last Dancer” by Li Cunxin. Temple Beth Shalom of the West Valley’s “Jesus of Nazareth: A Jewish Reading,” 10 a.m., continues May 19, May 26 and June 2, Temple Beth Shalom of the West Valley, 12202 N. 101st Avenue, Sun City, free, registration required, 623-977-3240, templebethshalomaz@gmail.com. This four-week course is designed to enhance interfaith understanding between Christians and Jews. Led by Rabbi Dana Even Kaplan, the event explores a historical view of Jesus and the early Jesus movement, Judaism in the 1st century CE and the roots of the schism between Judaism and Christianity. FRIDAY, MAY 13 Bruce Cockburn, 7:30 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org Pastels with Beverly, noon, Holland Center, 34250 W. 60th Street, Scottsdale, call for charge, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org. This three-week (three days) workshop will be using a landscape photograph supplied by the instructor. Learn How to Make Colorful Copper Earrings, 12:30 p.m., Holland Center, 34250 W. 60th Street, Scottsdale, call for charge, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org. Get started making jewelry for yourself or for friends/family. Medicare Information Session, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Denny’s Restaurant, 2717 W. Bell Road, Phoenix, free, 602-427-9097, azblue.com/turning65RSVP Tips and Tricks to Help Reduce Sodium, 10 to 11 a.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Cooking Demo: Low-Salt Recipes with Chef Melanie, 11 a.m. to noon, Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Movie and Popcorn: “Downton Abbey,” 1 to 2 p.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. SATURDAY, MAY 14 Gold Mining Experience, 11 a.m., Cave Creek Museum, 6140 E. Skyline Drive, Cave Creek, $7 for adults and seniors, free for children younger than 12, 480-488-2764. This multipronged, interactive experience features a mine shaft that “explodes” with sights and sounds, a tramway that transports ore, the historic 10-stamp mill and gold panning skills at the “Long Tom” sluice (a water channel that can be controlled by a gate or lock, or an open channel, and which processes material). SUNDAY, MAY 15 Makana, 7 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org MONDAY, MAY 16 Dee Dee Bridgewater and Bill Charlap, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org Hypertension: Strategies to Help Control Blood Pressure with Village Medical, 11 a.m. to noon, Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. TUESDAY, MAY 17 Vieux Farka Toure, 7 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org WEDNESDAY, MAY 18 Gelli Printing 101, 1 p.m., Holland Center, 34250 W. 60th Street, Scottsdale, call for charge, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org. Join award-winning fiber artist Mimi Damrauer for a fun class learning to paint paper in Gelli Printing 101. No experience necessary. Heart of Afghanistan, 7 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org Maintaining Dignity and Memory Care, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Zoom, 623-584-4999, benevilla.org/event-registration. When caring for a person with dementia, there is a tendency to focus on what a person cannot do. Explore memory care options where the focus is maintaining dignity and celebrating abilities. Sponsored by Benevilla. Guided Meditation, 10 to 11 a.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Housing Options for Older Adults, 11 a.m. to noon, Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. May Birthday Social, 1 to 2 p.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. THURSDAY, MAY 19 Villalobos Brothers, 7:30 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org Medicare Information Session, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Coco’s Bakery, 801 W. Bell Road, Sun City, free, 602-427-9097, azblue.com/turning65RSVP Literary Salon, 10 a.m., Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, free, 480-488-2286, hwurr@dfla.org, dfla.org. The May salon salutes spring flowers. FRIDAY, MAY 20 Roberto Fonseca, 7:30 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org Understanding Wills, Trusts and Advance Directives, 10 to 11 a.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Movie and Popcorn: “Midway,” 1 to 3 p.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. SATURDAY, MAY 21 Janiva Magness, 7:30 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org SUNDAY, MAY 22 Lisa Hightower, 7 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org MONDAY, MAY 23 Coffee and Trivia, 10 to 11 a.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Skincare for Seniors, 11 a.m. to noon, Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. TUESDAY, MAY 24 Celebrate your inner princess. It’s International Tiara Day! WEDNESDAY, MAY 25 Medicare Information Session, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Denny’s Restaurant, 5161 W. Thunderbird Road, Glendale, free, 602-427-9097, azblue.com/turning65RSVP Meditative Coloring, 10 to 11 a.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. THURSDAY, MAY 26 Yum! It’s National Cherry Dessert Day! FRIDAY, MAY 27 Coffee and Cards, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. Protecting Yourself from Common Financial Scams, 10 to 11 a.m., Humana, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, reservations required, 480-325-4707. SATURDAY, MAY 28 Lisa Morales, 7:30 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org SUNDAY, MAY 29 The Small Glories, 7 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, call for ticket info, 480-478-6000, mim.org MONDAY, MAY 30 Have a great Memorial Day! TUESDAY, MAY 31 Be pleasant. It’s National Smile Day!  

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