Phoenix Events

FRIDAY MARCH 1

Vegas Jubilee, 5:30 to 7 p.m. (buffet), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, $45. Most recently from Las Vegas, Patrick Mahoney brings his Vegas-style variety show and, with the Rhythm Cats, will provide classic tunes from the greats such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Elvis and Sammy Davis Jr.

Vegas County Concert: A Tribute to Shania Twain and Tim McGraw, 7 p.m., Greenfield Village RV Resort, 111 S. Greenfield Road (enter off Main Street and Quinn Circle), Mesa, 480-832-3844, $15-$20.

SATURDAY MARCH 2

Hillcrest Dance and Social Club, 7 p.m., R.H. Johnson Social Center, 19803 R.H. Johnson Boulevard, Sun City West, 605-430-5337, hillcrest.scwclubs.com, $4 members, $5 guests. Bobby Freeman and Charlene provide the music.

New Image Fashion Show, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Greenfield Village RV Resort (enter off Main Street and Quinn Circle), Mesa, 480-832-3844, call for charge.

Mark Lucas and The Wild Bunch, 11:30 a.m. (lunch), show (1:30 p.m.), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com. Grand buffet dinner followed by great music and great laughs with Mark and his Wild Bunch.

Variety Show Spectacular, 5:30 p.m. (dinner), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com. Something for everyone with music from every decade and genre. Tickets include buffet dinner and great music from rock ‘n’ roll to country, big band to Broadway, blues to pop favorites.

SUNDAY MARCH 3

North Dakota Picnic in Arizona, 10 a.m., Red Mountain Park, 7745 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 701-222-8349, https://ndcf.net/learn/nd-picnic.html, $5. This picnic is a gathering of current and former North Dakotans who now live either permanently or temporarily in Arizona. There will be a live band, vendor booths and food trucks.

Apache Junction Rock and Gem Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., repeats 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 4, Skyline High School, 845 S. Crismon Road, Mesa, ajrockclub.com, $1-$3.

Malt Shop Oldies 2 Dinner Show, 5:30 p.m. (grand buffet), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. Enjoy dinner and The Rhythm Cats performing favorite rock ‘n’ roll music from the 1950s and 1960s.

MONDAY MARCH 4

Phoenix Suns vs. Milwaukee Bucks, 7 p.m., Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, nba.com/suns, tickets start at $18.

TUESDAY MARCH 5

Malt Shop Oldies 1 Dinner Show, 5:30 p.m. (buffet), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. Enjoy dinner and The Rhythm Cats performing familiar rock ‘n’ roll music from the 1950s and 1960s.

Knitting Circle at the J, 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, free, 480-481-7033, harrietc@vosjcc.org.

Bright Health Table Presentation, 10 a.m., Avondale Community Center, 1007 S. Third Street, Avondale, free, 623-333-2705.

WEDNESDAY MARCH 6

Variety Show Spectacular, 5:30 p.m. (dinner), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com. Something for everyone with music from every decade and genre. Tickets include buffet dinner and great music from rock ‘n’ roll to country, big band to Broadway, blues to pop favorites.

Blood Pressure Checks, 10 a.m., repeats March 13, Avondale Community Center, 1007 S. Third Street, Avondale, free, 623-333-2705.

It’s Not Just Lunch, noon to 1:30 p.m., Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480-481-7033, $5 suggested donation. In partnership with Smile on Seniors.

Current Events Discussion Group, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480-481-7033, harrietc@vosjcc.org, free. Bill Adler leads the discussion each month on current events.

East Valley Friends and Neighbors, 9:30 to 11 a.m., repeats first Wednesday each month, Grace United Methodist Church, 2024 E. University (at Gilbert Road), Mesa, 480-848-5146, evfanaz.org, evfanaz@gmail.com. A nonreligious and nonpartisan group, East Valley Friends and Neighbors welcomes those who wish to get better acquainted with others and to participate in social and charitable activities.

THURSDAY MARCH 7

Malt Shop Oldies 1 Dinner Show, 5:30 p.m. (buffet), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. Enjoy dinner and The Rhythm Cats performing familiar rock ‘n’ roll music from the 1950s and 1960s.

Mexican Oaxacan Wood Carvings” Lecture, 2 p.m., Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, 480-983-4888, superstitionmountainmuseum.org, call for charge.

Merrymakers Ballroom Dance, 7 p.m., Las Palmas Grand, 2550 S. Ellsworth Road, Mesa, 480-654-1994, dancemm.com, $7 members, $8 nonmembers. Julie Lee and White Rose Band provides the music.

FRIDAY MARCH 8

Legends of Country Music Dinner Show, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. Dinner and great hits, and back stories from big-name country legends like Johnny Cash, Marty Robbins, Willie Nelson, George Jones, Conway Twitty and Patsy Cline.

Mardi Gras Party, 5 to 8 p.m., Avondale Community Center, 1007 S. Third Street, Avondale, $5, 623-333-2705. Party features New Orleans-style dinner and dancing. Adults are encouraged to wear masks and party attire.

Magic of Mexican Artistry,” 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., repeats March 9 and March 10, Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, 480-983-4888, superstitionmountainmuseum.org, call for charge.

Ostrich Festival, 2 p.m. to midnight, repeats 10 a.m. to midnight March 9, and 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. March 10, Tumbleweed Park, 745 E. Germann Road, Chandler, 480-963-4571, ostrichfestival.com, tickets start at $7.

SATURDAY MARCH 9

Hillcrest Dance and Social Club, 7 p.m., R.H. Johnson Social Center, 19803 R.H. Johnson Boulevard, Sun City West, 605-430-5337, hillcrest.scwclubs.com, $4 members, $5 guests. Michael and Manuel provide the music.

Myron Sommerfeld, 7 to 10 p.m., Las Palmas Grand, 2550 S. Ellsworth Road, Mesa, 480-357-1148, $10.

Domingo DeGrazia and Spanish Guitar Band Concert, 5 p.m., Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, 480-983-4888, superstitionmountainmuseum.org, call for charge.

Trilogy at Power Ranch Quilt Show and Country Store, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Trilogy, 4969 E. Village Parkway, Gilbert, free admission. Quilts and other handmade items will be for sale. All proceeds go toward the purchase of fabric for charity quilts. There will be a quilt raffled at 2:30; guests need not be present to win. The winner will have their choice of one of the two quilts on display. The café will be open from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The car show returns 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enter Village Parkway on south side of Queen Creek Road between Higley and Power roads.

Variety Show Spectacular, 5:30 p.m. (dinner), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com. Something for everyone with music from every decade and genre. Tickets include buffet dinner and great music from rock ‘n’ roll to country, big band to Broadway, blues to pop favorites.

Malt Shop Oldies 2 Dinner Show, 5:30 p.m. (grand buffet), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. Enjoy dinner and The Rhythm Cats performing favorite rock ‘n’ roll music from the 1950s and 1960s.

SUNDAY MARCH 10

1970s Rock ‘n’ Roll Lunch Show, 5:30 p.m. (dinner), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. Grand buffet followed by a Rhythm Cats performance of Billboard chart hits from 1965 to 1979.

MONDAY MARCH 11

It’s a day of rest! It’s National Napping Day.

TUESDAY, MARCH 12

Variety Show Spectacular, 5:30 p.m. (dinner), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. Something for everyone with music from every decade and genre. Tickets include buffet dinner and great music from rock ‘n’ roll to country, big band to Broadway, blues to pop favorites.

Sun Lakes Republican Club, 6:30 p.m., Sun Lakes Country Club’s Arizona Room, 25601 S. Sun Lakes Boulevard, Sun Lakes, 480-802-0178, slgop.org, free. The club will discuss “The Southern Border Crisis” with Border Patrol Agent Art Del Cueto. Also, Sen. J.D. Mesnard will provide his perspective on the state legislative session.

Discussion with the Rabbi, 11 a.m. to noon, Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 602-492-7670, chani@sosaz.org, free. Gather with Rabbi Levi Levertov for stimulating discussion on an issue relevant to Judaism in contemporary society. Bring questions.

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Alzheimer’s and Caregiver Educational Conference, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., The Marriott Tempe at the Buttes, 2000 W. Westcourt Way, Tempe, alzfdn.org, free. The conference is open to the public and designed to connect people with information about Alzheimer’s disease, brain health and dementia caregiving. Participants have the opportunity to interact with Alzheimer’s experts, ask questions, network and obtain a free memory screening.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

Mark Lucas and The Wild Bunch, 5:30 p.m. (dinner), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. Grand buffet dinner followed by great music and great laughs.

Meet the Author: “The Eddie Cantor Story: A Jewish Life in Performance and Politics,” 11 a.m. to noon, Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, vosjcc.org/cantor, $5 members, $15 guests. Author David Weinstein documents theater, film and radio star Eddie Cantor’s extraordinary life, including his courageous campaign against the Nazis in the 1930s. The multimedia presentation will include rare photos, songs and film clips.

THURSDAY, MARCH 14

Malt Shop Oldies 2 Dinner Show, 5:30 p.m. (grand buffet), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. Enjoy dinner and The Rhythm Cats performing favorite rock ‘n’ roll music from the 1950s and 1960s.

Variety Show Spectacular, 5:30 p.m. (dinner), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. Something for everyone with music from every decade and genre. Tickets include buffet dinner and great music from rock ‘n’ roll to country, big band to Broadway, blues to pop favorites.

Crazy Arizona Legends” by Bob Boze Bell, 2 p.m., Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, 480-983-4888, superstitionmountainmuseum.org, call for charge.

Front Row at Nuremberg and Miraculous Escapes from Germany,” 11 a.m. to noon, Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, vosjcc.org/Nuremberg, $5 members, $15 guests. Singer, composer, pianist and actor Lori Rosolowsky shares poignant and humorous stories of her relatives’ unlikely escapes from Nazi persecution and her aunt’s role as a translator at Nuremberg.

Merrymakers Ballroom Dance, 7 p.m., Las Palmas Grand, 2550 S. Ellsworth Road, Mesa, 480-654-1994, dancemm.com, $7 members, $8 nonmembers. Tuxedoe Junction provides the music.

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

Myron Sommerfeld, 7 to 10 p.m., Venture Out, 5001 E. Main Street, Mesa, 480-832-9000, $8.

Cash & King, 7:30 p.m., Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main Street, Mesa, 480-644-6500, mesaartscenter.com, $48-$68. Steven Kent and his band are accomplished performers, providing audiences with their rendition of Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley songs.

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

Hillcrest Dance and Social Club’s St. Patrick’s Day Theme Dance, 7 p.m., Palm Ridge Recreation Center, 13800 W. Deer Valley Drive, Sun City West, 605-430-5337, hillcrest.scwclubs.com, $4 members, $5 guests. Soul Impression provides the music.

Resort Wide Patio Sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Greenfield Village RV Resort

111 S. Greenfield Road (enter off Main Street and Quinn Circle), Mesa, 480-832-3844, free admission.

Desert Safety and Survival Class, 9 a.m. to noon, Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, 480-983-4888, superstitionmountainmuseum.org, call for charge.

Country Dinner Show, 11:30 a.m. (lunch), 1:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45.

1970s Rock ‘n’ Roll Lunch Show, 5:30 p.m. (buffet), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45.

Navajo Sand Painting Workshop, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., continues March 17, Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, 480-983-4888, superstitionmountainmuseum.org, call for charge.

Spring Arts and Crafts Fair, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., R.H. Johnson Recreation Center, 19803 N. RH Johnson Boulevard, Sun City West, 623-544-6135, info.suncitywest.com, free admission. This event features the work of hundreds of artisans from 20 local clubs.

Anthem Gem and Mineral Show, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., continues 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 17, Boulder Creek High School, 40404 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway, Anthem, 978-460-1528, dmrmc.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 17

Malt Shop Oldies 1 Dinner Show, 5:30 p.m. (buffet), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. Enjoy dinner and The Rhythm Cats performing familiar rock ‘n’ roll music from the 1950s and 1960s.

Luck of the Irish Concert, 7 p.m., Greenfield Village RV Resort, 111 S. Greenfield Road (enter off Main Street and Quinn Circle), Mesa, 480-832-3844, $15-$20.

Roger’s Tom Jones with the Motown Blossoms, 3 p.m., Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, 480-350-2822, tempecenterforthearts.com, $29 and $40.

MONDAY, MARCH 18

Phoenix Suns vs. Chicago, 7 p.m., Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, nba.com/suns, tickets start at $18. It’s APS Los Suns Night and the first 2,500 fans will receive a Los Suns Night Light.

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

Malt Shop Oldies 2 Dinner Show, 5:30 p.m. (grand buffet), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. Enjoy dinner and The Rhythm Cats performing favorite rock ‘n’ roll music from the 1950s and 1960s.

Art All Around Us, 11 a.m. to noon, Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480-481-7033, harrietc@vosjcc.org, free. Share the world of art with docents from the Phoenix Art Museum. This month, explore “Buenos Aires, Tango and Impressionism.”

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

Lunch and Learn at The J: Male Fitness After 65—Myths, Facts and Solutions, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, free, vosjcc.org/fit65, reservations required by March 18.

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

Mature Mavens Dinner, 5 p.m., address and cost given when making reservations, 602-371-3744. Make new friends during dinner.

Rock Art” by David Morris, 2 p.m., Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, 480-983-4888, superstitionmountainmuseum.org, call for charge.

Merrymakers Ballroom Dance, 7 p.m., Las Palmas Grand, 2550 S. Ellsworth Road, Mesa, 480-654-1994, dancemm.com, $7 members, $8 nonmembers. Manuel Dorantes provides the music.

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

Vegas Jubilee, 5:30 to 7 p.m. (buffet), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, $45. Most recently from Las Vegas, Patrick Mahoney brings his Vegas-style variety show and, with the Rhythm Cats, will provide classic tunes from the greats such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Elvis and Sammy Davis Jr.

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

Hillcrest Dance and Social Club, 7 p.m., R.H. Johnson Social Center, 19803 R.H. Johnson Boulevard, Sun City West, 605-430-5337, hillcrest.scwclubs.com, $4 members, $5 guests. Howard Schneider Variety Band provides the music.

Dutch Oven Cooking Class, 9 a.m. to noon, Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, 480-983-4888, superstitionmountainmuseum.org, call for charge.

Gardening Class, 11 a.m. to noon, Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, 480-983-4888, superstitionmountainmuseum.org, free.

Malt Shop Oldies 2 Dinner Show, 5:30 p.m. (grand buffet), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. Enjoy dinner and The Rhythm Cats performing favorite rock ‘n’ roll music from the 1950s and 1960s.

Sun Lakes Arts & Crafts Association’s Spring Show and Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oakwood Country Club, 24218 S. Oakwood Boulevard, Sun Lakes, slaca.net.

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

Super Show Finale, 5:30 p.m. (grand buffet), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. End the season with a musical lineup chosen by fans.

Marty Robbins Tribute, 6 to 9 p.m., Carriage Manor RV Resort, 7750 E. Broadway Road, Mesa, 913-683-3510, 315-373-3049, $12 reserved seating. Roger Wade, who formerly performed at the Mining Camp, pays tribute to Marty Robbins.

MONDAY, MARCH 25

Enjoy breakfast! It’s National Waffle Day!

TUESDAY, MARCH 26

Nutrition with Savannah, 10 a.m., Avondale Community Center, 1007 S. Third Street, Avondale, free, 623-333-2705.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27

Malt Shop Oldies 1 Dinner Show, 5:30 p.m. (buffet), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. Enjoy dinner and The Rhythm Cats performing familiar rock ‘n’ roll music from the 1950s and 1960s.

Love, Bill: Finding My Father Through Letters from World War II,” 11 a.m. to noon, Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottdale, vosjcc.org/bill, 45 members, $15 guests. Author Jan Krulick-Belin’s award-winning memoir is a love story and war story. Join the group as she shares the journey that led her to learn about the history of the Jews in the Maghreb and France, and the man who she thought she would never get to know.

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

Super Show Finale, 5:30 p.m. (grand buffet), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. End the season with a musical lineup chosen by fans.

Merrymakers Ballroom Dance, 7 p.m., Las Palmas Grand, 2550 S. Ellsworth Road, Mesa, 480-654-1994, dancemm.com, $7 members, $8 nonmembers. Easy Sounds provides the music.

Arizona Reptiles and Snakes” by Richard Lapidus, 2 p.m., Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, 480-983-4888, superstitionmountainmuseum.org, free.

UnitedHealthCare Visit, 11 a.m., Avondale Community Center, 1007 S. Third Street, Avondale, free, 623-333-2705.

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

1970s Rock ‘n’ Roll Lunch Show, 5:30 p.m. (buffet), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45.

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

Hillcrest Dance and Social Club Dance, 7 p.m., R.H. Johnson Social Center, 19803 R.H. Johnson Boulevard, Sun City West, 605-430-5337, hillcrest.scwclubs.com, $4 members, $5 guests. The Breeze provides the music.

Day of Dance and Local Vendor Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Kaleidoscope Dance, 2848 S. Carriage Lane, Mesa, 480-692-0332, kaleidoscope-dance.com, free admission. Day of Dance features complimentary, 30-minute dance classes; local vendors selling handmade, unique gifts; and light refreshments.

Falcon Field Open House, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Falcon Field, 4800 E. Falcon Drive, Mesa, 480-644-2450, falconfieldairport.com/home-ffa, free admission. The open house will focus the future of flight with new and unique aircraft and prototypes, such as unmanned aerial vehicles/drones, heli-taxis and personal flight vehicles.

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

Mark Lucas and The Wild Bunch, 5:30 p.m. (dinner), 7:30 p.m. (show), Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com, $42-$45. Grand buffet dinner followed by music and laughs.