Phoenix Events

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

“Home for the Holidays,” 6 p.m., repeats December 2 to December 3, December 7 to December 10, December 14 to December 17, December 21 to December 23, Barleen’s Dinner Show, 2275 E. Old West Highway, Apache Junction, tickets start at $40 for adults, 480-982-7991, barleensdinnershow.com

Game Day: Mexican Train Dominoes, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays, Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Holiday-Themed Bingo, 1 to 2 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Game Day: Rummikub, 2 to 3 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

“A Silver Star Christmas,” 5:30 p.m. repeats December 3, December 8 to December 11, December 15 to December 18, December 21 to December 23, Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, $49 for adults, $35 for children, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com

Guided Meditation, 9 to 10 a.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Cornhole, 11 a.m. to noon, Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Movie and Popcorn: “12 Mighty Orphans,” 1 to 3 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Westernaires Chorus of Sun City West’s “A Merry Little Christmas,” various times through December 5, Sun City West in the Stardust Theater, 14401 N. RH Johnson Boulevard, Sun City West, $12 in advance, $15 at the door, https://bit.ly/WesternairesConcert

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

Vinaigrettes and Salads, 2 to 3 p.m., Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, $30, registration required, 480-488-2286, dfla.org

Crane Dance-Gentle Tai Chi, 9:15 to 10:10 a.m. Saturdays, Kaleidoscope Dance, 2848 S. Carriage Lane, Mesa, $14 drop in, $48 for four classes, 602-345-0496, kaleidoscope-dance.com

The Buckeye Valley Chapter of the Daughters of American Revolution, 1 p.m., the first Saturday of each month, except for May to August, Buckeye Valley Chamber of Commerce, 508 E. Monroe Avenue, Buckeye, free, 623-386-3465

Voyager: A Tribute to Journey, 7 p.m., The Venue at Farnsworth Hall, 6159 E. University Drive, Mesa, call for charge, 480-672-3223, yourconcerttix.com, t2presents.com

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4

Holidays with Orpheus: Celebrate the Season, 3 p.m., Church at Litchfield Park, 300 N. Old Litchfield Road, Litchfield Park, $25 adults, $20 seniors/students, free for children younger than 12, orpheus.org

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5

Veterans Coffee Chat, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Gourd Holiday Ornaments, 10 a.m., The Holland Center, 34250 N. 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6

Holidays with Orpheus: Celebrate the Season, 7:30 p.m., Velda Rose United Methodist Church, 5540 E. Main Street, Mesa, $25 adults, $20 seniors/students, free for children younger than 12, orpheus.org

Gentle Tai Chi Qigong, 1 to 1:55 p.m. Tuesdays, Kaleidoscope Dance, 2848 S. Carriage Lane, Mesa, $14 drop in, $48 for four classes, 602-345-0496, kaleidoscope-dance.com

Gentle Tai Chi Sequences, 11 to 11:55 a.m. Tuesdays, Kaleidoscope Dance, 2848 S. Carriage Lane, Mesa, $14 drop in, $48 for four classes, 602-345-0496, kaleidoscope-dance.com

Mahjongg, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Wii Bowling, noon to 1 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

Mindful Art, 1 to 2 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Helping Seniors Navigate Through Life’s Changes: Part 2, 10 a.m., The Holland Center, 34250 N. 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org

How to Prevent Falls, 1 p.m., The Holland Center, 34250 N. 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org

Stop the Bleed, 3 p.m., The Holland Center, 34250 N. 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8

Support Group for Family Caregivers, 10 to 11:30 a.m., repeats December 22, Christ Evangelical Church, 918 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, free, reservations required, 602-274-5022, ext. 115, poulos@duetaz.org. The second and fourth Thursday of every month.

“The Curious Savage,” 7 p.m.; repeats 7 p.m. December 9; 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. December 10; 3 p.m. December 11, Sun City Grand Sonoran Theater, 19753 N. Remington Drive, Surprise, $15, granddrama.com, suncitygrand.com

Brain Stroke and Aneurysm Survivor Support Group, 2 to 4 p.m., Acute Rehab Unit, first floor conference room, Abrazo Central Campus, 2000 W. Bethany Home Road, Phoenix, free, registration required, 1-877-649-3311, abrazohealth.com

Gentle Tai Chi Qigong, 10:30 to 11:25 a.m. Thursdays, Kaleidoscope Dance, 2848 S. Carriage Lane, Mesa, $14 drop in, $48 for four classes, 602-345-0496, kaleidoscope-dance.com

Farm Basket Bingo, 1 to 2 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Game Day: Yahtzee, 2 to 3 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9

Gentle Tai Chi Qigong, 1 to 1:55 p.m. Fridays, Kaleidoscope Dance, 2848 S. Carriage Lane, Mesa, $14 drop in, $48 for four classes, 602-345-0496, kaleidoscope-dance.com

Mesa Art League Reception and Sale, 5 to 8 p.m., OneOhOne Gallery, 101 W. Main Street, Mesa, free admission.

Protein: Are You Getting Enough? 10 to 11 a.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Healthy Cooking Demo: High-Protein Recipes with Chef Lucille, 11 a.m. to noon, Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Movie and Popcorn: “Elvis,” 1 to 3 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

The Catholic Daughters of America, Court Our Lady of Lourdes, Sun City West, “Cookie Walk,” 1 to 5 p.m., Our Lady of Lourdes, Madonna Hall, 19002 N. 128th Avenue, Sun City West, free admission, charge for cookies, 623-760-8479

A Beach Boys Christmas (Tribute Show), 7 p.m., The Venue at Farnsworth Hall, 6159 E. University Drive, Mesa, call for charge, 480-672-3223, yourconcerttix.com, t2presents.com

Oh What Fun! A Family Holiday Festival, 11 a.m., The Holland Center, 34250 N. 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org

Oh What Fun! After Dark: A Holiday Cabaret, 6:30 p.m., The Holland Center, 34250 N. 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11

Holidays with Orpheus: Celebrate the Season: 3 p.m., Camelback Bible Church, 3900 E. Stanford Drive, Paradise Valley, $25 adults, $20 seniors/students, free for children younger than 12, orpheus.org

Swing into Christmas, 3 to 5 p.m., The Wigwam Resort Lawn, 300 E. Wigwam Boulevard, Litchfield Park, free, azswingkings.com

Late Nite Catechism: Sister’s Christmas Catechism, 2 p.m., The Venue at Farnsworth Hall, 6159 E. University Drive, Mesa, call for charge, 480-672-3223, yourconcerttix.com, t2presents.com

Swing into Christmas with AZ Swing Kings Jazz Orchestra, 3 to 5 pm., Wigwam Resort Lawn, 300 E. Wigwam Boulevard, Litchfield Park, free, azswingkings.com

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12

Coffee and Word Search, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Holiday Recipe Swap Makeovers, 10 to 11 a.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13

Game Day: Mahjongg, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Loteria! 1 to 2 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Scottsdale Civil War Roundtable with Jeffrey William Hunt, 5 p.m., Zoom, 203-645-1387, scottsdalecwrt.org

The Supreme Court: Jim Sherbert Lecture Series, 4 p.m., The Holland Center, 34250 N. 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14

Stamping and Card Making, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Scottsdale Society of Women Writers Welcome Carolyn V. Hamilton, 6 p.m., Zoom. RSVP: 480-250-5556, patricia@plbrooks.com

Be Our Guest Luncheon, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Brain Games: Holiday Teasers and Trivia, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Holiday Scams: FBI Community Outreach Series, 5:30 p.m., The Holland Center, 34250 N. 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15

Farm Basket Bingo, 1 to 2 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Gelli Printing 102: More Basics, 1 p.m., The Holland Center, 34250 N. 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org

Game Day: Rummikub, 2 to 3 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16

Fellowship Square Holly Jolly Holiday Event, 5 to 7 p.m., Fellowship Square Historic Mesa, 35 W. Brown Road, Mesa, free admission, 480-834-0600, fellowshipsquareseniorliving.org

Staying Connected: A Key to Better Health, 10 to 11 a.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Cornhole, 11 a.m. to noon, Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Movie and Popcorn: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” 1 to 3 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Art, Coffee and Conversation: Pre-Raphaelites, 10 a.m., The Holland Center, 34250 N. 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17

“No More Dried Chicken Breast or Overcooked Veggies,” 2 to 3 p.m., Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, $30, registration required, 480-488-2286, dfla.org.

Country Christmas, 7 p.m., The Venue at Farnsworth Hall, 6159 E. University Drive, Mesa, call for charge, 480-672-3223, yourconcerttix.com, t2presents.com

“You Can Be Happy…No Matter What!” 1 p.m., The Holland Center, 34250 N. 60th Street, Building B, Scottsdale, 480-488-1090, hollandcenter.org

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18

Happy Hanukkah!

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 19

Coffee and Sudoku, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Neighborhood Meet and Greet Social, 10 to 11 a.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20

Game Day: Mahjongg, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

December Birthday Social, 1 to 2 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21

Coloring and Conversation, 10 to 11 a.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Book Club: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” 11 a.m. to noon, Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Charity Crafting, 1 to 3 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22

Farm Basket Bingo, 1 to 2 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Game Day: Yahtzee, 2 to 3 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23

Guided Meditation, 9 to 10 a.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 24

Merry Christmas Eve!

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 25

Merry Christmas!

MONDAY, DECEMBER 26

Christmas Day Observed

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27

Game Day Mahjongg, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28

“Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll,” 6 p.m., Barleen’s Dinner Show, 2275 E. Old West Highway, Apache Junction, tickets start at $40 for adults, 480-982-7991, barleensdinnershow.com

Travel Around the World: Germany, Streamed, Humana Neighborhood Center, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29

“Rockin’ and Rollin’ Throughout the Years,” 6 p.m., Barleen’s Dinner Show, 2275 E. Old West Highway, Apache Junction, tickets start at $40 for adults, 480-982-7991, barleensdinnershow.com

Farm Basket Bingo, 1 to 2 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

Game Day: Rummikub, 2 to 3 p.m., Humana Neighborhood Center, 5943 E. McKellips Road, Suite 106, Mesa, free, 480-325-4707, humananeighborhoodcenter.com

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30

“Variety Show Spectacular,” 5:30 p.m., Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, $49 for adults, $35 for children, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31

New Year’s Eve Celebration, 5:30 p.m., Silver Star Theater, 5247 E. Brown Road, Mesa, $79 for adults, 480-288-0300, silverstartheater.com

“Variety Spectacular,” 6 p.m., Barleen’s Dinner Show, 2275 E. Old West Highway, Apache Junction, tickets start at $40, 480-982-7991, barleensdinnershow.com