Phoenix Events

FRIDAY JUNE 1

To Be Thirteen, various times to October 14, Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, $9-$18, 602-257-1880, phxart.org. To Be Thirteen gives museum patrons a glimpse into the lives of 250 young Americans through portraits and videos, all created by artist Betsy Schneider. Experience the turn of the century through kids’ eyes and open your perspective.

Fly By Night, various times to June 2, Brelby Playhouse, 7154 N. 58th Drive, Glendale, ticket prices vary, 623-282-2781, brelby.com. A melancholy sandwich maker’s mundane life is transformed by two out-of-this-world sisters. This darkly comedic musical takes place during the northeast blackout of 1965, as a few lovable characters learn to find hope in a world beset by darkness.

SATURDAY JUNE 2

Movie Night in the Park, 5 p.m., Goodyear Community Park, 3151 N. Litchfield Park, Goodyear, free, 623-882-7525, bit.ly/2IG5Amj. Seating is first-come, first-serve, so grab a blanket, lawn chairs and save room for popcorn.

Wish Hot Import Nights, 4 to 11 p.m., WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, hotimportnights.com, tickets TBA. Hot Import Nights along with Power 98.3 showcases features a HIN Festival showcasing hot modified cars with headlining concert performances.

SUNDAY JUNE 3

Jcation Staycation Summer Splash Series, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sundays in June, Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, $5, vosjcc.org/summersplash.

MONDAY JUNE 4

Parkinson’s PWR!Moves 2, noon to 12:45 p.m. Mondays, Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, free for members, $8 guests, packages available for multiple classes, 480-481-7015, healthandfitness@vosjcc.org. This class includes PWR!Moves 1 movements in addition to prone and supine floor exercises. Participants must be able to walk 100 feet on their own with or without a cane or walker, get up and down from the floor on their own with or without the use of a chair and be able to cognitively follow instructions independently.

Brain Tumor Support Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

TUESDAY JUNE 5

Parkinson’s PWR!Moves 1, noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays in June, Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, free for members, $8 guests, packages for multiple classes, 480-481-7090, healthandfitness@vosjcc.org. This entry-level class features tailored exercises that target motor and nonmotor PD symptoms and improve functional movement.

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

Sit & Knit, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, free, 480-481-7033, harrietc@vosjcc.org. Share the pleasure of knitting and crocheting. Help others with projects and patterns. Can’t knit? We’ll teach you. No reservations required.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 6

Parkinson’s Cycle, noon to 12:45 p.m. Wednesdays, Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, free for members, $8 guests, 480-481-7015, healthandfitness@vosjcc.org. A fun-filled stationary cycle workout to music that awakens areas of the brain effected by PD while strengthening the lower body and improving motor skills. Participants must be able to walk 150 feet on their own with or without a cane or walker, get up and down from the floor on their own with or without the use of a chair, get on and off equipment independently and follow group instructions independently.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Ironwood Cancer Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com

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

East Valley Friends and Neighbors, 9:30 to 11 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month, Grace Methodist Church, 2024 E. University, Mesa, free, 480-848-5146, evfanaz.org, evfanaz@gmail.com. A nonreligious and nonpartisan group, East Valley Friends and Neighbors welcomes anyone who wishes to get better acquainted with others and to participate in social and charitable activities.

THURSDAY JUNE 7

Parkinson’s PWR!Circuit 3, noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays in June, Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, free for members, $8 guests, 480-481-7090, healthandfitness@vosjcc.org. This class includes PWR!Moves 1 & 2 movements for a more advanced workout with instructor-guided exercise stations to improve cardio, strength, agility, coordination and balance. Participants must be able to walk 150 feet on their own with or without a cane or walker.

Bingo, 6 p.m., Sunland Village Bingo, 6 p.m. Thursdays, Sunland Village, 4601 E. Dolphin Avenue, Mesa, pricing depends on number of cards purchased, 480-832-9003.

June Memory Café with Dr. Lynne Haesler, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Beth El Congregation, 1118 W. Glendale Avenue, Phoenix, free, registration required, 602-452-4627, kathy.rood@jfcsaz.org. Dr. Lynne Haesler is a versatile artist who has performed internationally and nationally as a soloist, accompanist and dance pianist.

FRIDAY JUNE 8

Alan Parsons Live Project, 8 p.m., Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd Street, Phoenix, $43.01-$97.31, 602-267-1000, celebritytheatre.com. Alan Parsons will celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Eye in the Sky.

SATURDAY JUNE 9

Karaoke Night, 6 to 9 p.m., repeats June 23, Sunland Village, 4601 E. Dolphin Avenue, Mesa, $2 at the door, 480-832-9003.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E Desert Cove Avenue, Scottsdale, free 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

SUNDAY JUNE 10

Phoenix Mercury vs. Las Vegas, 3 p.m., Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, 602-252-9622, talkingstickresortarena.com.

MONDAY JUNE 11

Prostate Support Group, 7 to 9 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 685 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

General Cancer Support Group, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 5810 W. Beverly Lane, Glendale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 6:40 p.m., repeats 6:40 p.m. June 12, and 12:40 p.m. June 13, Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, various levels of pricing, 602-462-6500, dbacks.com.

TUESDAY JUNE 12

The J @ Atria: Cocktail Crooners, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Atria Senior Living, 14500 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard, Scottsdale, $5 for members, $8 guests, register by June 4, vosjcc.org/crooners. Delight in the music of legends, including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tom Jones and Neil Diamond featuring Tom LaGravinese.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 6:40 p.m., repeats 12:40 p.m. June 13, Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, various levels of pricing, 602-462-6500, dbacks.com.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 13

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 12:40 p.m., Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, various levels of pricing, 602-462-6500, dbacks.com.

THURSDAY JUNE 14

Lymphoma and Leukemia Support Group, 6 to 8 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 8880 E. Desert Cove Avenue, Scottsdale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

Desert Night Cinema: Grease, 6:30 p.m., Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, $10-$16, 480-941-1225, dbg.org. Seating is first-come, first-serve. Arrive early for entertainment by JesterZ Improv Comedy and bites from food trucks like Short Leash Hot Dogs, Hummus Express Mediterranean and Cactus Corn Kettle Corn.

Summer Shorts 2018, various times to June 24, Theatre Artists Studio, 4848 E. Cactus Road, Scottsdale, $15-$25, 602-765-0120, thestudiophx.org. Theatre Artists Studio celebrates summer with a festival of short plays penned by its playwrights. They’re comical, dramatic and absurd.

Peter Pan, various times to June 24, Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main Street, Mesa, $11-$15, 480-644-6500, mesaartscenter.com. Take a trip to Neverland with this adaptation of the beloved children’s story about the boy who never grew up. Featuring new original music and your favorite classic characters – from the villainous Captain Hook to the brave Princess Tiger Lily – this musical is sure to delight audiences of all ages.

FRIDAY JUNE 15

QVLN, 7:30 p.m., Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, $25-$30, 480-481-8188, dbg.org. QVLN performs Latin-infused contemporary music.

SATURDAY JUNE 16

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

Scottsdale Fahrenheit Festival, various times, WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, $5-$16, scottsdalefahrenheitfestival.com. The inaugural festival includes the richest arm wrestling contest in the nation with the world’s greatest arm wrestler, Travis Bagent; the Arizona Ales & Cocktails Festival, featuring top mixologists, M Culinary and the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild; and Scottsdale Beat the Heat, the most lucrative road race in Arizona. There will also be The El Hefe Jalapeno Eating Contest presented by Udder Delights and a fast-pitch baseball contest for adults and kids with trophies being awarded to the winners with the most “heat.”

SUNDAY JUNE 17

Lives Well Lived, 1 p.m., Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second Street, Scottsdale, $14, 480-499-8587, scottsdaleperformingarts.org. Sky Bergman’s documentary Lives Well Lived explores the wit, wisdom and experiences of adults ages 75 to 100, as these men and women share their past secrets and insights into living a meaningful life. A virtual Q&A with the director will take place after this one-time screening.

MONDAY JUNE 18

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group, 685 S. Dobson Road, Chandler, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

TUESDAY JUNE 19

School of Rock, times vary, to June 24, ASU Gammage, 1200 S. Forest Avenue, Tempe, $20-$225, 480-965-3434, asugammage.com. Former rock band guitarist Dewey Finn tries his hand at substitute teaching fourth grade and finds his new bandmates in the process. What ensues after is pure rock ‘n’ roll magic. This heartwarming musical based on the Jack Black movie features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber – plus, the talented child actors in the show actually play their instruments live!

WEDNESDAY JUNE 20

Enjoy a shake! It’s National Vanilla Milkshake Day!

THURSDAY JUNE 21

Mature Mavens Dinner, 5 p.m., various locations, 602-371-3744. Make new friends, dine and socialize. Dinner is separate checks. Call Bunnye at the above number for the current schedule of restaurants and reserve a place.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 6 to 8 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 5810 W. Beverly Lane, Glendale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

FRIDAY JUNE 22

Big Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., repeats June 23, Main Library, 64 E. First Street, Mesa, free, mesaaz.gov. Come to the Main Library for great deals on books, audiobooks, DVDs and more.

Elevate Music Festival, 6:30 p.m., repeats 5:30 p.m. June 23, and 4 p.m. June 24, Grand Canyon University Arena, 3300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix, $22.50-$129, gcuarena.com. The Christian music festival includes acts like For King and Country, We are Messengers and Phil Wickham.

Music in the Garden Concerts: AZ Dueling Pianos, 7:30 p.m., Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, $25-$30, 480-941-1225, dbg.org. With Wes Ringel and Scott Dunlap behind the keys, there’s no telling what the night holds. The two performers take requests—and can play them all, ranging from Taylor Swift to Sinatra to The Beatles. Between sets, audience members can step outside and enjoy the evening air or grab a drink or Sonoran dog from the garden’s restaurant.

SATURDAY JUNE 23

Karaoke Night, 6 to 9 p.m., repeats June 23, Sunland Village, 4601 E. Dolphin Avenue, Mesa, $2 at the door, 480-832-9003.

Elevate Music Festival, 5:30 p.m. June 23, repeats 4 p.m. June 24, Grand Canyon University Arena, 3300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix, $22.50-$129, gcuarena.com. The Christian music festival includes acts like For King and Country, We are Messengers and Phil Wickham.

SUNDAY JUNE 24

Elevate Music Festival, 4 p.m. June 24, Grand Canyon University Arena, 3300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix, $22.50-$129, gcuarena.com. The Christian music festival includes acts like For King and Country, We are Messengers and Phil Wickham.

MONDAY JUNE 25

Kenny Garrett, 7 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, $38.50-$48.50, 480-478-6000, mim.org. The saxophonist’s credits include performing and recording with a multitude of musical icons, including Art Blakey, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Q-Tip.

TUESDAY JUNE 26

It’s Beautician’s Day! Where would we be without them!

WEDNESDAY JUNE 27

General Cancer Support Group, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Ironwood Cancer and Research Centers, 5810 W. Beverly Lane, Glendale, free, 480-314-6660, ironwoodcrc.com.

THURSDAY JUNE 28

Take Six, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, $33.50-$48.50, 480-478-6000, mim.org.

FRIDAY JUNE 29

Tough as Nails, 7:30 p.m., repeats June 30, Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main Street, Mesa, $26-$43, 480-644-6500, mesaartscenter.com. This dance show explores the real-life struggles of Phil and Stacy Bacigalupi, whose strength as a couple was tested when Phil was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Through stunning choreography, the show explores their trials, tribulations and emotions as the two embrace the unknown while trying to start a family.

SATURDAY JUNE 30

Suds & Slides, 5 to 10 p.m., Riverview Park, 2100 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Mesa, $15 in advance online, $20 day of event, sudsandslides.com. The adults-only event features giant inflatable waterslides, tug of war, a dunk tank, three-legged race, giant pillow fight, mini golf, beer pong, life-sized foosball and a live-action Hungry Hippos game. Admission includes unlimited access to the waterslides and games. Food and beverages are sold separately.