August Calendar of Events!

Dated: 08/01/2019

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The Arizona Cardinals report to Glendale for training camp and host open practices thru Aug. 17. Open practices are free for fans to attend and include entertainment, autograph sessions, and family activities at State Farm Stadium.

Aug 3: Escape the heat and head to Prescott for their annual Woof Down Lunch. This family-friendly fundraiser features vendors; music by The Gurley Girls and Prescott Ukulele Guild; demonstrations by a dog obedience instructor, dog trick trainer, and local K9 Units; a dog agility course; dog contests; kid activities; and adoptable dog introductions. This event is free to attend, and a $20 ticket includes a picnic lunch from Crossroads Café and choice of a handcrafted pet bowl or ten raffle tickets for chances to win gift baskets. Tickets are available in advance at UnitedAnimalFriends.org for information, visit UnitedAnimalFriends.org or call 928-778-2924. All proceeds benefit animals in need. 10 am – 3 pm.

Aug 6-11: The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "Grade A: the funniest musical of all time." Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It's The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical. This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, The Book of Mormon has truly become an international sensation. Contains explicit language. Visit www.asugammage.com for tickets and showtimes.

Aug 7: Desert Botanical Garden Featured Class: Hummingbird Mosaic Garden Stake -  Set your love for hummingbirds in stone with this fun and easy mosaic project. Select and adhere colorful glass fragments in a hummingbird shape, then mount the piece on a stake, ready for placement in your landscape. All materials included with class attendance. Instructed by David Jarvinen. Limit 12. 10am-4pm, $124 | member price $99

Aug 7: Stir Crazy Comedy Club presents The Open Mic. Part open mic, part booked show. You'll see new talent as well as seasoned comics working on new material. Interested in being on the show? Want to see if you have what it takes to make a room full of strangers laugh? Now's your chance! There are 8 "Sign-Up" spots. Sign-ups for these will be posted online at NOON on the day of the show at stircrazycomedyclub.com/open-mic-sign-up. These spots are 5 minutes each. Also appearing, Lamar Mitchell Jr.

Paint Nite: Enjoy a night out painting wine glasses or a canvas. 8/10: Tulip Wine Glasses, Winery 101, Peoria @ 3pm. 8/26: Pink Petal in the Wind, Mimi’s Café, Glendale @ 6:30 pm.

Aug 17: Surprise Dive-In Movie “Dumbo” - Relax in the water or poolside while you watch "Dumbo" on the big screen! Concessions will be available for purchase. Note: As always, parents must remain within arm’s reach of all non-swimmers. Surprise Aquatic Center, Bullard Ave @ 7:30 pm. $5 residents, $8 non-residents

Aug 23: The Original Harlem Globetrotters are bringing you the best experience and most electrifying athletes on the planet, as you get a chance to get closer than ever to the action than ever before! Gila River Arena in Glendale at 7pm. Visit gilariverarena.com for tickets.

Aug 25: Heard Museum, Free Summer Sunday in August. Escape the heat of summer and join us again for this annual series to enjoy free performances, activities, and free admission. All special activities will take place in the Crossroads Gallery.

Featured Artists and Schedule:

·         All day, Printmaking w/artist Sam Gomez from Sagrado Galleria, and music from DJ “This-Just-In.”

·         11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Carving demonstration by James Johnson (Tlingit)

·         12 and 2 p.m. – Performances by the Yellow House Dancers

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Dawn Maisano

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