Community Calendar

Scootin Boots

  • Recurring Weekdays: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
  • Address: 515 N Stapley Dr. #103, Mesa AZ, 85203
  • Time: 8pm Wednesday and Friday, 7:30pm Thursday
  • Admission: $6 during lessons, $7 during dancing
  • Venue: Scootin Boots Dance Hall
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Learn to dance with a partner and learn popular line dances! Lessons start at 8pm and then starting at 9pm, the floor is open to all who want to dance!

Goat Yoga

  • June 30th 7:00 pm
    July 6th 7:00 pm
    July 10th 7:00 pm
    July 21st 7:00 pm
    July 25th 7:30 pm
  • Address: 26601 S. Val Vista Dr, Gilbert, AZ 85298
  • Admission: $15
  • Phone: (480) 269-4144
  • Venue: Welcome Home Ranch
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Arizona Goat Yoga connects you with your inner farm girl or boy, even if you didn’t know you had one!  Our goats are well-trained and love to cuddle up to you. Whether it’s warrior, tree, back bends or simply meditating, our goats will help motivate and challenge you to be your best! You can’t help but fall in love with these sweet goats!  Come have a one-of-a-kind experience as you bond with nature and expand your yoga chakras!

Meet the Winemaker Children’s Benefit Dinner

  • Date: July 19th, 2018
  • Address: 7133 E Stetson Drive, Scottsdale, Arizona, 85251
  • Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Organization: Cowboy Ciao
  • Phone: 480-946-3111
  • Admission: $150 – $175
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Join Kazzit for a wonderful evening of Wine and Culinary delights from celebrated Chef Lester Gonzalez and hosted by winemakers Eric Glomski of Page Springs Cellars, Adam LaZarre of LaZarre Wines, along with restaurateur and sommelier Peter Kasperski of Cowboy Ciao.

Featuring an intriguing 6 course dinner, paired with an amazing assortment of 12 wines selected by the winemakers themselves, your palette will never be the same!

Set among the eclectic Cowboy Ciao, you’ll enjoy a champagne reception followed by dinner.

Afterwards, head over to Kazimierz World Wine Bar to enjoy live music, and we’ll cover the cover charge.
All of this to support ending child abuse. A portion of the proceeds will be given to Prevent Child Abuse America. So join us, it promises to be an unforgettable and fun experience!

For additional information or questions, please call 480-946-3111.

ALL ABOUT DESERT EDIBLES

  • July 13, 2018
  • Location: Usery Mountain Regional Park
  • Address: 3939 N Usery Pass Rd Mesa, AZ 85207
  • Times: From: 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone:(480) 984-0032
  • Venue: Usery Mountain Regional Park
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How have people survived off the land for thousands of years? Which desert plants are edible and when are they edible?  Discover the answers to these questions and more in this exciting one-hour presentation!  Feel free to bring your lunch with you inside our Nature Center as Ranger B shares helpful facts about our edible plants.

QUEEN CREEK OLIVE MILL PRESENTS: CORN ROAST @ THE PIT!

  • July 13, 2018
  • Location: Queen Creek Olive Mill
  • Address: 25062 S Meridian Rd Queen Creek, AZ 85142
  • Times: From: 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Admission: Free admission food and beverage available for purchase
  • Phone:(480) 888-9290
  • Venue: Queen Creek Olive Mill
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There’s nothing like a good ol’ Arizona Summer, …pool days, cool drinks and lots of local sweet corn!
We’re throwing our annual Corn Roast to help kick the season off! We’ll be grilling local, non-GMO Sweet Corn from Rousseau Farming Co. and serving grilled sandwiches, beer and wine at The Pit.

Enjoy corn grilled 4 ways:
– Classic
– Italian Street
– Roasted Garlic & Black Pepper
– Chile Lime

(Our regular dinner menu will be available inside the Eatery.)

In addition to stuffing our faces with delicious corn, we’ll be offering live music out in the grove from 6-9:00pm. Happy Hour 5-7pm.

Free Admission, blankets and chairs welcome, no outside food or beverage. Pets allowed on leashes only.

 

LUAU PARTY AT THE SPLASH PAD

  • July 14, 2018
  • Location: Founders Park
  • Address: 22407 S Ellsworth Rd Queen Creek, AZ 85142
  • Times: From: 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone:(480) 358-3000
  • Venue: Town of Queen Creek
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Aloha! The Town of Queen Creek invites you to celebrate Park and Recreation month at this year’s Luau Splash Pad Party.

Join us after hours at the Splash Pad for a Luau themed night of games, food, music, and more. The night will feature Hula Dancers and a Fire Dance demonstration. Free Admission. All ages are welcome.
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WINE TASTING

Tasting new wine is always a fun experience, but at Board & Batten we want to elevate that just a bit. We present to you our upcoming wine tastings paired with different foods to teach you about the intricacies of wine and food pairing.
Starting at 5:30pm; $10 per person

Spanish Night
Wednesday July 25th
4 Spanish wines paired with 4 Spanish food icons

Beat the Heat Local Brews
Wednesday Aug 8th
Taste some of AZ’s best new brews

Summer Whites
Wednesday August 22nd
4 Summer whites with a taste of 4 of our favorite summer dishes

A reservation is not required for the tasting but is recommended if you would like to stay for dinner

 

FULL MOON RIVER RUN – BRIDGE TO PHON D

  • July 27, 2018
  • Location: Blue Point Bridge, Lower Salt River – Stop 2
  • Address: Blue Point Bridge, Lower Salt River – Stop 2 Mesa, AZ 85215
  • Times: Starting: 07:30 PM
  • Phone:(480) 548-8921
  • Venue: Redline Rentals and Sales
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Bring your own kayak or paddle board and float down the river while the moon lights up the sky. We will meet at 7:30 pm so that we are on the water by 8pm. Meet up is at bus stop 2 (Blue Point Bridge) and we are floating down to Phon D Sutton Recreational Site.

If you don’t have a board or kayak and need to rent one please call 480-548-8921 or book online www.evkayakrentals.com

Shop location: 5025 E McKellips, Suite 2 – Mesa 85215

 

PARK RANGER EXPLORATIONS AT SOUTH MOUNTAIN PARK

  • June 20, 2018 – July 25, 2018
  • Location: South Mountain Environmental Education Center
  • Address: 10409 S. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85042
  • Times: Starting: 05:00 PM
  • Admission: Free, with registration
  • Phone:(623) 334-7880
  • Venue: South Mountain Environmental Education Center
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Our knowledgeable Park Rangers lead special programs each Wednesday evening for learners of all ages. With new topics each week, exploring the Sonoran Desert has never been more fun! Gates close at 7 p.m.All ages welcome. Registration recommended to ensure space.

 

2ND FRIDAY NIGHT OUT

  • Location: Downtown Mesa Association
  • Address: Main Street & Country Club Mesa, AZ 85201
  • Times: 6 p.m.-10 p.m. on the second Friday of each month
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone:480-890-2613
  • Venue: Downtown Mesa
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Downtown Mesa  Merchants Presents “2nd Friday night out on Main”
The second Friday of each month we organize a different event, but always include Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment. Mesa downtown galleries and businesses have joined together to create an exciting and friendly way to spend a Friday evening! Art, dining, shopping, activities, entertainment, and fun every 2nd Friday of the month! And it’s free! Join us on Main between Center and Robson.
The information booth located on Main and Macdonald has a map of the evening’s activities and locations.
• Live bands performing throughout the evening
• Art booths
• Gallery openings
• Entertainers, Food Booths, Contests, and Fun!
• Shops and Restaurants open late!
It’s all FREE! A different theme each month! Bring your kids! Bring your dog! Dress in costume! But don’t miss…2nd Friday Night Out! Mesa downtown galleries and businesses have joined together to create an exciting and friendly way to spend a Friday evening! The information booth located on Main and Macdonald has a map of the evening’s activities and locations.

 

QUEEN CREEK FOOD TRUCK FEASTIVAL

  • August 11, 2017 – December 28, 2018
  • Location: Queen Creek Library
  • Address: 21802 S Ellsworth Rd Queen Creek, AZ 85142
  • Times: From: 05:30 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Admission: Free admission, food and beverage available for purchase
  • Phone:(480) 729-3214
  • Venue: Town of Queen Creek
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The QC spot for Food Trucks!!  Gourmet Street Food and Family Fun every Friday night, year round!

Join us for 15-25 Food Trucks, Live Music and a Boutique Market full of local artists and crafters!  Admission is always free. We do provide seating, but feel free to bring your own chairs, tables and leashed pets – we love to see it look like a giant tailgating party!

The event is alcohol free but there are countless local restaurants within walking distance of the event who are happy to serve you after you get your street food fix.  Drive around and see what Downtown Queen Creek has to offer while you are in the area.  The growth is happening fast in the area and you won’t want to miss some of the great places the town is bringing in!  See you at the Feastival!

 

MESA FEASTIVAL FOOD TRUCKS AT PIONEER PARK

  • November 25, 2017 – December 29, 2018
  • Location: Pioneer Park
  • Address: 526 E. Main St. Mesa, AZ 85201
  • Times: From: 05:30 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Admission: Free Admission, food and beverage available for sale
  • Phone:(480) 729-3214
  • Venue: City of Mesa
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Gourmet Street Food and Family Fun

Join us for 15-25 Food Trucks, Live Music and a Boutique Market full of local artists and crafters!  We do provide seating, but feel free to bring your own chairs, picnic blankets, tables and leashed pets – we love to see it look like a giant tailgating party and the grass is the perfect place!

Check out our Facebook page for the week’s lineup of trucks and vendors, as well as anything special going on.

Plan to beat the traffic and ride the brand new Light Rail!  The last stop on the line will bring you right in front of the event and you can check out the revitalization going on in Downtown Mesa on your way.  See you at the Feastival!

 

MOTORCYCLES ON MAIN

  • Location: Downtown Mesa Association
  • Address: Main Street, Downtown Mesa Mesa, AZ 85201
  • Times: From: 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone:480-890-2613
  • Venue: Downtown Mesa
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Motorcycles on Main is a family friendly event that happens every 1st Friday of the month. Roads are closed to car traffic and open to motorcycles so you can cruise down Main Street, enjoy a fabulous show of motorcycles, or park and show your bike.

Motorcycles on Main is a shine and show event that offers live music on the main stage, beer gardens, vendors, food and a rockin’ good time!

*due to the summer heat, this event is not held in July & August

 

LIVE MUSIC AT QUEEN CREEK OLIVE MILL

  • Location: Queen Creek Olive Mill
  • Address: 25062 S Meridian Rd Queen Creek, AZ 85142
  • Times: From: 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Admission: Free admission, food and beverage available for purchase
  • Phone:480-888-9290
  • Venue: Queen Creek Olive Mill
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Live Music every Saturday evening from 6-9PM at your local Olive Mill! Happy Hour 5-7PM.