Things To Do In The Valley This Weekend

This is a curated list of weekly events in the Phoenix area for the week of June 20 – June 26, 2022.
Please check each website for last minute confirmation or cancellation.

June 22

JaVale McGee Celebrity Charity Softball Game
June 22

Phoenix Suns players Devin Booker, Chris Paul, Jae Crowder, Cam Payne, Ish Wainwright, Cameron Johnson and Mikal Bridges join teammate JaVale McGree at Chase Field for an event to benefit the Juglife Foundation, which promotes a healthy lifestyle and active by encouraging everyone to drink more water! Chase Field, 5 p.m., juglifewater.com for tickets.

Jenny Mollen autograph
June 23

Chaparral High School has produced its share of famous alumni, but none are as funny or honest as Jenny Mollen. Her books, including the best-selling “Live Fast Die Hot,” are known for their hilarious take on motherhood and adulthood. The actress turns to fiction with “City of Likes,” a satire on social media and relationships. 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Change of hands,300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix, (602) 274-0067, changemains.com

Rod Stewart
June 24

It may seem funny for a 77-year-old man to ask you if you think he’s hot. But when that question comes from the “forever young” Rod Stewart, the answer is a resounding yes. The singer is taking a break from his decade-long Vegas residency to prove he still has it by performing hits like “Hot Legs” and “You Wear It Well.” 7:30 p.m., $45-$495, Footprint Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, (602) 379-7800, imprintcenter.com

Halsey
June 26

Critics were pleasantly surprised when the pop star’s latest chart-topping album, titled If I can’t have love, I want power, veered into something darker with the help of producers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, best known for their work as industry band Nine Inch Nails. 7 p.m., $29.50 to $129.50, Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, 602-254-7200, livenation.com

Youth Baseball Night Camp
June 24 & 25

Kids ages 5-12 will learn the basics of baseball at Salt River Fields main stadium. $125 per participant. 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. daily. eventvesta.com/events/16346/t/tickets

performing arts institute
June 20-24

If your 6-18 year old has caught the theater bug in the past year, they can learn about ballet, improvisation, tap and more from a series of guest master teachers. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $275. Anthem Musical Theater, 42201 N. 41st Dr., Anthem, 623-336-6001, musicaltheatreofanthem.org

Scottsdale Art Walk
June 24

Artists will be on hand to provide demonstrations throughout the city’s arts district. There will also be gallery openings, cool refreshments, live music and other activities to celebrate summer in Arizona. 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., downtown Scottsdale, scottsdalegalleries.com

Always, Patsy Cline…
June 8 to August 7

Featuring a soundtrack by the queen of country music herself, it’s the true story of Louise Seger, who was Patsy Cline’s pen pal until her untimely death. Call for times and ticket prices. Hormel Theater, 1825 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 602-254-2151, phoenixtheatre.com

Children of Eden
June 10-30

Parents and children never agreed. And this hit musical, with songs by Godspell’s Stephen Schwartz, travels back to the days of Adam and Eve to explore how this never-ending conflict began. Check the website for times. $37 to $44, Gyder Theater at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts, 10580 N. 83rd Dr., Peoria, 623-815-7930, theatreworks.org

U-pick Garden
Until June 30

Sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, green cabbage and other fresh seasonal vegetables are waiting for you to pick them. W, F-Sa, 7am-11am, $2 a pound for most items. Tolmachoff Farms, 5726 N. 75th Ave., Glendale, 602-999-3276, tolmachoff-farms.com

Summer Cornhole Series
Every Sunday until June 26

Cornhole has gone from a Midwestern college drinking game to a national phenomenon. If you’re a transplant looking to reconnect with your roots or want to see what it’s all about, then grab a beer and a beanbag and get started. Winners take everything, plus Timeless merch. Sunday, 1 p.m., $20 buy-in, The Hot Chick 4363 N. 75th St., Scottsdale, 480-550-7507,thehotchickaz.com

puppet theater
Until June 26

Check out the original show The fish never asleep, May 1-15; RapunzelMay 18-June 5; Old Macdonald, June 10-26; Call again. $12, adults; $8, children 12 and under. Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W. Latham St., Phoenix, 602-262-2050, azpuppets.org

Summer art classes
Until June 30

Adults and youth can take in-person and virtual art and writing classes offered by the Phoenix Center for the Arts. Other workshops include dance, ceramics, watercolour, metalwork and photography. Call for times and prices. Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, 602-254-3100, phoenixcentreforthearts.org

Children’s Museum Camps
Until August 5

Children aged 5 to 8 have the opportunity to participate in themed activities focusing on space, underwater exploration and chemistry. Call for times and prices. Phoenix Children’s Museum. 215 N. 7th St., Phoenix, 602-253-0501, childrensmuseumofphoenix.org

Musical theater camp
Until June 24

Children will learn to play, sing and dance to Disney hits Moana and Encanto in two-week sessions presented by the Desert Foothills Theatre. Monday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $595. Norte Dame Preparatory High School, 9701 E. Bell Rd., Scottsdale, 480-488-1981, dftheater.org

gymnastics camp
Until August 5

Children aged 4 to 18 will participate in gymnastics activities, such as vault, bars and balance beam, each week around a different theme. Call for times and pricing for full day and half day options. Impact Gymnastics Academy, 7812 N. 12th St., Phoenix, 602-870-7574, impactgymaz.com

Arizona Diamonds
June 24-26

Baseball finally returns to Arizona as the D-backs take on the Detroit Tigers, June 24-26; San Diego Padres, June 28-29. Call for times and ticket prices. Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, 602-514-8400, dbacks.com

Phoenix Mercury
June 21st

Last year’s WNBA Western Conference champions will enter the field for their 25th season against the Minnesota Lynx on June 21; and Indiana Fever, June 27 and 29. Call for times and ticket prices. Footprint Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, 602-379-7800, mercury.wnba.com

Arizona Rattlers
June 25

The valley’s four-time IFL champions will take on the Tucson Sugar Skulls on June 25. Call for times and ticket prices. Footprint Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, 602-379-7800, azrattlers.com

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