i.d.e.a. Museum hosts Family Day featuring activities July 28

The i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W. Pepper Place in Mesa, will host Family Day for children and adults 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 28. A day full of imaginative play and hands-on activities, visitors also have the opportunity to experience vintage games and explore designing toys at the new exhibit, Artful Play! Games […]

Sonoran Desert School hosting open house Aug. 8 in Gold Canyon

Sonoran Desert School, 6724 S. Kings Ranch Suite No. 102 in Gold Canyon, is hosting an open house 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8. Parents can meet the teachers. Students in fifth-12th grades can check out a golf simulator with members of the golf team, challenge one of the school’s ping-pong players to a match, explore […]

Celebrate July 4th with Salt River Tubing’s “Bag it for Bucks” event

Celebrate with a floating beach blast at Salt River Tubing’s “Bag it for Bucks,” 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. According to a press release, the Take Pride in America event will offer free patriotic leis for the first 1,000 tubers on the holiday. The cost of tube rental is $17 plus […]

Boyce Thompson Arboretum to host all-female Learn Your Lizards walk

The Boyce Thompson Arboretum near Superior is hosting an all-female Learn Your Lizards guided walk with Arizona State professor Heather Bateman and Audrey Owens of the Arizona Game and Fish Department leading the way. This event begins at 8 a.m. Sunday, July 8 and will last for two hours. The cost is that of daily […]

Super heroes bound to splash down at Salt River Tubing

Join Salt River Tubing for Super Heroes Splash Down 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 for a “More Teens in the Woods” event. Superman, Spiderman, Captain America, Wonder Woman, Batwoman and Supergirl are just some of Salt River Tubing’s zany and fun-filled cast of Super Hero characters to add for a unique […]

Big book sale to be held June 22-23 at Mesa Main Library

Get books, audio books, DVDs, vinyl records and magazines at the Big Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23. The Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First Street, will have books for sale including fiction, romance, science fiction, children’s books, according to a press release, adding that there […]

Salt River Tubing in Mesa to host superheroes event

Salt River Tubing is hosting Super Heroes Splash Down from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23. The Super Heroes event will feature KISSFM 104.7 radio station on-site and the 1st 500 Super Heroes will receive a free superhero bandana. The cost for the all-day Super Heroes Splash Down on the Salt River is […]

Bighorn sheep tours return to Canyon Lake on June 30 and July 1

Arizona Game and Fish Department announces its annual public wildlife viewing tours of the desert bighorn sheep, June 30 and July 1. Participants ages 10 and older will board AZGFD boats to explore the canyons and bluffs of scenic, Canyon Lake in search of one of Arizona’s most iconic arid land animals, according to a […]

Academy Drum, Bugle Corps of Arizona to host competition in Mesa

The Academy Drum and Bugle Corps of Arizona will host a Drum Corps International competition beginning at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 2 at John D. Riggs Stadium on the campus of Mesa Community College, 1833 W. Southern Ave. Drums Across the Desert is set to be a night of performance. Attendees will experience Broadway-style choreographed […]

Salt River Tubing hosting pirate-themed activities for GO Day

Salt River Tubing, 9200 N. Bush Highway in Mesa, is celebrating “GO Day” from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9 with a pirate-themed activity. The company is giving out free pirate bandanas to the first 1,000 visitors and it will award free tubing passes for the best Pirate Tuber costumes, according to a […]