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August 29, 2015

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Google Maps Apple Harvest Celebration (Sat-Sun through Sept 13). Free wagon rides to pick apples and Asian pears. 7:30am-5pm. Free. Apple Annie's Orchard, 2081 W Hardy Rd, Willcox. 520-384-2084 or appleannies.com

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Google Maps As You Like It (Fri-Sun Aug 28-Sept 6). Shakespeare's classic brings Rosalind on a romantic adventure that tests the limits of family, love at first sight and ultimately Rosalind herself. 7:30pm Fri-Sat, 2pm Sun. $12. Ethington Theatre, Grand Canyon University, 3300 W Camelback Rd. 602-639-8880 or gcu.edu

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Google Maps Beautiful Games: American Indian Sport and Art (through Nov 29). Features artwork, artifacts, history and discussions about sports and its role in tribal life. 9:30am-5pm Mon-Sat, 11am-5pm Sun; 6-10pm First Fridays. $18 adults, $7.50 students/ages 6-12, ages 5 & under free. Heard Museum, 2301 N Central Ave. 602-252-8840 or heard.org

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Google Maps Behind the Curtain: Masks and Movement with Zarco Guerrero. Ages 10-15. Design and construct a plaster mask and explore how mask performers create characters through physical movement and dance. 1-3:30pm today and each Sat through Oct 3. $100; includes supplies. Campus for Imagination and Wonder, 900 S Mitchell Dr, Tempe. 480-921-5700 or childsplayaz.org

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Google Maps Birds of a Feather (Tues-Sat June 19-Sept 19). Celebrates the birds that make Arizona home or a migration stop to some exotic location. Featured artists come from around Arizona and the United States and work with a variety of media ranging from nature photography to abstract sculpture. 10am-5pm Tues-Wed & Thur, 10am-7pm Fri, 11am-6pm Sat. Free. Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe. 480-350-2867 or tempe.gov

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Google Maps Campout. All ages. Camp songs, arts and crafts, storytime, snacks and more! 2pm. Free. Changing Hands Bookstore, 6428 S McClintock Dr, Tempe. 480-730-0205 or changinghands.com

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Google Maps Cool Summer Nights (Sat through Sept 5). Weekly themes, special programs, family activities and a chance to see the museum at night. 5-10pm. Included with admission: $19.50 ages 18-64, $17.50 ages 65 & up, $15.50 ages 13-17, $6 ages 4-12, ages 3 & under free. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N Kinney Rd, Tucson. 520-883-3070 or desertmuseum.org

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Google Maps Dad & Daughter Day. All ages. Receive an exclusive D-backs hat, a keepsake photo and the opportunity to run the bases after the game. 5:10pm. Prices vary. Chase Field, 401 E Jefferson St. 602-514-8400 or dbacks.com/events

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Google Maps Family Tumble Time. Ages 1-12 (with an adult for ages under 6). Unstructured play time in the gym. 12:30-1:30pm. $5-$8/child, parents free. Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center, 3110 E Thunderbird Rd. 602-992-5790 or arizonasunrays.com

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Google Maps Fashion Week 4 Kids Casting Calls. Ages 5-13. This inaugural kids fashion event is coming to the Valley this fall for a week of activities beginning Monday, October 19 and culminating with a full day of fashion shows and children's activities on Saturday, October 24 at Scottsdale Quarter. 11am-1pm. $20/per child application fee. Baby Lux, 20789 N Pima Rd #125, Scottsdale. fw4Kids.com

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Google Maps Flashlight Tours. All ages. Experience the plants, animals, sights and sounds of the desert night. Bring a flashlight. 7-9pm. $22 adults, $12 ages 13-18/students, $10 ages 3-12, ages 2 & under free. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N Galvin Pkwy. 480-941-1225 or dbg.org

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Google Maps Full Moon Nature Hike. All ages. Hour-long, moon-lit hike at the park. 7:30-9pm. Free. Environmental Education Center, 4050 E Chandler Heights Rd, Chandler. 480-782-2890 or chandleraz.gov/eec

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Google Maps Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body (through Sept 7). Learn about the good, the bad, and the downright ugly functions of your body. 10am-5pm. Arizona Science Center, 600 E Washington St. 602-716-2000 or azscience.org

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Google Maps Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Thur-Sun Aug 14-30). The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to life in a variety of musical styles. Presented by Valley Youth Theatre. 7pm Thur-Sat, 2pm Sat-Sun. $20 & up. Herberger Theater Center, 222 E Monroe St. 602-252-8497 or vyt.com

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Google Maps Legally Blonde Jr. (Fri-Sun Aug 21-Sept 20). Harvard's beloved blonde takes the stage by glittery pink storm in this upbeat musical. 7:30pm Fri-Sat, 1 & 3pm Sat-Sun. $15. Reservations recommended. Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre, 4720 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale. 480-483-1664 or desertstages.org

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Google Maps MIMkids: Musical Adventures Series. Ages 6-10. Participate in music making, creating musical instruments and exploring exhibits. 1:30-2:30pm. $12/class. Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E Mayo Blvd. 480-245-6962 or mim.org

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Google Maps Mini Music Makers Series. Ages 5 & under (with an adult). Early childhood music-education program where children explore music from around the world through developmentally appropriate activities. Times vary by age. $12/class; $40/series of 4 classes. The Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E Mayo Blvd. 480-245-6962 or mim.org

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Google Maps Movies on the Square (Sat through Sept 5). Family-friendly movies, live entertainment and food vendors. Activities start at 5pm; movie at dusk. Free. Heritage Square, downtown Flagstaff. flagdba.com/movies-on-the-square

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Google Maps Old Macdonald (Wed-Sun Aug 12-30). Sing-along and have fun with the famous farmer. 10am Wed-Sat, 2pm Sat-Sun. $10 adults, $7 ages 12 & under. Reservations recommended. Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W Latham. 602-262-2050 or azpuppets.org

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Google Maps Once Upon a Time (Tues-Sun June 12-Sept 13). Features more than 40 works of art by local and international artists working in various media, as well as activities inspired by folk lore, fables, fairy tales, myths and legends. 9am-4pm Tues-Sat, noon-4pm Sun. $8 ages 1 & up. i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W Pepper Pl, Mesa. 480-644-idea (4332) or ideamuseum.org

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Google Maps Sea of Imagination (Sat Aug 22, 29 & Sept 5). Story of Sammy the star who falls from the sky and lands under the sea where he discovers that home is where the heart is during his underwater adventures. Performed in the black light style of puppetry by Theater Works PuppetWorks. 10:30am & noon. $7. Peoria Center for the Performing Arts, 8355 W Peoria Ave, Peoria. 623-815-7930 or theaterworks.org

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Google Maps Summer Concert Series (Sat-Sun June 6-Sept 27). Folk and world-music performances under the shade of the pines. Bring blankets, concert chairs, food and non-alcoholic beverages; beer and wine available for purchase. 5:30pm. $18 adults ($14 members), $9 ages 6-16, ages 5 & under free. The Arboretum at Flagstaff, 4001 S Woody Mountain Rd, Flagstaff. 928-774-1442 or thearb.org

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Google Maps The Forest Floor (June 23-Aug 31). Exhibit conjures up the mystery and magic of a walk through the woods with giant flowers, mushrooms, butterfly, an enchanted cottage and more. 9am-9pm Mon-Thur, 10am-6pm Fri-Sat, 1-5pm Sun. Free. The Gallery @ The Library, 3839 N Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale. scottsdalepublicart.org

Google Maps Tween/Teen Night. Ages 12 & up. Dodgeball tournaments, dancing contests, jumping on indoor trampolines and into foam pits. 8-11pm. $8/hr. AZ Air Time, 13802 N Scottsdale Rd #145, Scottsdale. 480-427-2000 or azairtime.com

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Google Maps WICKED (Tues-Sun Aug 26-Oct 4). The untold story of the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch, and what happened in Oz before Dorothy arrived. 7:30pm Tues-Fri, 2 & 7:30pm Sat, 1 & 6:30pm Sun. $30-$150. ASU Gammage, 1200 S. Forest Ave. Tempe. 480-965-3434 or asugammage.com

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Google Maps Zoo by Moonlight (June 2, July 1 & 31, Aug 29 & Sept 28). See nocturnal animals out and about. Bring a flashlight. 8-9:30pm. $5 ($3 members), under 3 free. Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, 1403 Heritage Park Rd, Prescott 928-778-4242 or heritageparkzoo.org

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Google Maps Zumba Kids Jr. Ages 4-6. High-energy dance party with kid-friendly routines. 10-10:30am. Included with admission: $5 ages 4 & up, ages 3 & under free. Halle Heart Children's Museum, 2929 S 48th St, Tempe. 602-414-2800 or halleheartchildrensmuseum.org

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