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February 24, 2017

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Google Maps Arizona Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace (daily through Apr 2). All ages. A medieval amusement park featuring a 13-stage theater, 30-acre festival village, arts & crafts fair, jousting tournament and food. New this year: mermaids! 10am-6pm. $24; $14 for ages 5-12, free for ages 5 and younger (discount tickets available online and at Fry's Food Stores). East of Apache Junction on U.S. 60. 520-463-2600 or renfestinfo.com

Google Maps Canal Convergence: Water+Art+Light (Feb 23-26). All ages. One-of-a-kind art installations, hands-on activities, live music, performances and an artisan market. 4-10pm. Free. Arizona Canal, southwest of Scottsdale and Camelback Roads in Scottsdale. canalconvergence.com

Google Maps Caped Crusaders and Everyday Heroes (through May 28). Unmask the history and science behind pop culture and real-life heroes through art and hands-on activities. Discover famous comic book, TV/movie, cultural and mythological heroes from around the world. 9am-4pm Tues-Sat and noon-4pm Sun. $8; free for members and children younger than 2. i.d.e.a Museum, 150 W Pepper Place, Mesa. 480-644-2468 or ideamuseum.org

Google Maps Chicago Cubs Rally. The City of Mesa is hosting a rally for the Chicago Cubs. See the 2016 World Series Champions Trophy, listen to Manager, Joe Maddon and several Cubs players speak, enjoy music and food and a shop at the Cubs team shop. Noon-4pm. Free. Sloan Park, 2330 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa. sloanpark.com

Google Maps Disney in Concert: Tale as Old as Time (Fri-Sun Feb 24-26). Concert and multi-media experience features Broadway vocalists and scenes from favorite Disney movies projected above the orchestra. Performed by The Phoenix Symphony. 2 and 7:30pm Fri, 7:30pm Sat, 2pm Sun. $45-$89. Symphony Hall, 75 N 2nd St. 602-495-1999 or phoenixsymphony.org

Google Maps Doctor Dolittle, Jr. (Fri-Sun Feb 10-26). Travel the world with the wacky doctor who can talk to animals, as he searches for the oldest and wisest creatures on earth: Great Pink Sea Snail. 7pm Fri-Sat, 2pm Sun. $18; $15 children. Fountain Hills Theater, 11445 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills. 480-837-9661 x3 or fhtaz.org

Google Maps Exercise Time with Sportball. All ages will enjoy exercise and sports instruction from a Sportball instructor. Activities vary each week. 9:30am-10am. $7.50/child for a 30-minute class or $10/child for class plus playtime. Toys & Playtime Oasis, 13802 N Scottsdale Road #152, Scottsdale. 480-948-4630 or azdollhouse.com

Google Maps Friday Night Lights. All ages. Golf games, prizes, SNAG (Starting New At Golf), 20-minute clinics with the course pros, music and more. 5-7pm. $10; free for ages 6 and younger when accompanied by a paying adult. Kierland Golf Club at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, 6902 E Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale. 480- 922-9283 or kierlandresort.com

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Google Maps Fritz Scholder Exhibition (through Mar 31). Original paintings, works on paper, sculpture and limited-edition graphics from more than 100 works by Fritz Scholder (1937-2005). 10am-5pm Tues-Sat. Larsen Gallery, 3705 N Bishop Lane, Scottsdale. 480-941-0900 or larsengallery.com

Google Maps Hotel Saguaro (Wed-Sun Feb 8-26). Meet Sammy Saguaro, his wise Grandpa and all their desert-dwelling friends. 10am Wed-Sat, 2pm Sat-Sun. $10; $7 for ages 12 and younger. Reservations recommended. Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W Latham St, Phoenix. 602-262-2050 or azpuppets.org

Google Maps It's Your Turn: A Home Studio (through March 19). Explore Native American culture in the Southwest and expand on your learning with a hands-on activity that you can take back ago your own home! 9:30am-5:30pm Mon-Sat, 11am-5pm Sun. $18; $13.50 for seniors (ages 65 and older), $7.50 for ages 6-17, free for children 5 and younger. Heard Museum, 2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix. 602-252-8848 or heard.org

Google Maps La Fiesta de los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo (Feb 18-26). One of the top 25 professional rodeos in North America. Gates open at 11am daily. $15 and up. Tucson Rodeo Grounds, 4823 S 6th Ave, Tucson. 800-964-5662 or tucsonrodeo.com

Google Maps Park of Four Waters Tour. This tour takes place through undeveloped, natural desert to the ruins of prehistoric Hohokam canal systems. 10-11am. $5 tour fee with paid admission: $6 adults, $5 seniors 55 & up, $3 ages 6-17, free under 6. 4619 E Washington St, Phoenix. 602-495-0901 or pueblogrande.com

Google Maps Planet Shark: Predator or Prey (through May 29). Cutting-edge Sensory4 Technology provides a walk-through, multi-sensory cinematic gallery experience tracing millions of years of evolution and bringing you face-to-face with the great white shark. Exhibit includes shark models cast from real animals, a collection of real shark teeth and jaws and extremely old and rare fossils. 10am-5pm. Exhibit with general admission is $29.95; $22.95 ages 3-17. Sybil B. Harrington Galleries, Arizona Science Center, 600 E Washington St, Phoenix. 602-716-2000 or azscience.org

Google Maps The Magic Flute (Fri-Sun Feb 23-26). ASU Lyric Opera Theatre presents "The Magic Flute" with music by W.A. Mozart. 7:30pm Thur-Sat; 2pm Sun. $8-$21. Evelyn Smith Music Theatre, ASU, 50 Gammage Parkway, Tempe. 480-965-6447 or music.asu.edu/events/lot

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Google Maps The Ninja Zone for Girls (Fridays). Ages 6-11. Sports discipline inspired by obstacle-course training, gymnastics, street dance and martial arts. 5:45pm. $109/month for the weekly class. Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance, 3110 E Thunderbird Road, Phoenix. 602-992-5790 or arizonasunrays.com

Google Maps The Propeller Group (through May 14). A three-member artist team based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam blurs the lines of fine art and media production. Several multi-part projects are comprised of videos and related objects. 10am-5pm Tues-Sat (10am-9pm Wed), noon-5pm Sun. Included with admission: $18; $13 students, $9 ages 6-17, free for ages 5 and younger; free for members. Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix. 602-257-1880 or phxart.org

Google Maps Winnie the Pooh Kids (Thur-Sun Feb 23-26). This honey-filled story follows Pooh Bear and all of his friends as they band together to rescue Christopher Robin. Showtimes vary. Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way, Anthem. 623-336-6001 or musicaltheatreofanthem.org

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