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July 3, 2015

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Google Maps 3rd of July Fireworks. Live music by the Ryan Sims Band, mobile game truck, face painting, shaved ice and fireworks. 5:30-9pm; fireworks at dark. Free. Harold's Corral, 6895 E Cave Creek Rd, Cave Creek. 480-488-1906 or haroldscorral.com

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4th of July Events (Fri-Sun July 3-5). Parade, art shows, car show, movie and fireworks. Times vary. Free. Activities held at Wheeler Park, Jake's on the Green and downtown Flagstaff. flagstaffchamber.com

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Google Maps 4th of July Freedom Fest (Fri-Sat July 3-4). Vintage air shows, concerts, fireworks, all-American fare, military tributes and poolside fun. Activities start at 4:45pm. Free. The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, 7575 E Princess Dr, Scottsdale. 480-585-4848 or scottsdaleprincess.com

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Google Maps Bearizona's Adventurers, Explorers and Rangers (BEAR) Camp (June 8-July 3). Ages 6-12. 1-week camps featuring nature play, hands-on learning, outdoor investigation and daily animal encounters. Full day. $125/day or $500/week. Bearizona Wildlife Park, 1500 E Rte 66, Williams, AZ 928-635-2289 bearizona.com

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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 Big Fish (Wed-Sat June 24-July 3). The tale of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman with larger-than-life stories. Performed by Actor's Youth Theatre. 7pm Wed-Fri, 3 & 7pm Sat. $15-$26. Tuscany Theatre, 861 N Higley Rd, Gilbert. 480-907-7050 or actorsyouththeatre.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 Children's Summer Series. All ages. Escape the summer heat and watch a movie. Today's movie: "Chicken Run" (G). 11am. $3. Studio Movie Grill, 15515 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale. 480-991-3106 or studiomoviegrill.com//movies.aspx?Y=1298

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Google Maps Concerts at The MIM (July 3-31). The Django Festival All-Stars July 3; Vinicius Cantuaria sings Antonio Carlos Jobim July 9; Martha Davis and the Motels July 15; Live from Laurel Canyon July 18; Seryn July 25; Jacob Moon July 26; Ottmar Liebert July 29 and Jerry Lawson July 31. Call for prices and times. Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E Mayo Blvd. 480-478-6000 or mim.org

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Google Maps Dive 'n' Movies. All ages. Catch a movie while floating under the stars at the wave pool. Movie begins at 8pm; park open 10:30am-10pm. $19.99 after 5pm, ages 2 & under free. Wet 'n' Wild Phoenix, 4243 W Pinnacle Park Rd, Glendale. 623-201-2000 or wetnwildphoenix.com

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Google Maps Family Matters (through Aug 1). Exhibit puts families and the many things that matter to them in focus. Games, books and a photo booth invite your family to join in the fun. 11am-5pm Tues-Sat. Free. ASU Art Museum, southeast corner of Mill Ave & 10th St, Tempe. 480-965-2787 or asuartmuseum.asu.edu

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Google Maps First Friday: Native + You. All ages. Free admission to the museum's 12 exhibit galleries. 6-10pm. Heard Museum, 2301 N Central Ave. 602-252-8848 or heard.org

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Google Maps Free First Friday Nights. Ages 10 & under. Hands-on, interactive exhibits. 5-9pm. Free. Children's Museum of Phoenix, 215 N 7th St. 602-253-0501 or childrensmuseumofphoenix.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 Independence Day Music Festival (Fri-Sat July 3-4). Live entertainment followed by a fireworks show. 5:30pm gates open. Call for prices. Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7555 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale. 480-270-5000 or saltriverfields.com/events

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Google Maps My Favorite Fairy Tale (Mon-Fri through Aug 31). Features fairy tale-inspired artwork of children ages 2-5. A portion of the proceeds from each piece sold benefits the Herberger Theater Center. 10am-5pm Mon-Fri and during performances. Free. Herberger Theater Center Art Gallery, 222 E Monroe St. 602-252-8497 or herbergertheater.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 Red, White & Boom (Fri July 3). Live entertainment, Kid Zone, patriotic games, vendors, food and fireworks. 5-10pm. Free. Pecos Park, 17010 S 48th St. 480-753-7676 or ahwatukeechamber.com

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Google Maps Salute from the Shores (Fri July 3). Food vendors, free activities for the kids, live entertainment and fireworks. 5pm activities begin. $12/vehicle. Lake Pleasant Harbor, 8708 W Harbor Blvd, Peoria. 928-501-5270 or pleasantharbor.com

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Google Maps Sedona Community Farmer's Market (Fri through Oct 2). Farm fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, grass-fed beef, goat products, tamales, breads and pastries, hand-made chocolates, live music. 8-11:30am. Free. Tlaquepaque creekside parking lot, 336 Hwy 179, Sedona. 928-821-1133 or sedona-farmers-market.com

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Google Maps Summer Safari Nights (Fri through July 10). Animal encounters, zoo keeper talks, games, crafts and face painting. 6-8pm. $9 adults, $5 ages 2-14, under 2 free (discount for members). Reid Park Zoo, 3400 E Zoo Court Dr, Tucson. 520-881-4753 or reidparkzoo.org/events/public/summer-safari-nights/

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Google Maps Super Heroes: Art! Action! Adventure! (May 16-Aug 23). Explores fictional superheroes and historical superheroes within Native American cultures. 9:30am-5pm Mon-Sat, 11am-5pm Sun; 6-10pm First Fridays. $23 adults, $12.50 students/ages 6-12, $5 ages 2-5, ages 2 & under free. Heard Museum, 2301 N Central Ave. 602-252-8840 or heard.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 The Monkey and the Pirate (Wed-Sun June 24-July 19). Features a monkey, a pirate and a valuable banana treasure. 10am Wed-Sat, 2pm Sat-Sun. $10 adults, $7 ages 12 & under. Reservations recommended. Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W Latham St. 602-262-2050 or azpuppets.org

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Google Maps The Wizard of Oz (Wed-Sat through July 3). See Dorothy and her little dog Toto join with Scarecrow, Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion as they journey through the magical Land of Oz to meet the wonderful Wizard. 7pm Wed-Thur, 7:30pm Fri, 3 & 7:30pm Sat. $16-$28. Hale Centre Theatre,, 50 W Page Ave, Gilbert. 480-497-1181 or haletheatrearizona.com

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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 Video Game Olympics. All ages. Compete in three games: Fruit Ninja, Kinect Sports and Just Dance. Prizes for the top three competitors. 11am. 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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Google Maps World's Oldest Rodeo (Mon-Sun June 29-July 5). Judged events (bareback, saddle bronc, bull riding) and timed events (steer wrestling, tie-down, team roping, barrel racing). 7:30pm Mon-Fri, 1:30 & 7:30pm Sat, 1:30pm Sun. $12-$25. Rodeo Grounds, 840 Rodeo Dr, Prescott. 928-445-3103 or worldsoldestrodeo.com

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Google Maps Young Frankenstein (Fri-Sun June 19-July 5). Dr. Frankenstein succeeds in creating a monster - but not without scary and quite often hilarious complications. 7pm Fri-Sat, 2pm Sun. $23-$28. Fountain Hills Theater, 11445 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills. 480-837-9661 x3 or fhtaz.org

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