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Google Maps Annie (Wed-Sun May 4-8). The touring production of this Tony Award-winning favorite delivers unforgettable songs and choreography. 7:30pm Wed-Fri, 2 & 7:30pm Sat, 1 & 6:30pm Sun. $25-$105. ASU Gammage, 1200 S Forest Ave, Tempe. 480-965-3434 or

Google Maps All Balanchine (Thur-Sun May 5-8). Three of George Balanchine's masterpieces performed by Ballet Arizona. 7pm Thur, 7:30pm Fri, 2 & 7:30pm Sat, 1pm Sun. $25-$158. Symphony Hall, 75 N 2nd St. 602-381-1096 or

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Google Maps Bruce Monroe: Sonoran Light (through May 8) Experience eight large-scale, light-based installations of inventive materials and hundreds of miles of glowing fiber optics located throughout the Desert Botanical Garden. 6-11pm. $25; $12 ages 3-12. Reservations recommended. 1201 N Galvin Parkway, Phoenix. 480-941-1225 or

Google Maps Bugs! 3D (Apr 22-Oct 6). This film uses cutting-edge macroscopic technology to bring viewers face to face with the insect world. Shows twice daily on the Irene P Flinn IMAX Theater's 5-story screen. $9 adults ($6 members), $8 ages 3-17 ($5 members); does not include general admission. Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St., Phoenix. 602-716-2000 or

Google Maps Cowgirl Up! (through May 8). More than 200 original paintings and sculptures by women artists express the uniqueness of the West. 10am-5pm Mon-Sat, noon-4pm Sun. $9 adults, $7 seniors, ages 17 & under free. Desert Caballeros Western Museum, 21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg. 928-684-2272 or

Google Maps Incredible Elephants. Ages 2-5 (with an adult). Learn how elephants use their trunks and what they like to eat, then assist an elephant keeper by hiding "elephant cookies" and watching as the elephants search for the hidden treats. 8-9am. $35/child, $15 adults ($20/$10 members). Preregister. Phoenix Zoo, 455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix. 602-286-3800 or

Google Maps Jean-Michel Cousteau's Secret Ocean (through Oct 6). The son of ocean pioneer Jacques Cousteau offers a breakthrough look at a secret world within the ocean. Shows twice daily on the Irene P Flinn IMAX Theater's 5-story screen. $9 adults ($6 members), $8 ages 3-17 ($5 members); does not include general admission. Arizona Science Center, 600 E Washington St, Phoenix. 602-716-2000 or

Google Maps Legend City (through Oct 16). Legend City was a career-launching venue for entertainers including Wallace & Ladmo, Mike Condello and The Spiders (Alice Cooper). This exhibit features hundreds of souvenirs, photos and memorabilia, including a gondola from the Skyride, a car from the Horseless Carriage ride, costumes from Wallace & Ladmo shows, park employee uniforms and more. 10am-5pm Tues-Sat, 1-5pm Sun. Free. Tempe History Museum, 809 E Southern Ave, Tempe. 480-350-5100 or

Google Maps Mary Poppins (Thur-Sun Apr 28-May 8). Nanny Mary Poppins arrives on the doorstep of the troubled Banks family. A magical and memorable adventure follows. 7pm Thur-Fri, 3 & 7pm Sat, 3pm Sun May 1, 2pm Sun May 8. $19; $16 students, seniors and ages 12 and younger. Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way, Anthem. 602-743-9892 or

Google Maps MIMkids Mini Music Makers. Ages 5 & under (with an adult). Children explore music from around the world through developmentally appropriate activities. Times vary by age. $12/class or $40/4 classes. The Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E Mayo Blvd. 480-245-6962 or

Google Maps Out of This World (Thurs May 5). Ballroom dance students at Heritage Academy present their spring showcase. 8pm. $8; $6 students with ID. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E Main St, Mesa. 480-644-6560 or

Google Maps Rumpelstiltskin (Wed-Sun May 4-May 29). The classic tale about the strange little fellow with the hard-to-guess name and the miller's daughter who must spin straw into gold. 10am Wed-Fri, 10am & 2pm Sat-Sun. $10 adults, $7 ages 12 & under. Reservations recommended. Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W Latham St, Phoenix. 602-262-2050 or

Special Olympics Summer Games. All ages. Athletes compete in power lifting, tennis, kayaking, volleyball, softball, track & field and more. Activities begin at 8am. Free for spectators. Raymond S Kellis High School, 8990 W Orangewood, Glendale 602-230-1200 or

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Google Maps Storytime in Artville. 11am. Free with admission: $8 ages 1 & up (free to members). idea Museum, 150 W Pepper Pl, Mesa. 480-644-2468 or

Google Maps The Diary of Anne Frank. The story of a teenage girl whose family took refuge in hidden rooms to evade the Nazis in Amsterdam. 7pm Thur, 7:30pm Fri, 3 & 7:30pm Sat. $28 adults, $22 ages 13 & up, $18 ages 5-12. Hale Centre Theatre, 50 W Page Ave, Gilbert. 480-497-1181 or

Google Maps Underwater FantaSEA (through May 29). Thought-provoking works by 14 different artists working in a wide range of media such as painting, sculpture, textile arts, prints, photographs and digital art. These artists bring together a mix of fascinating sea life and imaginative beauty to take you on a fanciful journey under the sea. You’ll meet amazing creatures, explore the depths of the underwater world and discover your own connection to the ocean. 9am-4pm Tues-Sat, noon-4pm Sun. Included with admission: $8 ages 1 & up. i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W Pepper Pl, Mesa. 480-644-idea (4332) or

data updated thu may 05, 2016 @ 02:00 am

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