Arizona Broadway Theatre

Operating year-round, Arizona Broadway Theatre produces major musical theatre productions in its state-of-the-art venue, encompassing a wide spectrum of Broadway favorites. Currently in its eighth season, Arizona Broadway Theatre has become the highest attended live, year-round theatre in the Valley of the Sun. High-caliber performances are accompanied with Arizona Broadway Theatre’s excellent dining service; show-only tickets can be purchased if desired. ABT offers a unique, elegant and sophisticated environment for holding a special event such as receptions, employee appreciation banquets, award ceremonies, trade shows, training sessions, holiday parties, birthdays, anniversaries, wedding receptions, showers, rehearsal dinners, and other social and professional celebrations. Call the box office to plan your theatre trip today!!

For more information visit: http://azbroadway.org/

Summer Reading Kick-off Programs

There are many events and activities scheduled for summer reading, plus, there are numerous incentives for participating, including a free book for individuals who complete the program. This year, children, teens AND adults can enjoy various aspects of summer reading.

Here is a quick list of some of the kick-off events:

ZINGHOPPERS—Emmy award-winning children’s band influenced by hip-hop and electro dance music for children ages 2-8

North Valley Regional Library- 40410 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy, Anthem Wednesday, May 29th , from  9-10 a.m.

Northwest Regional Library- 16089 N. Bullard Ave., Surprise  Wednesday . May 29th Noon- 1 p.m.

White Tank Branch Library, 20304 W. White Tank Mountain Rd., Waddell. Wednesday May 29th, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m

Queen Creek Branch Library , 21802 S. Ellsworth Rd., queen Creek, Performance to take place @ Queen Creek Performing Arts Center, 22149 E. Ocotillo Rd., Queen Creek 85142 Thursday, May 30th, 9-10 a.m.

Perry Branch Library, 1965 E. Queen Creek Rd., Gilbert Thursday May 30th, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Southeast Regional Library, 775 N. Greenfield Rd., Gilbert Thursday May 30th, 2-3 p.m.

DEEDLE DEEDLE DEES– America’s ultimate teaching band for great beats and exploration of wonderful books.

Guadalupe Branch Library, 9241 S. Avenida del Yaqui, Guadalupe Tuesday, May 28th, 10:30- 11:30 a.m.

Litchfield Park Branch Library, 101 W. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park Tuesday, May 28th, 2-3 p.m.

For more information about programs and events at your Maricopa County Library District library, log onto www.mcldaz.org and take a look at the monthly calendar. :)

Free Ice Skating lessons

Escape the Arizona sun and receive a free 30-minute introductory ice skating lesson. Following Saturday’s lesson a public skate is offered from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Free skate rental included.

Where: Polor Ice 15829 N. 83rd Ave.Peoria, AZ, 85382

When: Ongoing on Wednesdays at 5:45 pm and Saturdays at 9:45 am

Visit for more information: http://www.polaricepeoria.com/

Free Drive-In Movies

The Glendale 9 Drive-In is hosting its annual customer-appreciation night by presenting free movies tonight.  Among the features included are ‘Wreck-It Ralph’, ‘Jack the Giant Slayer’ and ‘Fast & Furious 5′.  Gates open at 6pm and the films start at dusk.  For more information call: 623-939-9715 or visit www.westwinddi.com.