EVENT DATE : June 9, 10:00AM - August 26, 5:00PM

A textile-based art exhibit presented by the Chandler Arts Commission and the Chandler Cultural Foundation and exhibited at both the Chandler Center for the Arts and the Vision Gallery. The exhibit will be juried by Phoenix-based textile artist Ann Morton and will feature artworks by members of SAQA Arizona Chapter. VisionGallery.org

EVENT DATE : July 7, 9:00AM - August 19, 10:00AM
Hale Centre Theatre

Disney’s timeless darling! Ariel defies her father and leaves to be part of the glorious world above the sea. She finds her prince and exciting new friends, but danger lurks! Swim with Sebastian as he sings and dances on Hale Centre Theatre’s magical centre stage! Tickets are $20-$32. HaleTheatreArizona.com

EVENT DATE : July 11, 7:00PM - August 29, 8:30PM
250 S. Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ 85225

Students in the Level 1 class will learn the fundamental tools of improvisation (listening, agreement and teamwork) to build confidence both on and off stage. Classes will focus on honest and truthful reactions to discover the humor in scene work. Students will participate in a fun and creative environment in which all ideas are supported through improvisation's core concept of saying yes to help further the scene. $199 for 8 weeks. Email info@improvmania.net or call 480.699.4598.

EVENT DATE : August 17, 3:00PM - August 17, 5:00PM
900 E. Pecos Rd., Chandler

New World Learning Academy, a brand new S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) preschool in Chandler, is inviting families to meet the teachers and tour their campus. For more information, call 480.248. 6125 or visit NWLAcademy.com.

EVENT DATE : August 18, 9:00AM - August 19, 10:00AM
Payson, Arizona

Escape the heat and head up north! For 132 years, Payson has been celebrating the history and tradition of Pro-Rodeo. According to the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, which sanctions the event, it is considered the country's Best Small Rodeo. Fearless bull riders, steer wrestlers, bronc riders, specialty acts and colorful clowns will keep everyone entertained and shouting for more. PaysonRimCountry.com

EVENT DATE : August 18, 6:00PM - August 18, 8:00PM
Chandler Community Center

If you are between 8 to 12 years old and sing, dance, rap, play an instrument or are in a band, then check this out! Cash prizes are awarded for first place in each category and the overall top performance will get to perform at the Teen Talent Show in January 2018 at the Chandler Center for Performing Arts! ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : August 18, 6:00PM - August 18, 9:30PM
249 E. Chicago St.

Please join us for the indoor Chandler Art Walk at TechShop Chandler. There will be over 30 artists showing their work as well as live music. Free to attend. DowntownChandler.org

EVENT DATE : August 19, 10:00AM - August 19, 11:00AM
Chandler Library – Downtown campus

Children are invited to practice reading with a new friend who is warm, friendly and a perfect listener! Our Read to a Dog program connects young readers with a registered therapy dog. Daisy can't wait to meet you! ChandlerLibrary.org

EVENT DATE : August 19, 10:30AM - August 19, 12:00PM
Chandler Library – Downtown campus

Architect Mark Vinson and local historic preservationist Christine Weiss will present their latest book, identifying and celebrating all types of buildings, structures, places and spaces from the mid-twentieth century in the East Valley. In addition, they will place a particular emphasis on Chandler's architecture history from this intriguing and inspired era. ChandlerLibrary.org

EVENT DATE : August 24, 9:00AM - August 27, 10:00AM
Prescott, Arizona

Join Camp Unplugg’d, a summer camp for adults where you are free from technology and “off the grid.” Receive peace, serenity and become part of the natural world. Nourish the mind and soul with healthy cuisine and fun activities such as archery, horseback riding, zipling, rock climbing, campfires, stargazing, hiking, dance parties and more. Relax, reconnect and have fun! CampUnpluggd.com

EVENT DATE : August 26, 10:00AM - August 26, 11:00PM
The Hungry Monk

Great beers and food specials to celebrate the seventh year of this establishment. Plus, we will be raising money for Boys and Girls Club of the East Valley. HungryMonkAZ.com

EVENT DATE : September 8, 2:00PM - October 6, 3:00PM
Chandler Center for the Arts Gallery

Two Arizona-based artists will be displaying their perception of the world through their oil paintings at an exhibit at Chandler Center for the Arts. There will be an opening reception on Friday, Sept. 8 from 5-7 p.m. Stop by and meet the artists! Admission is free. ChandlerCenter.org

EVENT DATE : September 10, 2:00PM - September 10, 3:00PM
Downtown Chandler

The Local Chandler, a sports-themed restaurant and lounge, will open its doors on Sept. 10. They will feature local craft brews, local produce and, of course, local sports!

EVENT DATE : September 15, 11:00AM - September 15, 7:30PM
Whirlwind Golf Course 

Don't miss the 16th Annual Chandler Chamber Golf Tournament, presented by San Tan Ford! Enjoy a fun-filled day on the beautiful Whirlwind Golf Course at Wild Horse Pass. A portion of the proceeds supports the Chandler Chamber Community Foundation scholarship fund. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. ChandlerChamber.com

EVENT DATE : September 15, 2:00PM - September 17, 3:00PM
WestWorld in Scottsdale

This weekend event will feature over 200 of the finest vintage and handmade vendors selling all things rusty, vintage and handmade. The market will combine one-of-a-kind shopping with live music, food trucks and a special lounge for nursing moms to create an inspiring atmosphere and fun-filled event. Tickets range from $8-$65; kids 12 and under are free.  JunkintheTrunkVintageMarket.com  

EVENT DATE : September 15, 2:00PM - September 24, 3:00PM

The Arizona Restaurant Association will host Arizona Restaurant Week with help from restaurants statewide. Participating restaurants will offer special ARW menus. Nearly 200 participating restaurants will offer foodies three-course meals for $33 or $44 per person. ArizonaRestaurantWeek.com  

EVENT DATE : September 15, 11:00PM - September 16, 2:30AM
Downtown Chandler

Join us at this month’s art walk, themed for Hispanic Heritage Month! There will be live music and local artists selling everything from woodwork to jewelry. This free event is the perfect family setting with an opportunity to browse local artists’ work and visit downtown Chandler. DowntownChandler.org  

EVENT DATE : September 16, 5:00PM - September 17, 2:00AM
Downtown Chandler

Experience food, music and a cultural celebration in the Downtown Chandler! There will be a variety of tacos, drinks and desserts for the entire family to enjoy. General admission is $8. RockinTacoAZ.com

EVENT DATE : September 17, 6:00PM - September 17, 9:00PM
Downtown Gilbert

SanTan Brewing Company wants the community to join in on a pub crawl with their crew. There is a $25 fee per person that includes one food ticket and four SanTan craft beer tickets. The crawl will start at Even Stevens with live music and food then continue onto Champions. The last stop will be Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row. SanTanBrewing.com

EVENT DATE : September 18, 12:00AM - September 18, 3:00AM
Mesa Arts Center

The Beach Boys are one of America’s greatest rock bands. Songs like “Good Vibrations” and “Surfin’ USA” became anthems for a generation and continue to engage new fans today. They are led by Mike Love and Bruce Johnston, who along with Jeffrey Foskett, Brian Eichenburger, Tim Bonhomme, John Cowsill and Scott Totten, continue the legacy of this iconic band. MesaArtsCenter.com  

EVENT DATE : September 23, 2:00PM - September 23, 5:00PM
Environmental Education Center

As summer ends, dragonflies, damselflies and butterflies fly over Veterans Oasis Park and offer families the chance to learn and celebrate these insects. Bring your family and friends for easy terrain nature walks, hands-on crafts and presentations. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : September 23, 4:00PM - September 23, 6:00PM
Chandler Center for the Arts

The Velveteen Rabbit, Reborn is a musical about a boy, a rabbit and the true meaning of friendship. Perfect for families and kids, the play brings to life one of America’s most popular storybooks. Tickets are $10 and $8 for age 12 and under. ChandlerCenter.org  

EVENT DATE : September 29, 2:00PM - September 29, 3:00PM
Press Coffee

Sept. 29 is National Coffee Day so to honor the drink that fuels America, Press Coffee Roasters is giving out a free small cup of drip or cold brew coffee at its five Valley locations. No purchase necessary. Press Chandler is located at 2577 W. Queen Creek Road. PressCoffee.com

EVENT DATE : September 30, 3:00PM - September 30, 5:00PM
Environmental Education Center

Get the basic knowledge, skills and resources needed to successfully plant a fall vegetable garden in the Southwest desert. The class will go over creating a garden plan, selecting vegetables, planting transplants, bed options and locations, and much more. Pre-registration is required and there is a nominal fee. ChandlerAZ.gov/Registration

EVENT DATE : October 1, 12:00AM - October 1, 3:00AM
Chandler Center for the Ar

Join the Chandler community for the annual Mariachi and Folklorico Festival! With live music and dances, it is the perfect way to get immersed in the traditions of Mexico. Tickets range from $25-$45. ChandlerCenter.org