EVENT DATE : June 22, 7:00AM
Chandler Tennis Center

Grab your racquet and enjoy a morning of green grass, tennis whites and big red strawberries with cream. Players may sign-up as an individual or a team. The social is designed for players 16 years or older and rated 3.0 or higher. Pre-registration is required. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : June 22, 2:00PM

Grab your squad for ice cold beer, spirits, water slides, summer bites and a dozen summer-camp themed games. Think of this 21+ event like summer camp for grown-ups. A portion of the proceeds from Suds & Slides will support the Foster Hope Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting Arizona’s foster children. SudsAndSlides.com

EVENT DATE : June 29, 5:30PM
The Forum

It's a "Til Death Do Us Part" theme for this murder mystery dinner. The wedding bells aren't ringing for this not-so-happy couple when a member of the wedding party is murdered! Trade clues with your guests to help the couple figure out whodunnit so they can say "I do." An Italian dinner buffet will be served. AZForum.live/MysteryJune

EVENT DATE : June 29, 6:30PM

Autism Society of Greater Phoenix will host a pool party for families of the autism community. There will be snacks and drinks available for purchase or participants are welcome to bring food from home. Families must register by June 25. PHXAutism.org

EVENT DATE : June 30, 2:00PM
Desert Botanical Gardens

Add a floral touch to your patio, balcony or room of choice with a customized hanging basket. Learn to pair potted flower colors that celebrate the summer as they grow. Certified Botanical Artist and Illustrator, Lynn Reves, will instruct the interactive class. All materials are included. DBG.org

EVENT DATE : July 4, 6:30PM
Tumbleweed Park

Celebrate freedom, fireworks and fun at Chandler’s Independence Day celebration. The party in the park reigns across Tumbleweed Park with music and food vendors, and a big boom sky-illuminating fireworks display that kicks off at 9 p.m. Bring games and activities or take advantage of Tumbleweed’s many park amenities. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : July 11, 6:30PM
Scottsdale’s Arts District

Art galleries in Scottsdale’s Arts District—along Main Street from Scottsdale Road west to Goldwater Boulevard, and on Marshall Way north of Indian School Road to Fifth Avenue—will feature exhibits by various international artists while hosting refreshments, entertainment and decorations. There's plenty of free parking, as well as free trolley and/or horse-drawn carriage rides. ScottsdaleGalleries.com

EVENT DATE : July 13, 8:00AM
City of Chandler Environmental Education Center

Kayaking is the perfect way to cool off on a warm Arizona desert day. Spend the day paddling along the lush green riverbanks and towering red cliffs of the Salt River. Keep alert for sightings of wild horses, bald eagles and Arizona wildlife as you gain a unique perspective of the Sonoran Desert scenery. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : July 13, 6:00PM
The Forum

Enjoy entertainment by comedians Ben Anderson, Kerri Gallagher, Mo Kitazumi and Richard Prange during this fun Saturday night out. The headliner is Michael Longfellow, who has been a regular at the Tempe Improv and Stand Up Live. The event is 21+ only. TheAZForum.com

EVENT DATE : July 13, 7:30PM
Chandler Center for the Arts

Known for her confessional lyrics and smoky vocals, Melissa Etheridge has remained one of America’s favorite female singer-songwriters for more than two decades. Join Chandler Center for an evening of unforgettable songs and new music from her recent album The Medicine Show. ChandlerCenter.org

EVENT DATE : July 17, 5:30PM
Tumbleweed Recreational Center

Express yourself at this month’s Emoji Extravaganza! Whether you’re into the heart eyes or the shocked face, you and your little ones can make it happen with a little creativity and fun crafts. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : July 20, 10:00AM
Press Coffee

A one-hour tasting that will take you around the world with a sampling of four distinctly different coffees. The coffee experts at Press will guide you through a brief history of each coffee and how the journey, from seed to cup, has created the flavors you taste today. PressCoffee.com

EVENT DATE : July 24, 5:00PM
The Local Chandler

It’s that time again for the Chandler Innovations quarterly connector event. This quarter’s event will be at The Local Chandler. Chandler Innovations will provide a complimentary first drink and some shared appetizers while you mingle with other local entrepreneurs. InnovationsIncubator.com

EVENT DATE : July 27, 9:00AM
NOAH’s Event Venue

Little princesses and friends are invited to enjoy a candy buffet, create magical tiaras, take professional portraits and enjoy activities at a Fairytale Ball. Attendees will meet Disney princesses and their favorite fairytale friends during an elegant event complete with musical performances, stories, song and dance. PrettyPrincessPartiesmn.com

EVENT DATE : July 27, 5:30PM
Desert Botanical Garden

During the summer monsoon season sunsets glow with vibrant colors that photographers dream about, and the garden offers a great vantage point to capture them. Learn the best settings and techniques for photographing sunsets from instructor Joanne West. DBG.org

EVENT DATE : July 27, 6:00PM
The Forum

The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, but the wedding bells aren’t ringing for this not-so-happy couple when a member of the wedding party is murdered. With a raging bridezilla and an unenthused groom on the scene, it may be happily never after in this nuptial nightmare. Trade clues with your guests and help the hapless couple figure out whodunnit so they can say I do. The evening includes an Italian buffet, as well. TheAZForum.com

EVENT DATE : July 29, 6:30PM
Chandler Public Library Downtown

Adult readers from the community gather in the evening on the last Monday of each month to discuss recent novels. Bring a friend or make new ones and connect over a shared love of literature. This month the group will discuss The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. ChandlerLibrary.org

EVENT DATE : August 1, 2:00PM
The Park at Copper Creek

This fashionable event features the Cabi Fall Collection Launch. Free, but reservations required. For RSVPs and questions, email LisaOHearn01@gmail.com.