Meet Rebecca Shea, Al Jackson, JB Salsbury and Ginger Scott: four Arizona best-selling authors for an intimate lunch and book signing. Each ticket includes admission, lunch buffet and goodie bags with a signed paperback. Visit the event page on Facebook for tickets.
Every Tuesday night through July 17, families can gather at Ginger Monkey Tavern, with parents having a date night on the bar side and kids getting a "build your own dinner" and movie on the restaurant and patio sides. Call for reservations.
The city's annual Independence Day celebration includes Chandler’s largest show of fireworks, live music, a free kids' carnival, a bike parade, and food and beverage vendors. The party kicks off at 6:30 p.m. filling the park with festivities that lead up to the big show at 9 p.m. ChandlerAZ.gov
Listen to traditional Irish music powerful enough to take you right to the Emerald Isle and so endearing that the whole place will be singing and clapping along. Try all-you-can-eat fish and chips for $15 while The Lads play classics and favorites from their new album Tall Tales and Fond Farewells. SpiritedLads.com
Parkland Memory Care is sponsoring a free pancake breakfast for the community. They will be accepting donations, all of which will be donated to the Alzheimer's Association in support of the Walk to End Alzheimer's. ParklandMemoryCare.com
Now is your chance to be a part of Chandler’s adult teams for softball, flag football, kickball and volleyball. Expect the season to kick off in September when members will connect with new friends in the community through weekly practices, games and socials. Eighty percent of players must at least live or work in Chandler. ChandlerAZ.gov
Join Dr. Michael Rubinoff, a member of Integrative Sciences and Arts at ASU, as he views and discusses three Jewish-Italian brothers' tour through Tuscany to find a cave they used to escape Nazis as children. The documentary explores Tuscany’s food and landscapes during the brothers' humorous and emotion journey. ChandlerLibrary.org
Dress your best, bring resumes and visit the Phoenix Career Fair to meet people who actually make the hiring decisions. This free event gives job seekers an opportunity to meet top employers and interview for several positions during the course of the day. NationalCareerFairs.com
From Monday through Thursday until July 12, the Chandler CARE Center will provide free lunch to youth age 18 and under from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CUSD80.com/Page/999
With close to 5,000 in attendance, this convention is the largest gathering of homeschoolers in our state each year. It offers something for anyone interested in homeschooling, from topics such as getting started in homeschooling to transitioning from public school to practical how-to workshops and much more. AFHE.org
Experience non-stop action with the whole family as competitive drivers refine their skills sending their cars sideways as they drift and race through the course. If this isn’t enough action, anyone can put their skills to the test and try drifting or drag racing. RaceWildHorse.net
The Soul2Soul tour has been noted as a celebration of the couples 20th anniversary. Audiences can expect an array of tracks spanning both of their highly successful careers. TicketMaster.com
Don’t miss live performances from this season’s top seven finalists; Cade Foehner, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Catie Turner, Gabby Barrett, Jurnee, Maddie Poppe and Michael J. Woodard with special guest, Season 8 winner Kris Allen. AmericanIdolLive.com
All proceeds from this annual cornhole tournament will go to the Casteel Colt Crew and Unified Sports, which creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships and leadership development for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their non-disabled peers. Cornhole4Charity.Eventbrite.com
The Arizona Small Dog Rescue spayed and neutered 912 animals in 2017 alone. The gala proceeds will be used exclusively for this cause. Tickets include an Italian dinner buffet, Portillo’s famous chocolate cake, silent auctions, raffles and dancing. AZSmallDog.org
Every Sunday in July from 6 to 9 p.m., join SK Home Healthcare as they donate water to senior citizens who are homebound or homeless. The focus of this campaign is to prevent dehydration and heat-related exposure deaths. SKHomeHealthcare.com