In the spirit of the Super Bowl coming to the valley this week, why not get out and play some football for yourself? The city of Peoria is hosting flag football games in honor of the Super Bowl. Teams can consist of 8-14 players 18 years old and up for adult teams. Each team is guaranteed to play in at least three games and have a chance to play for the first place trophy. Registration is currently open online, but there is a mandatory coach’s meeting Wednesday January 21 at the Development of Community Services Building.
Pioneer Community Park, 8755 N 83rd Ave., Peoria, Friday January 23 – Sunday, January 25, $150 per team
David Spade at Stand Up Live
Rules of Engagement actor David Spade comes to Stand Up Live in downtown Phoenix. Spade is a regular at Stand Up Live with a show that’s sure to have you laughing. Bring your friends and head downtown for a night of drinks and giggles. If you enjoy Stand Up Live, this will be one of your last chances to catch a show before the venue closes to special events for the Super Bowl.
Stand Up Live, 50 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix, Thursday January 22-Friday January 23, $42.50, 2 drink minimum
For a limited time, the Challenger Space Center has partnered with Arizona State University to bring a new experience of meteorites. Thirteen meteorites are currently on loan from the ASU Center for Meteorite Studies. ASU has one of the largest collections of meteorites on the planet. Visitors to the Challenger Center have the chance to view a small sample of the meteorites the ASU Meteorite Center has to offer.
Challenger Space Center, 21170 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria, Monday January 19- Saturday February 28, closed Sundays, Included with admission ($8)
Dogs’ Day in the Garden
Canine companions are welcome to the Desert Botanical Garden for a special day just for them. Dogs’ Day in the Garden gives pet owners a chance to bring their tail-wagging pals along to enjoy a beautiful day in the garden. There will be vendors to cater to canines and humans alike as well as presentations and photo opportunities.
Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, Saturday January 24, $22 plus $4 per dog
Take advantage of the cool weather and embrace the outdoors. Cotton Lane Citrus U-Pick offers the opportunity to pick a variety of in season fruits. Customers have the option to pick from lemons, grapefruits, oranges, tangerines, and more in the citrus grove. Bags are provided. Citrus pricing comes in at $10 for 15 lbs. and $20 for 40 lbs.
Cotton Lane Citrus U-Pick, 14014 N. 174th Ave., Surprise, Monday January 19- Sunday March 1, free