Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME
Have some XTREME fun with your family this week as the circus comes to Phoenix! The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey have pulled out all the stops for this exciting event, which celebrates all things extreme, extraodinary and exotic. The young―and young at heart―will love seeing The Greatest Show On Earth.
All ticketholders are invited to the All Access Pre-Show, which starts one hour prior to the show’s start time. You and your family can get up-close and personal with the circus animals, meet the performers, try on costumes, get autographs, and get a real behind-the-scenes circus experience!
US Airways Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, June 24-29, $10-$123.
Phoenix Independents Bowl
Join Psyko Steve and Local First Arizona for the 5th somewhat-annual Phoenix Independents Bowl! Grab three friends and register as a team of four to be in the running for first place. Each team bowls two games, the top four teams with the best-combined scores will go into the finals, and two final rounds will determine who wins first, second, and third place. This is bound to be a fun event, whether you’re a bowling pro or a beginner.
Let It Roll & Bowl Entertainment, 8925 N. 12th St., Phoenix, June 28, 12pm, $80 per team of four.
Vino and Canvas “Starry Starry Night” Painting Party
Join Vino and Canvas at Fat Willy’s Family Sports Grill in Mesa this Wednesday for a special painting party. During the two-hour class you’ll be guided through the process of replicating the famous van Gogh masterpiece “Starry Night” step-by-step. Artists of all skill levels, including complete beginners, are welcome for this fun night of drinking and painting. Aprons, paint, canvases and all art supplies are provided by Vino and Canvas and are included in the class fee. Enjoy happy hour pricing on food and drink at Fat Willy’s before the event! Use the code “NEWLOCATION15” when buying your ticket to save $20.
Fat Willy’s Family Sports Grill, 2250 S. Buttercup Rd., Mesa, June 24, 5pm-7pm, $25 with promo code.
Up on the Woof at Lustre Rooftop Garden
Man’s best friend is welcome at a free pet-friendly event at Lustre Rooftop Garden at the top of the Hotel Palomar Phoenix. This Thursday, and every Thursday this summer, bring your pooch for an evening of dog treats, chew toys and playtime with other dogs, plus happy hour food and drink specials for you. Dogs of all sizes, weights and breeds are welcome at the pet-friendly hotel. This is part of Lustre’s 100 Days of Summer, which features a special event every day of the week all summer long.
Lustre Rooftop Garden at Hotel Palomar, 2 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, 5pm-8pm, no cover.
Jessica Who at Talking Stick Resort
Catch DJ Jessica Who at RELEASE at Talking Stick Resort this Saturday for a pool party. Who has been on the scene for 10 years and has worked with everyone from Katy Perry to Queen Latifah. She’ll be mixing from 11am to 6pm, with no cover charge before noon. After 12pm, men pay $10 and ladies get in free. You can rent a cabana for $300-$450 or a daybed for $200, and be sure to wear your best swim attire to this fun pool party event!
Release at Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale, 11am-6pm, $10 for men after 12pm.