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June 1
Charity Golf Tourney
The Spina Bifida Association of Arizona hosts its 19th annual tournament. A luncheon, silent auction and awards ceremony are included, along with hole-in-one and beat-the-pro contests. 6:30 a.m. with shotgun start at 8 a.m. $275. Gainey Ranch Golf Club, 7600 E. Gainey Club Dr., Scottsdale,, 602-274-3323.

June 2
Bite Nite
Top chefs from across the Valley serve signature tastes at this culinary bout, which benefits the Arizona chapter of the ALS Association and its fight against Lou Gehrig’s disease. Participants include Nellie Cashman’s Monday Club Café, Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar, Benedict’s Catering, Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse and Brownies by Fairytale. Live entertainment, cocktails, mystery boxes and silent and live auctions add to the fun. 6-10 p.m. $150. Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, 6902 E. Greenway Pkwy., Scottsdale,, 602-297-3800.

June 2
Yarnell Memorial Run
Walkers and runners participate in 5K, 10K and 19K events held in honor and memory of the Granite Mountain Hot Shot crew who perished on June 30, 2013, in the Yarnell Hill Fire. A children’s fun run/walk is included. 6:45 a.m. $40-$75. Start line at Yarnell Assembly of God, 17125 W. Fountain Hill Ln., Yarnell,

June 3
Gaining popularity in the ’70s with such hits as “Dust in the Wind,” “Point of Know Return” and “Carry on Wayward Son,” the iconic classic rock band has no shortage of hits. 8 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale,, 480-850-7734.

June 7
Maroon 5
Fans will be singing along to such hits as “Wait,” “Sugar,” “She Will Be Loved,” “Moves Like Jagger,” “Animals,” “Don’t Want to Know” and “Misery” as the pop rock band fronted by lead vocalist Adam Levine celebrates the release of its Red Pill Blues album with a tour by the same name. 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix,, 800-745-3000.

June 9
Flagstaff Blues & Brews
Robert Randolph and the Family Band headlines this sixth annual festival, which is committed to staying true to the blues and introducing people to the influential genre of music. Local and regional microbrews, food trucks and arts and crafts vendors complement the lineup of world-class blues artists and bands, including Ana Popovic, Curtis Salgado, Big Daddy D and the Dynamites, Austin Young Band, Jeremy Bar-Illan and Nick Moss Band featuring Dennis Gruenling. PHOENIX magazine is among the sponsors. 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. $35-$80. Continental Driving Range, 5200 E. Old Walnut Canyon Rd., Flagstaff,, 928-606-5601.

June 14
Desert Night Cinema
Bring a blanket or low chair and enjoy a movie under the night sky as this monthly event continues with a Monsoon Chasing theme. Live entertainment with JesterZ Improv Comedy, movie-related activities and food trucks add to the festivities before the film begins. The event is sponsored by PHOENIX magazine. 6:30 p.m.; movie starts at 7:30 p.m. $16, adults; $12, children. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix,, 480-481-8188.

June 15-July 1
Annie, The Musical
Life changes for the better when a spunky Depression-era orphan and her clever canine meet and win the heart of billionaire “Daddy” Warbucks. Presented by Valley Youth Theatre, the classic musical about never giving up hope includes such memorable scores as “It’s the Hard-Knock Life” and “Tomorrow.” Call for times and ticket prices. Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix,, 602-253-8188.

June 16
Hottest Race on Earth
Saluting the hottest day ever recorded in the Phoenix metro area – 122 degrees in 1990 – the Scottsdale Fahrenheit Festival: Arms, Legs & Kegs challenges top athletes to dash through the desert heat with a 10.2-kilometer race and a shorter 5K event. Organized by producers of the Scottsdale Polo Championships, the event includes an inflatable waterslide and arm wrestling, fast-pitch and jalapeño-eating contests, as well as top craft beers and cocktails, all in air-conditioned comfort. Shotgun start at 2:47 p.m. $51-$62.60 for racers; $5 festival admission. WestWorld, 16601 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale,, 480-423-1414.