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Inspired by National Poetry Month, Center Dance Ensemble shares new works choreographed to the words of America's great poets. The program includes a performance by Dance Theater West and readings by high-school finalists from the Poetry Out Loud regional competition. W-Th, noon; Su, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. $10-$16. Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix, herbergertheater.org, 602-252-8497.
Savor on Central
The outdoor dining extraordinaires at Cloth & Flame are going urban. Cloth & Flame is partnering with CityScape Phoenix to host a new dining experience that will showcase the best of CityScape's restaurants. In its inaugural year, Savor on Central will trade views of cacti for towering skyscrapers as diners enjoy a multi-course, family-style meal from a 152-foot-long table along Central Avenue in Downtown. 6-8:30 p.m. Tickets are $185+ and include a welcome cocktail; only 150 seats available. 1 E. Washington St., Phoenix, cityscapephoenix.com/savor-on-central.
Nirvana Food & Wine Festival
An all-star lineup of chefs, mixologists and winemakers join together for this culinary extravaganza, which kicks off with a New Orleans-style Bourbon Street Blues festival and also includes a celebrity golf tournament, intimate dinners, tasting events and a farewell brunch. Call for times and ticket prices. Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa, 5700 E. McDonald Dr., Paradise Valley, nirvanafoodandwine.com, 877-808-9463.
Classical Mystery Tour
Original members of the Broadway sensation Beatlemania perform two hours of nonstop hits, including "Penny Lane," "I Am the Walrus" and "The Long and Winding Road" in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album release. The concert is hosted by The Phoenix Symphony. F-Sa, 7:30 p.m.; Su, 2 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Symphony Hall, 75 N. Second St., Phoenix, phoenixsymphony.org, 602-495-1999.
Watch celebrities hit home runs and catch pop flies where the pros do as the Larry Fitzgerald Double Play Celebrity Softball Game gets underway. Proceeds benefit Fitzgerald's First Down Fund, which supports nonprofit organizations assisting children and families throughout the country. Gates open at 5 p.m., homerun derby begins at 6 p.m., and game starts at 7 p.m. $20, with four exclusive tickets available in either the first- or third-base dugouts for $500 each. Nonperishable food donations requested to benefit United Food Bank. Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7555 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, saltriverfields.com.
Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers
The hometown favorites play a rich set list that includes such perennial gems as "Americano!" "Switchblade," "Mexican Moonshine" and "Banditos," along with tracks from their latest album, Native Heart. 8 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, talkingstickresort.com, 480-850-7734.
More than 35,000 runners and walkers participate in this annual 4.2-mile run/walk honoring late football star Pat Tillman. The race, which winds through downtown Tempe and finishes at the stadium, includes a 0.42-mile kids' run. The distance pays tribute to Tillman's Sun Devil jersey number. Proceeds support the Tillman Military Scholars program. 7:05 a.m. Visit website for race fees. ASU Sun Devil Stadium, 219 S. Packard Dr., Tempe, patsrun.com.
PHX Night Market
The organizers behind this brand-new Asian-influenced and Phoenix foodie event were inspired by similar cultural night festivals in LA and NYC. The large, open-air night market will feature 40+ food and merch vendors, plus expect live music and unique drinks. Sa, 6 p.m.-midnight; Su, 4-10 p.m. $10 Sa; $8 Su; kids 10 and under FREE. Phoenix Public Market, 14 E. Pierce St., Phoenix, phxnightmarket.com.
Earth Day Phoenix
Celebrate the world's 48th Earth Day at the 9th annual Earth Day Phoenix with exhibitors, mini eco-classes, music, food trucks and a bike rodeo. This is a zero-waste event, meaning everything will be recyclable or compostable, and alternative modes of transportation are encouraged. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. FREE. Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, keepphxbeautiful.org/earth-day-phoenix.
Ice Cream Bike Crawl
In honor of Earth Day this Sunday, The Art of Ice Cream Experience is partnering with LimeBike to host an environmentally friendly bike crawl around Old Town Scottsdale. Start at Instagram heaven, The Art of Ice Cream interactive pop-up exhibit, then leisurely cycle for scoops at Sugar Bowl, Old Town Local Café, Shakes & Cones, and Pussycat Gelato. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $30 adults; $23 kids 12 and under. 4224 N. Craftsman Ct., Scottsdale, artoficecreamexperience.com.