5 Things to Do This Weekend | June 4-6

Judy HarperJune 3, 2021
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Hear the Story of America’s Favorite Sexpert
Filled with the humor, honesty and life-affirming spirit of a girl who found her own unique place as American’s most famous sex therapist, Becoming Dr. Ruth tells the triumphant and heartwarming story of Karola Ruth Siegel, the girl who fled the Nazis in the Kindertransport, joined the Haganah in Jerusalem as a sniper, struggled as a single mother newly arrived in America – and eventually became “Dr. Ruth.” June 2-27, call for times and ticket prices. The Phoenix Theatre Company, 1825  N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 602-254-2151, phoenixtheatre.com.

Take in a Movie Under the Stars
Starlight Movie Night kicks off June 4 with Field of Dreams. A mix of fairy tale, baseball and family togetherness, the film focuses on Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) who is inspired by a voice he cannot ignore to pursue a dream he can hardly believe. Groups of up to four people gather in their own safety-spaced, designated spot, with attendees encouraged to bring a blanket to lay on the lawn. Refreshments, alcoholic beverages and food are available for purchase. Gates open at 7 p.m., with showtime at 8 p.m. $25. Scottsdale Stadium, 7408 E. Osborn Rd., Scottsdale, oldtownscottsdaleaz.com/junedays/starlight-movie-night.

Honor the Hot Shots of Yarnell
Walkers and runners participate in 5K, 10K and 19K events at the Yarnell Memorial Run, which honors and remembers the Granite Mountain Hot Shot crew who perished on June 30, 2013, in the Yarnell Hill Fire. June 5, 6:30 a.m. $45-$80 (virtual run, $35). Start line at Yarnell Assembly of God, 17125 W. Fountain Hill Ln., Yarnell, 928-427-6578, raceroster.com/events/2021/37356/yarnell-memorial-run-19k-10k-and-5k.

Get Your Motor Running at High Street
Dozens of exotic, classic and luxury cars from across the Valley line the streets at the monthly Highline Autos Cars & Coffee. A live DJ adds to the fun, along with exclusive specials from participating restaurants, including The Stir Coffee Bar and The Boozy Breakfast. June 5, 7:30-10 a.m. Free. High Street, 5415 E. High St., Phoenix, highstreetaz.com.

Swoon Over a Timeless Classic
A young prince falls in love with a beautiful maiden – cursed to live by day as a white swan, only to take her human form at night – in Swan Lake. The legendary story of romance, sorcery and betrayal is staged by The School of Ballet Arizona and Phoenix Youth Symphony Orchestras. June 6, 8 p.m., tickets start at $40, Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, 602-381-1096, balletaz.org.

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