5 Things to Do This Weekend | August 20-22

Judy HarperAugust 19, 2021
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Enjoy a Mimosa with Your Yoga
Start your weekend with a Saturday morning yoga flow at Kähvi Coffee + Cafe in Downtown Phoenix. Afterward, yoga participants and other guests enjoy $6 mimosas, plus $2 off wine and $1 off beer during the Aprés Yoga Happy Hour. Hosted in partnership with monOrchid, classes take place inside the gallery space. The Aug. 21 class is led by Bonnie Love, with a rotating group of local instructors leading subsequent classes every Saturday. Bring a mat and water bottle. Namaste! Yoga, 9 a.m.; happy hour, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $18. 214 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, drinkkahvi.com/events-1.

Take the Kids on a Musical Adventure
Get ready to “move it, move it” with Madagascar Jr., Aug. 20-29, as your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. The musical adventure is based on the animated film. Fridays, 7:30 p.m., Saturdays, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays, 3 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Desert Stages Theatre, 7014 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, 480-483-1664, desertstages.org.

Soak in Some Fun on a 5K Run
Runners cool off with water trucks, sprinklers, slip-and-slides and water gun-toting volunteers sprinkled throughout the 5K Run Soaked route. Aug. 21, 7:30 a.m. $25-$45. Kiwanis Park, 6111 S. All America Way, Tempe, 623-330-0913, active.com/tempe-az/running/distance-running/run-soaked-2021.

Sign Up for a Spirited Seminar
Class is in session as the beverage experts at Hearth ’61 guide guests through a tasting seminar and history lesson worth savoring. This month’s Spirited Sipping Seminar focuses on Syrups, Shrubs & Purees That Make Great Cocktails. The program lasts 30 to 45 minutes and includes a light paired nosh, and time to savor the knowledge gained (and the spirits poured). Space is limited to 20 guests. 3 p.m. $39. Hearth ’61, Mountain Shadows, 5445 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, mountainshadows.com/resort/events/spirited-sipping-seminars.

Grab a Seat for a Poignant Play
When a glamorous and famous actress moves into their retirement home, two lifelong elderly friends vie for her attention in A Bench in the Sun, which continues through Sept. 18. The play provides a humorous take on dealing with and accepting life’s hurdles in one’s twilight years. Thursdays-Fridays, 7 p.m.; and Saturdays, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. $25-$28. Don Bluth Front Row Theatre, 8989 E. Via Linda, Scottsdale, 480-314-0841, donbluthfrontrowtheatre.com.


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