Virtual 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25
Online dance class
Phoenix Center for the Arts is providing online dance n’ sculpt classes every Tuesday at 6 p.m. Head over to Facebook Live for a dance class that will get the whole body moving. Dance Instructor Michaela Konzal will be teaching to every ability and age. Memberships for these classes are $12 per week. For more: dancensculpt.com.
Virtual 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27
History Happy Hour
Marshall Shore, Arizona’s Hip Historian, will be posting weekly “History Happy Hour” posts on Facebook, YouTube and Twitch. Grab a beverage and get ready to delve into some history. Marshall will share interesting tidbits and curiosities from Arizona’s past. There will also be trivia, music history, “Little Arizona,” and a viewer question, plus a cocktail recipe that’s tailored to each episode. For more: visit the Arizona History Happy Hour Facebook page.
4 p.m., Lunafest is a fundraising film festival featuring seven short films by and about women. The films are dedicated to supporting women filmmakers and bringing women together in their communities. The films range from animation to drama, and cover topics such as women’s health, body image, relationships, cultural diversity and breaking barriers. All proceeds from Lunafest will benefit local nonprofit Soroptimist International of Phoenix, whose mission is to empower women and girls by providing access to and support of their educational objectives. Cost is $20. For more: lunafest.org.
Thursday 8/6-Monday 8/10
Cruise the Zoo
7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Phoenix Zoo, 455 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix. Cruise the Zoo allows guests to view a variety of animals, including flamingos, giraffes and elephants. This event also includes a guided, educational audio tour, and food and beverage options are available for purchase on-site. There will be a limit of 450 tickets sold per day. Tickets are $65 per car. For more: phoenixzoo.org.
Wine Country BBQ
11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at LDV Winery, 13922 S. Kuykendall Cutoff Road, Pearce. LDV Winery’s popular Wine Country BBQ promises a good time for wine and BBQ lovers. Guests can enjoy wine tasting, food, winemaker-led tours, outdoor games and photo ops while strolling through Southeastern Arizona wine country. Cost is $40 person for general admission. For more: ldvwinery.com.
Pancakes and Booze
8 p.m. at The Duce, 525 S. Central Ave., Phoenix. This L.A. based event started in 2009 and has since traveled to over 35 cities around the nation. This event allows guests to revel in music performances from local artists and DJs and check out local art, meet the artists and watch live art shows…not to mention free pancakes. Tickets are $10 and this is a 21 and over event. For more: pancakesandbooze.com.