Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Roller Derby Championship

Date: Saturday, August 5th
Time: 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Peoria Sportsplex, 16083 N 75th Ave, Peoria, AZ

Details: This event is organized by Desert Dolls Roller Derby, Arizona’s premiere all girl roller derby league. Come out and watch the 2 teams take thee track and vie for a spot in the championship game. You don’t want to miss a minute of this fast-paced roller derby action.
Cost: $15 at the door. Kids 12 & under get in for FREE!!









Metallica – World Wired Tour

Date: Friday, August 4th
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: University of Phoenix Stadium, 1 Cardinals Dr., Glendale, AZ

Details: The World Wired Tour is a current concert tour by American heavy metal band Metallica in support of their tenth studio album Hardwired… To Self-Destruct, which was released on November 18, 2016. It is also their first worldwide tour after the World Magnetic Tour six years ago.


Chevelle in Concert

Date: Tuesday, August 1st
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Marquee Theater, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe AZ

Details: Chevelle is on a U.S. headlining tour that started in spring and ends this summer. This veteran band, is an American alternative metal band formed in 1995 hailing from the Chicago suburb of Grayslake, Illinois. Chevelle’s latest album, “The North Corridor” was released last July. It is said to have a more “heavy” sound similar to the 2002, ‘Wonder What’s Next’ album.

















Phoenix Sun’s Dancers Auditions Finals

Date: Friday, August 4th
Time: Doors Open at 5:30 pm, Show starts at 7:00 pm
Location: Marquee Theater, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe AZ

Details: This is the Final auditions events to end a weeklong process that begin on July 29th. It is expected that about 28 dancers will make it to the finals, however only 16-18 dancers will be chosen. Fans attending will have the chance to vote using their smartphone. There will also be a panel of judges. The results will be announced on this night of Finals and after fans can be the first to get autographs from the new dancers. Fans who attend the final audition that night will be able to vote using their smartphone. And there will be a panel of judges. Meyer expects about 26 to 28 dancers to make it to those final auditions. But only 16 to 18 dancers will be chosen. The results will be announced that night, and attendees can be the first to get dancer autographs this season.
What is life like as a Sun’s Dancer? Their schedule includes practice twice a week for about six to eight hours. Dancers are at the venue for the team’s two games a week and attend for about seven hours. Working this schedule around work and school can be challenging but for these dancers, it is also very rewarding.


Full Moon Kayak Tour

Date: Saturday, August 5th
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Pleasant Harbor Marina 40202 N 87th Ave Peoria (A ¼ mile walk/shuttle from the public parking lot. Call 602-625-7776 for shuttle information.)

Details: Kayaks are illuminated and then depart from the marina paddling into the sunset towards Honeymoon Cove. Expect about 40 minutes of paddling while enjoying the sunset making your way to a shoreline to enjoy a campfire at the waters edge. About 30 minutes will be spent at the shoreline before heading back to the marina under the light of the full moon. Fell free to bring marshmallows, the guides will provide the sticks. Once back at the marina hang around for live music and a meal at Dillons Bayou Restaurant (separate cost for dinner).
All levels are welcome. You will need to bring a head lamp or flashlight in order to participate. Must be at least 18 years of age. Reservations are required. Arrive 30 minutes prior to departure.
Cost: Single Kayak $50, Tandem Kayak $75