Celebrate National Girlfriends Day to start your week in Gilbert

Enchanted Entertainment gives your child a chance to learn ballet and get a photo taken with princesses.

Enchanted Entertainment gives your child a chance to learn ballet and get a photo taken with princesses.

Though August is just starting, the week ahead is a busy one for Gilbert's calendar.

Aug. 1-4
Gilbert Water Tower lighting
The Gilbert Water Tower will be lit purple for Water Drownings Impact Month. 45 W. Page Ave. www.gilbertaz.gov

Aug. 1
Celebrate girlfriends
at charity breakfast

Gilbert Girlfriends members can celebrate National Girlfriends Day starting with a breakfast and raffle with Gilbert Mayor Jenn Daniels to support HD South. 8 a.m. $20. HD South, 10 S. Gilbert Road, Gilbert. 480-318-1501.

Aug. 2
Worth the Drive
‘Impractical Jokers’ comedy show
The stars of the comedy TV series “Impractical Jokers” head to Phoenix as part of their worldwide comedy tour. 7 p.m and 10 p.m. $48-$68. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix. 602-379-2800.

Worth the Drive
Aug. 3
Rascal Flatts on tour

Country band Rascal Flatts will continue its “Forever Summer Playlist” tour in Phoenix. The group has had 14 singles reach No. 1 on the Billboard Country Hot 100 chart. 7:30 p.m. $37-$296. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix. 602-254-7200.

Aug. 3
Learn to do ballet, take photos with princesses
Children age 3 and up can take a ballet class with Rapunzel and the Snow Sisters. The Enchanted Entertainment event will also include games, singing and photo opportunities. 10-11 a.m. $21. McQueen Park Activity Center, 510 N. Horne St., Gilbert. 480-228-2353. www.enchantedinaz.com

Aug. 3
Sign up for childbirth workshop open to all

Doula by Design AZ will host a childbirth workshop featuring educational material from Indie Birth. The workshop is open to all, not only those who are or are planning to become pregnant. 10 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Free. Whole Health Chiropractic, 6 E. Palo Verde St., Ste. 6, Gilbert. 602-881-7884. http://doulabydesignaz.com

Aug. 3
Children play in golf tournament
Scratch Golf Events is putting on this tournament for children ages 5-15. The tournament is associated with two earlier clinics the organization hosted, but the tournament also is open to children who did not attend a clinic. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. $50. Western Skies Golf Club, 1245 E. Warner Road, Gilbert. 480-532-0858. www.scratchgolfevents.com



Eternal Spring of Gilbert adds to town's senior living communities

Eternal Spring of Gilbert offers retirement living, assisted living and memory care

Gilbert Municipal Center I, Gilbert Town Council
Town Council approves changes to Municipal Center I plans

The Gilbert Town Council approved changes to the renovation plans for Municipal Center I, home to council chambers and some town offices

Breakfast with Santa, HD South
Holiday events dominate calendar for Dec. 6-10

It's still early in December, but the holidays highlight the calendar in Gilbert with a charity softball game, holiday lights, breakfast with Santa and a holiday festival

University Building, International Trade Seminar
Gilbert to host international trade seminar

The Gilbert Office of Economic Development, Gilbert Chamber of Commerce and Gilbert Sister Cities will host an international trade seminar Dec. 10 in hopes of assisting local businesses that may want to do business abroad

Morning Star Pediatrics practices Catholic medical ethics in services

Morning Star Pediatrics opened as an expansion of services from its sister practice, Morning Star OB/GYN

Higley USD, Higley USD governing board
Higley USD board hears update on high schools’ late start Wednesdays

Higley USD’s high schools plan to gather more feedback and refine the district’s pilot program for late start Wednesdays that create some professional development for faculty

Metamorphosis Counseling opens in Gilbert

Therapist Joanna Gill specializes in treating trauma, PTSD, depression and addiction

Gilbert Public Schools, Gilbert Public Schools governing board, Fran Grossenbacher, Project SEARCH, Banner Health
Gilbert Public Schools ready to roll out new college and career guidance site

A Gilbert Public Schools employee team has worked to bring scattered college and career guidance information together on the district website

JAJA Executive Suites has space in Gilbert for businesses

Family-owned JAJA Executive Suites opened Oct. 1 in Gilbert

Banner MD Anderson Hospital
Town hospitals embrace healthcare technology

Be it the two Banner facilities or at Mercy Gilbert Hospital—part of the Dignity Health network—technology greatly impacts care, as exemplified by developments from the past two years, or even the past six months, at the hospitals.

Gilbert Water Tower
Postponed Gilbert Water Tower holiday lighting concert to be held Dec. 2

The postponed Gilbert Water Tower holiday lighting concert will feature The Real Thing Variety Band.

Premium real estate brokerage Engel & Volkers opens Gilbert office

Engel & Völkers specializes in the brokerage of premium residential property, commercial real estate, yachts and aircraft

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