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.
www.thegirlfriend-connection.com





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.
www.comericatheatre.com






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.
http://ak-chinpavilion.com





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



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