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AUGUST 19 THROUGHAUG. 28 ‘THEWIZARDOF OZ’ Actors Youth Theatre brings the classic story of Dorothy and her little dog Toto—and the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion—to the stage in a young performers edition. The group follows the Yellow Brick Road to Oz as Dorothy hopes to return home to Kansas. 7 p.m. (Thu.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sat.). $15 (advance purchase), $17 (day of show). Tuscany Theatre, 861 N. Higley Road, Ste. 105, Gilbert. 480-907-7050. www.aytaz.org 20 THROUGHOCT. 2 ‘THE ADDAMS FAMILY’ This musical about the macabre family kicks o the 2021-22 season. Wednesday Addams, the daughter of Gomez and Morticia, has fallen in love. Everything changes for the family on the night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents. 7:30 p.m. (Thu.-Sat.), 4 p.m. (Sat.). $26 (youth tickets must be pre-purchased at box oce or website), $42. Hale Centre Theatre, 50 W. Page
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RELOCATIONS 19 Grand Master Kim’s Elite Tae Kwon Do School moved May 26 to 3050 E. Queen Creek Blvd., Ste. 102, Gilbert. The school focuses on building condence and discipline for students of all ages. 480-857-2004. www.elitetaekwondoschool.com IN THE NEWS The Gila River Indian Community an- nounced June 18 a fourth casino is in the works just south of Chandler. The casino will be located south of the intersection at Gilbert Road and Hunt Highway. The project is expected to take 18-24 months to design, according to the release. No other project details had been announced as of press time.
S. Val Vista Drive, Ste. 103, Gilbert. The axe-throwing venue will have two arenas for group events; four walk-in lanes; serve beer, wine and food; and will have a number of vintage video games, which will be set for free play. No opening date has been announced. https://socialaxethrowing.com/gilbert 17 The Sugar Bar , a candy store and bar combination, anticipates opening at 960 E. Warner Road, Ste. 6, Chandler, in October. The business promotes itself as Arizona’s rst bar and candy store, which will cater to all ages. 480-589-5246. www.thesugarbar.com 18 Wicked Rain will be a Pacic North- west craft beer bar at 1817 E. Baseline Road, Gilbert. It will have a selection of beers from more than 30 breweries rotating on draft. The owners hope to open in October. www.wickedrain.com
This program looks at the “Golden Age of Signage” in Arizona as the rise of car travel in the 1940s, ‘50s, and ‘60s inspired restaurants, motels, curio shops and gas stations to put up large, bright signs to make an impression. Marshall Shore, known as “Arizona’s Hip Historian,” is the presenter of this visual program that looks at the signs’ cultural signicance. Registration is required. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Free (members), $5 (nonmembers). HD South, 10 S. Gilbert Road. 480-926-1577. https://hdsouth.org
Ave., Gilbert. 480-497-1181. www.haletheatrearizona.com
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