8th Annual Fitz’s Supper Club
Larry Fitzgerald might be one of football’s greatest players, but off the field he lands a punchline every now and then. Dominick’s Steakhouse will host the 8th Annual Fitz’s Supper Club, Celebrities at YOUR Service with performances sure to keep you laughing all night long. On Monday, August 29th guests are invited to a night of comedy and charity while enjoying a four-course dinner served by Larry’s Arizona Cardinals teammates and other celebrity friends.Fitz’s Supper Club was dubbed one of the Valley’s hottest social, philanthropic and entertainment events, and this year it brings laughter onto the scene. Last year’s event raised more than half a million dollars to support various worthy organizations through the Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund. For more information, please visit LarryFitzgerald.com.
MIM Fall 2016 Volunteer Training
The MIM is seeking passionate lifelong learners to be volunteer museum guides and provide guided tours for scheduled school, youth and adult groups. Museum guides encourage guests to forge their own connections to the museum’s collections and stories. You don’t need a musical background to apply—training covers everything a guide needs to know. The deadline to apply for new volunteer team members is August 29, 2016. A ten-week training is required and takes place Tuesday mornings from 8:30a.m.-12:30p.m. from September 13 until November 15. For more information, please visit MIM.org.
Barbara Lockwood Named Arizona Science Center Chairman of the Board
In her new role as Arizona Science Center Chairman of the Board, Barbara Lockwood hopes to inspire young women and girls to explore a STEM career path with her leadership. Currently vice president of regulation for Arizona Public Service (APS), Lockwood began her career at DuPont in chemical engineering and management roles. She then spent a number of years in environmental consulting before joining APS in 1999. Lockwood says she is excited about the many new programs and exhibits at the Arizona Science Center. For more information, please visit AZScience.org.
Scottsdale Public Art Meets Matching Grant
Scottsdale Public Art is very pleased to announce that thanks to donations from generous patrons in Scottsdale, and throughout the country, the $100,000 Canal Convergence matching grant from the City of Scottsdale has been met. Within days of announcing the need to close a $5,000 gap, Scottsdale Public Art was overwhelmed with an outpouring of support. With the addition of $100,000 from the City of Scottsdale, Scottsdale Public Art will use the $200,000 to bring more cutting-edge, contemporary art installations from international, national and local artists, interactive workshops and performances to the Scottsdale Waterfront for the best Canal Convergence yet. For more information, please visit ScottsdalePublicArt.org.
Hispanic Heritage Weekend at Four Seasons Scottsdale
The Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North celebrates this August with a weekend of culinary festivities and colorful revelry to honor the Southwest’s Hispanic heritage. The Hispanic Heritage Weekend will be held Friday, August 12, to Sunday, August 14, 2016. Guests booking over the weekend will be greeted upon arrival with aguas frescas and seasonal chilled horchata drinks. A complimentary mezcal tasting with beverage expert Nick Padua will kick off the weekend festivities at Onyx Bar & Lounge. A specialty dinner will be featured that evening at Proof, an American Canteen, where their “Summertime Smokehouse” series will get a Hispanic makeover featuring house-smoked green-chile pork, mezcal cocktails and a local Spanish guitarist. The following evening, Executive Chef Mel Mecinas will be joined by his two chef brothers for a four-course Oaxacan-inspired dinner. For more information, please visit FourSeasons.com.
Yoga and Brunch at Tanzy Restaurant
Tanzy Restaurant may be known for its Italian-inspired dishes and craft cocktails, but every Sunday this summer, the Valley’s hippest restaurant, just up the escalator in the Scottsdale Quarter, will be getting into shape. Tanzy will be hosting Lululemon’s Yoga Sundays in the Tanzy Lounge, followed by brunch. The one-hour Sunday yoga sessions are free, beginning at 10:30 a.m., and will be led by Lululemon Athletica staff. Yogis who attend the class will receive a 20-percent discount on the Tanzy Brunch. Enjoy favorites like housemade granola, cold-pressed, organic fresh juices, blueberry buttermilk pancakes, crispy chicken and sourdough waffles, organic eggs and so much more. For more information, please visit TanzyRestaurant.com.
Summer Cocktails at Hotel Valley Ho
ZuZu inside Hotel Valley Ho is serving up three fresh featured cocktails for summer. Cool down with a variety of refreshing flavor combinations. The Honeydew Margarita is made with Patron Tequila, honeydew puree, orange curaçao, fresh lime juice and agave nectar. ZuZu’s Blood Orange Sparkling Vodka is crafted with Tito’s Handmade Vodka, blood orange puree, ginger root syrup, Voss sparkling water and fresh muddled raspberry. Lastly, The Grapefruits of Wrath features Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka, Aperol, fresh orange juice. lemon juice and honey syrup. Enjoy the drinks for $12 each in the lounge or the restaurant. For more information, please visit HotelValleyHo.com.