June 2-3, 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Led by actor, singer and recording artist Tony Kishman, experience the greatest hits of “Yesterday” performed by a four-piece band alongside The Phoenix Symphony. The Music of Paul McCartney features hit songs from the Beatles archive and McCartney’s solo works. Enjoy classics, including Hey Jude, Penny Lane, Live and Let Die, Let It Be, and many more. Individual tickets, $25-$109. www.phoenixsymphony.org.
June 7, 6:30 p.m.
Join local artist and the 2016 Arlene and Morton Scult Contemporary Forum Artist Award Recipient, Patricia Sannit, for an evening dedicated to the arts. Sannit will announce the 2017 Contemporary Forum Artists Grants recipients and Arlene Morton Scult Contemporary Forum Artist Award recipient. Following the ceremony, guests are invited view the art exhibition featuring the remarkable contemporary works created by the 2016 titleholders at Phoenix Art Museum. Free. www.phxart.org.
June 11, 4 p.m.
Start your summer with a night on the town at Hotel Valley Ho. Lady Luck might be on your side for this evening of sips and nibbles, casino tables with BAG IT Bucks, rat pack genre music, and a silent auction. Try your hand at the Wheel of Wonder, where you can pay to spin and win an exciting prize. The event benefits BAG IT and assists over 3,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients and their families in Maricopa County each year. Individual tickets, $77.77. www.bagit4u.org.
June 3, 6 p.m.
Combine signature dishes from top chefs across the Valley with fundraising and you have ALS Bite Nite. Held at The Westin Kierland Resport & Spa, Bite Nite attendees will experience delicious dishes while sipping craft cocktails and enjoying live entertainment. This year’s event will feature exclusive mystery boxes, a silent auction, a live auction and much more. Bite Nite raises funds and awareness for ALS Association Arizona Chapter. Individual tickets, $150. www.bitenite.org.
June 9, 10:30 a.m.
March of Dimes cordially invites you to the 14th Annual Nurse of the Year Awards, an elegant event that recognizes extraordinary nurses throughout the Valley. Held at The Phoenician Resort, guests will celebrate champions in the profession of nursing while also raising awareness to support March of Dimes’ mission to improve the health of babies. Last year’s event raised $125,000 to support March of Dimes-funded research and education programs. Cheers to all the nurses that make a difference in the lives of so many — we salute you not only today, but every day. Individual tickets, $175. www.nurseoftheyear.marchofdimes.org.
June 30, 8 & 9:30 p.m.
Arizona Science Center invites you to sit back, relax, and — mostly importantly — rock out! Laser and Liquor Nights Summer Scaries lights up the center’s Dome, where cult classic songs by Pink Floyd, Metallic, Nirvana, and the likes are synchronized to a multicolored laser light show. Come 45 minutes before the show for a spread of snacks, cocktails, and other refreshments. Individual tickets, $10 per show. www.azscience.org.