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BUZZ • EVENTS AUGUST 31 to SEPTEMBER 1

AUGUST 10 Spiders, Scorpions and Snakes! Oh My! Join outdoor enthusiasts and learn about the creatures that terrify most people. Go to the Nature Center to learn fun facts regarding these fascinating creatures. 10 to 11 a.m. Cave Creek Regional Park, 37900 E. Cave Creek Parkway, Cave Creek. 602-506-2930, ext. 8, maricopacountyparks.net/events. Free.

AUGUST 17 The Old Clay Mine Adventure Join the adventure and explore Old Clay Mine. Learn about the history of this site and its contents during this easy to moderate hike. Park at the Nature Center and follow directions at the trailhead kiosk to reach the tour. 7 to 8 p.m. Cave Creek Regional Park, 37900 E. Cave Creek Parkway, Cave Creek. 602-506-2930, ext. 8, maricopacountyparks.net/events. Free.

Experience India Experience the vibrant musical and dance performances the cultural arts of India are bringing. MIM will present participatory workshops and curator talks that are sure to teach people about India’s culture. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix. 480-478-6000, mim.com. Included with paid admission.

SEPTEMBER 7 It’s a Feeding Frenzy! Join the park ranger and watch the facility’s collection of carnivores and observe closely as they consume their prey. Learn about the desert’s creatures and their eating habits. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Cave Creek Regional Park, 37900 E. Cave Creek Parkway, Cave Creek. 602-506-2930, ext. 8, maricopacountyparks.net/events. Free.

AUGUST 24 Wilderness Survival Basics Learn how to survive in the elements of the Sonoran Desert with these helpful tips. Meet the ranger in the Nature Center who will teach basic wilderness survival. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Cave Creek Regional Park, 37900 E. Cave Creek Parkway, Cave Creek. 602-506-2930, ext. 8, maricopacountyparks.net/events. Free.

AUGUST 30 Pineapple Paint ‘n’ Plant Paint ‘n’ Plant is back with a twist. Attendees will paint their pineapple planter using acrylic paints while learning techniques like layering, mixing colors and ombre. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. As You Wish, Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N. Tatum Boulevard, Suite 48-1530, Phoenix. 480585-0041, asyouwishpottery.com. $35. 14

SEPTEMBER 13 to SEPTEMBER 15 Chapter 2 Book Sale Chapter 2 Book Sales are the largest ones in the North Valley, with more than 15,000 books, as well as DVDs, CDs and audiobooks starting at 50 cents. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek. 480-488-2777. Chapter2BooksAZ.com. Free admission.

SEPTEMBER 14 Field Observations: Full Moon Enjoy what the Sonoran Desert has to offer under the light of the moon and the stars. Meet at the Nature Center where the ranger will guide the group along one of the park’s scenic trails. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Cave Creek Regional Park, 37900 E. Cave Creek Parkway,

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Cave Creek. 602-506-2930, ext. 8, maricopacountyparks.net/events. Free.

SEPTEMBER 14 to SEPTEMBER 15 Celebrate Rock and Roll This closing weekend of “The Electric Guitar” will celebrate the musical genre that shaped today’s popular culture. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix. 480-478-6000, mim.com. Included with paid admission.

SEPTEMBER 17 Adult Special Event: Acrylic Pour Class This debut of acrylic pouring classes shares the secrets of the “Queen” of acrylic pours, Kelly Johnson. The class includes a 10 by 10 canvas and the supplies necessary to create the perfect pour. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. As You Wish, Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N. Tatum Boulevard, Suite 48-1530, Phoenix. 480-585-0041, asyouwishpottery.com. $45.

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