Phoenix Things To Do: 15 events happening this week around the Valley (June 13 - 19)

Posted at 5:34 PM, Jun 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-17 19:09:09-04

It is going to be a hot one this weekend.

Temperatures are forecasted above 115 on Saturday and Sunday. With such hot temps, please make sure to think about safety. Do not leave kids or pets in the car, check on your neighbors, especially the elderly.

Need some ideas? Here are 10 things to do in Phoenix to beat the summer heat

Disney's Newsies, the musical, finished its run at ASU Gammage this weekend. Sunday marks Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in Texas. There are 7 events happening around the state.

It's not in Phoenix, but it is on 7 of the NBA Finals. Coverage starts at 4:30 p.m.

View details on these events and others below. Want to let me know about an upcoming event? Send me an email or reach out via Twitter, @JoshFrigerio.

Disney’s Newsies (June 14-19)
Where: ASU Gammage
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $20 - $150

The World of Giant Insects (through Sept. 5)
Where: Arizona Science Center
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: General admission, plus $6 to get into insects exhibit

Hal Sparks (June 16-19)
Where: Stand Up Live
Time: 8 p.m. (other times vary by date)
Admission: $20

Justin Willman (June 16 – 19)
Where: Tempe Improv
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $20

The Little Mermaid – Valley Youth Theatre (June 10-26)
Where: Herberger Theatre
Time: 7 p.m. (other show times vary by date)
Admission: $17 - $35

Chandler’s Juneteenth event: A Celebration Through Song (June 17)
Where: Chandler Center for the Arts
Time: Doors open at 6 p.m. Show starts at 7 p.m.
Admission: Free

Bring Your Own Shirt and re-design it at TCA (June 17)
Where: Tempe Center for the Arts
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Admission: Free (make sure to bring a plain t-shirt with you)

Arizona Rattlers vs Philadelphia Soul (June 17)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $9+

Hombres G & Enanitos Verdes (June 17)
Where: Comerica Theatre
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $55 - $75

Science With a Twist (21+ only) (June 17)
Where: Arizona Science Center
Time: 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Admission: $10 - $12

Phoenix Mercury vs Dallas Wings (June 18)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $9+

Feel The Magic – Dance Connection Scottsdale (June 18)
Where: Mesa Arts Center
Time: 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m.
Admission: $17

Tempe’s Juneteenth celebration (June 18)
Where: Tempe History Museum, 809 E. Southern Avenue
Time: 3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Admission: Free

Valley of the Sun Juneteenth celebration (June 18)
Where: Eastlake Park and Community Center, 1549 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix 85034
Time: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Admission: Free

Juneteenth Black Expo: Honor Thy Father (June 19)
Where: American Royal Palace, 1915 W. Thunderbird Road, Phoenix AZ 85023
Time: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Admission: Free

NBA Finals: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors (Game 7)
Watch the game Sunday on ABC15. Watch ABC15 News at 4 p.m. Game 7 starts at 4:30 p.m.