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FUN! 17 things to do this week around Phoenix

Posted at 4:01 PM, Jan 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-18 07:21:49-05

This week we remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Some cities across Arizona held celebrations this weekend, while others will hold their celebrations on Monday, Martin Luther King. Jr. Day.

In Phoenix, a symbolic march will start Monday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church and end at Margaret T. Hance Park where a festival will take place.

There will also be a parade and festival in Mesa. Scroll down for details on all those events.

The Phoenix Suns take on the Indiana Pacers and the San Antonio Spurs this week. The Arizona Coyotes take on the Buffalo Sabres and the San Jose Sharks. The Arizona Cardinals will head to North Carolina to take on the Carolina Panthers for the NFC Championship.

There are more events happening. Scroll down to see.

Did I miss one? Send me an email with all the information and let me know.

Monday, Jan. 18:

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Free entrance into Grand Canyon National Park
Free entrance into any National Park

Phoenix MLK March
Where: From Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church to Margaret T. Hance Park
Time: March starts at 9:30 a.m. at PRB church.
Admission: FREE

Phoenix MLK Day Festival
Where: Margaret T. Hance Park
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Paradise Valley MLK Day celebration and luncheon
Where: Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley
Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Admission: FREE

Mesa MLK Day Parade (followed by festival)
Where: Parade begins at Center and MLK Way
Time: 11 a.m.
Admission: FREE

Mesa MLK Day Festival
Where: Mesa Arts Center
Time: Noon - 4 p.m.
Admission: FREE

Mesa MLK Community Awards Gala
Where: Mesa Community College Performing Arts Center
Time: 5 p.m. - Red Carpet, 6 p.m. - Gala
Admission: $65
** Formal/business attire required

Arizona Coyotes vs Buffalo Sabres
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $30+

Tuesday, Jan. 19:

Phoenix Suns vs Indiana Pacers
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $10+

Wednesday, Jan. 20:

National Geographic Live Series: Gorongosa Reborn
Ft. wildlife filmmaker Bob Poole
Where: Mesa Arts Center
Time: 7:30 p.m. (optional pre-fixe dinner available)
Admission: Adults - $24 - $38; Student - $20

Thursday, Jan. 21:

Phoenix Suns vs San Antonio Spurs
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Admission: $19+

Arizona Coyotes vs San Jose Sharks
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $35

Kyle Kinane
Where: Stand Up Live
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $20
** Performances scheduled through Jan. 23

Beethoven's Symphony No. 7
Where: Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (Note: Venue in Scottsdale)
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $39 - $59
**Note: Performances on Jan. 22 and 23 at Symphony Hall in downtown Phoenix

Friday, Jan. 22:

Beethoven's Symphony No. 7
Where: Phoenix Symphony Hall (Note: Venue in downtown Phoenix)
Time: 11 a.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $18+
**Note: Performances on Jan. 22 and 23 at Symphony Hall in downtown Phoenix

Free concert: Jeordie Shekeryk
Where: Tempe Mission Palms Hotel
Time: 5 - 8 p.m.
Admission: FREE

Comedy of Errors
Where: Mesa Arts Center
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $10 - $44