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Posted: Saturday, January 2, 2010 4:56 pm | Updated: 3:45 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

Various astronomy concepts and new discoveries will be discussed during this monthly lecture series at 8 p.m. Friday in the library classroom at the Southeast Regional Library, 775 N. Greenfield Road.

Astronomy lecture and star viewing

Various astronomy concepts and new discoveries will be discussed during this monthly lecture series at 8 p.m. Friday in the library classroom at the Southeast Regional Library, 775 N. Greenfield Road.

A $3 donation is requested for the lecture. Afterward, the East Valley Astronomy Club will have telescopes set up outside for a free public star-viewing party.

For more information, call (602) 652-3000 or visit www.eastvalleyastronomy.org.

Genealogy club

Learn how to explore the history of your family with Steve Packer, outreach coordinator at the Mesa Family History Center. The club will meet 1 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month in the Perry Branch Library, 1965 E. Queen Creek Road.

For more information, contact the library at (602) 652-3000 or visit www.mcldaz.org.

'Beau Jest'stage show

The Hale Centre Theatre will present the comedic 'Beau Jest' play by James Sherman through Feb. 13.

To fool her parents, Sarah Goldman hires an actor to pose as her boyfriend. Can he keep up the charade under pressure from all sides?

The theater is located at 50 W. Page Ave. Ticket prices are $17 for matinees and $19 for evening shows.

For showtimes or to purchase tickets, call (480) 497-1181 or visit www.haletheatrearizona.com.

Story time atlocal libraries

Local libraries offer story time programs for young children to help them develop a love of books and reading from an early age. The Perry Branch Library, 1965 E. Queen Creek Road, will hold a pre-kindergarten session from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and one for families with children ages 4 to 7 from 6 p.m. to 6:40 p.m., both on Tuesday.

For more information, contact the library at (602) 652-3000 or www.mcldaz.org.

Arts fair andfarmers market

Val Vista Lakes, 1600 E. Lakeside Drive, will host the Second Saturday Artisan Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Local artists, vendors and farmers will have their wares on display.

For more information, call (602) 314-0323 or visit www.artisanmarketsaz.com.

Coyotes offer deal for Gilbert residents

Gilbert residents are invited to bring their family and friends out to see the Phoenix Coyotes play at Jobing.com Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave. in Glendale, on Jan. 30 for Gilbert Community Night.

The Gilbert Fire Department has partnered with the Coyotes to offer special discounted tickets for the game against the New York Rangers. Lower-level seats are $40 and upper-level seats cost $20.

For more information, call (623) 772-3234 or visit www.gilbertaz.gov.

Recreational classes available

Looking to get the kids out of the house? Interested in picking up a new skill?

Registration is open for the winter session of Gilbert recreational classes. Take a look at the wide variety of activities offered by the town at the Freestone Recreation Center, 1141 E. Guadalupe Road.

Dance, sports, education, fitness and martial arts are just a few of the courses offered. Registration fees and starting dates vary.

For more information or to register, call (480) 503-6221 or visit www.ci.gilbert.az.us/eservices/parks.

Go and Do events are compiled by Tribune writer Chris Adams. If you have an event that you would like to see listed, send the details via e-mail to getout@evtrib.com.

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