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Posted: Saturday, February 27, 2010 3:46 pm | Updated: 3:32 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

'Play Ball' exhibition

Professional baseball teams have been traveling to Arizona for spring training for more than 60 years. Learn about the rich history and tradition of the sport in our state via this interactive exhibition at the Arizona Museum for Youth, 35 N. Robson St. Explore the hundreds of additional historical artifacts that have been added to the display in its second year.

The museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission to the museum is $6.50.

For more information, call (480) 644-2467 or visit www.arizonamuseumforyouth.com.

Cubs spring training begins

If you've seen the history of the Cactus League and are interested in the future, the Cubs begin their spring campaign 1:05 p.m.. Friday. They'll take on the Athletics at Hohokam Park, 1235 N. Center St.

Ticket prices vary from $8 to $30.

For more information call, (800) 905-3315 or visit www.cubs.com.

'The Drowsy Chaperone'

This Tony Award-winning play takes audiences back to Broadway in the 1920s with a comedic tale of a famous bride and her wedding day. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday as well as 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa. Tickets are $23 to $49.50.

For more information, call (480) 644-6500 or visit www.mesaartscenter.com.

'Best Picture' showcase

The AMC Mesa Grand 24, 1647 S. Stapley Drive, is offering the chance to see five of the Academy Award Best Picture nominees on the big screen. Starting 10:30 a.m. Saturday "An Education," "The Hurt Locker," "Up in the Air," "The Blind Side" and "Inglourious Basterds" will be shown.

For $30 attendees will be able to watch all of the films with unlimited popcorn refills.

For more information, call (480)503-1680 or visit www.AMCEntertainment.com/BPS.

Farmers market

Pick up some locally grown fruits and vegetables directly from the producers. The farmers market will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Rendezvous Green, 260 N. Center St. In addition to produce, there will also be a wide selection of local crafts, baked goods and other products.

For more information, call (480) 603-6306 or visit www.arizonafarmersmarkets.com.

'That Easter Morn'

The East Valley Mormon Choral Organization will present a concert celebrating the Easter season. The show will take place 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa.

Tickets range from $15 to $39.

For more information, call (480) 644-6500 or visit www.mesaartscenter.com.

Basic computer skills

If you're looking to join the computer era, but have no idea where to start, this program is for you. The free class will cover how to use a mouse and keyboard, along with introductory computer usage and techniques.

The class will be held 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the main branch of the Mesa Library, 64 E. First St. A valid Mesa library card and PIN are needed to participate. Class size is limited, and tickets will be distributed 30 minutes before the start time.

For more information, call (480) 644-2207 or visit www.mesalibrary.org.

Enjoy lunch with an outdoor concert

Pack a lunch and enjoy the outdoors along with a free midday musical performance from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St.

This week's show will feature the Jan Sandwich Trio, who will perform classic jazz standards.

For more information, call (480) 644-6500 or visit www.mesaartscenter.com.

Go and Do events are compiled by Tribune writer Chris Adams. Send your event information via e-mail to getout@evtrib.com.

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