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Posted: Saturday, November 14, 2009 3:35 pm | Updated: 1:29 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

'Willy Wonka Junior’

The Queen Creek Performing Arts Center’s Community Theatre, 22149 E. Ocotillo Road, will present this stage adaptation of the beloved Roald Dahl book at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday. The story tells the tale of a group of children touring a candy factory and the wonders they find within.

'Willy Wonka Junior’

The Queen Creek Performing Arts Center’s Community Theatre, 22149 E. Ocotillo Road, will present this stage adaptation of the beloved Roald Dahl book at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday. The story tells the tale of a group of children touring a candy factory and the wonders they find within.

Tickets are $12.75.

For more information, call (480) 987-7469 or visit www.qcpac.com.

Kids quilting

Children ages 7 to 11 are invited to attend this event 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. with quilter Judy McCutcheon at the Queen Creek Branch Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road. They will learn about the history of quilting and even make their own quilt square to take home with them. Spaces in the class are limited, so those interested should arrive early to ensure a spot.

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

Car show

Cruise on down to see a variety of fancy cars and bikes at this free monthly event. Cast a ballot and help determine who wins the people’s choice trophy. There will be music as well as food and drinks.

The show is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Rhino Caffe, 22721 S. Ellsworth Road, No. 107. For more information, call (480) 987-2140 or visit www.rhinocaffe.net.

Sunset photography

Do you want to improve your photography knowledge and skills? Break out your camera and take a hike with expert photographer Dr. Mimi Robidoux at the San Tan Mountain Regional Park, 6533 W. Phillips Road. Learn the best way to capture sunsets from several scenic vistas along the Goldmine Trail. Don’t forget a flashlight for the walk back.

The program is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

The hike is free, but there is a park entry fee of $6 per vehicle.

Contact the park at (480) 655-5554, ext. 202, or visit www.maricopa.gov/parks/santan for more information.

Computer instruction

The Queen Creek Branch Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road, is offering a class covering the basics of using the social networking site Facebook, as well as many of the various applications provided by Google.

Have a problem with a specific program or piece of hardware? Following the first class, there will be a “Computer Help Hour,” where any and all computer questions will be welcome.

The classes will run 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon on Thursday. Advance registration is required to participate.

To register or for more information, call (602) 652-3000 or visit www.mcldaz.org.

Softball league sign-ups open

Registration for the Queen Creek Parks and Recreation Department’s winter softball league is open through Thursday.

A late registration period runs Nov. 23-25. Games will be played 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Founders’ Park, 22407 S. Ellsworth Road, in a double-header format on Wednesday and Friday nights over 11 weeks beginning Jan. 13.

Registration is $475 per team, with an additional $40 for signing up during the late registration period.

For more information, call (480) 358-3700 or visit www.queencreek.org/Index.aspx?page=717.

For more information, visit www.mysvcl.org.

Fall recreation classes available

Are you looking to get the kids out of the house? Or perhaps you’d like to pick up a new skill or talent yourself?

Take a look at the slate of classes and programs available through Queen Creek’s Parks and Recreation Department.

There are classes for all age groups and interests, ranging from physical fitness to instruction in the fine arts.

To see what’s offered, visit www.queencreek.org/Index.aspx?page=717. Registration fees and start dates vary.

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

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