Things to do around Glendale April 16-23

Stir Crazy Comedy Club, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Suite E-206 in Glendale's Westgate Entertainment District. [Submitted photo]


LECTURE: The Midwestern University Community Health Lecture Series continues with “Better Than 20/20: The Athlete’s Eye” presented by Matthew Roe, O.D., FAAO, assistant professor, Midwestern College of Optometry, 6:30 p.m. at Foothills Branch Library, 19055 N. 57th Ave., Glendale. Reservations not necessary. Email to or call 623-930-3868.


OPEN HOUSE: Midwestern University, 19555 N. 59th Ave., Glendale, will host an Open House 5-7 p.m. in the Barrel I Student Center. Faculty, admissions staff, and students are ready to help budding careers in healthcare. Students will conduct informative campus tours. Email or call 1-888-247-9277.


COMEDY: Brian McKim opens his weekend set 7 p.m. at Stir Crazy Comedy Club, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Suite E-206, Glendale. He also performs 7 & 9:30 p.m. Friday, April 19 and 7 & 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20. Email or call 623-565-8667.


PERFORMANCE: “EXIST: Messengers of the Cosmos” goes 5-7 p.m. at E. Lowell Rogers Amphitheatre, 5850 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale. An artistic presentation from Cirque Roots that integrates art and science. Fre​e admission. A second performance starts 7 p.m. Saturday, April 20.


MUSIC: Sentimental Journey performs 6 p.m. at Desert Rose Pizza & Gastro Pub, 6729 N. 57th Drive, Glendale. Call 623-937-3004.


LIVE MUSIC: Jaty Edwards performs 3:30 p.m. at Irish Wolfhound Restaurant and Pub, 16811 Litchfield Road, No. 104, Surprise. Call 623-214-1004.


FILM: A film screening for Earth Week goes 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the auditorium at PAC-112 at Glendale Community College, 6000 W. Olive Ave. Call 623-845-3000.


MUSIC DAY: DIY Music Day goes noon-5 p.m. at ASU West, 4701 W. Thunderbird Road, Glendale. The day begins with a workshop for high school band students by clarinetist Joshua Bennet, ASU faculty member Barry Moon, and students in the IAP Scratch Orchestra. Participants will design wind and percussion instruments using utilitarian hardware. Bring mouthpieces, head-joints, mallets or other parts of your instrument that can be adapted to plumbing and other hardware. Registration required. Email Barry Moon at

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