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Wildman Phil

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Kids learn about reptiles during a Wildman Phil presentation at UltraStar Multi-tainment Center. Photo by Michelle Chance

Wildman Phil Rakoci returned to Maricopa for the second time this summer, teaching kids all about his scaly, reptilian pets on June 23. Rip Lee Walker the Raptor Actor, a costumed dinosaur, also greeted families prior to the UltraStar Multi-tainment Center’s first showing of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

Photo by Michelle Chance

Phil Rakoci, aka Wildman Phil, brought his collection of live animals to Maricopa Public Library to educate the gathering of children and their parents about the value such creatures as alligators, tortoises, spiders and hedgehogs bring to the world. His presentation was part of the summer reading series.

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Wildman Phil starts out the many summer activities at Maricopa Public Library. Submitted

With summer vacation in full swing and temperatures heating up, most Maricopa activities move inside or in the pool. Below, Wildman Phil invites kids to his show as part of the Maricopa Public Library’s Summer Reading season. Learn more about these events and more, or add your own, at InMaricopa.com/Calendar.

TUESDAY

Seniors play Pinochle at 8:30 a.m. at Santa Cruz Elementary School, 19845 N. Costa del Sol Blvd.

Seniors play Canasta at 1 p.m. at Santa Cruz Elementary School, 19845 N. Costa del Sol Blvd.

Celebrate Recovery Coffee & Karaoke is at 5 p.m. at Maricopa Community Church, 44977 W. Hathaway Ave.

Strength & Hope Al-Anon Meeting is at 7 p.m. at Community of Hope Church, 45295 W. Honeycutt Ave.

WEDNESDAY

Creative Sisterhood meets at 9 a.m. at Santa Cruz Elementary School, 19845 N. Costa del Sol Blvd.

Harrah’s Club 777 Toastmasters meet at 3 p.m. at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, 15406 Maricopa Road.

S.M.A.R.T. Kids meet at 3:30 p.m. at Maricopa Public Library, 41600 W. Smith-Enke Road.

Maricopa Police Explorer Post Meeting is at 5 p.m. at Maricopa High School, 45012 W. Honeycutt Ave.

MUSD Governing Board meets at 6:30 p.m. at Maricopa Unified School District, 44150 W. Maricopa-Casa Grande Hwy.

THURSDAY

Seniors play Pinochle at 8:30 a.m. at Santa Cruz Elementary School, 19845 N. Costa del Sol Blvd.

Seniors play Farkel at 9 a.m. at Santa Cruz Elementary School, 19845 N. Costa del Sol Blvd.

Seniors play Canasta at 1 p.m. at Santa Cruz Elementary School, 19845 N. Costa del Sol Blvd.

Wildman Phil introduces wildlife at 3 p.m. at Maricopa Public Library, 41600 W. Smith-Enke Road.

Maricopa Healing Rooms are at 6:30 p.m. at 19997 N. Justin Drive.

A Ray of Hope meeting of Narcotics Anonymous is at 7 p.m. at Ak-Chin Social Services, 48227 W. Farrell Road.

FRIDAY

Seniors play Pinochle at 8:30 a.m. at Santa Cruz Elementary School, 19845 N. Costa del Sol Blvd.

8-Bits is at 4 p.m. at Maricopa Public Library, 41600 W. Smith-Enke Road.

Strength & Hope Al-Anon Meeting is at 7 p.m. at Community of Hope Church, 45295 W. Honeycutt Ave.

SATURDAY

Movie in the Pool starts at 7 p.m. at Copper Sky Regional Park, 44345 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

SUNDAY

A Ray of Hope meeting of Narcotics Anonymous is at 7 p.m. at Maricopa Community Church, 44977 W. Hathaway Ave.

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Wildman Phil Rakoci was back at UltraStar Multi-tainment Center in Ak-Chin Circle on Saturday morning with his assortment of live creatures, from a tarantula to an aligator. The show was part of the weekend premiere of storks but also coincided with a HopeKids event.