Pippi Longstocking: Greasepaint Scottsdale Youtheatre presents the story about the young adventuress with the big heart and the wild hair. Final performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10; 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11; and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Stagebrush Theatre, 7020 East Second Street in Scottsdale. Tickets are $5. Call 990-7646.
The Ransom of Red Chief: Two bumbling kidnapers get their comeuppance when they snatch an infamous brat named Johnny Dorset--a.k.a. "Red Chief"--and find that they have to pay to return him. Valley Youth Theatre, located at Tower Plaza Shopping Center, 3883 East Thomas, presents performances of the musical at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10; 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11; and 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, May 12. The production continues through Sunday, May 26. Admission is $4.50. For details call 267-3880.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Desert Stages, Inc., presents its version of the fairy tale. Final shows are at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10; 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11; and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at the theatre, 8473 East McDonald in Scottsdale. Tickets are $6 in advance, $9 at the door. Call 483-1664.
Pat Murphy's Baseball Sessions: The head coach of the Arizona State University baseball squad hosts pitching and hitting clinics for kids ages 7 to 12 at Packard Stadium, First Street and Rural in Tempe. The latest round continues Saturday, May 11, and each Saturday in May. For details call 965-6085.
at the museum
Arizona Museum for Youth: The "Woodwork" exhibit, featuring pieces by Rebecca Davis and Roger Asay, Virginia Dotson, Mark S. Weiss and Lynne Oulman, Paula Cooperrider, and Todd Hoyer, continues through Friday, May 24. The museum is located at 35 North Robson in Mesa. Call 644-2467.
Arizona Science Center: The "Computer Works" installation explores the elements required to run a computer and how they relate to one another; it continues indefinitely. The facility is located at 147 East Adams. Call 256-9518 or 258-7250.
Mesa Southwest Museum: Models, fossils and skeleton fragments are displayed in the permanent exhibit "Dinosaurs of the Southwest." The center is located at 53 North Macdonald. Call 644-2230.