Events in and around NBA All-Star Weekend

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The NBA invades the Valley for their 58th All-Star Game this week and you might be surprised there is so much more than Sunday's game.I've put together a list of events happening over the NBA All-Star Weekend.

These have been complied from various sites and press releases we have received. If you would like toyour eventadded please e-mail info@azfamily.com.

Thursday Feb 12

-NBA All-Star Jam Session @ Phoenix Convention Center 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.

-NBA/WNBA All-Star Wheelchair Classic @ Jam Session Center Court 5 p.m.

-NBA All-Star Block Party @ 2nd St & Jefferson 4 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Friday Feb 13

-Amar'e Stoudemire's All-Star Brunch 9 a.m. @ Stoudemire's Downtown

-NBA Wives Gala 11 a.m. @The Ritz-Carlton Hotel - Single Ticket $250; Tables starting @ $2,500 (602-532-2800)

-NBA Cares Day of Service 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. @ various places around city

-NBA All-Star Jam Session 4 p.m. - 10 p.m. @ Phoenix Convention Center

-McDonald's NBA All-Star Celebrity Game - 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. @ Jam Session Center Court

-Tom Chambers Autograph Signing - 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. @ Dillard's Scottsdale Fashion Square

-Rookie Challenge & Youth Jam - 7 p.m. @ U.S. Airways Center

-NBA D-League Dream Factory Skills Competition - 7:15 p.m. @ Jam Session Center Court

-The Gathering Dinner and Nash Bash @ 7:30 p.m. The Mondrian

-NBA All-Star Block Party @ 2nd St & Jefferson 4 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

-LeBron James and Dwyane Wade host 'Tha Big One' 7 p.m. @ Myst $40 GA; $100 VIP admission

Saturday Feb 14

-NBA All-Star Jam Session 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. @ Phoenix Convention Center

-Toyota All-Star East Practice 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 a.m. @ Jam Session Center Court

-Toyota All-Star West Practice 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. @ Jam Session Center Court

-Dwyane Wade All-Star Luncheon 11:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. @ Camelback Mountain Resort - Reservations 602-956-1121

-NBA D-League All-Star Game 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. @ Jam Session Center Court

-NBA All-Star Saturday Night 6 p.m. @ U.S. Airways Center

-NBA Cares & Cooks 9 p.m. @ Phoenix Convention Center

-NBA All-Star Block Party @ 2nd St & Jefferson 2 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

-All-Star Chris Bosh host Love & Baketball 7 p.m. @ Axis Radius $60 GA; $120 VIP admission

Sunday Feb 15

-NBA All-Star Jam Session 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. @ Phoenix Convention Center

-58th NBA All-Star Game 6 p.m. @ U.S. Airways Center

-NBA All-Star Block Party @ 2nd St & Jefferson 2 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Monday Feb 16

-NBA All-Star Jam Session 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. @ Phoenix Convention Center