HOTLINE: Friday, Aug. 10

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by Lisa Fuller-Magee

azfamily.com

Posted on August 10, 2012 at 8:28 AM

Updated Friday, Aug 10 at 10:32 AM

 

PetSmart Charities Adoption Event
Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
1826 W. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Date and time: Saturday, Aug. 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Goal: 600 adoptions

Adoption fees: Puppies $50 (under 1yr); adult dogs $25 (1yr & older); kittens $50 (under 6 months); adult cats priceless/waived (6 months & older)

Participating Animal Welfare Agencies:
Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA
Arizona Humane Society
Fedwell Farm Rescue
HALO Animal Rescue
Maricopa Animal Care & Control
MASH

The Rustoleum Cabinet Restoration
The Rustoleum Cabinet Restoration product is available at Home Depot stores in the Valley. Home Depot is having weekend clinics showing how to do the Cabinet Restoration in August. Check your local Home Depot for times.
 
Barista Café

Barista Café is located at 17025 N. Scottsdale Road, #160, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 480-502-5080, www.baristacafeaz.com.

Nick Hysong
*Nick Hysong won gold Men's Pole Vault in 2000
*He was 28 at the time
*Now coaches at Chaparral High School
*Private coach
*Currently working with 3 boys who could one day go to the Olympics
To contact Nick Hyson or learn about Risen Performance, 10424 N. 38th St., Phoenix, check out www.risenperformance.com or email nhysong@risenperformance.com.

 

MARS ROVER IN 3D
Nasa has developed a 3D site for you to follow it's Mars rover, Curiosity.
Click on the link below and install the plug-in.
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/explore/curiosity/


FREE OIL CHANGES FOR TEACHERS
Who said going back to school is just a student thing?
Desert Car Care Center, 95 N. Dobson Road, is celebrating the other half of the back-to-school equation - teachers - by offering any teacher with a school ID a free oil change and multipoint vehicle inspection this Saturday, Aug. 11.
Between the hours of 8 a.m. to noon, Desert Car Care will show its gratitude to the ones dedicated to helping bring up our youngsters right. In addition to the free vehicle service, teachers will also have the chance to win back-to-school savings passes from Staples, car service prizes, or a Keurig coffee maker.
For more details, visit www.desertcarcare.com http://www.desertcarcare.com or call (480) 726-6400.


FLASH MOB
Flash Mob America Recruiting for Phoenix Event on August 15th
Flash Mob America is coming to Phoenix on August 15th! We are recruiting people to come out and flash mob with us for this very special event.
For more information and to register, anyone interested can visit  <http://www.flashmobamerica.com/event-registration/30th-birthday-phoenix-august-15th/ .

 

The Annual Arizona State Poker Championship Returns to Talking Stick Resort For the 8th Year
SALT RIVER PIMA-MARICOPA INDIAN COMMUNITY, Ariz.- July 16, 2012- Players from across the country are perfecting their poker faces as they prepare for the return of the Arizona State Poker Championship to Talking Stick Resort. An annual fixture on the resort's poker schedule, the five-day tournament takes place Aug. 10-14, and is expected to draw more than 1,000 players of various skill levels, all competing for a share of the $1 million jackpot.The No Limit Texas Hold 'Em tournament will begin on Friday
Aug. 10 at 9 a.m. This year marks the third time in its eight-year history that the prize pool has hit $1 million, which ensures the top 100 players walk away with a minimum of $2,250. First place winner will take home a grand total of $208,300, a championship ring and trophy. Second and third place winners will take home $127,500 and $85,000 respectively, as well as trophies to commemorate their win.
To enter the state championship, players can pay a $1,000 buy-in, with an additional  $70 entry fee, or they can "win a seat" by participating in Talking Stick Resort's daily satellite tournaments or Sunday qualifier tournaments.
For more information about the Arizona State Poker Championship and other tournaments, visit the ARENA Poker Room, www.TalkingStickResort.com or call (480) 850-7734

WEEKEND EVENTS - MOTLEY CRUE

 IF YOU FEEL LIKE...
DOING SOME HEAD-BANGING --YOU CAN HEAD OVER TO THE ASHLEY FURNITURE HOMESTORE PAVILLION.
 KISS AND MOTLEY CRUE ... ROCKIN STAGE.
 THE CONCERT STARTS AT SEVEN ... AND TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE.
 PRICES RANGE FROM $38 TO $185

WEEKEND EVENTS - 2ND FRIDAY ART WALK

 IF FREE... IS MORE YOUR STYLE--
 DOWNTOWN MESA TONIGHT...  IS HOSTING WHAT'S BEEN DUBBED "NERDVANA-CON."
 IT'S A COMICON TYPE EVENT... AND ITS  PART OF MESA'S MONTHLY 2ND FRIDAY ART WALK AND BLOCK PARTY.
 YOU ARE  ENCOURAGED TO WEAR COSTUMES.
 THERE WILL ALSO BE SCREENINGS OF FILMS.
 THIS ONE.. IS FREE FOR ALL AGES... AND BEGINS AT 6PM.

WEEKEND EVENTS - EAST VALLEY BRIDAL SHOW

 AND IF THERE'S A WEDDING IN YOUR FUTURE...THE EAST VALLEY BRIDAL SHOW IS HAPPENING SUNDAY.
 AT THE MESA CONVENTION CENTER.
 IT'LL FEATURE GIVEAWAYS, FASHION SHOWS AND MORE THAN A HUNDRED WEDDING VENDORS.
 IT STARTS AT 10 A-M AND GOES TILL 3PM.
 TICKETS ARE $7 ONLINE AND $10 AT DOOR.

 

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