Saturday, August 2

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Garden Guy Garden Guy Dave Owens' book, "Extreme Gardening," is sold at Walgreen's, Changing Hands Bookstore, Borders Books, Barnes & Noble and Southwest Gardener located at 15th Avenue and Thomas Road. Be sure to read his latest column in the Cooking & Home section, too. The Garden Guy Store is located at 520 W. Warner. Contact him at gardenguy@gardenguy.com, or visit .

Arts Calendar A comprehensive calendar of the Greater Phoenix region's theater, music, dance, exhibits, festivals and more can be found at , along with a Ticket Marketplace that sells last-minute discount tickets and other special offers for events throughout the Valley. ShowUp.com is a project of the non-profit Alliance for Audience.

Wildlife World Zoo The Wildlife World Zoo is located at 16501 W. Northern Ave. in Litchfield Park. For more information on all the zoo's exciting attractions and events, call 623-935-WILD or check out their website . For more pet training tips from Dr. Grey Stafford, visit .

Travel Tips For more travel tips from Rosanne Coloccia call 602-252-1140 or e-mail rosanne@travelationonline.com.

Javinos Brittney was at Javinos, located at 14795 N. Northsight Blvd. in Scottsdale. For more information call 480-315-9900 or visit www.javinos.com . Javinos is hosting a wine tasting to help raise supplies and/or money for needy kids to help get them ready for school. Javinos has teamed up with Phoenix based group "Every Kid Counts" ( ). Supplies will be provided to the kids at the all new Children First Academy..

Great Only Divine Productions For more on Great Only Divine Productions, visit . You can contact their office in Scottsdale, AZ at (480) 365-9235 or call toll free at (800) 242-0363 ext. 1220. Or email them at goodonlydoneproductions@tmo.blackberry.net

Arizona Connections Academy Arizona Connections Academy is based at 1017 South Gilbert Road Suite 210 in Mesa. For more information call 480-782-5842 or visit .

Fundraiser "Dog Days of August" fundraising short story contest is open to Arizona residents of all ages from Aug. 1 - 31, 2008. 100 percent of proceeds benefit animal charities. Just mail your submission to "Dog Days of August" Short Story Contest c/o Linda Budge Studio P.O. Box 4050 Cave Creek, AZ 85327 For more information visit or call (480) 595-9985.

Naked Dave's Naked Dave's Music is located at 1731W. Baseline Rd. in Mesa. For more information on the store or their call 480.820.0882 or email Naked_daves_music@cox.net. For more information on Dan Veres visit .

Blackstone Country Club For more on Blackstone Country Club, located at12026 West Lone Mountain Parkway in Peoria, call 623.707.8700 or visit .