Saturday, Sept 27

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SHADE Brittney was out at the Team SHADE Kickoff Event, at the Roadrunner Store at Tempe Marketplace, located at McClintock & Rio Salado Parkway in Tempe. For more information visit www.azfamily.com or .

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.

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 .

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

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 www.wildlifeworld.com. For pet training tips from Dr. Grey Stafford, visit .

American Idol American Idol top five finalist Brooke White will be playing a concert at the Mesa Amphitheatre tonight at 7:30. Gates open at 6:30. She will also be signing autographs from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Milano Music Center at 38 W. Main Street in Mesa.

NAACP The 12th Annual East Valley NAACP Fundraising Gala is being held Friday, October 3rd, at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, located at 1600 S. Country Club Drive in Mesa. There will be a no-host reception at 6:00 pm, with a 7:00 pm dinner. For more information call (480) 821-8281 or email revozett@cox.net. Tickets at $100.

Spinkles Cupcakes Sprinkles Cupcakes is located at 4501 N. Scottsdale Rd. in Scottsdale. For more information call 480-970-4321 or visit .

Geisha A Go Go Geisha A Go Go is located at 7150 E. Sixth Ave in Scottsdale. For more information call 480-699-0055.