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 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. 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, or visit .

Travel Tips For more travel tips from Rosanne Coloccia call 602-252-1140 or e-mail

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 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 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.