Saturday, May 9

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BRITTNEY SHIPP WAS OUT LIVE AT

Phoenix Public Market, a program of Community Food Connections 701 N. Central, Phoenix (2 blocks south of Roosevelt), www.phoenixpublicmarket.com or 602-493-5231.

·free parking, free admission

·Mastercard, VISA and food stamps accepted

·more than 60 vendors offering fresh and local produce, arts and crafts, plants and flowers, baked goods, salsa, jams, jellies, pasta, honey, and more.

·live music this Saturday is by Jenny Antill

About the Market:

The Downtown Phoenix Public Market is open every Wednesday, 4 - 8 p.m., and every Saturday year-round, rain or shine from 8 a.m. - Noon.

Established in February 2005 the Market provides our city with:

·A several-day-a-week venue that is an interim step to establishing a permanent Public Market hall and Market district in Downtown Phoenix

·Additional quality of life choices by increasing access to affordable, nutritious, healthy foods

·New jobs

·A unique outlet for small local food-related enterprises to create opportunities for small businesses that cannot afford typical retail space costs to market their products

·Support for our state's small agricultural producers and agricultural heritage.

·The best of what's fresh and local, right in the heart of Phoenix.

Plans for the coming year include

·Opening 5-day per week Market Store - late summer 2009 in building adjacent to current outdoor Market - the first local foods store in downtown and the first new grocery store in the core in 30 years!

·Fundraising for building expansion, and operating costs - $130,000 still needed

·Continue working toward permanent indoor/outdoor public market over the next 5 years.

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 more pet training tips from Dr. Grey Stafford, visit www.iReinforce.com.

SHOWUP

A comprehensive calendar of the Greater Phoenix region's theater, music, dance, exhibits, festivals and more can be found at www.ShowUp.com, 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.

SAM KELLER'S LAWSUIT VS. EA SPORTS & NCAA

For more on story and to see the lawsuit: h ttp://www.usatoday.com/sports/college/2009-05-07-keller-ncaa-easports-lawsuit_N.htm

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP Law Group, 2425 E. camelback Rd. suite 650, Phoenix, AZ 85016; 602-840-5900 or fax 602-840-3012

PGA

PGA Touring Chaplain to speak at Crosswoods Indoor Golf of Chandler. PGA Touring Chaplain Ben Bost will speak at Crosswoods Indoor Golf in Chandler on Saturday May 16th at 8am. This event will launch a monthly "Pray and Play" at Crosswoods Indoor Golf's Chandler location. The 4-man scramble event will be held the 3rd Saturday of each month beginning May 16th, at 8am. Individuals and churches are encouraged to send two or four-man teams for a continental breakfast, a short devotional on golf and the Christian life by a special guest speaker, and then golf on one of 38 world-renowned courses. The cost per person is $25 with $5 of all proceeds going to the charity of the speaker's choice. Space is limited so please call 480-961-4653 to get a tee-time for your team in the May 16th Pray and Play at Crosswoods Indoor Golf (Chandler).

Ben is the Director of TOURLIFE, a division of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Golf Ministry. TOURLIFE provides chaplaincy services on ten competitive golf tours. Ben identifies, trains, and cares for full-time chaplains and ministry representatives in the field. In the off-season Ben also serves as the spring training chaplain for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim through his affiliation with Baseball Chapel.

Ben has competed around the United States on the Nationwide and Gateway tours, with five stops in the PGA TOUR qualifying tournament. While on the road as a player Ben conducted regular fellowship groups for tour players and their families along with a speaking ministry to youth and men's groups.

Crosswoods Indoor Golf Centers are located in Gilbert (just east of Higley on Baseline) and in Chandler (just west of Kyrene on the north side of Chandler Blvd). Regular rates for 18 holes start as low as $19. Go to www.crosswoodsgolf.com for specials and rates.

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 www.gardenguy.com.

FOUR SEASONS

Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, 10600 E. Crescent Moon Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85262, call (480) 515-5700 or www.fourseasons.com/scottsdale

GOLDWATER INSTITUTE

For more information visit http://www.goldwaterinstitute.org/. For more on the Phoenix Coyotes story: http://www.goldwaterinstitute.org/AboutUs/ArticleView.aspx?id=2641

PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE

www.PartnerUpAz.org; Shelly Mowrey, Director of Programs and Communications, Partnership for a Drug-Free America, Arizona Affiliate, New Address, 3030 North Central Suite 509, Phoenix, AZ 85012 (602)264-5700 (office)