Saturday, July 4

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SHOWUP 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.

CHRIS AKARD FITNESS Akard Fitness Studio is located at 4328 N Wells Fargo Avenue, Suite 4 in Scottsdale. Call 480-941-0211 to make an appointment or visit .

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 .

BRITTNEY SHIPP WAS OUT LIVE ATDate - July 4th Rain or ShineRegistration - 7:30amParade Start - 8:00amLocation - 6001 E Calle Tuberia, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 The parade starts at the southeast corner of Jokake Drive and Calle Tuberia. The route is a one mile loop. First, we head west on Calle Tuberia to 58th Street. Then, south to Calle Del Paisano. Next, we travel east on Calle Del Paisano to Calle Rosa. Then, we continue east to 62nd street. Last, we go west on Calle Tuberia and return to the parade start.

Big Daddy's Smokehouse Sports Grill 3941 E. Chandler Blvd. #101 Phoenix, AZ 85041 480-704-1418 Saturday July 11th we are having the pay per view UFC 100 starts at 7 pm Great food and drink specials

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 more pet training tips from Dr. Grey Stafford, visit .

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