Friday, Sept. 12

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Model Home Auction Preview For more information on the model home auctions, visit or call 623-535-4455.

Free Pitbull Fix in Avondale Dates of the Pit Fix hosted in Avondale are Sept. 12-13 and Sept. 26-27 at the Festival Fields Park in Avondale. For more information, visit .

CK Scrapbooking Show For a detailed list of products needed, visit . Donations can also be sent directly to: DeAnn Davies, Phoenix Children's Hospital, Healthy Steps for Young Children, 1919 E. Thomas Road, B-224, Phoenix, AZ 85016.

"The Land of Refuge" "The Land of Refuge" is a documentary about the polygamous Mormons who escaped and settled in the colonies of Northern Mexico to avoid persecution. For more information or to order the film, visit .

Restaurant Review -- Corbin's Corbin's new location is in Glendale at 19420 N. 59th Ave. For more information, visit .

Jesse Ventura, Governor Jesse Ventura will be signing books at Barnes and Noble at the Desert Ridge Marketplace on Tatum at 7 p.m. today. To purchase his new book, "Don't Start the Revolution Without Me," visit or any bookstore near you.

Movie Reviews All movies reviewed are in theaters this weekend.

Back to the Beginning: Remarkable True Stories of Adoption Searches & Reunions Local authors and private investigators Kristen Hamilton, Judy Andrews and Ava Friddle will discuss their book, "Back to the Beginning: Remarkable True Stories of Adoption Searches & Reunions," tonight at Changing Hands Bookstore, 6428 S. McClintock Drive, Tempe. For more information, call 480-730-0205.

Matthew McConaughey -- "The Surfer Dude" "The Surfer Dude" opens in theaters today.

Home Depot -- Bellagio Faux Finish For more information, call Teresa Follmer at the Home Depot located on Val Vista & Broadway at 480-396-0227.

The Brothaz N' Christ For more information, visit .