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Cancer Poker Run
The Cancer Poker Run takes place Saturday, Oct. 17. Registration at 7:30 a.m.; ride starts at 8 a.m. and starts and finishes at Casino Arizona, Loop 101 and McKellips Road, in Scottsdale. Pre-registration, $20 per rider and $10 per passenger. Day of event, $25 per rider and $10 per passenger. Pre-register online at or at event. For more information, call 480-882-4607.

Discounted and Free Gas
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Arizona State Fair
The Arizona State Fair opens Friday, Oct. 16, and runs through Nov. 8, closed Mondays. For tickets or more information, visit

Garden Guy
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Artist Jim Covarrubias
The Phoenix Firefighters Ball takes place Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Mountain Preserve Reception Center, 1431 E. Dunlap Ave. For tickets or more information, visit, e-mail or call 602-277-1500. For more information about Jim Covarrubias, visit

Casper Van Dien, Actor -- International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival
Casper van Dien is in town to be inducted into the International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival Hall of Fame.  The festival takes place this weekend at Madcap Theatre in Tempe, 730 S. Mill Ave.

Momvention Event 
The Arizona Mom Invented Product Search kick-off event will be at Anna's Linen's (Peoria Crossing) on Saturday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m.-noon. For more information, visit

Senior Job Fair
The Banner Olive Branch Senior Center is hosting the fair today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at  the  United Church of Sun City - 11250 N. 107th Ave., Sun City, AZ 85351.