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Brittney Shipp at Challenger Space Center's Family Fun Day
Family Fun day is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy an adventure in space with activities including arts and crafts, games, movies and other age appropriate activities that promote a love for science, technology, engineering and math. No reservations required. Take a guided tour of the Challenger Space Center, explore the planets in the solar system and then experience a one-of-a-kind simulated space shuttle launch. Admission is $6 for adults, and $4 for students and seniors. Children younger than 5 and members get in free. The Challenger Space Center is located at 21170 N. 83rd Ave in Peoria, Arizona. For more information, call 623-322-2001 or visit

Wildlife World Zoo
The Wildlife World Zoo is located at 16501 W. Northern Ave., Litchfield Park. For more information on all the zoo's exciting attractions and events, call 623-935-WILD or check out their Web site

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Author Chris Benguhe
Read more of Chris Benguhe's tips on overcoming tough times plus his columns and excerpts from his books on his Web site, request Mr. Benguhe as a speaker at your event or to book one of his youth talks through Grand Canyon University email him through Order his latest book, "Overcoming Life's 7 Common Tragedies" at your local bookstore or through

If you want to see him in person he will be speaking at:
St. Thomas Moore Parish Mission
Feb. 22-24, 6:30 p.m.
6180 W. Utopia Road
Glendale, AZ 85308

Church of the Ascension
Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m.
12615 N Fountain Hills Blvd
Fountain Hills, AZ
For information on events -- including theater, music, dance, exhibits and festivals -- going on in Phoenix and around Valley and to find discount tickets or other deals, visit or

Garden Guy Dave Owens
The Garden Guy's books are available at Barnes and Noble, Borders, Changing Hands in Tempe and all other major bookstores in the Valley. You can also order online at

Mesquite High Symphonic Strings
Carnegie Hall Debut Concert on Feb. 24 -- This is a special Engagement Preview Concert for the Symphonic Strings trip to New York. The group will perform the repertoire they will be performing in Carnegie Hall for family, friends, and community supporters. There will also be a cake reception following the performance provided by Cathy's Rum Cake Worldwide. The concert will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 7:00 p.m., in the Ballroom of Villa Siena (890 W. Elliot Road Suite 104, Gilbert). Tickets are $10, and they're available on a first-come, first-serve event. Only 350seats are available. Donations will also be accepted for the trip the night of the performance. Corporate sponsorships are also available.

Michelle Dudash -- Healthier Super Bowl eats
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Cupid Shuffle
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona presents an attempt to set a world record for the most kids doing the "Cupid Shuffle" at one time. The event is at Desert Ridge Marketplace on Saturday, Jan. 30, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. It's all part of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona's Walk On! Challenge, a fun and educational fitness program offered for free in fifth-grade classrooms across the state. Find our more information about Walk On! at