HOTLINE: Saturday Feb. 19

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Weekend Events
The following weekend events were mentioned during the show:

--- The 56th Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show runs through February 27, 2011 at West World at 16601 N Pima Rd in Scottsdale.  Tickets cost $10 through Ticketmaster.  You can call 800-745-3000 or go to Children 12 and younger are admitted free.  For more information go to or call 480-515-1500.

--- The Arizona Strong Beer Festival takes place February 19-26 at Steele Indian School Park near Central Avenue and Indian School Road in Phoenix.  Tickets and information are available by calling  602-341-5724 or go to

---Superstition Mountain Chili Cook-off is happening Saturday February 19, 2011 from 11:30am - 3:30pm at the Goldfield Ghost Town located at 4650 N. Mammoth Mine Road in Goldfield.  They are asking for a $4 donation.  For more information call 480-982-3141 or go to

--- Rita Coolidge Concert is scheduled for Saturday February 19, 2011 at 7:30pm at the Chandler Center for the Arts located at 250 N. Arizona Ave in Chandler.  Tickets cost $26 - $38 and can be purchased by calling 480-782-2680 or go to

--- AMC Theatres' 5th Annual Best Picture Showcase takes place Saturday February 19 & Saturday February 26, 2011 beginning at 11:00 am at the AMC Deer Valley 30 and AMC Mesa Grand 24.  Tickets cost $60 for two day pass and $35 for one day pass.  For more information, go to

Mesquite High School's Strolling Strings
The Mesquite High School Choirs and Orchestras are joining together to present a benefit dinner concert. Guests will enjoy a barbecue dinner, live entertainment, and a silent auction & raffle.  It will take place Wednesday, February 23rd.  There will be two seating at 5:30 or 7:00PM.  Cost is $15 presale or $18 at the door. The dinner will be catered by Texas Roadhouse

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

Dr. Tony O'Donnell
Dr. O'Donnell will be speaking today from 11:00 am until 12:30pm at Fresh Vitamins, located at 2116 East Baseline Rd in Mesa and again from 1:30 - 4:00pm at Healthy Habit Health Foods located at 6029 North 7th Street in Phoenix.  For more information on Dr. O'Donnell go to provides a comprehensive calendar of theater, music, dance, art, festivals and cultural attractions throughout the Valley and around Arizona - along with a Ticket Marketplace that sells discount tickets. Events featured today: 1) Ten Chimneys presented by Arizona Theatre Company at the Herberger Theater Center, 2) Arizona Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace, 3) Crumbs from the Table of Joy presented by Black Theatre Troup at Playhouse on the Park, and 4) Corks and Cactus presented by Desert Botanical Garden.  Go to the Facebook page for a chance to win free tickets. is a project of the non-profit Alliance for Audience and Matt Lehrman is its Executive Director

AAA Travel Show
The show will run 11 a.m. through 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Phoenix Convention Center.  Admission for the general public is $7 or $5 for AAA members. Children under 17 are admitted for free with a paid adult.  For more information on AAA Travel go to or call 877.934.6222

Wally's Weekly Car Review:
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Diet Detox
For more information on Dr. Liz Cruz' Wellness Program contact Digestive Healthcare Associates located at 9515 W. Camelback Road, Ste. 102 in Phoenix by calling 623-772-6999 or go to

Dave Owens, The Garden Guy:
Dave's books, are sold at  Changing Hands Bookstore, Borders Books, and Barnes & Noble.
Contact Dave at, or visit
Get all your Great Garden Guy Products and Books at these following locations:
Whole Foods Market
Fry's Marketplace Nurseries
SummerWinds Nursery
Ace Hardware
For addresses and maps to any of these locations, visit