HOTLINE: Saturday, Aug. 6

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Gilbert Farmers Market
April Warnecke was live at the Gilbert Farmers Market.  The market is open every Saturday morning from 7am until 11am in Downtown Gilbert next to the Water Tower!  The exact location is 222 N. Ash St. Gilbert, Az 85234 For more information go to

Lori Scott/ Home Improvement Consultant
Lori has been in marketing and customer service for more than 20 years working with some of Arizona's finest companies, tradesmen and home decor artisans. Today she helps homeowners find trusted contractors to fit a client's budget, taste and lifestyle.  FREE consultations always.  Contact her at  623.432.4529 or go to  You can also check out Lori's booth at the Maricopa County Home & Garden Show this weekend.  She'll be at booth 625 Saturday & Sunday from 10am - 5pm.  For more information on the Home & Garden Show go to

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

Harkins & Phoenix Suns Backback Drive
The Phoenix Suns will be collecting backpacks inside Harkins Theaters at the following locations on Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7.  Fans who donate to the drive will receive two free Ultimate VIP admission tickets to a Harkins movie of their choice. 
Saturday, August 6:  10 a.m. to 12 p.m.:  Harkins at Chandler Crossroads (2980 E. Germann Rd., Chandler)
1 p.m. to 3p.m.: Harkins at Scottsdale and 101 (7000 East Mayo Blvd, Phoenix)
Sunday, August 7: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Harkins at Park West (9804 W. Northern Ave., Peoria)

Elvis is in the Building
The Musical Instrument Museum is opening a new Elvis exhibit on August 6.  To celebrate, Elvis Tribute Artist Donny Edwards will perform at 10am and 1pm.  For more information go to  For more information on Donny Edwards 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 provides a comprehensive calendar of the theater, music, dance, art, festivals and cultural attractions throughout the Valley and around Arizona - along with a Ticket Marketplace that sells last-minute discount tickets. Sign up for "You've Got Shows!" at for a chance to win free tickets. is a project of the non-profit Alliance for Audience and Matt Lehrman is its Executive Director.

American Girls Auditions
The Ahwatukee Children's Theatre (ACT) is teaming up with American Girl to put a fundraiser fashion show on October 1st and 2nd, but first they are auditioning girls statewide to be a part of the fashion show.  Auditions are Saturday August 6, 2011 at Chandler Fashion Center from 2:00 - 4:00 in front of The Gap. For more information go to