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Help the Homeless

City of Phoenix donation drop-off locations:

it's real and available now just in time for the holidays for $11.99 at Supplies are very limited. 

Salad Recall
The company Ready Pac Foods, Inc. of Irwindale, Calif. is recalling more than 5,000 cases of ready-made salad due to possible contamination with E. coli bacteria, the Food and Drug Administration said today.

Products being recalled are bagged salads containing romaine lettuce with the use-by date of Nov. 18, 2011.

The recall applies to products sold in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Texas and Washington, the FDA said.

Consumers who have purchased the affected product should immediately dispose of them.

Gilbert Days Parade
The Gilbert Days Parade kicks off on Saturday November 19th at 9am, starting at Gilbert Rd & Olive.  For more information go to

Chandler's Rock the Block
The Chandler "Rock the Block" streat party is scheduled for Saturday November 19th from noon until 8pm along Arizona Avenue from Chandler Blvd to Frye Rd. For more information go to

American Indian Heritage Festival

In honor of Native American Recognition Days, the Deer Valley Rock Art Center is hosting a free American Indian Heritage Festival on Saturday November 19th from 10am until 3pm.  For more information go to

3rd Annual Phoenix Reptile Expo

The Phoenix Reptile Expo will be held on Saturday November 19th from 10am until 5pm and Sunday November 20th from 11am until 5pm at the Mesa Centennial Hall located at 200 N. Centennial Way in Mesa.  For more ifnromation go to

AZ Balloon Classic
The Arizona Balloon Classic is Nov. 18-20 at the Wild Horse Pass located at 48th Street and North Loop Road. Tickets are $10 at the gate. Donate non-perishable food at ticket window for $3 off admission. For complete calendar of events and ticketing, log onto

Showstoppers Live!
Showstoppers Live! Holiday Spectacular runs Nov. 23 through Dec. 23. Holiday hits from tribute artists for Elvis, Natalie Cole, Dean Martin, Shania Twain and The Four Tops. Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m.; Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Casino Arizona is located at 524 N. 92nd St. in Scottsdale. For more information on Showstoppers Live, visit or call 480-850-7734.

Undy Run 5000
The 4th Annual Phoenix Undy 5000 5K and 1-Mile Run/Walk to fight colon cancer is Saturday, Nov. 19, at the State Capitol District, 1600 W. Washington St. Packet pick-up stars at 7:30 a.m. and the race begins at 9 a.m. For additional information, log onto or

Eileen Proctor, Pet Lifestyle Expert
Santa Paws is Sunday, Nov. 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Villa La PAWS Training Center located at 10630 N. 32nd St., Phoenix (northwest corner of 32nd Street and Shea Boulevard). The cost is $15 per person to benefit their animal rescue of choice. This also includes the cost of a 5x7 photo. For more information, call 602-442-7833.

Jon Lovitz, Comedian/Actor
The Tempe Improv is located at  930 E. University Drive in Tempe. For more information, call 480-921-9877.

Woofstock -- The Great Chandler Dog Walk
Woofstock - The Great Chandler Dog Walk is Saturday, Nov. 19, at Tumbleweed Park, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. FREE Admission, Demonstrations Groups, Bands, Pet Costume Parade, and more. Tumbleweed Park is located at 2250 S. McQueen Road in Chandler. For more information, call 480-782-3934 or visit Boxer Luv Rescue will be at Woofstock this Saturday as well. For more information, log onto or on facebook at Good Dog Agility can be reached at

Home Depot, Debbie Hernandez
You can find Debbie Hernandez at the Home Depot located at Arrowhead, off the Loop 101 and 59th Avenue. For more information, visit

Tammie Coe, Owner of Tammie Coe Cakes
Tammie Coe Café is located at 4410 N. 40th St. in Phoenix, 602-840-8644, and 610 E. Roosevelt St. in Phoenix, 602-253-0829. For more information, log onto