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Macaroni Kid -- Cookies for Kids’ Cancer
The Cookies for Kids' Cancer Bake Sale takes place at Macaroni Kid's booth at the Carefree Christmas Festival Saturday, starting at 10 a.m. For more information, visit

Holiday stress-management seminar
The holiday stress-management seminar is Tuesday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m.-8 p.m., at The New Well, 4720 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix. For more information, call 623-349-7061.

Food City Tamale Festival
Food City's 11th Annual Tamale Festival is in downtown Phoenix Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at the Cesar Chavez Plaza located at 200 W. Washington St. Admission is free; prices for tamale sales vary. For more information, visit or call 480-895-5383.

New Year’s Eve at Sapporo
The evening will include a five-course meal with a champagne toast (taken either at midnight or after your meal) for $75 per person. Sapporo is located at 14344 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. For more information or to make reservations, call 480-607-1114. You also can visit, or

Chris Akard Fitness 
The 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

Dave Owens, The Garden Guy
Contact Dave at, or 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.