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World War II Memorial Project
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Rachel's Challenge
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AAWL/SPCA Grand Opening
Grand opening of the Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA's new Sonia Breslow Adoption Center is Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at 25 N. 40th St. in Phoenix. They will offer adoption specials, goody bags (a $50 value) for the first 100 adopters, a low-cost vaccination clinic for pet owners, and raffle off an original painting valued at $9,500. For more information, go to or call 602-273-6852.

Avnet's 16-Inch Softball Desert Classic
Avnet will host the 9th annual 16" B2B (business-to-business) Softball Desert Classic on Saturday, April 21, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., at the Tempe Sports Complex, 8401 S. Hardy Drive in Tempe. The celebrity game starts at 1:30 p.m. For more information visit

Recycle Your Car Seat
Phoenix Children's Hospital's Keep Our Planet Neat, Recycle Your Car Seat includes FREE car seat checks at the Tempe Marketplace, north parking lot until noon. For more information, call 602-933-CARS (2277) or visit

Earth Day Tip
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Gay Pride Weekend

The largest gay, lesbian and transgender event in AZ kicks off with the boisterous parade, which ends a the expo, featuring exhibitors art show, a wedding expo, music, a marketplace and food and drinks court.
Noon-9 p.m., Saturday; 2 p.m.-9 p.m., Sunday.
Steele Indian School park, 300 E. Indian School Road
$20 to $30 for a two-day pass; free for 12 and under

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

Phoenix Public Libray Book Sale
The Friends of the Phoenix Public Library's famous weekend-long book sales is Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., and Sunday, April 22, noon-5 p.m., at their warehouse location, 1330 N. 29th Drive (near 29th Avenue and McDowell Road). For additional information, visit

Larry Fitzgerald Celebrity Softball Game
Join Larry at the 2nd Annual Larry Fitzgerald Celebrity Softball Game and VIP After Party.  The game will be held at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale where families in attendance will have an opportunity to participate in activities and meet the players. After the game, the official VIP After-Party will be held at The W Hotel in downtown Scottsdale to host special guests, players, sponsors and attendees. The gates open at 12:30 p.m. and the game starts at 1:30 p.m. For tickets visit

Ultimate Women's Expo
The Ultimate Women's Expo is Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22, at the Phoenix Convention Center.
Purchase your tickets online at now to save 50 percent on admission with a 2-For-1 Special offer with VIP Red Carpet Entry at only $5 per person when you use the Promo Code: 2FOR1. Admission includes all the speakers, seminars, complimentary spa treatments, tastings and over 550 Exhibits. Admission at the door is $10 per person. Or, if you prefer to purchase your tickets at the Expo, download a $2 off Discount Coupon by visiting