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Abandoned puppies
If you are interested in adopting any of the dogs that were seen in a story on the 9 and 10 p.m. newscasts on Friday night call 602-262-9916 or email The puppies are free.
The Charlen Restaurant
1002 south 19th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ

Arizona Giving Challenge
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Nov. 30 - 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Dec. 1 - 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Dec. 2 - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Power Ranch Community Park
4444 East Haven Crest
Gilbert, AZ 85297

KidStop Toys and Books
6990 East Shea Blvd. #103
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

The US Women's soccer team
The U.S. women's soccer team takes on  Ireland on Saturday December 1st at 7;30pm at the University of Phoenix stadium.
For tickets call 1-800-745-3000 or go to  Also available at the stadium box office.

Used book sale at Red Mountain Library
The Red Mountain Library is hosting a used book sale from Thursday, Nov. 29, through Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hardbound books will be sold for $.50 each and paperback books for $.25 each. Other items including magazines and library materials will also be on sale for bargain prices. All proceeds from the event will support the Mesa Public Library  The Red Mountain Library is located at 635 N. Power Road.
For more information, please contact the Red Mountain Library at (480) 644-3184 or visit

Christmas Idea House
Luxury Home Tour and Holiday Shopping Event
All proceeds from this event to benefit the community!                                                                     Nov. 30, 4 - 8 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Public Parking: 6655 East McDowell Road in Mesa (free shuttles to transport guests to event)

Tickets are $10; visit website to print a $2 coupon

Free VIN etching
The Arizona Auto Theft Authority, in partnership with SunWest Federal Credit Union & Phoenix Police Department, will be providing free VIN etching on vehicles this

Friday, November 30, 2012 from 9:00am - 1:00pm at  - 11839 North 28th Drive. 
Donations of non-perishable food items will be accepted for the Group's 4th Quarter Food Drive to benefit St. Mary's Food Bank.
VIN etching is a permanent theft deterrent device applied to all the windows of your vehicle, and may result in a reduction in auto insurance (check with individual agents). 
For more information, please contact:
Ann Armstrong
AATA Public Affairs
602 364-2892

Breast and Cervical Cancer Free Check up
Friday, November 30, 2012
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Mi Doctora
1142 East Southern Ave Ste. C101 Mesa 85204

 To qualify you must:
· Be 40 or older and meet income guidelines
· Be uninsured or unable to pay high insurance co pay over $100.00
· Not have had a mammogram within a year
· Not be breastfeeding or pregnant
· Live in Maricopa County
· Not be eligible for AHCCCS
· Agree to future Well Woman program provider referral services

 To schedule mammogram appt call:
Assured Imaging: 1.888.233.6121
To schedule Pap Smear appt call: Mi Doctora: 480.782.7399

Chef Tess Bakeresse at the Honeyville Farms' Teaching Kitchen
33 S. 56th Street
Chandler, AZ. 85226 
Phone: 480-785-5210
Gifts of Impeccable Taste Meals and Mixes in a Jar
Saturday, Dec.1 - All-Day New Kitchen Open House Event
Ribbon Cutting at 10 a.m.
The 2012 Firefighter New Coat Drive for valley Homeless Children.
Friday, Nov. 30, 6 a.m.-7 p.m.
Desert Ridge Mall Tatum just North of the 101 in front of "THE SAND BAR"
Sandbar Desert Ridge, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85050

27th Annual Poinsettia Festival at Gardener's World
2 Weekends, Fri. - Sun., Nov. 30 - Dec. 2nd & 7th-9th, 2012 
10AM - 5PM Daily
Gardener's World
3401 E. Baseline Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85042
2 miles west of AZ Mills & I-10, between 32nd & 40th Sts.
FREE parking (Entrance at 32nd St South of Baseline Rd.)
Special needs parking enter through Gardener's World main gate
Senior Day: Fri., November 30th & December 7th, 2012
Admission: FREE!
Festivities: Self-guided tour of poinsettias in greenhouse
Photo Opportunities Everywhere - Bring your own camera
Professional photography
Tractor Driven Wagon Rides to greenhouse (free)
Food (available for purchase)
Christmas Boutique - Crafts
Kids Area - Santa, Jumpers (Sat & Sun), Crafts, Face painting

Pictures with "The Grinch"
Instead of getting a photo with Santa Claus this year, why not take one with The Grinch? Storytellers will read Dr. Suess' "How the grinch stole christmas," and they'll have free treats for the kids. The event is free, just bring your camera.
Changing Hands Bookstore
6428 S McClintock Drive
Tempe, AZ 85283
Dec. 1-2
Wells Fargo Job Fair
Thursday, Dec. 6.
The fair will run from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Phoenix East, 1011 W. Holmes Ave., in Mesa.
For more information visit
State Farm Career Fairs
Tues., Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 5 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sheraton Phoenix Airport Hotel
1600  S.  52nd Street, in Tempe
Job seekers can visit to apply online