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Joe's Real BBQ
Joe's Real BBQ in Gilbert is inviting the community to celebrate Free Barbeque Day on May 6. They are giving over 5,000 free meals, which include pulled pork or chicken sandwiches, fresh homemade coleslaw, BBQ pit beans and a drink. There will also be children's meals.
Joe's Real BBQ is also asking the community to bring cans of food or boxes of cereal for the Open Arms Care Center, a not-for-profit center that provides food and clothing for the homeless and less fortunate.
Joe' Real BBQ is located:
301 N. Gilbert Road
Gilbert, Arizona, 85234
Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 4 p.m.-8 p.m.
Rocket Fizz Soda Pop and Candy Shop
Rocket Fizz in Scottsdale carries 1,200 types of candy and 400 flavors of bottled soda. S They also sell "nostalgic candy" from the '60s,'70s and 80s.
Rocket Fizz Scottsdale is located at 13802 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 132. For more information, call 480-306-8144 or visit them on Facebook at Rocket Fizz Scottsdale.
Free Stroke Checks
May is Stroke Awareness Month and two Valley hospitals, Mountain Vista Medical Center and Tempe St. Luke's, are teaming up with the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association to offer free screenings.
Screening events will take place on:
May 11, 9 a.m. - Noon at Mountain Vista Medical Center, 1301 S. Crismon Road, Mesa
May 11, 9 a.m. - Noon at Tempe St. Luke's Hospital, 1500 S. Mill Ave., Tempe
Appointments are required and are limited. To make an appointment at Mountain Vista Medical Center, call 1-877-924-WELL (9355), and to make an appointment at Tempe St. Luke's Hospital, call 1-877-351-WELL (9355).
Free swim lessons
Instructors from the Desert Thunder Aquatics will be offering free swimming lessons this Saturday for everyone at Chandler High School from noon to 3 p.m.
Chandler High School
350 N Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ 85225
Health and Wealth Raffle
When you play the Health and WealthRaffle, you don't just support the research, training and education that keep Barrow at St. Joseph's on the leading edge of medicine, you also give yourself a chance to reward that act of kindness with more than 2,400 prizes, including the $1 million grand prize. The deadline to buy tickets is May 14.