Thursday, June, 25

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Greatest Show on Earth

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus comes to town at the US Airways Center June 24 through June 29. Come see and be amazed by some of the coolest acts, energetic circus productions and exotic animals. Children of all ages will be astonished and let their imagination go wild with the circus performance.

US Airways Center

201 E. Jefferson S., Phoenix

usairways.center-phoenix.com

Garden Guy

The Garden Guy showed how to solarize your garden.

Products used:

6 Mil clear plastic (found at Home Depot)

Manure

Compost

Blood meal

Bone meal

Garden Guy Fertilizer/Juice

Free Salad Day

MAD Greens is opening its first two restaurants in the Valley and will kick things off with a Free Salad Day at both locations (Tempe Marketplace and Scottsdale) Thursday, June 25, with 100 percent of all donations received to benefit the Boys & Girls Club Ladmo Branch in Tempe and Thunderbirds Branch in Scottsdale. From 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., MAD Greens will be offering a choice of complimentary beverage and regular-sized salad to any guests. The restaurant specializes in premium made-to-order salads, fresh-blended juices, paninis, wraps and soup.

Volleyball Tournament

Known as one of the Top 10 major events in Phoenix and one of the largest volleyball tournaments in the world, the 32nd Volleyball Festival Championships continue Thursday at the Phoenix Convention Center.

The competition draws 7,000 young female athletes from 20 states and countries with age divisions covering 12 to 18. The Volleyball Festival is unique compared to other tournaments in that there is no pre-qualification and it's open to all club and school teams. All activities are open to the public and spectator tickets can be purchased online or at the Phoenix Convention Center.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.volleyball-festival.com and range from basic daily prices of $10 for adults and $8 for children to packages priced at $32 to $50 depending on type of ticket, which include all-access, weekly and Kids Zone.