Thursday, Nov. 5

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Dave Owens, The Garden Guy

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Amazing Athletes

For a Phoenix couple, Lee and Diana Collins, Preschool Sports is much more than 'just a game'. Enhancing children's lives is their passion which they turned into a career through franchise ownership with Amazing Athletes.

Amazing Athletes is a year-round educational sports and fitness program that helps children ages 2-6 years old, of all abilities, achieve milestones of motor-development by teaching them the basic fundamentals and mechanics of 9 different ball sports. By using sports as a catalyst for learning, Amazing Athletes programs focus on building the pillars of early childhood development, working to improve children's hand-eye coordination, flexibility, cardiovascular health, muscle tone, balance, speed and agility, while also teaching children life skills -- such as teamwork, confidence, sportsmanship and cooperation. In addition to sports and motor-development, the students in Amazing Athletes are also exposed to basic nutrition through weekly "Power Food" lessons and basic muscle identification.

Today, Amazing Athletes of Arizona is teaching more than 600 children at 40 local facilities throughout the greater Phoenix area with that number growing each week.  

If you are interested in learning more about Amazing Athletes or participating in the program, visit or call (480) 540-7396.

Rod Works

Rod Works" Unique Home Decor is hosting a valley-wide food drive benefiting St. Mary's and United Food Bank. Drive kicks off Thurs. Nov. 5th during Holiday Open House!They are encouraging Ch. 3 viewers to drop off non-perishable food items and SHOP for holidays! All donors get a $15 certificate off next purchase.

1 in 4 kids go hungry in Metro Phoenix. United Food Bank provides 51,000 meals a day. Please help fill the shelves of the food banks for families for the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

Come to Rod Works in Gilbert or North Phoenix to get the first glimpse of the hottest trends in Holiday decor.  Our experts will help you with decorating tips for small or large spaces for any budget. 

Almost everything is on sale on Nov. 5, 6, and 7, (Thurs. thru Sat.) with food drive running for a whole week until Thurs. Nov. 12th. Donate 3 non-perishable food items and get a $15 certificate to use on your next purchase of 50 dollars or more.

For more information visit:

Rod Works Store locations

1493 S Higley Road, Suite #103 
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 988-7334
SE Corner of Higley and Ray Roads
Next to "Fresh and Easy"  

Rod Works 
(The Shops at Norterra, next to Charming Charlie's) 
2480 W. Happy Valley Rd., Suite # 1209
Phoenix, AZ 85085
(623) 516-0049

Matt Farris at Bacon, Blues and Brew Festival?

Matt Farris is the headliner at the Bacon Blues and Brews Festival this Saturday, Nov. 7th at Founders Park in Queen Creek, Arizona.  He will perform on stage from 8:30pm to 10:00pm. His performance is part of the Bacon, Blues and Brew Festival that runs from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  This is a family-friendly celebration of craft beer, blues music and bacon. There will be inventive bacon based dishes from chefs from around the valley.

Tickets for the event are $10 dollars general admission pre-sale and on the day of the event: $15 at the door.

For more information on Bacon, Blue and Brew Festival visit:

For more information on Matt Farris music and tour schedule visit:

Founder's Park
22407 S Ellsworth Rd
Queen Creek, Arizona 85142

Big Taste Grill/ Relay for Life

The Big Taste Grill will be back in Buckeye, Arizona for the Relay for Life at Youngker High School on Saturday, November 7th. The relay for life is the world’s largest and impactful fundraising event to end cancer.

For more information on this event go to:

For more information on Relay for Life visit:

Youngker High School
3000 S. Apache Road
Buckeye, Arizona 85326
(623) 512-6129