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Korean War Veterans Honorees at this year's Phoenix Veterans Day Parade
Glowing with tributes to our nation's true heroes, our Veterans, the Phoenix Veterans Day Parade will once again be presented by Honoring Arizona's Veterans.
This year's parade theme is "No Longer Forgotten: Honoring our Korean War Veterans." With more than 100 entries, this year's parade will have a special float with nearly 20 Korean War Veterans riding on it. The parade will also feature patriotic floats, high school marching bands, JROTC marching units, color guards, Veterans Service Organizations, animals, novelty units and much, much more.
The Phoenix Veterans Day Parade route runs southbound on Central Avenue starting at Montebello, turns East onto Camelback Road and then South on 7th Street ending at Indian School Road.
The Parade is designed to help commemorate and honor our Veterans and to educate Americans about the service and sacrifices our Veterans have made to protect our freedoms.
The Celebrity Grand Marshal for this year parade will "Big" Pete Pearson. "Big" Pete Pearson is a Blues legend.
For more information on the parade visit: https://honoringazvets.org
Castle-n-Coasters to honor Military and Veterans with Free Unlimited Rides on Veterans Day
Castles –n- Coasters, will be hosting current and past members of the military with a free, unlimited ride pass on Veteran's Day. The ride pass will be valid all day, and may be redeemed at the park with a valid military issued I.D. Dependents are not eligible for a free pass, however they will receive a $5 discount.
Castles –n- Coasters features dozens of rides and attractions, including their newest attraction XD Dark Ride. A seven dimensional, 3D Motion Theatre with up to 2G's of force and 400 seat movements per second, the XD Dark Ride is a shooting competition between you and up to 11 other riders.
For more information visit: http://www.castlesncoasters.com/
9445 N. Metro Parkway East
Dr. Grey Stafford-Wildlife World Zoo/ African Fish Eagle
Come see the African Fish Eagle and other exotic animals at Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium.
The Wildlife World Zoo is located at 16501 W. Northern Ave. in Litchfield Park. For more information on all the zoo's exciting attractions and events, call 623-935-WILD or check out their website: http://www.wildlifeworld.com
Movember 2015 is in full swing. Guys are growing out mustaches for awareness and support of different male cancers or just for fun. We talk to local spokesperson Ken Bonham and a few of his Movember team members about the cause, the rules and how men can get involved.
Basically the only rules are you have to be clean shaven on November 1st and your moustache can not connect to a full beard. And you have to shave on the last day of the month. Movember is a lot like Susan G Komen and other fundraisers where you can create a team on the website and raise money that way.
They will be hosting an official Movember party in Tempe on Nov 20th at the Pedal House Brewery, 730 S Mill Ave. from 7 pm to 10 pm. Tickets are $10.
For more information visit: http://us.movember.com/
The Driving out Domestic Violence Event at Salt River Fields
The 5th annual celebrity golf and gala will take place at the Salt River Fields at Talking Stick this Friday, November 13th at 7pm.
Share the perfect evening with celebrity athletes and esteemed guests while indulging in savory tasting stations, artisanal cocktails, live music and the event's signature auction. Celebrity Athletes like JJ Putz, Paul Goldschmidt, and many other form the major league baseball, football, golf and basketball will be there.
For more information on the event and ticket information visit: http://noabuse.org/get-involved/events
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
7555 N Pima Road,
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Local Love: The Breadfruit & Rum Bar
The Breadfruit: Jamaican restaurant and rum bar. Some of the most expensive rums IN THE WORLD.
For more information visit: http://www.thebreadfruit.com/
108 E Pierce Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Pinspiration is a DIY arts and crafts studio/wine bar/events space in the Scottsdale/Phoenix area located on High Street (City North). Pinspiration is complete with a large crafting room, a DIY retail corner, a VIP party space, an all-you-can-create area for the kids and Arizona's only Splatter Room.
Please call ahead at 480-636-8010 or email email@example.com before visiting so we can make sure your space is reserved for your group.
For more information visit: www.pinspirationaz.com