Thursday, Feb. 25

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Arizona McDonald's Hosting 'Cyber Hiring Week' Feb. 22-26 to Fill 2,000 Positions

The fast-food restaurant is looking to fill full-time, part-time and manager positions at about 300 locations. Starting today, February 22nd to the 26th job seekers can for positions online at:

Interested candidates can log on and click on their state, city and McDonald's location where they'd like to apply to fill out the online application. Local owner/operators will then contact candidates for interviews.

Dave Owens, The Garden Guy

Contact Dave at, or visit 

Students Supporting Brain Tumor Research (SSBTR) Walk A-Thon

Saturday Feb. 27, 2016
12pm- 3pm
Gates open at 11am
Saguaro High School in Scottsdale
6250 N. 82nd Street 
Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Food, Live Music, Activities
More than 200 auction items

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Joyride Taco House

Informed by authenticity, but not beholden to it, Joyride Taco House is Mexican food made for daily living. Everything here is fresh made from scratch, including the salsas, the marinades, and the hand-pressed tortillas and tortilla chips. Sharable starters include 3 different types of ceviche; 2 types of guacamole, and hearty pozole soup that serves two. Entrées include salads, burritos, and tortas, as well as house specialties such as slow-braised beef tamales, and slow-roasted rotisserie chicken. Not to mention, 10 different varieties of hand-crafted tacos, ranging from carne asada and short rib, to beer-battered fish, grilled shrimp and an ever-changing Chef's Special. Joyride's extensive beverage menu showcases refreshing and colorful agua fresca's, both for adults (mixed with your choice of spirit), and for the kiddos. Plus, enjoy their staple "$5 Until 5" wine and beer specials every day of the week. 

For more information:

Two valley locations:
Joyride Taco House Central
5202 N. Central Ave. 
Phoenix, AZ 85012

Joyride Taco House Gilbert
302 N. Gilbert Road
Gilbert, AZ 85234

Mega Kids Sale: Kid's Closet Connection
Our MEGA kids’ sale is this week in Mesa. Our East Valley sale is coming up in just a few weeks.  This is our biggest sale in the valley. The event is February 25-27 at the Fiesta Plaza  Center, 1420 W Southern Ave in Mesa.  Seller drop-off is Mon/Tues, Feb 22-23 and our pre-sales are Wednesday evening, February 24th. Most items remaining on February 27th are marked down 50%.

As you know, Kid's Closet is a great way for families to sell clothes their kids have grown out of,
toys they no longer play with and children's toys and furniture they no long use. It also provides gently used items at affordable prices to other families that need them.

Consignors make 65-percent of the profit from the items they sell.  Each sale is set up like a department store and features gently-used children's clothing; strollers; car seats; baby equipment; kid's furniture; toys; outdoor play equipment; exer-saucers; books; DVDs; computer software and more. Over 400 families are expected to participate as sellers.  After the sale, many left over items are donated to the New Life Center.  These items end up directly in the hands of those in need of essential kid's clothing, baby gear and nursery items.

For more information visit:

Fiesta Plaza Center 
1420 W Southern Ave 
Mesa, AZ 85202

4th Annual Canal Convergence

Scottsdale Public Art's Canal Convergence kicks off Thursday, February 25 for its fourth consecutive year. This year's free event again focuses on large-scale, interactive pieces to get attendees involved with the artists and their pieces.
Some featured installations are:
BLOOMS - specially commissioned from UK artist Bruce Munro. You may have seen his other "Desert Radiance" works across the Valley at Desert Botanical Garden, SMoCA and the Lisa Sette Gallery. 

Light Origami - originally commissioned for Vivid Sydney, this interactive kaleidoscope experience is made from 300 aluminum composite panels amid a steel frame, which creates a giant, 3D experience.

MICRO Double Helix - an interactive display originally featured at Burning Man in 2014, this will feature 200 translucent spheres suspended from a bridge roof that lights and creates sound for each unique visitor.
And more!

Canal Convergence takes place and will be open Thursday, February 25, and Friday, February 26, from 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday, February 27, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, February 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

For more information visit:

Scottsdale Waterfront 
7135 E Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Camelback Rd & Scottsdale Rd.