Thursday, March 10

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Phoenix Elementary School District Teacher Job Fair

Certified Teachers are needed in all areas, including Math, Science, Special Education, and Special Education Preschool.

Thursday, March 10, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Governing Board Room
1817 N. 7th Street

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Veterans Resource Fair

The Veteran Services Office at Mesa Community College is dedicated to ensuring the academic success of our Veteran students, providing support from initial transition through graduation.

On Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm we are hosting a Veterans Resource Fair at Mesa Community College. This event will raise awareness among Veterans regarding community resources that are available to assist with issues concerning healthcare, family, legal, finance, employment, high education, housing, and more.

If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact Joanna Alderman by telephone at 480-461-7950 or via email at

Mesa Community College
1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 461-7000

International Sportsmen's Expo and AZ Boat Show

Get your outdoor adventures started at Arizona's largest fishing, hunting, boating and travel consumer show.  The International Sportsmen's Exposition and Arizona Boat Show (ISE), is back, has moved to the vast, 386-acre WestWorld of Scottsdale event center, and more than doubled in physical size to spotlight the products, destinations and services of more than 300 exhibiting companies.

The Valley's top marine dealers more than 15 of them--will present 40 boat brands and 120 sport, recreation and fishing boats. The Arizona Boat Show will also spotlight kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, flyboards, marinas and marine-accessory exhibitors.  

In addition to hundreds of displays with gear and adventures, outdoor enthusiasts will be treated to a variety of new show attractions, all free of charge. Check out the Action Water Sports' giant "Rail Jam" pond for pro wakeboarders and stand-up-paddle-boarding demos. Test the latest-model UTVs and ATVs at the new Offroad Test Track, presented by Kawasaki and other major brands. The new Lowrance Electronics Learning center will teach anglers and boaters how to use marine electronics, classroom-style and with real units. A 40-ft.-long, bass- and catfish-filled aquarium tank serves as center stage for pro-led fishing and kayaking seminars. Attendees can also get fly-casting instruction from local experts, and samples of rattlesnake sausage from The Sporting Chef, Scott Leysath. Audubon Arizona will offer wildlife-watching seminars, and the Arizona Taxidermy Association's State Championship will showcase stunning artistic displays of fish and game in natural settings. The Adventure Theater offers hourly seminars by local and national fishing, hunting, camping and outdoor experts, including Dan Kidder, Gear Guru and host of the show's Outdoor Product Showcase, which features outstanding new gear and daily giveaways.

There's plenty of hands-on fun for kids, too, including two catch-and-release fishing ponds and archery and casting games, courtesy of Bass Pro Shop. Plus a climbing wall and zipline (fee). Attendees wanting to support a great cause should stop by the Springville-Egan Chamber of Commerce outdoor exhibit to see the new truck and trailer they might win by supporting the Boys and Girls Club.

Unique show attractions:
         Wakeboarding "Rail Jam" Pond
         Lowrance Electronics Theater
         Offroad Test Track
         Adventure Theater
         Aquarium Demo Tank
         Outdoor Product Showcase
         Arizona Taxidermy Association wildlife
         Display and state championship
         Free Youth Fair Activities
         Climbing Wall and Zipline
         High Impact Archery Range
         Free fly-Casting seminars
         The Sporting Chef cooking demos

March 10 - 13, 2016
Thursday through Saturday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.                

Admission is $12 daily for adults. Those 15 and under enter for free. Active military with Military ID enter for free. For more information, visit The International Sportsmen's Expo website at  You can also follow them on Facebook at

WestWorld of Scottsdale
16601 N. Pima Road Scottsdale, AZ 8526

Rachel's Young At Art Studio

Rachel's Young at Art Studio fosters a safe, positive, and loving atmosphere to encourage each child's social and emotional growth and development through art. Children have a natural curiosity to explore and desire to express themselves. Here, we help enable the creative process so that children of all ages may use art as a self-expressive tool to make connections to the world around them. We provide enriching experiences that empower our young artists with a strong sense of confidence, accomplishment, and overall identity that they can carry with them outside the studio and throughout life, all while having fun! 

For more information visit: 

Rachel's Young At Art Studio
6990 E. Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254 

Sixth-annual Run to Fight Children's Cancer to raise funds for Arizona families battling the disease
The Run to Fight Children's Cancer brings together 4,000 runners, volunteers and spectators to shine a light on one of the most overlooked and underfunded areas of cancer. Now in its sixth year, the race has raised nearly $400,000 to fund new research and aid local families battling the disease.
The event, which benefits Phoenix Children's Hospital and Children's Cancer Network, includes a 10k run, 5k run/walk, and a special quarter-mile Cancer Survivors' Walk.

The event is hosted by Grand Canyon University Foundation. Proceeds will support children's cancer research and care, and will benefit Phoenix Children's Hospital and the Children's Cancer Network, an Arizona non-profit organization that provides financial, educational and psychosocial support to children and families battling childhood cancer. 
The race is expected to attract 4,000 walkers and runners, and hundreds of volunteers and other participants.

Saturday, March 12:
1.    Registration: 5:30 a.m.
2.    10k start time: 7 a.m.
3.    5k start time: 7:45 a.m.
4.    Quarter-mile Cancer Survivors' Walk: 9 a.m.

Event takes place at Grand Canyon University.

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Dave Owens, The Garden Guy

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Deal Diva Alicia Markham shows great finds at the one dollar store.

1. Greeting Cards: Everyone who's been to Hallmark knows a greeting card can set you back as much as six bucks. But it doesn't have to! The dollar store has you covered. They have greeting cards for every occasion at less than a dollar.

2. Plastic Utensils Why spend more money on something that is just going to be thrown away right after use?

3. Paper Clips at Office Depot: a pack of paper clips can run you $2.49. Get'em for $1 a pack at Dollar Tree.

4. Storage Bins: Bins used for storage don't need to be anything fancy. You throw the old Christmas lights in and toss it in the basement. At the dollar store, you'll find bins for a variety of uses.

5. Tampons/Sanitary Napkins: As long as women still have to pay for these, they should purchase them at the dollar store. Feminine products can set you back six to ten bucks elsewhere.

6. Aluminum Foil: You should always get your aluminum foil at the dollar store. The price per square foot will always beat any other retailer.

7. Wrapping Paper: At other stores, wrapping paper can be 5$ per roll, but at the dollar store, a 20-foot roll is a buck.

8. Cleaning Supplies: Buying cleaning supplies at the dollar store is a good way to keep to a budget. The supplies have all the same ingredients (though maybe a bit diluted) and get the job done.

9. Double-Sided Tape: This can cost around five bucks at Staples, you can find at a fifth the price per inch at the dollar store.

10. Mailing Supplies: The dollar store sells padded envelopes in pairs of two and a ten-pack of mailing labels.

11. Seasonal Decor Holiday decorations are crazy expensive these days. Rite-Aid sells some of their Christmas decor for as much as $60. But never fear, the dollar store is here. They may not have as large a selection, but you sure won't be busting any budgets.

12. Craft Supplies: Even if you're not into crafting, it's a good way to keep kids busy. The dollar store sells plenty of beads, crayons, paintbrushes, coloring books, glitter, and more!

13. Socks Socks are basically disposable clothes. They always get lost in the dryer or develop holes quicker than you want them too. Therefore, dollar store socks are the way to go.

14. Hair Ties Hair ties are like socks. You buy 50, and suddenly you have two. They got lost so fast, you might as well save on them. Hair clips and other accessories are also very cheap.

15. Bathroom Supplies: This includes shaving cream, mouthwash, toothbrushes, and loofas.

16. Mugs/Glasses: This a good way to store up on mugs and glasses for cheap. Just make sure they're dishwasher/microwave safe.

17. Picture Frames: Back in the day, people actually posted pictures on walls instead of social media. If you're into that kind of thing, a variety of picture frames are sold at dollar stores for a fraction of the cost.

18. Pots/Vases: You can find some pretty pots and vases for planting flowers at the dollar store. Why spend the extra cash if you don't need to?

19. Books Barnes and Noble sells new books for over $20. The dollar store also has popular books for a fraction of the price in hardcover.

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The Haymarket Squares

The Haymarket Squares will perform on the main stage at McDowell Mountain Music Festival The band just released its 4th album, "Light It Up" They call their music "punkgrass"  a mix of bluegrass instruments/harmonies and the humor, energy and politics of punk.

For more information when they are performing visit McDowell Mountain Music Festival website:

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Twitter: @haymarketsquare