Friday, September 9

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Healing Fields

The Healing Fields presented by the Exchange Club of Tempe and The City of Tempe and is FREE to the public. It will be open for viewing 6 a.m.-8 p.m. daily through Sunday, September 11th, 2016. 

Tempe 911 Memorial Healing Field® Event Schedule:

Friday, September 9th:

  •           Field Stands up with 300+ volunteers 6:30 a.m.
  •           Field is open to the public 8:00 a.m.
  •           Blood Drive The American Red Cross 8am - 2 p.m.
  •           Freedom Concert with musical guests (Free) 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 10th:

  •           Field is open to the public 6am-8 p.m.
  •           Blood Drive The American Red Cross 8am - 2 p.m.

Sunday, September 11th:
          Ceremony begins 5:46 a.m.

  •           Field is open to the public 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
  •           Blood Drive The American Red Cross 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  •           Candlelight Vigil with Keynote speaker 7:00 p.m.

Monday, September 12th:

  •          Field Stands down with 300+ volunteers 6:30 a.m.

More information available online at and on Facebook:

Free Festival to Celebrate Mesa Arts Center's 2016-17 Season 

Five new exhibitions are opening at the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, and to help kick-off the new 2016-17 season, there will be a free festival for families tonight from 6-10pm. The event is inspired by the theme of exhibitions opening in Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum that same evening, which is contemporary art inspired by literature. Festival goers will see live performances, hear nonstop live music, watch live street artists and see artist demonstrations on the campus Shadow Walk, tour Mesa Arts Center's art studios and enjoy delicious foods from local vendors such as Paleta's Betty, Waffle Love food truck, and Firehouse Kettle Corn. 

Mesa Arts Center is located at One East Main Street in downtown Mesa. There is no charge to attend the Season Kickoff Festival or the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum's opening, and parking is free. More information can be found at or by calling 480-644-6500.

Football Breakfast

Irish Whiskey French Toast: 

  •     3 slices of Challa Bread 
  •     ¾ cup of Irish French Toast Batter
  •     2 oz. of crushed Frosted Flakes 
  •     Whiskey syrup, whipped cream and powdered sugar to garnish. 

Dip bread in whiskey egg batter on both sides and dredge in crushed Frosted Flakes. Fry for 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Garnish with powdered sugar, whipped cream and whiskey syrup. 

For more information visit

Thirsty Lion at Scottsdale Fashion Square 7014 E. Camelback Rd. #1423 Scottsdale, AZ 85251. 
Thirsty Lion at Tempe Market Place 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy. Ste. 1041 Tempe, AZ 85281

Shrine Circus is in town 

The 2016 Shrine Circus will be held Friday Sept 9th through Sunday Sept 11th at WestWorld, in the newly renovated and air conditioned Equidome. You can go to and print free tickets for your kids. All children 12 and under are admitted free. Every child will receive a free raffle ticket for the chance to win a free bike. At all seven performances, they will give away a free girls bike and a free boy’s bike.

Show Times:
Friday, September 9th at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 10th has 3 shows: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Sunday, September 11th has 3 shows: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Come early and have a blast with the famous Shrine Clowns! Stop at the Clown station for face painting and balloon animals!
Circus Hotline: (480) 946-3696

The Equidome at West World
16601 North Pima Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

"Never Forgotten 9/11 Tower Challenge"

Arizona police, firefighters and military climb 2,071 steps to benefit 100 Club of Arizona, Fisher House, American Legion and the Pat Tillman Foundation. In honor of those who lost their lives on 9/11 and of first responders and military personnel who continue to protect us from foreign and domestic threats the 100 Club of Arizona is hosting this unique fundraising "2071 stair climb challenge" at all Arizona Universities on Sept. 9 , 2016. The event is only open to active and retired first responders, military personnel, family members, sponsored climbers, those who support the military and public safety members. They are expecting 5,000 climbers across the three locations this year.

Participants will endeavor to climb 2,071 steps, representing the 2,071 stairs (110 floors) that first re-sponders and military members heroically climbed during the terrorist attack on New York City's Twin Towers in attempt to rescue as many as they could.

Proceeds will benefit four charities:

The 100 Club of Arizona supports all public safety officers, firefighters, and their families in a variety of ways.  Over the past 45 years, more than 14 million dollars has been given through the 100 Club's ben-efits and programs.  These include financial assistance, peer support, safety enhancement stipends, and higher education scholarships.  The 100 Club serves all city, county, state, federal and tribal public-safety agencies in Arizona.  

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9/11 Memorial Tribute-Scottsdale Center of the Performing Arts

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the attacks that took the lives of nearly 3,000 people on Sept. 11. In recognition, the city of Scottsdale is hosting a free 9/11 Memorial Tribute, Sept. 7-13, at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. The center is open Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday beginning at noon for the ceremony.

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
Address: 7380 E 2nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Phone: (480) 994-2787

Meet CNBC's Treasure Detectives for "Fake or Fab" finds 

Arizona Elite Auction House will welcome CNBC's Treasure Detectives hosts Curtis Dowling and Andy Smith on Saturday, September 10 from 12-1:30 p.m. for a special presentation on determining authentic antiques and forgeries. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own valuables for appraisal and auction. Live Auction 2-6 p.m. hosted by local auctioneer Bobby D. of Call to Auction.  This event is free and open to the public, and complimentary food and drink will be available. Reserve a seat at

Arizona Elite Auction House
Address: 15090 N Northsight Blvd Ste 102, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Phone: (480) 666-8949

Social Tap Eatery-The Cardinals Burger

The Cardinals Burger is: ground chicken burger, Applewood smoked bacon, guacamole and a beer battered poblano chile on a bacon fat toasted brioche bun.

Social Tap Eatery is dedicated to promoting Cardinal pride and serving as a "homebase" for all Cardinals games in the East Valley

Social Tap Eatery is located at 4312 N. Brown Ave. Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Phone: (480) 947-4202 

The Last Descent

The Last Descent. Based on the true story of John Jones and the tragic rescue attempt at Nutty Putty Cave in 2009, The Last Descent opens in select theaters on September 16th. John's story neither begins, nor ends in that cave. The Last Descent is a reflection on love, loss and the meaning of live.  

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