AUGUST 15, 2012

Harold’s Cave Creek Corral hosts 15th annual Hawaiian Luau, Sun., Sept. 2

CAVE CREEK – Hele mei hoohiwahiwa!

Or, “Come Celebrate” the end of summer and Labor Day Weekend at Harold’s Cave Creek Corral on Sun., Sept. 2. Once again, Harold’s is hosting a festive Hawaiian Luau, complete with 10 tons of sand, 10 palm trees, a thrilling “Fire Knife Dance” and lots of fun. The popular party features a pig roast luau buffet, Ka'ea Mauna Lani Hawaiian Luau Dancers, a reggae performance by Grantman & the Island Beat, a limbo and hula contest, face painting, Lei making, Hawaiian vendors, drink specials and more.

AUGUST 15, 2012

The Arizona Cowboy Mounted Shooters Association helps bring Copper Wind to life

PHOENIX – The Arizona Cowboy Mounted Shooters Association (ACMSA), an association that showcases equestrian sports that combine techniques used in barrel racing and reining horses, is playing a lead role in bringing Arizona’s first full length western film to life.

Celebrate solar workshops

Learn the ABC’s of solar energy and home energy evaluation at the Desert Foothills Library on August 23

SCOTTSDALE/CAVE CREEK – Learn how to beat rising home energy costs and improve your overall energy efficiency at Celebrate Solar, an informative, educational workshop taking place at the Desert Foothills Library from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Thursday August 23.

Foothills Food Bank to benefit from Charles Schwab Cup ticket sales

Ticket sales from the Charles Schwab Cup, which will be held October 31 through November 2, 2012 at the Cochise Course at Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., will benefit the Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center.

According to tournament officials, 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to charity. For more information and to purchase the $20 tickets from Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center, visit

Nominate someone for a Frances Young Community Hero award

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