MARCH 5, 2014

Community News Briefs

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Cactus Shadows HS 19th Annual GRAD NITE LIVE
GRAD NITE LIVE (GNL) is a fun, all-night event providing a chaperoned, drug- and alcohol-free environment for our 444 graduates to celebrate this exciting milestone. It enjoys tremendous success with the generosity and support of the community. Although the students pay a $60 admission price to offset the cost of the event, GNL (501c3) relies on donations from individuals, businesses and organizations to cover the cost of the event. Please mail contributions to: Cactus Shadows High School PTO, Attn: Grad Nite Live, 28248 N. Tatum Blvd. Ste. B-1 #184, Cave Creek, AZ 85331.

Annual Scouting for Stuff Rummage Sale
Got Stuff? Please donate to Pack 134’s Scouting for Stuff Rummage Sale. Call 480-522-9566 for pickup and tax deductible info.

Cub Scouts Pack 134 is a non-profit organization.

Need Stuff? Come to the Scouting for Stuff Rummage Sale: Friday, March 14, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday, March 15, 8 a.m. - 5 .p.m and Sunday, March 16, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cave Creek American Legion #34 6272 E Cave Creek Rd.

Paradise Republican Women
The March 15 meeting will feature Secretary of State Ken Bennett, candidate for Governor, Mark Brnovich, candidate for Attorney General, Jeff DeWit, candidate for Treasurer, Michelle Ugenti, LD 23 State Representative. 10:30 General meeting at Gainey Ranch Golf Club, Scottsdale. Lunch

Reservations: Linda Brickman 602-330-9422 or

Donations needed for the ART STUFF SALE to benefit YouthArt
Clean out your studio and donate art supplies, tools, equipment, and books! Clean out your garage and donate tools! Clean out your house and donate household goods, appliances, electronics and furniture! They are collecting items that are in good shape April 3 – 4 at 5920 Surrey Dr., Cave Creek. If you have large items, such as furniture, they may be dropped off the morning of the sale from 7 – 8 a.m. Carefree Town Center.

Culture Pass
Available at Desert Foothills Library for checkout, the Culture Pass provides library card holders free admission to top metro Phoenix arts and cultural destinations, including the Phoenix Children's Museum, Arizona Science Center, and the Phoenix Zoo. New this year is the Performance Pass, which enables a family to redeem two free tickets to a selection of performances in the Greater Phoenix Area. Library cardholders can check out a Culture Pass for FREE admission for two people at participating arts and cultural institutions. There are a limited number for each organization. Passes are available on a first come, first served basis; and other restrictions may apply.

FREE Youth Events in March at Desert Foothills Library
Spring is on the horizon and with it some exciting new programs at the Desert Foothills Library. The week of March 8, the library will be celebrating the Arizona SciTech Festival with several events to spark your child's interest in science and technology.

March 10. 4 p.m.: Growing Green - a program about the science of plants. Come learn about how things grow and be prepared to experiment!

March 13, 4 p.m.: Arizona Science Center presents "Natural Explorers!"

Imagine a world where every human respects and values the environment. We will interact with and find a new appreciation for Arizona's desert landscape as we read Not a Stick, categorize found items, and create a natural material masterpiece to take home.

March 15 1 – 3 p.m.: Recycled Craft Drop-in. Come turn recycled materials into new and beautiful creations! Registration is not required, but supplies may be limited.

For the most up-to-date version of the DFL events calendar, please visit the Library's website at