OCTOBER 15, 2014

Community Briefs

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Annual Scouting for Stuff Rummage Sale
Got Stuff? Please donate to Pack 134’s Scouting for Stuff Rummage Sale. Got unsold garage sale items you just can’t bear to put back in storage? Drop off Oct. 16 – 17, 4 – 8 p.m. at Cave Creek American Legion #34, 6272 E Cave Creek Rd. Call 480-522-9566 for pickup and tax deductible info. Cub Scouts Pack 134 is a non-profit organization. Need Stuff? Come to the Huge Scouting for Stuff Rummage Sale Friday, Saturday, Sunday October 17 – 19: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Fri/Sat, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday. Cave Creek American Legion #34, 6272 E Cave Creek Rd.

Cars for Charity Car Show 2014
Our Lady of Joy Church and the Knights of Columbus are pleased to announce their Fourth annual car show “Cars for Charity” Saturday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 36811 N. Pima Road in Carefree (Cave Creek and Pima roads). Free public admission! Proceeds will benefit various Church and Knight’s Charities. Visit www.carshowscottsdale.com

4th Annual Tatum Ranch Golf Club Car Show
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Oct. 18, Tatum Ranch Golf Club. 480.585.2399. 29888 N. Tatum Ranch Dr., Cave Creek AZ 85331. No entry fee. Free to Spectators. Please bring a donation of food or $ for the Foothills Food Bank, our benefactor this year.

Celebrate Preserve Month at free event Oct. 18
October is McDowell Sonoran Preserve Month. To celebrate, Scottsdale is hosting a free community event from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Browns Ranch Trailhead, 30301 N. Alma School Parkway. Learn the history of the preserve effort from local historian Joan Fudala. Walk the half-mile long Jane Rau interpretive trail featuring interactive stations that explain the area’s ecology. For those wanting a longer hike, McDowell Sonoran Conservancy stewards will be available to lead a guided hike. Read the October Preserve Update to learn more about this magnificent resource and what it has to offer.

Carefree Highway McDonald’s® hosts fire safety event Saturday, Oct. 18
McDonald’s restaurant at 3140 Carefree Highway is hosting a fire safety event on Saturday, Oct. 18, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in celebration of Fire Prevention Month. Daisy Mountain Fire Department will be on-site to hand out safety information. Families can also tour the fire truck.

Carefree Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce Community Expo
The Carefree Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce presents a Community Expo, from 1 – 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Cactus Shadows High School Gymnasium, 5802 E. Dove Valley Road in Cave Creek. Admission is free. Information is available by calling 480-488-3381, or clicking carefreecavecreek.org.

Volunteers to help with furniture pick-ups
Foothills Animal Rescue is looking for volunteers that can help with occasional pickups for the furniture barn. They have one volunteer who could sure use some help. You would be a great addition to a great group of volunteers. Join the FAR volunteer family. Visit http://foothillsanimal.org/get-involved/volunteer/ , call 480-488-9890 or email support@foothillsanimal.org. 23030 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, 85255.

Arizona Authors Showcase
Tuesday, October 28, 10 a.m. – Noon, Desert Foothills Library
Join four local authors, as they briefly tell about their stories. Following the book signings (please bring cash or check), we'll celebrate with cake and tea. Register: 480-488-2286. Dick Elder: Lucky Numbers. After time in the navy, movies, and dude ranches, this octogenarian began writing in his 70's. Nancine Meyer: The Lighter Side of Prayer. Restore your spiritual awareness and delight with this uplifting and hopeful book. Diana Yu: Sylvia's Garden. An immigrant from Korea, Diana writes of their cultural issues through both fiction and non-fiction. Arline Fraser: Another View. An entertaining travelogue of the author's visits to the British Isles.