Things to do
November 1 - 14, 2008 A+25
29th annual El Dia de los Muertos: A holiday gifts, along with raffl es for a Kimball at the library to prepare for tests including graduate
Celebration of Life Festival, 1-9 p.m. Sat., Nov. 1, console piano, new E-Z Go golf cart and homemade school and college admissions exams; the GED;
Dr. A.J. Chandler Park, southwest corner of Arizona birdcage. Advance tickets available. Info: Elaine Hair, licensing for real estate, law enforcement and the
Avenue and Buffalo Street. Presented by Xico Inc. 480-895-9169. postal service; and military entrance and civil service
and the Vision Gallery, the event celebrates the exams, along with other fi elds. Info: 602-652-3000,
Mexican holiday where loved ones are honored in “Monet, Merlot, & Mozart,” Sun., Nov. 2, www.mcldaz.org
spirit. As a lead-in for the festival, Vision Gallery Kingston Ballroom of Oakwood Country Club in Sun
presents the event’s namesake exhibition, which Lakes. Sponsored by the Temple Havurat Emet, the Chinese Acupuncture: For Healing, 11 a.m.
features artworks and altars designed by artists auction includes signed, framed original artwork Fri., Nov. 7, Hamilton Library, 3700 S. Arizona Ave.
including Virginia Aguero, Marco Albarran, Susanne by master and contemporary artists. Preview hour on the north side of Hamilton High School. Emily
Baca, Jose Benavides, Carmen De Novais, Yile starts at 1 p.m. and comprises wine, sparkling cider, Davenport of HealAbility Natural Medicine Solutions
Figueroa, Muffet Frische, Antonia Gallegos, Zarco appetizers and chamber music ensemble melodies. introduces Chinese acupuncture and explains its
Guerrero, Valarie James, David Manje, Ellen Martin, Admission costs $5 per person, which covers raffl e relationship to naturopathic philosophy. Free. Info:
Kathy Cano Murillo, Patrick Murillo, Juan Olalde, tickets for free artwork and door prizes. Tickets: 480-782-2828, http://chandlerlibrary.org
Suzanne Olmstead, Mary Lou Stewart, Jay Stewart, Laura Eisenhart, 480-802-4068.
Yvonne Villareal Torres and Stephen Velasquez, UCR Health Center Urgent Care Awareness
along with Galveston Elementary School’s second- November events at the Perry Branch Week, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 10-13, 2815 S. Alma
grade class. The Vision Gallery is located at 80 S. San Library, 1965 E. Queen Creek Rd., Gilbert. School Rd., Suite 7, in Las Tiendas Village in S.
Marcos Pl. Info: 480-917-6859. Scheduled: Common Threads, 1-2:30 p.m. Thu., Nov. Chandler. Monday: Blood pressure screening, free
6 and 20: Join the Perry crafts and knitting group blood pressure checks; Tuesday: Preventative
5th Annual “Laughter is the Best Medicine: and enjoy friendship, fun and food while sharing medicine for nutrition, skin, massage therapy, diet,
An Apolitical Party,” Sat., Nov. 1, ballroom at and creating art projects; Independent Film Series, exercise and more; Wednesday: Glucose screening,
the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort in Chandler. “Dreams of Dust”: 2-3:30 p.m. Sat., Nov. 8: Nigerian diabetes education; Thursday: Safety Day for car and
Mark Russell, political satirist, provides comedic peasant Mocktar seeks work in Essakane, only to equipment safety and injury prevention. Free fi rst aid
and piano entertainment at the fundraiser that discover he’s 20 years overdue for the gold rush, and kits and UCR mascot teddy bears will be given away.
benefi ts Chandler Regional Medical Center. The meets beautiful Nigerian mother Coumba. Coumba Info: 480-855-7585, www.ucrhealthcenters.com
event is sponsored by Catholic Healthcare West is struggling to bring up her daughter after her
(CHW) Foundation – East Valley and the Founders family had died, and Mocktar strives to provide an Youth Jazz Jam Sessions at the DCCP
Circle and includes silent and live auctions, dancing improved future for Coumba and daughter; Health Farmer’s Market, 4 to 6 p.m., every second
and gourmet dinner. Individual and corporate & Nutrition Series: Lunch & Learn, 12 noon-1 p.m. Thursday beginning Nov. 13, Dr. AJ Chandler Park,
sponsorships range from $1,000 to $25,000, Tue., Nov. 14: A one-hour workshop to empower 3 S. Arizona Ave., historic downtown Chandler
and individual tickets are $250 each. Attendees attendees with fun, simple ideas for living a healthier under the ramadas. Bart Salzman and friends Jazz
should wear formal attire. Info: 480-728-3931, lifestyle, attendees should provide a brown bag Quartet invite student musicians to sit in to learn
. lunch and beverages are provided; Visit from Rio to improvise on a blues song, or bring music and
Salado Testing Center, 3-4 p.m. Tue., Nov. 18: Rio sit in with the band. Children age 12 and under get
Sun Lakes Women’s Association’s annual Salado College’s Director of Testing Linda Lukey free kazoos provided by Jazz in AZ. Sponsored by
bazaar, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat., Nov. 1 and 9 a.m.-1 shares information about opportunities for academic Downtown Chandler Community Partnership, Jazz in
p.m. Sun., Nov. 2 at Sun Lakes Country Club No. 1 and occupational testing available at Rio Salado’s AZ and Zza’s Pizza. Info: 480-855-3539.
on Sun Lakes Boulevard. The bazaar includes white six Valley locales; Computers Test Preparation, 1-2
elephant sale items, baked goods and homemade p.m. Tue., Nov. 4: Participants use online databases
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Local LIVE music brought to you by McKnight Guitar Company
1. Havana Cafe
4232 E Chandler Blvd.
Forget Ahwatukee 2 4
Fridays and Saturdays 7:30 - 10:30
2. John Henry's ock r
909 E. Elliot Rd.
ona A480-730-9009 ene
Mon- Call for Details ooperooy r
Learn to play
56th St K Rural M P Dobson Alma S Ariz MM CC GiGilber
Tues- Classic Rock, 7:30-11:30
Weds- Classic Rock/
5Thurs- Classic Rock, 7:30-11:30
for real!Fri- Rock & Roll,
7:30 - 11:30
7Sat- R&B 7:30-12:00
Sun- Jazz/Blues 6:00-10:00
3. Juan Jaime's Tacos and Tequila
2510 W. Chandler Blvd., #1, Chandler
NW corner of Chandler Blvd. and Ellis
next to Outback Steakhouse
7. San Tan Brewing Company 10. Urban Tea LoftClassic Rock, Alternative,
8 South San Marcos Place 11 West Boston #2, ChandlerThursdays 9 p.m. to Midnight
Historic Downtown Chandler 480-786-9600www.JuanJaimes.com
480-917-8700 1st Wed., Urban Jazz, 6 pm - 9 pm
4. Fibber Magee’s
Weds. Live Acoustic Rock, 7 p.m. to close Sat., Urban Jazz, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Thurs. Pub Trivia, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
1989 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 19
Fri. Variety of Bands, 10 p.m. to close
11. D-Vine Wine Bar & BistroChandler, 480-722-9434
Sat. Live Rock and Roll 10 p.m. to close
3990 South Alma SchoolWeds - Sat, Rock, 9:00 - Close
Sun. Live Acoustic Rock, 7 p.m. to close
McKnight Guitar Co.
North west corner of Ocotillo and Alma SchoollSun - Irish Session, 1:00 - 7:00
5. Pita Jungle
8. El Zocalo Tues. Guitar, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
AIRPORT1940 W Chandler Blvd
Queen Creek28 S. San Marcos Pl. Weds. Jazz, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
1949 W. Ray Rd, Chandler
Historic Downtown Chandler Thurs. Blues/Rock/Soul, 7:30 - 10:30 p.m.
480-722-0303 Fri. Jazz Rock, 8 - 11 p.m.
Jazz: Thu - 7 pm to 10 pm
Spanish, Flamenco, Classical Rock, Sat. Jazz, Rock, 8 - 11 p.m.
Disco, 70's, Latin American:
6. The Waterfront Fri. 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
12. San Tan Flat
SE corner of Dobson & Ray Road OcotilloSat. 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
6185 West Hunt Hwy, Queen Creek,480-882-2995995
Top New Country Music Bands: Rhondavous, Nathan Dean & NQH, athan Dean && NQ N H,
9. Bistro@Kokopelli Winery
Tumbleweed Junction, Lee Alexander, Gone Countrountry.
Music 7 nights a week, 5 p.m. - 2 a.m
35 W. Boston St.,
Sun., Weds., Thurs., - 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Historic Downtown Chandler
Friday - Saturday, 9 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Tues. 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Heights
San Tan Flat Located
Thurs. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Near Hunt Hwy & Ellsworth
Fri. Sat. 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
MAP DESIGN BY RYAN ERICKSON - MAP NOT TO SCALE
McKnight Guitar Co.
1940 W Chandler Blvd Suite A-12
guitar and amp shop. Period. Riggs
Sales, Lessons, Repairs.
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