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Performances, a Race and a Clinic (Issue #132)

Tuesday April 22, 2014

In this issue: Cinderella, Tai Chi, all day music, all Balanchine, race against cancer, Requiem, squawkers and swimming with a champion.

Free Things to Do in Phoenix

This column includes announcements of seminars, workshops, community events, fundraisers and other programs for which there is an admission charge, a donation expected or you are otherwise expected to spend money (even if admission is free). Advance registration is required at some these events, so you might see them listed here weeks before they are scheduled to occur.

If you are looking for programs or activities where there is no charge for admission, you can check my weekly "Free Things To Do" column (it comes out every Monday), or check the monthly calendar of recurring annual events or the concert/show calendar -- both of those list the typically the bigger, well-known events.

Events are presented here in date order.

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5 Free Things To Do In and Around Phoenix - Apr 2014

Monday April 21, 2014

This week you can stop sniffling, hear funny music, tap and clap to the beat of the drum, see the stars and go to the moon.

Free Things to Do in Phoenix

This column includes activities and programs in the Greater Phoenix area that have free admission. If you are looking for fundraisers, seminars, workshops, and other community programs that have an admission charge, or where donations are expected, I have a separate column for those. You can find those listings in my blog. They tend to cover a wider range of dates than a week, because advance registration is often required. For the long list of activities and festivals that are annual events -- usually the most popular, larger events -- in Greater Phoenix check the calendar.

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Eating Out? Good News and Bad News for Week Ending Apr. 13, 2014

Thursday April 17, 2014

The worst inspection last week took place at a restaurant where the employees were unaware of proper hand washing procedures, and food storage was a problem. "Packages of dried fish stored in container with unwrapped raw meat." That's a recipe for illness.

Phoenix Restaurant Inspections
Judy Hedding

My list represents those restaurants (ten or more seats, but not schools, grocery stores, caterers, corporate cafeterias, bakeries or other food processing businesses) that had five or more Risk Factor violations -- those are considered a risk for foodborne illness -- during the inspection. A restaurant with that many Risk Factors would be one that I'd avoid, at least until they had subsequent inspections showing more understanding of safe food preparation standards and concern for their patrons.

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Music, a Play, a Workshop and a Bunny (Issue #131)

Tuesday April 15, 2014

In this issue: breakfast with a bunny, Broadway Jukebox, jazz piano and creating art after work.

Free Things to Do in Phoenix

This column includes announcements of seminars, workshops, community events, fundraisers and other programs for which there is an admission charge, a donation expected or you are otherwise expected to spend money (even if admission is free). Advance registration is required at some these events, so you might see them listed here weeks before they are scheduled to occur.

If you are looking for programs or activities where there is no charge for admission, you can check my weekly "Free Things To Do" column (it comes out every Monday), or check the monthly calendar of recurring annual events or the concert/show calendar -- both of those list the typically the bigger, well-known events.

Events are presented here in date order.

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