Here: Chat, Chew and Chocolate signature event

On Wednesday, April 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. a monthly signature event for Chat, Chew and Chocolate will take place. The theme is beauty at any age and will feature two guest speakers: Hazel Owens and friend Madeline Carney are a combined age of more than 180 years. They have been Ahwatukee Foothills residents all of their lives and have interesting stories to tell. Ahwatukee Foothills Prep Academy will be singing at the beginning of the evening at 3714 E. Park Ave. The cost is $18 per person, 2 for $32 or $25 at the door. For more information, visit or call Liz at (602) 881-8401.

Near: David Sedaris

On Friday, April 22 a master of satire and one of the most observant writers, David Sedaris, will be addressing the human condition. Sedaris reads some of his latest works, answers questions, followed by a book signing. The event will take place at 8 p.m. at ASU Gammage, 1200 S. Forest Ave., in Tempe. For more information, visit

• Beverly Stidham, (480) 898-7924 or


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