Here: Resident, local business owner hosts annual food drive

Make a difference in the lives of homeless animals this holiday season by participating in the 3rd annual "Howl-i-day" Pet Food Drive in Ahwatukee benefiting Friends for Life Animal Rescue! Donations of cat and dog food (wet and dry) are needed to help care for the animals in residence at the shelter.

Local pet sitting service, What Dogs Want, will be collecting donations from homes and businesses through Dec. 29. Donate 10 pounds or more and receive a coupon good for $10 off your next pet-sitting service with What Dogs Want.

To schedule a pickup (days vary by zip code), or for more information, go to or e-mail:

Donations can also be dropped off at the Ahwatukee Foothills News front lobby, 10631 S. 5lst St., Suite 1.

Near: Zoppe, an Italian family circus since 1842

In Old World Italian tradition, the Zoppe Italian Family Circus raises the tent and welcomes you into their intimate 500-seat one-ring circus on the Chandler Center of the Arts West Lawn. The show goes on Sunday, Dec. 26 through Sunday, Jan. 2 at the Chandler Center for the Arts located at 250 N. Arizona Ave. in Chandler. Show times vary. Tickets are $15-$35. For tickets or information call (480) 782-2680 or visit


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