Girl Scouts celebrate 100 years
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HERE: Girl Scouts open house to benefit Kyrene Foundation

All girls in kindergarten through 12 grade are invited, along with their parents, to open houses to find out what Girl Scouts are all about. The meeting — for girls interested in scouting who attend Kyrene’s Lomas, Colina and Esperanza elementary schools, BASIS Charter School, Desert Garden Montessori, Centennial Middle School and Mountain Pointe High School — is from 10-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, at Centennial Middle School, Multipurpose Room, 13808 S. 36th St.,

For more information or to volunteer, contact Mag Boase at (602) 228-6551 or For information about scouting, visit

NEAR: Evening of Art 2014

Support local arts nonprofits with a chance to win gallery works of art, jewelry and other prizes. Enjoy a night of drinks, hors d’oeuvres, music and a chance to rub elbows at this cocktail-casual event from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug, 23, at the Phoenix Theatre, 100 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix.

Contact David Reno for more information at (602)292-5863 or Advance admission is $20 at

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