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HERE: Ahwatukee Hiking Group event Sept. 21

The Ahwatukee Hiking Group, a faith-based organization from Mountain Park Community Church led by Bob Doehnert, will meet at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21 for a four-hour hike through the Sedona forestry and the Cathedral Rock region. If you would like to caravan or carpool meet at the church at 7 a.m.

For more information, email bob at

NEAR: East Valley Lacrosse free clinic Sept. 21

East Valley Lacrosse is hosting a free clinic/registration event on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Tempe Sports Complex, 8415 S. Hardy. Boys and girls in grades K–12 are welcome to participate and learn how to play the fastest sport on two feet. Lacrosse teams from Ahwatukee, Tempe, Chandler and Gilbert will be offering demonstrations, drills and give-a-ways. Attendees will take part in drills stressing shooting, passing and catching, defensive play, scooping ground balls and goal tending. Equipment is not needed as this is a great chance for kids to try the sport and get a feel for the game.

For more information, visit A second clinic will be on Oct. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Campo Verde High School in Gilbert, 3870 Quartz St.

For more information, call (602) 625-9813.

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