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Kelly Fabran works as a writer and social media manager for Scottsdale Park Suites.

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b2ap3_thumbnail_CEP.pngCollman Equestrian Productions is presenting the Arizona Season Finale II on November 24, 2013 from 8:00 in the morning to 5:00 in the afternoon at the West World of Scottsdale located at 16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, Arizona.

Collman Equestrian Productions is a full-service hunter jumper horse show company that offers the following services:

·         Horse show production and management

·         Full staffing services

·         Equipment rentals, such as jumps, timers, PA systems, and communications

Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Chris Collman gave birth to Collman Equestrian Productions in 1990.

Beginning at the early age of five, Chris has been actively involved in the hunter jumper industry. Since then, he has grown to be a rider, trainer, horse owner, and horse show official.

At present, Chris manages over twenty international and local hunter jumper competitions in Arizona and California. He is licensed under the United States Equestrian Foundation (USEF) as a Hunter and Jumper Course Designer. He also teaches in both USEF-certified and private course design clinics all over the country.

For inquiries, contact Chris Collman at 602-992-2706.

 

Log on to http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov for more information.

 

 

 

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b2ap3_thumbnail_SVS-Sports-Horse-Expo.pngThe SVS Sport Horse Auction and Expo is scheduled to take place on November 20 to 23, 2013 from 8:00 in the morning to 7:00 in the evening at the West World of Scottsdale located at 16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, Arizona. 

The four-day Exposition will be offering equine clinics and seminars for those who are interested to gain comprehensive knowledge about sport horses. 

Here are some of the event highlights to look forward to:

·         SVS Sport Horse Auction

·         Equine High Jump Demonstration

·         Young Horse Free-Jump Challenge

·         Graceful Dressage Illustration

·         Presentation of Stallions

·         Trick Riding

·         Mounted Demonstrations

·         World Class Equine Clinics and Seminars

·         Shopping and Family Entertainment

·         SVS Charity Auction for the Phoenix Dream Center

 

Admission fees are paid on a daily basis. Registration is at $15 for adults and $10 for children. 

For those who have inquiries and concerns regarding the Expo, please contact Jodi Johnson at 602-329-4585 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

For more information, log on to the official event post at http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov.

 

 

 

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b2ap3_thumbnail_Scottsdale-Public-Library.pngThe Contemporary Literature Book Discussion Group has scheduled a book review and discussion on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 7:00 to 8:30PM at the Civic Center Gold Room. Similar gatherings happen every 2nd Wednesday of the month. 

For January, the book in focus is “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast,” a much-loved adventure novel based on the real experiences of Cheryl Strayed. 

Activities such as this are initiated by the Friends of Scottsdale Library. This group supports lifelong learning through the implementation of different programs. 

The following are the Friends of Scottsdale Library’s existing programs to date:

*The Summer Reading Program

*The Second Grade Reading Program

*Knowasis: The Thunderbirds Charities Teen Learning Center

*The Discovery

*ReVentures

*The Spirit of Literacy Awards 

Today, library systems do more than just offer a venue to borrow books and films. Contemporary libraries now provide innovative methods for teaching and research and allow unlimited access to its learning and reference materials. 

Know more about the Friends of Scottsdale Library at http://www.scottsdalelibraryfriends.org. 

For more information about the activities of the Civic Center Library, log on to its official website at http://www.scottsdalelibrary.org.

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b2ap3_thumbnail_Granite-Reef-Senior-Center-area-map.pngGet set for the Arts and Crafts Fair on November 16, 2013 at the Granite Reef Senior Center in Scottsdale, AZ. 

The Fair is under the direction and supervision of Nick Molinari. The entertainment for the event will be provided by the Roving Performers, a local group.

 Expecting a total of over 5,000 participants, the organizers have invited about 150 art exhibitors that are sure to satisfy every person’s unique taste and preference for arts and crafts. Expect to see a wide variety of handmade crafts, paintings, jewelry, photography, decorations, and lots more. 

This initiative came into being in 1983 at the Civic Center Senior Center in downtown Scottsdale. Twenty eight years has seen how the Arts and Crafts Fair developed from being a simple trade event into a large annual community celebration. 

Over the years, this event has also been providing senior citizens with the opportunity to sell their original and hand-made works of art. 

Admission costs range from $50 to $200. 

 

To register to this event as well as for further information, feel free to visit this LINK or call 800-200-3737.

 

 

 

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b2ap3_thumbnail_Scottsdale-Public-Library.pngThe Desert Rose Romance Writers are having their 8th Annual Fall Workshop on Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM at the Civic Center Auditorium, Scottsdale, AZ.

The theme for this year’s workshop is “What Does It Take To Get Happily Published Today?”

Invited to speak are bestselling authors Erin Quinn, Gini Koch, Pamela Kaye Tracy, and Calsia Fox.

At 1:30PM, there will be a discussion on the changes that are taking place in the landscape of the publishing industry.

Some topics to be discussed are “What’s Your Brand” with Kris Tualla, “Finding Your Voice” with Gini Koch, “Beta Readers and Critique Partners” with V.S. Nelson, “Plotting” with Tina Gerow, “Crossing the Writing Lines” with Pam Tracy, “The Art of Seduction” with Linda Style, and a whole lot more.

This is a great way for both aspiring and existing writers to learn from the experts in the industry as well as build networks with other professionals in their craft.

 

Those who are interested in this event can check out more details at http://libcat.scottsdaleaz.gov.