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26 Youth January 5 – 18, 2013 Broadway Boot Camp teaches theatre arts Aspiring stage stars ages 7 to 13 can participate in an eightweek performing arts workshop beginning this month at Chandler Center for the Arts (CCA), 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler. The “Broadway Boot Camp,” part of a new workshop series offered by CCA, runs from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Mondays beginning Jan. 28. Students learn audition techniques, improvisation, storytelling and more. The cost is $224 per student, and space is limited. An additional spring break camp focused on dancing and singing takes place March 18 through 22. Cost is $165 per camper. For more information or to register, call 480-782-2689 or visit Hone SAT test skills A free SAT Diagnostic Practice Test Day for high school juniors and seniors is offered at 11 a.m. Sat., Jan. 5 at Sylvan Learning Center, 4121 E. Valley Auto Dr., Suite 106, Mesa. Students must bring a graphing calculator to the practice test, which follows exact SAT testing rules. The session helps students understand what to expect on the day of the test and allows parents to gauge their students’ readiness for the exam. Students and parents receive a complete scoring analysis within a week of completion. Space is limited. For more information or to sign up, call Sylvan at 480-361-3500. Play ball with Gilbert youth program Library logo contest open to youths Creative Chandler tweens and teens ages 12 to 18 are invited to design a logo for the Third Annual LibCon 2013, Chandler Public Library’s mini-convention for fans of comic books, Japanese manga and anime, role-playing games and other fantasy and science fiction entertainment. Deadline for submission is Mon., Jan. 28. The winner receives a $50 gift card and his or her logo will appear on all LibCon promotional materials. Logos and applications may be submitted to any of the four Chandler Public Library branches. Digital forms and submissions can also be emailed to For more information, including complete contest rules and an application, visit or any of the four Chandler Public Library branches. Additional LibCon 2013 details will be available soon at ChandlerPublicLibrary. Tale of El Tunnél, Part II The second of a two-part story on soccer team Bafana Bafana making its playoff run in the Arizona Sports League men’s tournament at Snedigar Sports Complex in Chandler is in the Neighbors Section on Page 52. Part I was published in the Dec. 15, 2012 issue of the SanTan Sun News. To read it, visit and click on Youth. Registration for a youth ball program for boys and girls offered by the Gilbert Parks and Recreation Department begins Mon., Jan. 7. Cost for T-Ball, for boys and girls ages 4 to 6, is $56. Cost for all other divisions is $64, including Girls’ Coach Pitch Softball for ages 7 to 9; Girls Slow Pitch Softball for ages 10 to 12; Boys’ Coach Pitch Baseball for ages 7 to 9; and Boys Baseball for ages 10 to 12. Cost includes a T-shirt, hat and pin. Online registration is accepted Jan. 7 through 27; mail-in registration is taken Jan. 7 through 26. For more information, call 480-503-6200 or visit GILBERT MESA CHANDLER Nominated 2010, 2011 Best Happy Hour -andBest Mexican Restaurant Located in the Pecos Ranch Shopping Plaza at Dobson and Germann

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