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October 18 - 31, 2014

Chandler-Tullamore Sister Cities Stay connected, pick up schedules events Break Time and sign up for e-newsletters Chandler-Tullamore Sister Cities has planned a fall full of events to raise money for the organization.

Pub Quiz is back The Pub Quiz has returned, and it’s armed with new subject matter and thought-provoking questions—and a twist on scoring. Coach and Willie’s hosts the event at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19. Patrons can test their knowledge on history, people, science, politics and entertainment. The evening benefits the Student Ambassador Program. Entry fee is $10, which is tax deductible through the Sister Cities’ nonprofit status. Bring those extra dollar bills for the bonus questions. Cash bar and restaurant menu available. No cellphones allowed. To register, visit For more information, contact Ellen Harrington at (480) 600-8509, Coach and Willie’s is located at One E. Boston St., Chandler.

Southwest Tea to benefit exchange program The fourth annual Chandler-Tullamore Sister Cities’ Southwest Tea is set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Chandler’s Community Center ballroom, 125 E. Commonwealth. Coach and Willie’s will provide lunch, with desserts created by the bakers on

the tea committee. Food is served around live entertainment and basket giveaways. The top raffle prize this year is a women’s beach-cruiser bike. Proceeds will further the CTSC mission of education, business and cultural exchanges. The event is open to the public, but reservations are required. Advance tickets are $18 for adults, $10 for children ages 11 and younger. At the door, tickets will be $20 for adults and $10 for children 11 and younger. Payment must be made at www. For more information, contact Sharon Anderson at or (480) 229-4924.

Wine and Design Evening Save the date for the Sister Cities’ Wine and Design Evening. SanTan Sun News’ publisher emeritus and entrepreneur/ artist/singer Laurie Fagen will lead a makeand-take class on Monday, Nov. 17, at Gangplank in downtown Chandler. The event starts at 7 p.m. and participants will create Celtic designs from polymer clay. Cheese and fruit platters, plus wine, water, soft drinks or hot tea will be served. The cost of the event is $25; payment can be made on the website,, or mail payment to “CTSC” at P.O. Box 1474, Chandler, AZ 852441474. The event benefits the organization’s Student Ambassador Program. Contact Harrington for more information.

Looking for fun classes and activities? Pick up a copy of Break Time at City facilities or view online at www.chandleraz. gov/breaktime. Break Time outlines camps, classes, programs and special events happening throughout October and November. Winter Break Time became available on Friday, Oct. 17. Registration for classes can be done by mail or in person at the Chandler Community Center, 125 E. Commonwealth Ave.; Environmental Education Center at Veterans Oasis Park, 4050 E. Chandler Heights Rd.; Snedigar Recreation Center, 4500 S. Basha Rd.; and Tumbleweed Recreation Center, 745 E. Germann Rd., or online at For more information call (480) 7822727. Visit the Aquatics administrative offices at 650 E. Ryan Rd. to register for swimming programs. Visit to view the full list and sign up.

Social media postings Use “Come Out and Play Chandler” and #FunInChandler when posting on social media while visiting Chandler parks, recreation facilities and aquatic centers.

Chandler Mayor’s Day of Play Shape Up Arizona is part of Chandler Mayor’s Day of Play from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Tumbleweed Park. The free community event helps celebrate the municipality being named a “Playful City USA” by Kaboom. Enjoy a variety of fun health booths, sports, games and safety activities; bounce around the park and explore all sorts of activities. Featured activities include a 5K fun run, teen fitness challenge and Bikeland. Call (480) 7822669 for more information or visit www. Registration is required for the 5K Run and Teen Fitness Challenge.

Meet the Creature, Spooky Series to be held Oct. 18 Meet the Creature, Spooky Series, will be held from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Environmental Education Center. Cost is $6 for residents and $9 for nonresidents. Children will get up close and personal with live animals while learning about wildlife rescue and conservation. Each program features different fascinating animals from around the world. Children ages 2 to 12 must be accompanied by a paid adult.

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