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Neighbors Senior Center to take a ride on Dolly Steamboat The Chandler Senior Center is hosting a ride on the Dolly Steamboat, a narrated nature cruise on Canyon Lake, from 10:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28. It is $22 for residents and $30 for nonresidents. First, grab a bite to eat at the restaurant overlooking the marina for an additional cost. Then board the boat for a 90-minute cruise where individuals may see bighorn sheep, bald eagles and the unique ambiance that only belongs to the Apache Trail.

Halloween Costume Party at Senior Center A Halloween Costume Party will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the Senior Center. Admission is free. Find a creative costume and join in the fun. There will be music, food and a costume competition.

iPad Experience at Senior Center iPad Experience will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Oct. 20 through Nov. 3, at the Senior Center. Cost is $25 for residents and $34 for nonresidents. Do you have a new iPad, but have no idea how to use it? Learn to use an iPad at this informative class. Jot down the Apple ID and password and bring it in with the iPad.

Dog Obedience held at Snedigar Recreation Center Dog Obedience, intermediate and advanced, will be held on Tuesdays through Nov. 11, at Snedigar Recreation Center. It is $21 for residents; $29 for nonresidents; $76

for an instructor fee and a $4 supply fee. Perfect Pooch’s Advanced class introduces the “clicker” and more complex behaviors, such as the art of “Trick Training” and “Off Leash Training.”

Archery classes at Snedigar Recreation Center Archery, beginner and intermediate, will be held at Snedigar Recreation Center, on Saturdays, at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m., Oct. 25 through Dec. 6. Cost is $21 for residents; $29 for nonresidents with a $75 instructor fee. Learn the basics of shooting a bow and arrow in the beginner class or focus on improving archery form and accuracy in the intermediate class. Equipment is provided.

Teen Fitness Challenge at Tumbleweed Park Teen Fitness Challenge, At Day of Play, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Tumbleweed Park. It is $15 for residents and $21 for nonresidents. Challenge yourself or your friends to see if you have what it takes to complete an obstacle course and rank among the best in your category. The registration fee includes an event T-shirt.

Teen Trips Dates, times and prices vary per teen trip. Looking for something fun to do? Those 13 to 18 years old are welcome to join others as they explore some of Arizona’s best and most popular attractions. For more information, contact Kathy Worrell at (480) 782-2746 or SEE BREAK TIME PAGE 50

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machine that shaves ice into fine, ribbonlike layers, creating a texture similar to fallen snow. Flavors include original, taro, Thai tea, mango and mint chocolate. Snow fluff can be topped with boba or tapioca pearls, strawberries, mocha balls, mango, lychee coconut jelly or red beans. There is a choice of chocolate, caramel or condensed milk glaze. “We’re the only place in the East Valley that sells this,” notes Warsi. “We’re working on getting a nondairy version because a lot of our customers have been asking.” The Local Café has a variety of coffee drinks, smoothies, mochas, lattes and freshsqueezed fruit and vegetable juices. Milk alternatives, such as soy and almond milk, and add-ins like flax seed, chia seed and protein, are also available in smoothies. “I like the healthy smoothies and pressed juices,” says Warsi. “I like to drink those.” She says that the customers enjoy them as well. “Some people come here because they’re doing a juicing cleanse,” Warsi says. “So they’ll stop by in the morning and get four juices and drink those throughout the day.” One of the most popular smoothies is the “green and glowing,” which includes pineapple, mango, spinach, banana, flax seed and soy milk. All drinks are 10 percent off during happy hour from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. daily. In addition to specialty desserts and smoothies, The Local Café has a food menu featuring homemade chicken, tuna, turkey,

REFRESHING: Snow fluff is a milk-based dessert that is a cross between shaved ice and ice cream. STSN photo by Lynette Carrington

beef and veggie sandwiches and kabob rolls. The lunch combo is $7.99 and includes ice tea with free refills and chips, or a gourmet deep-dish cookie. The family also owns Ruby’s Fine Jewelry in Gilbert, which was formerly housed in the same shopping center as The Local Café. Like the jewelry store, the café will buy gold. Call (480) 924-5361 or visit for additional information. Store hours are 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. It is closed on Sundays. Lynette Carrington is a freelancer for the SanTan Sun News. She can be contacted at





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