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                The Hometown Newspaper                                                         ✰            Apache Junction - Gold Canyon News             ✰                March 30 - April 5, 2009                            Page A-7

‘50s Dance Benefits                                                                            Mining Historian To Speak
Boys & Girls Club                                                                              Alan Ring to speak on Ruby, Ariz. ALS production 7 p.m. Mon., April 6
Silent auction, dinner to be held at                                                             Mining historian and author
                                                                                               Alan Ring will present an in-
                                                                                                                                  located in the Administra-
                                                                                                                                  tive Building at the corner of
Superstition Mountain May 9                                                                    depth view of Ruby, Ariz.,         Southern Avenue. and Iron-
                                                                                               including the mining, may-         wood Drive.
                                                                                               hem and murder surrounding            The lecture programs are
                                                                                               it, when he speaks at the last     presented every winter. Lo-
                                                                                               program of the 2009 season         cation is the Performing Arts
                                                                                               of the Arizona Lecture Series      Center (PAC) on the campus
                                                                                               at 7 p.m. Monday, April 6.         of Apache Junction High
                                                                                                   Ruby is a former mining        School, 2525 S. Ironwood
                                                                                               community and current ghost        Drive. Curtain rises at 7 p.m.
                                                                                               town in the Oro Blanco Min-            Credit cards (Visa, Mas-
                                                                                               ing District of Santa Cruz         tercard and Discover) are
                                                                                               County. It was founded in the      accepted and tickets can be
                                                                                               1890s as the Montana Camp,         purchased over the phone by
                                                                                               renamed after his wife by a        calling (480) 982-1110, ext.
                                                                                               postmaster and flourished for      2014, or by going online to
                                                                                               many years, meeting its de- and clicking
  “Shake, Rattle and Roll—A                    ‘n’ roll.                                       mise in 1941. Many buildings       on “PAC Tickets” at the bot-
‘50s Street Dance,” to benefit                   The event, sponsored by Big                   still stand and the ghost town     tom of the page.
the Boys & Girls Clubs of the                  Two Toyota/Scion of Chan-                       is under restoration.                 Tickets will also be avail-
East Valley, Apache Junction                   dler, features dinner, live en-                   In 2005, Ring and his broth-     able at the door for purchase
Branch, will be held 5 p.m. to                 tertainment, dancing, costume                   er, Bob, published a book          by cash or credit card on the
11 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at                    contest, hula contest, prizes,                  about Ruby based on their          evening of the event at the
Superstition Mountain Golf                     raffles and silent and live auc-                research.                          PAC box office until sold out. The Ring brothers, Alan and Bob, published a book in
and Country Club, 8000 E.                      tions. Music will be provided                     Pre-sale individual tickets to   Seating is on a first-come, 2005 about Ruby based on their research.

                                                                                                                                                                   Spring Art Show
Club Villlage Drive.                           by The Geezer Band.                             this lecture are available for     first-served basis with the
  The cost is $75 per person.                     For more information, and                    $5 in the Community Servic-        doors opening at 6 p.m.
Tables and seating can be re-                  to make your reservations,                      es Office of the Apache Junc-          For more information, call
served for six to 10 people.                   contact Connie Lane, chair-                     tion Unified School District       (480) 982-1110, ext. 2014.
                                                                                                                                                                   Artists to display wares at Gold
                                                                                               Easter Egg Hunt &
  The 11th annual Yesteryear                   person at (480) 982-1620; co-
Event encourages tickethold-
ers to dress in their favor-
                                               chairwomen Cindi Busboom
                                               at (480) 827- 9144 or Sandie
                                                                                                                                                                   Canyon Golf Resort, April 5
ite ‘50s attire, pull up their
pony tail and slick back their
duck tail, roll up their T-shirt
                                               Smith at (480) 510-7434.
                                                  To receive information via
                                               e-mail, contact donandcon@
                                                                                               Pancake Breakfast                                                      The Artists of the Super-
                                                                                                                                                                   stitions will present free to
                                                                                                                                                                   the public its second annual
                                                                                                                                                                                                             The public is invited to at-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           tend with an opportunity to
                                                                                                                                                                                                           meet the more than 25 artists,
sleeves and get ready to rock        
                                                                                               Set For April 11                                                    Spring Members Only Art
                                                                                                                                                                   Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                   Sunday, April 5, under the
                                                                                                                                                                                                           talk about how living in Ari-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           zona inspires many of their
                                                                                                                                                                                                           creations and how many of
     Almost Willie                                                                             More than 5,000 prize-filled eggs!                                  white tent at the Gold Canyon           them use the natural resourc-
                              Nationally Known
                                                                         Buy Tickets
                                                                                               By City Parks & Recreation Dept.                                    Golf Resort, 6100 S. Kings
                                                                                                                                                                   Ranch Road, Gold Canyon.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           es found in backyards.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              There is a variety of me-
                               Willie Nelson                              Seating is
                                                                           Limited               The City of Apache Junction                                         In the last three years, Art-         diums to examine includ-
                               Impersonator                                                    Parks and Recreation Depart-                                        ists of the Superstitions has           ing painting, wood turning,
                                Shows Every Tues. & Wed. 6 PM - 9 PM                           ment would like to invite the                                       grown to more than 40 local             photography, copper, gourds,
                                                                                               community to participate in                                         Gold Canyon and Apache                  murals, pottery, jewelry, fab-
                                                                                               our annual Easter Egg Hunt                                          Junction artists.                       ric and more.
                                                                                               on Saturday, April 11, at
                                             Goldfield Ghost Town                              Prospector Park. Come help
   “As Appearing in           By Reservation ONLY! Call after 11 AM 480-983-6402               find more than 5,200 prize
      Branson”                      • 417-483-3551               filled eggs.
                                                                                                 This egg hunt is open to all                                                                                                    Dan
                                                                                               ages and is free to the public.                                                                                                night ace the
 Superstition Mountain                                                                         The hunt is divided up into                                              417 S. WincheSter road • apache Junction • 983-6115   great way to
   VFW Post #9399 SMOKING
  All Our                                                                                      separate age groups: 2 and                                               Az Joe Says....Presents
                                                                                                                                                                             “The Rollin Thunder Band
 Open to
 Members    133 N. Saguaro Drive, Apache Junction, AZ • 480-982-5039               PERMITTED
                                                                                               younger, 3 and 4, 5 adn 6,
  & Their                                                                                      7 and 8, 9 and 10, and “Big        continue until the food runs
         OPEN TO THE PUBLIC                  FRI.                                              Kids” ages 11 to adult. Special    out, so come early and come                    Playing Top 40 Country & Rock
           MON.              Fish • No 5-7 PM • Meat Raffle Hall
    No Outside Food or Beverages & More Smoking in Bingo5:30 PM                                prizes will be given to those      hungry.
      Burgers & More 5-7 PM                                                                                                                                                           Every Thur - Fri & Sat
 Karaoke with Roy & Belva 6-10 PM                    Country Soul 6-10 PM                      who find a token in the egg          The hunt and breakfast will                      H No Cover H Drink Specials
                                                                                               during the hunt. Don’t forget      take place on the softball                                       ●●●
                                                                SAT.                           to bring your Easter baskets       fields at Prospector Park, lo-                     Live Music 7 Nights
                WED.                        Classic Rock & Karaoke with Wolf Whisper                                                                                        Don’t Miss the Early Show 5:30-8:30 PM
                                                                                               to carry all of your goodies.      cated at 3015 N. Idaho Road.
           Slingo 4 PM                                  Membership Drive                       There will be other activities     The park is about one-eighth             Tues                 Wed            Thurs
       Texas Hold ‘Em 7 PM          DARTS             Kitchen Open 5-7 PM                      and games sponsored by lo-         of a mile north of Lost Dutch-
                                                                                                                                                                        Pete Byam         Craig Backstrom
                                                                                                                                                                                         Fri            Sat
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Roger Wade
                                  2 PM TUES
               THURS.              & THURS                       SUN.                          cal nonprofit organizations        man Boulevard. Any local                           Pete Byam        Tony Lee
                                                                                               available during and after the     nonprofit organizations that
              Hilery 5-9 PM                   Slingo 1 PM, Kitchen Open 5-7 PM                 egg hunt. Most activities will     would like to sponsor a booth                  Restaurant Open 7 Days
            Kitchen Open 5-7                     Canyon Country Jam 6-10 PM                    cost a small fee to participate.   at the Easter Egg Hunt should            Lunch & Dinner • Breakfast Specials Sun. Only
                                                                                               Bring your camera so that          contact Chrystal Sawyer at                  Home of the “Best in the West”    Open
                                                                                               you can capture your very          (480) 474-5159.                               BROASTED CHICKEN             Sundays for
                                                                                               own picture with the Easter          For more information please                                                                Breakfast
                                                                                               Bunny.                             call 983-2181. Apache Junc-                  Over 40 Item Menu! All Cooked to Order
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               7-10:30 AM
                                                                                                 The first egg hunt will begin    tion Parks & Rec. — The
                                                                                               at 9 a.m. for kids 2 and young-    Benefits are Endless…
                                                                                               er. The remaining hunts will
                                                                                               begin immediately after the
                                                                                               first in order of age.
                                                                                                 For a donation of $3.50 per
                                                                                               adult and $1.50 per child, you
                                                                                               can enjoy a delicious pancake
                                                                                               breakfast sponsored by the
                                                                                               Superstition Mountain Men-
                                                                                               tal Health Center. The break-
                                                                                               fast will begin at 7 a.m. and

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