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Monday, August 10, 2009

*~*Manic Monday*~*

Funny quotes for some back to school fun…

“If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers.” ~Edgar W. Howe

“Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day. It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken.” ~Bill Dodds

...Today is back to school for the entire Scottsdale district. This may be a relief for some and a rush for others! I cannot believe how early some of the schools are starting this year, I mean especially when the weather is still triple digits, and the children are outside playing! That’s crazy and not like it use to be, when Labor Day weekend marked the beginning of the school year. Back to work for the teachers as well. I’m sure the novelty of vacation has worn off by now. I assume that it was enough sleeping in for the summer.

Are you looking for the best happy hours in the valley?
  • Are you craving a delicious brewed beer? Yardhouse is a perfect spot with their happy hour specials and large list of beers. Best thing of all? They have happy hour twice a day from 3-6 PM Monday through Friday and 10 PM to midnight Sundays through Thursday. They are located in the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall and offer specials such as $3.25 pints and half off appetizers. This is a sports bar type atmosphere.
  • Do you want a long and extended happy hour? Made for those of us who take a little bit longer to get ready, then check out Mickey’s Hangover from 4 to 9 PM. All drinks and appetizers are half off. This is a younger crowd with bucket of beers discounted.
  • For the biker in all of us visit Billet Bar in North Scottsdale. You will see beautiful motorcycles, domestics for $2.75 from 4 to 8 PM, great patio, and sushi from RA brought right to your flame decorated booths. www.azbilletbar.com
  • The music lover will enjoy a happy hour at Devil’s Martini. They have a variety of bands both local and popular with an all night happy hour every Thursday from 4 PM to close. Appetizers are half-off and drinks are 2-for-1. www.devilsmartini.com

If you are looking for a job then be sure to check the city of Scottsdale for their weekly updates. You can even be on their emailing list, http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/hr/jobs

Do you want to get involved in your community by getting more physically fit? Then join a team! Signups are August 18th for activities such as tennis, volleyball, football, Pilates, yoga, kickboxing, etc! They also have youth after school programs. Get involved! http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/sports.asp

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