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Posted: Saturday, October 3, 2009 3:14 pm | Updated: 1:52 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

Horse show

Young people interested in horses will want to check out the Arizona Equine Youth & Career Fair 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre, 20464 E. Riggs Road. The event will feature breed showcases, educational demonstrations and interactive clinics on all aspects of horse care.

Horse show

Young people interested in horses will want to check out the Arizona Equine Youth & Career Fair 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre, 20464 E. Riggs Road. The event will feature breed showcases, educational demonstrations and interactive clinics on all aspects of horse care.

Numerous equine career presenters will be on hand to explain and answer questions about their specific lines of work.

Daily admission, which includes lunch, is $15, $5 for children younger than 5.

For tickets or more information, call (602) 354-4675 or visit www.festivalofhorses.com.

Charity run/walk

The Shea Homes Glow Run is a night run with 5K, 10K and half-marathon courses. The routes will be lighted cart paths at the Encanterra Country Club Golf Course, 34479 N. Encanterra Drive, near Combs and Gantzel roads.

The races are scheduled from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday.

Registration fees are $35 for the 5K, $50 for the 10K and $75 for the half-marathon. The costs include a post-race dinner and water. All proceeds from the race will be divided between local schools and the StreetLight Phoenix organization.

For more information or to register, call (480) 677-8000 or visit www.trilogygolfclub.com/tournaments/glowrun.

Sunset photography

Do you want to improve your photography knowledge and skills? Break out your camera and take a hike with expert photographer Dr. Mimi Robidoux at the San Tan Mountain Regional Park, 6533 W. Phillips Road. Learn the best way to capture sunsets from several scenic vistas along the Goldmine Trail. Don’t forget a flashlight for the walk back.

The program is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday.

The hike is free, but there is a park entry fee of $6 per vehicle.

Contact the park at (480) 655-5554, ext. 202, or visit www.maricopa.gov/parks/santan for more information.

Pumpkin & Chili Party

Take advantage of the cooler temperatures by getting out and visiting this autumn festival. Schnepf Farms, 24810 S. Rittenhouse Road, will host its annual Pumpkin & Chili Party Thursdays through Sundays throughout October. Festivities will run from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

There will be rides, food, live music, games and fireworks. Admission is $14; children 2 and younger are admitted free. Queen Creek residents get in for half-price on Thursdays.

For more information, call (480) 987-3100 or visit schnepffarms.com.

Teen writing workshop

Young adult author Janette Rallison will teach a writing workshop for teens at the library from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Queen Creek Branch Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road. Aspiring authors will learn about plotting, point of view, characterization and other fundamentals of writing. Advance registration is required to participate.

Call (602) 652-3364 or visit www.mcldaz.org for more information or to register.

Soccer league registration

The Barney Family Sports Complex is accepting sign-ups for teams and individuals who wish to take part in men’s or coed soccer leagues beginning Oct. 12. Games will be played at night on Mondays or Fridays in the men’s league and Thursdays in the coed league.

Teams must be made up of between six and 12 players.

League fees are $720 per team or $80 per individual.

For more information or to register, call (480) 677-2372 or visit www.thebfsc.com.

Fall recreational classes available

Are you looking to get the kids out of the house? Or perhaps you’d like to pick up a new skill or talent yourself?

Take a look at the slate of classes and programs available through Queen Creek’s Parks and Recreation Department. There are classes for all age groups and interests, ranging from physical fitness to instruction in the fine arts.

To see what’s being offered, visit www.queencreek.org/Index.aspx?page=717. Registration fees and start dates vary depending on the class.

Go and Do events are compiled by Tribune writer Chris Adams. If you have a community-related event that you would like to see listed, send the details via e-mail to getout@evtrib.com.

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