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Queen Creek rolls out fall with art, health and fitness events

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Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 7:00 am | Updated: 4:48 pm, Tue Oct 30, 2012.

When it comes to a healthy lifestyle, encouraging positive choices and engaging residents with opportunities to enjoy our beautiful Arizona weather, Queen Creek takes the blue ribbon.

On Saturday, Nov. 3, several events will take place within one square mile of each other.

Fitness Revolution Gym, 21820 S Ellsworth Road Ste 103 in the Cactus Plaza, will host its grand opening celebration from 9 a.m. to noon. Visit the gym and learn all about the services offered which include fitness boot camps, free mini massages and information on essential oils.

Fitness Revolution is owned and operated by Asad Tufail and his wife, Michelle Stefl-Tufail, who said, “Fitness is more than just working out. Fitness includes the choices you make every day. We are so excited to be here! This grand opening is an invitation for everyone to come ‘down town’ and see what we have to offer.”

There will be raffles, door prizes, mini massages and free workout sessions to participate in. Light refreshments will be served and Dr. Kris Berkner, a local naturopathic doctor who makes house calls and Dr. Wayne, The Back Doctor, will also be holding grand opening celebrations in conjunction with Fitness Revolution. For more information contact Asad Tufail at (480) 512-9113 or visit www.fitnessrevolutionqueencreek.com

The Town of Queen Creek will be hosting free desert landscaping classes at 8 am and 10 am. Residents will learn about the benefits of desert shade trees. The class will teach attendees how to select, plant and care for trees. Each registered person will receive up to three trees for free. Classes will be held at the Queen Creek Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road. To register, visit www.savewithsrp.com.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church will host Market on the Move, an event set up like a farmers market where residents can come and buy 60 pounds of produce for $10. The Church is located at 20615 E. Ocotillo Road and the market will be open from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., first come, first served. All proceeds will benefit Father McGivney Food Bank in Queen Creek. The parish plans to hold additional markets every first Saturday of the month from November through June.

And last but not least, don’t miss the Creative Arts Fair at the Vineyard Center located at 21805 S. Ellsworth Road on the northeast corner of Ellsworth and Ocotillo. The Creative Arts Fair will run on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature local artists and vendors, musicians, authors and poets. All art displayed at the event will be handmade and original with works in oils, ceramics, acrylics, wool, wax, and more. For more information call (480) 619-1833.

All events are free, with the exception of the $10 charge for produce at Market on the Move.

• Bridgette Crosby is a writer who lives in and loves the Queen Creek/San Tan Valley area. Reach her at bridgette@crosbycountry.com.

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