Bring your pooch to Handi-Dogs benefit April 2 at La Cocina

2013-03-30T00:00:00Z Bring your pooch to Handi-Dogs benefit April 2 at La CocinaXxxxxxxxx Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Handi-Dogs benefit downtown Tuesday

Dine with your dog at the Handi-Dogs 40th Anniversary Spring Celebration from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at La Cocina restaurant, 201 N. Court Ave.

Well-mannered, leashed dogs may enjoy free "doggie cocktails" and appetizers as they share dinner with their owners.

Admission is free. A percentage of all food sales goes to Handi-Dogs, a nonprofit that helps people train service and therapy dogs.

For more information, call 326-3412.

Postal history unit yard sale is April 6

The Postal History Foundation will hold its semiannual yard sale from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at 920 N. First Ave.

The sale includes an assortment of goods, including books, clothing, collectibles, furniture, artwork and stamps.

The foundation promotes an appreciation of stamp collecting and postal history. Money raised supports free educational services provided to teachers and students in the community.

For more information, call 623-6652.

Redington Pass fans host meet-and-greet

Friends of Redington Pass is hosting a meet-and-greet from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to noon April 7 at the new information kiosk by the Lower Tanque Verde Falls trailhead off Redington Road in the Coronado National Forest.

The organization is working to bring better management and balance to the recreational use of Redington Pass, according to a news release.

Representatives from the group, Coronado National Forest and the Arizona Game and Fish Department will be on hand to discuss activities at the pass as well as conservation efforts.

For more information, go to www.friendsofredingtonpass.org online.

POW Recognition Day April 9 at VA hospital

Learn about the personal sacrifices and experiences of prisoners of war during Ex-POW Recognition Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 9 at the Patio Conference Room of Building 4 at the VA Hospital, 3601 S. Sixth Ave.

Stop by and visit with POWs as they tell their stories of captivity in camps in Europe and the Pacific Theater during WWII. There will also be exhibits. including prisoner-of-war memorabilia, displays and posters.

Visitors can enter through the Sixth Avenue gate and park in lot Q. For more information, call 629-1819.

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