Samantha Cormier acts in a scene from "Jack and the Beanstalk" during Mildred & Dildred toy store's featured monthly play. On Saturday, the store at La Encantada shopping center will host a Carnival for Charity, which will combine a host of fun events for kids and at the same time raise …
Samantha Cormier, left, waits "backstage" for her cue to enter the "Jack and the Beanstalk" play. The 20-minute play was staged on Saturday. Kneeling in front of a group of kids and parents is Autumn Ruhe in the role of Jack.
The mercury is expected to inch into triple digits again next weekend, and local toy store Mildred & Dildred hopes to ignite some fundraising heat with kid-tailored fun to benefit two local nonprofits: Katie's Heart and Make Way for Books.
Whether you walk, jog or run, Deborah Tinajero and dozens of other Altrusa International Inc. of Tucson volunteers hope Tucsonans will make a move to support young readers at the Laps for Literacy Fun Run/Walk on Saturday at Reid Park.