Desert Ridge to host on-site mammogram Oct. 10

It’s that time of the year again to think pink. Desert Ridge Marketplace is to host a breast cancer screening event with mobile on-site mammography, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10. The screening only takes 15 minutes and offers full field digital Mammography and CAD computerized reading, according to a press release.

Oktoberfest for Parkinson’s fundraiser to be Oct. 17

The Baehr Challenge for Parkinson’s Research will host the 11th Annual Oktoberfest for Parkinson’s celebration on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on High Street. After nine years in Carefree, last year’s event was relocated to a more central and easily accessible location on High Street, located in the community of Desert Ridge, just east of Desert Ridge Marketplace in north Phoenix. The 11th annual event will be located on High Street again this year. The Oktoberfest block party includes great food, craft ales, fine wines, live music, games, spectacular raffle prizes and free parking. Since 2005, The Baehr Challenge has raised over $140,000 to help people living with Parkinson’s disease, according to a press release.

Desert Ridge to host free weekly summer family event

The Desert Ridge Marketplace invites the entire family to join some fun in the sun with their free weekly themed event for the whole family.