Busy Saturday in Gilbert will help raise funds for nonprofits


The date of Aug. 17 appears to be one for fundraising in Gilbert. Here are some events all scheduled for Saturday.

Aug. 17
Tee off to help a youth with cerebral palsy

Participate in a golf tournament to raise money for Nashua Robinson, an Arizona youth with cerebral palsy, to attend a therapy camp in California. The tournament will feature games on the golf course as well as a barbecue dinner with raffles and giveaways afterward. 1-4 p.m. $170. Seville Country Club, 6683 S. Clubhouse Drive, Gilbert.

Aug. 17
Meet community artists

Art Intersection is having its artists reception for its annual “No Strangers” exhibit. It displays the work from artists in the community who are members of the gallery. The exhibition will run until Sept. 14. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Wed.-Sat.). Free. Art Intersection, 207 N. Gilbert Road, Ste. 201, Gilbert. 480-361-1118.

Aug. 17
Enter race to support
Gilbert High runners

Race in the Summer East Valley Mile to support the Gilbert High School cross country and track and field teams. Cash prizes will be awarded to first-, second- and third-place runners for males and females. 6-9 p.m. $15. Gilbert High School, 1101 E. Elliot Road, Gilbert. 480-497-0177.

Aug. 17
Attend a family-friendly music affair to benefit foundation

Join the Miracle Ryker Foundation as they host Kidchella, a music event for kids and their families featuring a dessert and sundae bar, photo booth and silent auction. All funds will benefit the host’s charity, which supports families and children facing life-threatening illnesses or excessive hospital stays. 7-10 p.m. $35 (per person), $150 (family of five). Hilton DoubleTree Hotel, 1800 S. Santan Village Parkway, Gilbert. 480-826-7866. www.miracleryker.org

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