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Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend

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We've got one heck of a list for you this weekend. Read on and find out what you gotta do to see flamboyant homosexuals, koala bears, and oompa loompas.

W Scottsdale Birthday Bash @ W Scottsdale
This is one party you don't want to miss. W Scottsdale is turning two years old and they decided to throw a Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory-themed party. Yes, all of your childhood dreams will come true as you enjoy chocolate milk and party with Oompa-Loompas. We're serious. They'll be there. Click here for details.

"Chaos Theory 11" @ Legend City Studios
It's back, baby. For its 11th year, artist Randy Slack has invited over 50 local artists to participate in this huge art show. Every year promises a room filled with established talent as well as the up-and-comers -- all hand-picked by Mr. Slack himself. Trust us, it's an event not to be missed. Click here for details.

Glitter 2010, Rainbows Festival & AIDS Walk
If you love to wave that rainbow flag then this is the weekend for you, my friend. Friday, Oct. 1, there's a huge party called Glitter 2010 with music, dancing, and drinks galore at Kobalt. Then nurse that hangover at the Rainbows Festival urban street fair on Saturday and Sunday. And, if you want to top off the weekend with a do-good activity, hit the AIDS Walk on Sunday.

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Volcom Stone Wild in the Park International Championship @ Rio Vista Skatepark

When's the last time you saw a

skateboarding competition

? Never? You've got the chance on Saturday, Oct. 2, to see some crazy kids (actually, they're pre-qualified amateur skaters from around the world) ollie, kickflip, and flip trick at this free spectacle. Click

here

for details.

Koalas Public Debut @ The Phoenix Zoo
Oh, man...talk about cute. The Phoenix Zoo has snagged a cuddly cute pair of koalas for six months from the San Diego Zoo. Yes, marsupials Sooky and Kobi will wow audiences as they sit on branches and chew leaves. A couple tips: Don't call them "bears" and be sure to bring extra money for a plush toy for your kid. Click here for details.

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