WEEKEND: 5 stories to watch in Arizona 4/20/13-4/21/13

So you can stay ahead of the news, here's a quick look at some of the stories ABC15 will be keeping an eye on Saturday, April 20, and Sunday, April 21.

SATURDAY 4/20

PAT'S RUN
More than 35,000 runners and spectators are expected for the 4.2-mile Pat's Run, an event to benefit the Pat Tillman Foundation. Due to concerns following the Boston Marathon bombings, security will be heightened and people are asked not to bring bags or backpacks to the event. 7:05 a.m., Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe.

BRITTNEY GRINER
The Phoenix Mercury welcome top draft pick Brittney Griner to the Valley, introducing her to the media. 11:30 a.m., US Airways Center, Phoenix.

MAKE-A-WISH OFFICER KID
6-year-old Darius, who is living with sickle cell disease, will be a police officer for a day, complete with an adventure catching bad guys. 4 p.m., Chase Field, Phoenix.

HOPEFEST
Thousands are expected to turn out for HopeFest Phoenix, where hundreds of helping agencies, organizations, and individuals will assist thousands of socially and economically challenged Valley residents. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Chase Field, Phoenix.

SUNDAY 4/21

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
In response to the Boston bombings, the City of Scottsdale is holding emergency preparedness presentations for the public. These will include discussions about a disaster supply kit, a family disaster plan, and helpful resources. 1 p.m., Weitzman Public Safety Building, Scottsdale.

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