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 27, and Sunday, April 28.
SCHOOL POSSE TRAINING
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is anticipating the need for 1,000 more citizens to train and become posse members to fully implement its school protection plan. They will run school shooting scenario exercises and encourage new volunteers to join up Saturday. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Training Center, Phoenix.
PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK
The Drug Enforcement Administration is partnering with law enforcement agencies nationwide Saturday for a "Prescription Drug Take Back Day," where people can turn in unused, unneeded, and expired prescription medications. A list of collection sites can be found at www.dea.gov .
SECOND AMENDMENT RALLY
Former State Senate President Russell Pearce will headline a second amendment gun rights rally. 12 p.m., Arizona State Capitol, Phoenix.
PHX COOL ROOFS
The City of Phoenix will be covering 70,000 square feet of rooftops with reflective paint in an effort to cut energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions. The initiative kicks off Saturday. 11:30 a.m., Adam Diaz Senior Center, Phoenix.
MESA CEMETERY TOUR
The City of Mesa will begin offering tours of the city's cemetery, which includes stops at graves of singer Waylon Jennings and Ernesto Miranda of Miranda Rights. 8:30 a.m., Mesa Cemetery.