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, June 29, through Monday, July 1.
HOT WEATHER Saturday's forecast high for Phoenix is 117 degrees. The record is 117 degrees set in 1994.
YOUTH FOOTBALL INITIATIVE Youth football coaches from the Phoenix area will gather for a player safety coach clinic. Topics will include helmet and pad fitting, concussion awareness, and tackling drills. 8am-5pm, Arizona Cardinals Training Facility, Tempe.
CELEBRATION OF FREEDOM The City of Mesa and Southwest Ambulance are putting on the Arizona Celebration of Freedom. The event will include live music, performances, a soldier memorial, and inflatable replicas of federal buildings and national monuments. 6pm-11pm, Downtown Mesa.
HOT WEATHER Sunday's forecast high for Phoenix is 115 degrees. The record is 117 degrees.
COYOTES DRAFT PARTY The Phoenix Coyotes are hosting a 2013 NHL Entry Draft Viewing Party. The Coyotes will have the 12th pick in the first round. The question remains whether that player will ever see Jobing.com Arena. 12pm-4pm, 18 Degrees Neighborhood Grill, Ice Den, Scottsdale.
HOT WEATHER Monday's forecast high for Phoenix is 113 degrees. The record is 115 degrees.
CONGRESSIONAL FIELD HEARING Congressmen Paul Gosar, Matt Salmon, David Schweikert, and Trent Franks will hold a congressional hearing on IRS abuse and EPA overreach. The event, open to the public, will take testimony from constituents with any problems or concerns they have with either of those two agencies. 4pm, Davis Learning Center Auditorium, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott.