Friday, Aug. 5 is the deadline for Arizona residents ages 18 and older to submit an application to decorate a Mardi Gras mask to benefit the Community Food Bank. Participants have complete discretion in adding material to a ceramic mask each is given. Masks are displayed in local restaurants in the weeks before the event, and are auctioned at a Mardi Gras fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. Complete entry information and application form are at communityfoodbank.com
. The deadline for submitting an application is Friday, Aug. 5. Call for more information.