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Creighton Elementary School District Strings program nurtures love of music Biltmore Prep Academy is dedicated to teaching a love of music..

MTA wins boys basketball tourney

MTA wins boys basketball tourney

The Madison Traditional Academy Owls varsity boys basketball team on Feb. 5 defeated the Catalina Ventura Tigers 59 to 57 to win the 4A..

Kiwanis honor local students

Kiwanis honor local students

Eight local students were honored by the Kiwanis Club of Sunnyslope during its “Student of the Month” luncheon, held Feb. 14 at..

Yoga events in the park

Yoga events in the park

Steele Indian School Park will become a massive outdoor yoga studio this spring through a partnership between the Parks Department and the..

Walk-in clinic offers extended office hours

Walk-in clinic offers extended office hours

Allied Clinic at 1147 E. Glendale Ave. has begun providing a diverse array of health care services to walk-in patients during extended..

TO YOUR HEALTH: Breathe better this spring

TO YOUR HEALTH: Breathe better this spring

Do spring flowers mean annoying allergies for you? For most people, simple over-the-counter medications and a change of season can relieve..

Older patients get help from Piper Trust grant

Older patients get help from Piper Trust grant

The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has awarded a capital grant of $500,000 to renovate four hospital rooms for trauma patients in the..

Home health visits offered by Beatitudes

Beatitudes Campus recently launched a new program, Beatitudes Home Health. This is an expansion of Beatitudes Campus’ continuum of care..

Health, fitness expo set for March 22-24

Health, fitness expo set for March 22-24

The Arizona Health & Fitness Expo will bring together Arizona’s vast community of health, wellness and fitness businesses March..

Grief support group set to begin April 2

Grief support group set to begin April 2

A new weekly Grief Support Group will meet for six to seven sessions, beginning on Tuesday, April 2 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Wesley Lounge..

Duet hosts ‘Five Wishes Workshop’

Don’t wait until an older loved one is in a medical crisis to try and determine what their wishes for long-term care would be. Duet is..

Those with dementia create herb pots

Those with dementia create herb pots

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute has partnered with Summer Winds Nursery at 1515 E. Bethany Home Road to present a “Create Your Own Herb..

Nominate a great senior volunteer

Nominate a great senior volunteer

The search is on for Arizona’s outstanding senior volunteer. The Salute to Senior Service program, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc.,..

Free seminars offered at SCAN center

Free seminars offered at SCAN center

Nutrition plays an important role in overall health and seniors’ ability to manage chronic conditions and avoid illness. To help support..

Teddy bears, other plush ‘sleep over’ at library

Teddy bears, other plush ‘sleep over’ at library

Century Library has scheduled a special Pajama Storytime for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13.

Sunrays hosts special events

Sunrays hosts special events

The Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center, 3110 E. Thunderbird Road, will host a “Supercamp” day camp program for ages 3 to 13,..

Nominate a great kid for cash prize

Nominate a great kid for cash prize

Kohl’s Department Stores is accepting nominations for outstanding young volunteers as part of its 2013 Kohl’s Cares Scholarship

Music students donate pennies

Music students donate pennies

Students at Music Works Academy began 2013 with a new addition to the studio: Penny the Practice Pig. As an incentive to practice for..

Free Easter events at Metrocenter Mall

Free Easter events at Metrocenter Mall

Metrocenter Mall is springing in to spring with a mall-wide Easter Celebration, being held Saturday, March 16 from 1 to 5 p.m. The day will..

A Pirate’s Adventure at Symphony Hall

A Pirate’s Adventure at Symphony Hall

Walk the plank as the scalawag Phoenix Symphony musicians present swashbuckling favorites for the entire family during “A Pirate’s..

‘Spring Fling’ offers family fun

‘Spring Fling’ offers family fun

The Sunnyslope Community Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., hosts its annual Spring Fling event 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the park..

Vintage cars find home at Metrocenter

Vintage cars find home at Metrocenter

This year’s Barrett-Jackson auction may be over, but the Valley’s classic car excitement continues at Phoenix’s Metrocenter Mall.

Prop 300 aims for more transit security

Prop 300 aims for more transit security

On March 12, voters will be asked to pass Proposition 300, a ballot proposition that will allow the city manager to enter into agreements..

Vasquez new chef at Squaw Peak eateries

Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort’s restaurants recently welcomed Cesar Vasquez as the new sous chef.

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