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Special ‘stroll’ event at Japanese garden

Special ‘stroll’ event at Japanese garden

isit the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 27, for a special “Strolling in Yukata” event. It’s a..

Proposed medical marijuana dispensary

Proposed medical marijuana dispensary

Jeff Cooper, a partner with Urban Greenhouse Dispensary, discusses his proposed medical marijuana dispensary for 24 W. Camelback Road with..

Benefits Central

Annual Phoenix Children’s Chorus Gala 6 p.m. Saturday, April 13 Memorial Hall, Steele Indian School Park 300 E. Indian School Road..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Creighton Elementary School District A visit to Germany as a junior ambassador Biltmore Preparatory Academy eighth grader D’Anna Kashey..

Purple Lizard hosts art, music event

Purple Lizard hosts art, music event

Purple Lizard Boutique hosts a special “Mercado,” showcasing local artists, music and more, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 6-7 in the..

MONEY MATTERS: Tax breaks in the new law

MONEY MATTERS: Tax breaks in the new law

It seems that we all survived the “fiscal cliff” legislation that was finalized early in 2013. Small businesses survived especially..

Haircut, mani & pedi in time for spring events

Haircut, mani & pedi in time for spring events

Whether you are going to the prom, a wedding, quinceañera or just want to look and feel great for less, International Academy of Hair..

Erfle talks about immigration policies

Erfle talks about immigration policies

YWCA Maricopa County on April 9 will host Julie Erfle, creator of the website PoliticsUNCUFFEDD, as she shares her experiences of..

Binder named a top financial advisor

Binder named a top financial advisor

North Central resident Steven M. Binder, an independent financial advisor with Retirement Wealth Strategies LLC, recently was recognized as..

Shoe art show benefits Artlink

Shoe art show benefits Artlink

The 6th Avenue Gallery presents the 2013 “Inspired Soles” art show and auction to benefit Artlink Phoenix, 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 5..

Gagnon elected to legal board

Gagnon elected to legal board

North Central resident Hillary Gagnon, a partner with Jennings, Haug & Cunningham, was elected to serve a one-year term for 2013 as..

Kiwanis honor local students

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

Ekmark named Coach of the Year

Ekmark named Coach of the Year

Curtis Ekmark of Saint Mary’s High School was named the 2013 Russell Athletic/WBCA National High School Coach of the Year by the..

Unique and rare available at show

Unique and rare available at show

he Central Arizona Cactus and Succulent Society hosts its annual Show & Sale April 5-7 inside Dorrance Hall at the Desert Botanical..

New farmers market at Esplanade Mall

The Arizona Community Farmers Markets will present works of local culinary artisans and farmers every Friday through May at the Camelback..

Learn how to grow, care for orchids

Learn how to grow, care for orchids

he Desert Valley Orchid Society (DVOS), dedicated to the love and advancement of orchid growing, sponsors a free, family-friendly Orchid..

Get great deals on spring irises

Get great deals on spring irises

Sun Country Iris Society presents its 43rd Annual Spring Show & Sale, Saturday, April 13 at Chris-Town Spectrum Mall, 17th Avenue and..

TO YOUR HEALTH: COPD can make it hard to breathe

If you notice gradually increasing shortness of breath, wheezing, chest tightness, cough and sputum production, you might have chronic..

Learn the benefits of whole grains

Nutrition plays an important role in overall health and the ability to manage chronic conditions and avoid illness. SCAN Health Plan..

Kids, parents can enjoy yoga together

Kids, parents can enjoy yoga together

Moms and dads who already practice yoga can now share yoga with their kids at The Madison Improvement Club, 3802 E. Indian School Road...

Free wellness events in park

The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department will host a monthly health and wellness series, “Civic Space Health Days” at the downtown..

Desert critters surface as temperatures rise

Desert critters surface as temperatures rise

The weather is heating up, and poisonous desert critters are coming out of hibernation to enjoy it. The Banner Good Samaritan Poison and..

Banner Health opens concussion center

Banner Health opens concussion center

The Banner Concussion Center will host an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour..

Tots get tumbling at Sunrays center

Children ages 1 to 12 are invited to The Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center on Sundays in April to enjoy open gym tumble time..

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