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New music classes begin Jan. 18

New music classes begin Jan. 18

Music Works Academy starts a new 15-week semester of PRELUDE Piano Classes for Young Musicians the week of Jan. 18. Registration is now..

Warming the feet – and hearts – of kids

Warming the feet – and hearts – of kids

In recognition of the literal meaning of “thanksgiving,” local youth Mia Scardello decided to make it her mission to both give thanks..

Protect your pets in winter weather

Protect your pets in winter weather

Arizona is known for its intense summer heat, and most residents know how to take the proper precautions to ensure their outside pets are..

Low-cost spay, neuter in Jan.

Low-cost spay, neuter in Jan.

Altered Tails, the Valley’s largest nonprofit spay/neuter clinic specializing in low-cost services, wants you to ring in the New Year by..

Local family gets a donated van

Local family gets a donated van

North Central resident Ashleigh Johnson has struggled with more than her fair share of setbacks in her life, but it hasn’t stopped her..

Improvements made for Phoenix cyclists

Improvements made for Phoenix cyclists

In the first year that the Phoenix City Council adopted the comprehensive bicycle master plan, the Street Transportation Department made..

Quilt, sewing festival comes to fairgrounds

Quilt, sewing festival comes to fairgrounds

More than 15,000 are expected to attend the 22nd-annual Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival, set for Jan. 28-30 at the Arizona State..

New thrift store seeking donations

New thrift store seeking donations

If you got a lot of new things for Christmas last month and need to make some room for them, or you are ready to get a jumpstart on your..

Local youth given award posthumously

Local youth given award posthumously

Central Phoenix Boy Scout Troop 329 awarded the Eagle Scout Rank posthumously to the family of Austin Lipko-Benito on Nov. 14. Austin died..

Interact Club receives honor from Rotary

Interact Club receives honor from Rotary

Central High School’s Interact Club recently was honored with the Presidential Citation Award from Rotary International, an international..

Ikebana Exhibit returns to Ro Ho En

Ikebana Exhibit returns to Ro Ho En

The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, also known as Ro Ho En, invites the public to the 7th Annual Ikebana Exhibit, Jan. 29-31 at the..

Home show returns with ‘tiny’ attraction

Home show returns with ‘tiny’ attraction

The Maricopa County Home and Garden Show is returning for its first show of the year Jan. 15-17 at the Arizona State Fairgrounds, 1826 W...

Bowman tapped for Mariners scouting team

Bowman tapped for Mariners scouting team

Tyrus “Ty” Bowman, a 2007 graduate of Sunnyslope High School, has joined the amateur scouting department of the Seattle Mariners..

Community says goodbye to Perlick

Community says goodbye to Perlick

The Xavier College Preparatory community is mourning the loss of Sister Nancy Perlick, RSM, associate director of Activities and Athletics,..

Youth of the Year applications accepted

Youth of the Year applications accepted

The City of Phoenix Youth and Education Office is now accepting applications for the 2016 Outstanding Young Man/Young Woman of the Year..

Food banks restrict backyard citrus

Food banks restrict backyard citrus

Despite the recent cold snap, citrus trees around the Valley are becoming heavy with fruit that will ripen in the next couple of months...

Free presentation looks at brain development

Free presentation looks at brain development

Noted educator, author, and psychologist, Dr. JoAnn Deak, presents a free educational seminar Jan. 4-5 at All Saints’ Episcopal Day..

Yappy Hour returns to 32 Shea patio

Yappy Hour returns to 32 Shea patio

Enjoy a Dog Friendly Yappy Hour 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2 at 32 Shea, 10626 N 32nd St. This informal, un-hosted gathering on the patio is..

Learn about plants used by Hohokam

Learn about plants used by Hohokam

Discover some of the edible and medicinal plants of the southwest on an abbreviated walk along the trail at Pueblo Grande Museum, 4619 E...

Visitor center welcomes Dolan Ellis

Visitor center welcomes Dolan Ellis

Come here stories and songs about the great state of Arizona during a special concert by Dolan Ellis, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16 at the North..

Mexico City-style food is fresh, flavorful

Mexico City-style food is fresh, flavorful

A woman’s longtime dream is now realized as a vibrant restaurant near the corner of 12th Street and Glendale Avenue. Escobar opened in..

Historical Society hosts Bill Hogan

Historical Society hosts Bill Hogan

The Sunnyslope Historical Society holds its annual meeting 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Sunnyslope History Museum, 737 E. Hatcher..

Free classes at ballet school

Free classes at ballet school

The School of Ballet Arizona, 2835 E. Washington St., offers free classes, Jan. 6-10. Open to teens age 14 and older and adults of all..

Florence Crittenton holds open house

Florence Crittenton holds open house

Every year, Florence Crittenton provides shelter, education, counseling and social support to nearly 1,000 girls, ages 10 to 21. Many of..

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