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High school band teams with middle schoolers

High school band teams with middle schoolers

The sea of purple and white that made up the section of the Washington High School Marching Band in the bleachers during the homecoming..

Free fitness classes held at Hance Park

Free fitness classes held at Hance Park

FitPHX and AARP present “Fall into Fitness” at Margaret T. Hance Park, a free family-oriented group workout series for all ages and..

See how others raise urban chicks

See how others raise urban chicks

Tour de Coops, started in 2009, is a self-guided backyard chicken coop tour in Phoenix. This year’s tour, set for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday,..

Freshening things up at Gallagher’s

Freshening things up at Gallagher’s

Two sisters took over the family business in March and immediately started doing some spring cleaning at Gallagher’s, 7575 N. 16th St.,..

Sunnyslope Art Walk returns on Nov. 4

Sunnyslope Art Walk returns on Nov. 4

More than 60 vendors will display their talents and wares on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Sunnyslope Art Walk. The event, sponsored by the..

HOV celebrates 40 years of service

HOV celebrates 40 years of service

Hospice of the Valley, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in September, originated serendipitously—or in theological terms,..

Coffee shop partners with co-working space

Coffee shop partners with co-working space

Beneficial Beans, a social enterprise initiative of Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC), is partnering with CO+HOOTS, a..

Bonsai, pottery exhibit at garden

Bonsai, pottery exhibit at garden

The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix invites residents to its third-annual Bonsai Exhibit sponsored by Scottsdale Bonsai Society,..

Yoga and brunch at Coup Des Tartes

Yoga and brunch at Coup Des Tartes

Instructors from The Biltmore Studio teach a yoga class from 10-11 a.m. every other Sunday in the Rendezvous Room at Coup Des Tartes, 1725..

Scramble open on Thanksgiving

Scramble open on Thanksgiving

Scramble – A Breakfast & Lunch Joint will be open from 6 a.m.-2 p.m. on Thanksgiving day, Thursday, Nov. 23. To celebrate the..

Voice, piano classes for young children

Voice, piano classes for young children

Dari Hockenhull has recently joined Music Works Academy as a vocal instructor and is currently accepting students for singing lessons...

Take family on a camping trip

Take family on a camping trip

Join the fun at Arizona State Parks and Trails Family Campout Program, set for Dec. 2-3 at Lost Dutchman State Park in Apache Junction. The..

Donate to food bank, get a free dessert

Donate to food bank, get a free dessert

Spinato’s Pizzeria, the family owned Chicago-style local pizza chain that celebrates its 43rd year in business this month, is marking its..

Children’s museum now a Pal Place

Children’s museum now a Pal Place

  Partners to Assist in Learning (Pal) and the Children’s Museum of Phoenix have partnered to create a custom Pal Video and digital,..

Bethany Home Z’Tejas closes unexpectedly

Bethany Home Z’Tejas closes unexpectedly

North Central diners who frequented the Z’Tejas at 16th Street and Bethany Home Road were surprised when the restaurant closed without..

Quilts show African, Southwest influences

Quilts show African, Southwest influences

North Central resident and quilt artist, Erika Warren, has had many careers: wife, mother, accountant and caretaker. Now she spends hours..

Pop-up adoption event at The Orchard

Pop-up adoption event at The Orchard

Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL) is holding a Puppy Pop-Up Adoption Event on Sunday, Nov. 19 in partnership with Luci’s Urban..

Sedona is playful and affectionate

Sedona is playful and affectionate

Sedona was one of 611 furry trauma patients treated in one week alone in the Arizona Humane Society’s Second Chance Animal Trauma..

Pet adoption event held at All Saints’

Pet adoption event held at All Saints’

PACC911 & All Saints’ Episcopal Church and School have joined together to host a Pet Adoption Event, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4..

Florence Crittenton holds open house

Florence Crittenton holds open house

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

Noble Beast’s 10th Anniversary Party

Noble Beast’s 10th Anniversary Party

Join the owners and staff at Noble Beast Natural Market for Pets as they celebrate 10 years of survival as a Phoenix small business,..

No more walk-ins for turn-ins at shelter

No more walk-ins for turn-ins at shelter

As of last month, owners looking to surrender their pet must make an appointment at Maricopa County Animal Care and Control, 2500 S. 27th..

Fall classes held at the Classy Kitchen

Fall classes held at the Classy Kitchen

The Classy Kitchen, 7118 N. 7th St., offers BYOB cooking classes and decorating seminars. Upcoming events include: “Instant..

Dogs’ Day in the Garden

Dogs’ Day in the Garden

The Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., in conjunction with the Arizona Humane Society, hosts Dogs’ Day in the Garden from 8..

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