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Fundraiser features vintage cars, raffles

Fundraiser features vintage cars, raffles

The Fundraiser Benefit for Lucky Dog Rescue is set for 3-6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at The Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Road. The..

Luci’s at the Orchard has Little Free Library

Luci’s at the Orchard has Little Free Library

Little Free Libraries have started popping up all around the world and according to the most recent reports, there are over 50,000..

Local agency tackles transgender issues

Local agency tackles transgender issues

Transgender youth and adults face a disproportionate amount of discrimination at home, in their neighborhood, at school and at work,..

Love of chocolate inspires new eatery

Love of chocolate inspires new eatery

Love of Chocolate Coffee & Bakery, family owned and operated, opened last month in the Albertson’s shopping center at 1820 W...

Help teach your baby to swim

Help teach your baby to swim

Pool season is just around the corner, and Hubbard Family Swim Schools offers weekly “baby splash” swim classes for babies 8 weeks to 5..

Stanton to deliver final ‘State of City’ address

Stanton to deliver final ‘State of City’ address

Join more than 1,000 Valley business and government leaders, Phoenix City Council members and the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce to..

Scientists, fans meet at local restaurants

Scientists, fans meet at local restaurants

Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute this month launches a new outreach program that invites the general public to mingle with..

Family members visit virtually

Family members visit virtually

Sherri Johnson gets her preschool class of 3-year-olds settled down on the carpet inside the classroom at St. Francis Xavier School, as her..

Artist-led workshops at the Hermosa Inn

Artist-led workshops at the Hermosa Inn

The Hermosa Inn announces a new partnership with the Scottsdale Artists’ School, featuring artist-led workshops. The class fee of $75..

Free tax prep for low-income seniors

Free tax prep for low-income seniors

AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program offers free tax filing help for qualifying seniors age 50 and older, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, Feb...

Free programs look at nutrition, pain

Free programs look at nutrition, pain

The Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., hosts several free programs this month on a variety of tops. Learn how to manage your..

Sunrays hosts national gymnastics competition

Sunrays hosts national gymnastics competition

Calling all gymnasts and gymnastics fans: Here’s your chance to attend the largest gymnastics competition held in the Southwest this..

A rockin’ version of ‘Cinderella’

A rockin’ version of ‘Cinderella’

Phoenix Dance company Center Dance Ensemble joins with Fantasies and Fairy Tales to present “Cinderella Rocks!” March 3-4 at the..

‘Touch a Truck’ benefits camp

‘Touch a Truck’ benefits camp

Families are invited to bring their children to a fun hands-on activity, “Touch A Truck,” 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at North..

Girl Scout Cookies on sale thru March 4

Girl Scout Cookies on sale thru March 4

For six weeks each year, Girl Scouts in Arizona participate in the largest girl-led business: the Girl Scout Cookie Program. Through March..

Free weekend at Phoenix Art Museum

Free weekend at Phoenix Art Museum

Visit the Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave., Feb. 10-11 for a whirlwind of great art and hands-on activities. Through the generosity..

Kodi’s celebrates in-store on Feb. 17

Kodi’s celebrates in-store on Feb. 17

North Central resident Rhonda Teel, owner of Kodi’s Natural Pet Foods, looks back on her 10 years of business and is proud of what she..

Studio Ma renovates new home for Free Arts

Studio Ma renovates new home for Free Arts

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation awarded Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona (Free Arts) a $2.5 million grant in August 2017 to..

Workshop held for budding writers

Workshop held for budding writers

David Corbett knows a thing or two about sketchy characters who skirt the law or ignore it. He should, he worked for many years as a..

Pop-Up Book Club: ‘Wrinkle in Time’

Pop-Up Book Club: ‘Wrinkle in Time’

A beloved children’s book and Newbery Medal Winner is getting the Hollywood treatment with a blockbuster movie. Changing Hands..

Fun, educational travel abroad trips

Fun, educational travel abroad trips

As years fly by, friendships often dwindle. That’s why Sue Barenholtz of Phoenix started creating businesses 10 years ago to help women..

A & E Briefs

A & E Briefs

‘Waist Watchers The Musical’ Through Feb. 25 Herberger Theater 222 E. Monroe 602-252-8497 Set in Cook’s Women’s Gym, the story..

Memory Café hosts visual artist

Memory Café hosts visual artist

Jewish Family & Children’s Service’s March Memory Café will feature visual artist, Tessa Windt, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday,..

Finding fun in the diversity of a crepe

Finding fun in the diversity of a crepe

Looking for authentically French with a splash of southwest flavor? That’s what you’ll get at The Crepe Club, located inside the..

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