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XCP celebrates its 75th Anniversary

XCP celebrates its 75th Anniversary

Seventy-five years ago, the first and only all-women’s Catholic high school in Phoenix opened its doors to its inaugural class of eleven..

Hulas set to move to new space

Hulas set to move to new space

After a series of unforeseen construction delays, Hulas Modern Tiki will open the doors this month to its new, expansive space at 5114 N...

Children’s fest returns to downtown Sept. 22

Children’s fest returns to downtown Sept. 22

The second-annual Phoenix Children’s Festival, featuring a multitude of activities and themed adventures for children ages 3-12, is..

Butter Ball is a loveable lunk

Butter Ball is a loveable lunk

At a little over 100 pounds, Butter Ball lives up to his name and will melt your heart as quickly as butter. This gentle giant is a..

Japanese garden seeks volunteers to spruce up

Japanese garden seeks volunteers to spruce up

The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, 1125 N. 3rd Ave., is putting out a call to volunteers for its Annual Garden Clean-Up Day, set..

Holocaust survivor shares his experience

Holocaust survivor shares his experience

Oskar Knoblauch, a Valley resident and Holocaust survivor, will share his harrowing experience 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 at Beth El..

City hosts annual Senior Safety Fair

City hosts annual Senior Safety Fair

Many City of Phoenix departments have joined forces to plan the annual Senior Safety Fair, set for 9 am. to 12 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 at..

Reading festival at Christown mall

Reading festival at Christown mall

Children will enjoy Dr. Seuss and Mad Hatter characters, complimentary treats and juice, storytelling and much more during the free Camp..

Free coffee, free app from Press

Free coffee, free app from Press

National Coffee Day is on Saturday, Sept. 29, and in honor of the drink that fuels America, Press Coffee is giving people a free cup of..

Family childcare center opens

Family childcare center opens

Powerful Connections, Young Minds in the Making, LLC, is a new family childcare program near 7th Avenue and Glendale. The program is run by..

Urban Farm hosts 1-day pop-up shop

Urban Farm hosts 1-day pop-up shop

North Central Phoenix’s Urban Farm will host a one-day pop-up shop 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, in the large parking area behind..

Stock up on hardy seeds for planting

Stock up on hardy seeds for planting

The Great American Seed Up is once again setting up shop in Phoenix. The only “pop-up” seed market in Arizona returns Sept. 21-22 to..

Phoenix ranks in top 50 for pet-friendly services

Phoenix ranks in top 50 for pet-friendly services

The personal finance website WalletHub last month released an in-depth report on 2018’s Most Pet-Friendly Cities, and Phoenix ranked in..

Diva Dash, shoe sale benefits FloCrit

Diva Dash, shoe sale benefits FloCrit

Florence Crittenton is hosting its 10th Annual Heels for Healing and Diva Dash on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Florence Crittenton’s upscale..

Restaurant Progress—small but mighty fine

Restaurant Progress—small but mighty fine

Squeezed into a shoebox-size storefront embellished with funky antiques, and working from a postage-stamp kitchen tucked at the back,..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Glendale Union High School District District hires 50 new teachers Glendale Union High School District’s annual New Teacher Dinner..

Lyft partners with PCH to raise funds

Lyft partners with PCH to raise funds

Rideshare company Lyft is now giving Valley residents the ability to “round up” their fare for a local cause. The Round Up & Donate..

Teachers invited to apply for funds

Teachers invited to apply for funds

The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation is now accepting applications for the $100,000 School Challenge, presented by University of Phoenix, to..

Help your business become more community involved

Help your business become more community involved

The YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix hosts “The Art of Community Engagement,” 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 in the YWCA 6th Floor Conference Room..

Fun, funky vintage and antique store opens

Fun, funky vintage and antique store opens

Phoenix residents Lynn Davis and Jennifer Iverson have taken their longtime passion for antiques and shopping, as well as three storage..

Students encouraged to join pop-tab challenge

Students encouraged to join pop-tab challenge

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona (RMHC-CNAZ), which operates three homes-away-from-home for families who..

Chase brings wealth of experience to Duet

Chase brings wealth of experience to Duet

North central Phoenix resident Donna Chase was recently hired as Duet’s new Congregational Health administrative assistant. Chase comes..

Variety of activities at senior center

Variety of activities at senior center

The Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., continues to stay busy with programs to entertain and educate. Duet: Partners in Health..

Chamber hosts annual Economic Outlook event

Chamber hosts annual Economic Outlook event

The Greater Phoenix Chamber and Cox Communications present Economic Outlook 2019, set for 7:30-10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 in the Grand..

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