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Free movie at Solano Park

Free movie at Solano Park

Enjoy a free screening of Disney’s “Zootopia” 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at Solano Park, 5625 N. 17th Ave. Free popcorn will be..

Boys choir bids adieu to artistic director

Boys choir bids adieu to artistic director

The Phoenix Boys Choir bids a fond farewell to Artistic Director Georg Stangelberger during a special concert 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18 in..

A lot of produce for a little money

A lot of produce for a little money

Borderlands Food Bank, a nonprofit organization located in Nogales, Ariz., hosts a monthly “Produce on Wheels” distribution of slightly..

Angels Trumpet adds second location, lounge

Angels Trumpet adds second location, lounge

Local restaurateurs, Sharry & Mat Englehorn of Angels Trumpet Ale House in downtown Phoenix last year opened a second location at 2339..

Virtual Block Watch may help deter crime

Virtual Block Watch may help deter crime

About two years ago, the Phoenix Police Department launched a pilot program called “Virtual Block Watch” in the Maryvale precinct and..

Local crafters host Mama’s Makers Market

Local crafters host Mama’s Makers Market

Support your local crafters and DIY-ers and celebrate all mothers by shopping the second-annual Mama’s Makers Market, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m...

Letter carrier food Drive returns May 11

Letter carrier food Drive returns May 11

The largest single-day food drive in the United States—one that helps St. Mary’s Food Bank and other Arizona Food Banks stocked during..

Budget heads to council for approval

Budget heads to council for approval

For the first time in many years, the city of Phoenix’s proposed $1.397 billion budget has a modest surplus of $55 million for next..

Booze, a band and aiding injured animals

Booze, a band and aiding injured animals

Two Pups Wellness Fund returns with its “Booze and a Band for the Bow Wows and Meows” fundraising party, 7-11 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at..

Free workshop on retirement planning

Free workshop on retirement planning

Jack Burns, public affairs specialist for the Arizona Social Security Administration, hosts a free Social Security retirement planning..

Students surprised with GCU scholarships

Students surprised with GCU scholarships

Washington High School senior Juan Ballez, on the cusp of graduating and looking to the big, wide world and all of its possibilities, longs..

Hotel eatery revamped, now offers live music

Hotel eatery revamped, now offers live music

DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix North, 10220 N. Metro Parkway E., last year welcomed Dos Arboles Restaurant & Cantina, a fun, fresh..

Free, fun swim safety event

Free, fun swim safety event

Aqua-Tots Swim Schools and Leslie’s Pool Supply have teamed up to promote swim safety around the country. Aqua-Tots Central Phoenix, 7824..

Free Family Sundays continue at museum

Free Family Sundays continue at museum

The Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central Ave., offers free general admission on the second Sunday of each month, with educational..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Creighton Elementary School District Local student earns free pair of Sketchers HealthyLifestars, which operates the LifeStar Challenge..

Neighbors oppose demolition of 1918 home

Neighbors oppose demolition of 1918 home

The city of Phoenix’s Historical Preservation Commission is exploring what options it has to save a home built in 1918 from being torn..

Group working to revitalize Hatcher Road

Group working to revitalize Hatcher Road

When Phoenix natives hear the name “Hatcher Road,” it usually conjures up images of blight, crime and unsightly industrial storefronts...

Twin Peaks adds smoker to kitchen

Twin Peaks adds smoker to kitchen

Twin Peaks has announced a new addition to the kitchen—a smoker. Using Hickory wood chips, the restaurant now serves smoked rack of ribs..

How to use native plants in your yard

How to use native plants in your yard

Dig It Gardens, 3015 N. 16th St., offers monthly classes to help get your indoor and outdoor plants healthy, happy and ready for the..

U.S. Egg hosts pajama, toy drive

U.S. Egg hosts pajama, toy drive

U.S. Egg, 402 E. Greenway Parkway in the Bell Towne Center, is teaming up with Arizona Helping Hands (AHH) to host a new toy and pajama..

TapHouse expands to North Phoenix

TapHouse expands to North Phoenix

TapHouse Kitchen recently expanded with a new and second location that opened in January at 3131 E. Shea Blvd. The popular TapHouse Kitchen..

Restaurant week returns in May

Restaurant week returns in May

Arizona Restaurant Association announces its Spring Arizona Restaurant Week (ARW) happening May 17-26. During this time, participating..

Garden offers refugees camaraderie, purpose

Garden offers refugees camaraderie, purpose

Growing your own food, even in an “urban desert,” can provide a sense of accomplishment and pride, as well as a bonding opportunity..

Meat alternative now available on pizzas

Meat alternative now available on pizzas

Fired Pie has introduced a healthy meat alternative for vegetarians and meat lovers alike. The vegetarian plant-based “meat” has a real..

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