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Arts festival will celebrate furry friends

Arts festival will celebrate furry friends

Anyone who believes dogs are their best friends and felines are the cat’s pajamas might want to check out an unusual festival at Shemer..

Special issue features unique spots

Special issue features unique spots

Geodesic dome homes, Dutch-inspired single-family houses and a bank property on which a teenager used to raise pigeons are among the quirky..

Get a lot of produce for a little money

Get a lot of produce for a little money

The nonprofit Borderlands Food Bank holds a monthly “Produce on Wheels” distribution of slightly bruised or past-date fruits and..

Boost your speaking and leadership skills

Boost your speaking and leadership skills

Katherine Creech used to lose sleep for days, riddled with anxiety before she had to give a speech to colleagues at the company where she..

September is Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month

Not a day goes by that the topic of mental illness isn’t making news. Whether connected to the passing of a well-known celebrity or the..

Loma Linda dancers bloom in ballet classes

Loma Linda dancers bloom in ballet classes

A partnership between Loma Linda Elementary and North Central-based dance company, Convergence Ballet, is entering its third year this..

Sunnyslope residents seek more walkability

Sunnyslope residents seek more walkability

Many residents of the Sunnyslope community are pushing for improvements in residents’ experiences using the free SMART Circulator. Over..

More library branches opening Sundays

More library branches opening Sundays

There will be more chances to check out books and other offerings at more branches of the Phoenix Public Library. Starting Sunday, Sept...

A & E Briefs

A & E Briefs

iTheatre Collaborative presents: ‘Actually’ Sept. 6-21 Herberger Theater Center (Kax Stage) 222 E. Monroe St. 602-252-8497 This is the..

Meetup offers events for those over 50

Meetup offers events for those over 50

Those ages 50 and older looking for ways to make new friends and visit restaurants, museums, movie theaters and other venues in the area..

JFC offers two Events this month

JFC offers two Events this month

Jewish Family & Children’s Service hosts its monthly Memory Café 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, at Beth El Congregation at..

Devonshire Senior Center offers diverse activities

Devonshire Senior Center offers diverse activities

The Devonshire Senior Center, located at 2802 E. Devonshire Ave., is giving mature adults lots of ways to get in shape, socialize, have fun..

Beatitudes Campus adds more patio homes

Beatitudes Campus adds more patio homes

Beatitudes Campus at 1610 W. Glendale Ave. is building 34 new patio homes, which likely will be ready early next year. All but four had..

New hope for ovarian cancer patients

New hope for ovarian cancer patients

One of the most difficult cancers to treat, ovarian cancer, is in the spotlight this month during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. For the..

AARP offers happy hour for caregivers

AARP offers happy hour for caregivers

AARP Arizona will hold a Caregiver Happy Hour 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, at O.H.S.O. Eatery & Brewery, 4900 E. Indian School Road...

Storybook characters to entertain at festival

Storybook characters to entertain at festival

Popular storybook characters will come to life at a festival on Saturday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 21 at Christown Spectrum Shopping..

Two join local office of Coldwell Banker

Two join local office of Coldwell Banker

Bart Mruz has joined the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office at 3113 E. Lincoln Drive as an affiliate agent. He has worked in the..

Poster contest to highlight dangers of opioid misuse

Poster contest to highlight dangers of opioid misuse

Children and teens around the state can learn about opioid abuse and design posters to help raise awareness of the problem through the..

Shaneland Arts offers classes, gallery

Shaneland Arts offers classes, gallery

A new store and gallery is giving people a chance to unleash their inner artists and get coaching to reach their creative potential...

NAI Horizon negotiates long-term lease

NAI Horizon negotiates long-term lease

NAI Horizon represented the tenant, Phoenix Children’s Center, Ltd., in a long-term lease renewal at Camelback Arboleda located at 1661..

Interfaith experience educates kids in fun way

Interfaith experience educates kids in fun way

Kids ages 7 to 12 can get a look at four different, major world religions at a special event at Changing Hands Bookstore on Sunday, Sept...

Kaya Hemp Co. focuses on wellness

Kaya Hemp Co. focuses on wellness

A new store on North 16th Street offers customers a chance to explore alternative forms of wellness along with a variety of interesting..

Girls Scouts expand badge offerings

Girls Scouts expand badge offerings

Local girls have more ways and incentives to boost their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills and explore rock climbing,..

Hatcher Road group gets boost from the city

Hatcher Road group gets boost from the city

A group of business and property owners in the Hatcher Road area is thrilled that the City of Phoenix is on board with their efforts to..

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