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Night of the Three Kings at Phoenix Zoo

Night of the Three Kings at Phoenix Zoo

Celebrate “Noche de Reyes Magos” (the Night of the Three Kings) from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at the Phoenix Zoo. The event..

Acacia Library marks 50 years of service

Acacia Library marks 50 years of service

On Saturday, Jan. 5, the Acacia Library, located at 750 E. Townley Ave., will mark 50 years of service to the community. Join City..

Volunteer literacy tutors sought

Volunteer literacy tutors sought

As children gear up for their second semester of school, volunteer tutors are needed to help them finish out the year successfully. The..

Two books look at unique Arizona

Two books look at unique Arizona

Arizona’s official State Historian, Marshall Trimble, has released a new book, “Arizona Oddities: Land of Anomalies & Tamales”..

Pitties and Chihuahuas fixed for just $20

Pitties and Chihuahuas fixed for just $20

The holidays and just after the new year are critical times for Altered Tails, as many people give pets as gifts only to discover that they..

This sweet Elvis will make you swoon

This sweet Elvis will make you swoon

At just seven years young, this handsome orange tabby named Elvis knows how to get the crowds going when he enters a room. The sweet kitty..

Home & garden show returns to fairgrounds

Home & garden show returns to fairgrounds

The 26th Annual Big Maricopa County Home & Garden Show is set for Jan. 11-13 at the Arizona State Fairgrounds, 1826 W. McDowell Road...

Hearing set for medical marijuana dispensary

Hearing set for medical marijuana dispensary

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge on Jan. 10 will hear arguments related to a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the owners of..

Discount on classes for dog training

Discount on classes for dog training

Did you know that January is Train Your Dog Month? The Arizona Humane Society’s (AHS) dog training classes can help your dog to become..

Construction set to begin on rehab center

Construction set to begin on rehab center

Phoenix’s Board of Adjustment gave the final stamp of approval for a 55-bed drug and alcohol rehab center in Sunnyslope, and property..

Apply for young man/woman of year

Apply for young man/woman of year

The city of Phoenix Youth and Education Office is now accepting applications for the 2019 Outstanding Young Man/Young Woman (OYMYW) of the..

A look at the past, cleaning up the present

A look at the past, cleaning up the present

The Sunnyslope Historical Society begins the new year with a look at the past, and a hand-on activity to improve the present. First up is a..

Reducing stress through creativity

Reducing stress through creativity

The holiday season is a time for family, joy—and stress. When expectations are high for decorations, gifts and family dinners, how can..

Phoestivus returns  to downtown

Phoestivus returns to downtown

Inspired by the famous Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas markets in Germany) and Seinfeld’s Festivus, a parody and secular holiday celebrated in..

Get 60 pounds of produce for $12

Get 60 pounds of produce for $12

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

Church opens family center, gift shop

Church opens family center, gift shop

Gas pumps and tires have given way to crucifixes, religious statues and spiritual books. An old Phoenix gas station was developed into a..

Troop 41 opens annual tree lot

Troop 41 opens annual tree lot

There’s nothing like the smell of a real pine tree in your home during the holidays. Make your house smell great and help a group of..

Pet photos with Santa benefit dog rescue

Pet photos with Santa benefit dog rescue

Community members can get a free photo of their pet with Santa from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8 at The Phoenix Ale Brewery Central..

Use permit for rehab center under appeal

Use permit for rehab center under appeal

A use permit granted by the city’s zoning administrator for a 55-bed rehab center on property located at 1431 E. Dunlap Ave. has been..

Two events in Melrose District set for Dec. 15

Two events in Melrose District set for Dec. 15

Come to Merriment in Melrose and see the Melrose Curve at its best with music, food trucks, a vendor gift market and more, 4-8 p.m...

Photos with Santa, more at Uptown Plaza

Photos with Santa, more at Uptown Plaza

This December, get in the holiday spirit with a little help from Uptown Plaza, 100 E. Camelback Road. Every Saturday before Christmas (Dec...

Cheyenne seeks a patient, loving family

Cheyenne seeks a patient, loving family

Cheyenne is a loving little lady who can be more on the shy side when she meets new people, but when she comes out of her shell she is a..

Holiday activities abound at Christown

Holiday activities abound at Christown

Starting Saturday, Dec. 1, Christown Spectrum Mall, 17th Avenue and Bethany Home Road, hosts its third-annual “Christown Cringle’s..

‘Pets on Parade’ marks 60th anniversary

‘Pets on Parade’ marks 60th anniversary

The Arizona Humane Society’s weekly TV show, “Pets on Parade,” will celebrate its 60th anniversary beginning at 12:30 p.m. on..

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