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Fun event looks at city’s past and your own

Fun event looks at city’s past and your own

Learn how to preserve your old mementos, photos, glass, silver, linens and more while browsing books about local Phoenix-area history and..

Lifeguards, swim instructors sought

Lifeguards, swim instructors sought

The city of Phoenix is hiring lifeguards and swim lesson instructors for the summer 2019 pool season. These are great jobs for teenagers,..

Kiwanis launch library project at apartments

Kiwanis launch library project at apartments

Every child should have access to books, no matter their economic status. So believes the North Phoenix Kiwanis Club, and members backed up..

Hear women authors at luncheon event

Hear women authors at luncheon event

The Phoenix Branch of the AAUW Book Festival presents the Women’s Authors’ Luncheon on Saturday, March 30, at noon at the Beatitudes..

Sweet kitty needs to be kept indoors

Sweet kitty needs to be kept indoors

Adorable 4-month-old Stash has come a long way from when he was rescued a few months back. The sweet domestic shorthair and his siblings..

Roman Roads included on historic register

Roman Roads included on historic register

Raise a glass to celebrate the inclusion of Al Beadle’s 1964 Roman Roads complex, 1691 E. Maryland Ave., on the National Register of..

Local activist Green lauded on her birthday

Local activist Green lauded on her birthday

If you’ve lived for any length of time in Sunnyslope, you have heard the name Winifred Green. Maybe you’ve seen her speak in front of..

Fashion show aids AHS shelter pets

Fashion show aids AHS shelter pets

The Arizona Humane Society (AHS) hosts its 21st annual “Compassion with Fashion: In Pursuit of Dreams,” 11 a.m. Sunday, March 31, at..

Circle K relocates to Hatcher and 7th Street

Circle K relocates to Hatcher and 7th Street

A brand-new Circle K gas station and mini mart opened last month at 9418 N. 7th St., on the property where a former Shell gas station and..

Cat show, adoption event on March 9

Cat show, adoption event on March 9

It’s a cat lover’s dream at this year’s Saint Catty’s Day Cat Show & Adoption Event, set for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 9 at..

Benefit assists senior animals

Benefit assists senior animals

Rusty’s Angels Sanctuary hosts its sixth-annual Sunday Funday event, benefitting senior dogs, 1-6 p.m. Sunday, March 3 at Rum Runner’s..

Show highlights service animals

Show highlights service animals

In an effort to showcase the great work of service and therapy animals in Phoenix, PHXTV has produced a new episode of “Phoenix Pets”..

Shy at first, Chucho is won over with play

Shy at first, Chucho is won over with play

Abandoned in a backyard after his owner moved away, Chucho understandably has had to rebuild his trust in humans. The 6-year-old Labrador..

Group gathers dresses for prom

Group gathers dresses for prom

The North Central Women’s League begins its third year of operation with several philanthropic endeavors already under way. One of its..

Girl Scout cookies sold through March 3

Girl Scout cookies sold through March 3

For six weeks each year, Girl Scouts in Arizona participate in the largest girl-led entrepreneurial program in the world: the Girl Scout..

Fundraiser assists pet therapy program

Fundraiser assists pet therapy program

Gabriel’s Angels, a North Central Phoenix-based nonprofit organization committed to aiding at-risk children through pet therapy, will..

Court dismisses appeal against MMJ dispensary

Court dismisses appeal against MMJ dispensary

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Bruce R. Cohen on Jan. 11 released his ruling in favor of a Motion to Dismiss filed by attorneys..

Arizona VFWs co-host February food drives

Arizona VFWs co-host February food drives

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) Department of Arizona, along with Humana and St. Mary’s Food Bank, are partnering to host..

Taking the fear out of a visit to the vet

Taking the fear out of a visit to the vet

For many dogs, a trip to the veterinarian’s office can be stressful. The Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL), 15. N. 40th St., wants to..

Spay/neuter specials offered in February

Spay/neuter specials offered in February

Altered Tails, with assistance from the Petco Foundation, in February offers low-cost surgeries for male and female pit bull or Chihuahua..

Outdoor festivals, events in Phoenix

Outdoor festivals, events in Phoenix

With spring right around the corner, the outdoor festivals and fairs reach their own peak season before the weather starts to heat up...

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..

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