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New gallery opens at Heard Museum

New gallery opens at Heard Museum

“Beauty Speaks for Us,” an exhibition of more than 200 American Indian artworks, will be the inaugural exhibit in the Heard Museum’s..

Local woman leads study trip to Mexico

Local woman leads study trip to Mexico

With an internationally recognized culture, Mexico remains one of the strongest and most enticing tourist destinations for Americans. Just..

Local Boy Scouts honored for service

Local Boy Scouts honored for service

Six North Central Boy Scouts were awarded the Presidential Volunteer Service Awards by Boy Scout Troop 329 at the troop’s December Court..

Have your dog’s behavior approved

Have your dog’s behavior approved

Does your canine friend have good manners at home as well as out in the community? Receive an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluation 8 a.m.-12..

HALO to no longer operate at MCACC

HALO to no longer operate at MCACC

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously last fall to not renew its contract with HALO Animal Rescue when it ends in..

Girl Scout Cookies inspire local desserts

Girl Scout Cookies inspire local desserts

It’s that time of year that Phoenix dessert lovers longingly wait for: the commencement of Girl Scout Cookie sales, and the return of the..

Get your female cat spayed before spring

Get your female cat spayed before spring

“Kitten season” is just around the corner and that means animal shelters throughout the country are going to hit maximum capacity as..

Gates joins MC board of supervisors

Gates joins MC board of supervisors

Bill Gates was sworn in as a Maricopa County supervisor on Jan. 4. It is his first term on the board. Gates represents District 3, which..

Enjoy First Friday while the kids play

Enjoy First Friday while the kids play

Parents can enjoy a much-needed night out in the Phoenix Arts District or elsewhere on First Fridays in March and May with the Phoenix..

Clothing drive aids New Day Center

Clothing drive aids New Day Center

CrossRoads United Methodist Women’s group, People of Purpose, is holding a new and gently used clothing drive through March 5 at the..

Car clubs, art show at museum this month

Car clubs, art show at museum this month

The Sunnyslope Historical Society in February hosts a month-long Art Exhibit and Sale featuring Rio Rico artist Robert White, whose artwork..

Book lovers take note: sale set for Feb. 11-12

Book lovers take note: sale set for Feb. 11-12

The VNSA Used Book Sale will be held Feb. 11-12 at the Arizona State Fairgrounds, 1826 W. McDowell Road.  More than a half-million gently..

‘Animal Cops’ show comes to Phoenix

‘Animal Cops’ show comes to Phoenix

Animal Planet’s internationally acclaimed “Animal Cops” TV series is headed to Arizona and features the lifesaving work of the..

Treating injuries out on the trail

Treating injuries out on the trail

The Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association (CAMRA) hosts a Wilderness First Aid course, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 11-12 at the North Mountain..

Street fair celebrates 19 North’s vision

Street fair celebrates 19 North’s vision

The 19 North Alliance is sponsoring a “Love Our Community” street fair on Saturday, Feb. 11 in the parking area of Open Door..

Pet of the Month: Active husky is a natural athlete

Pet of the Month: Active husky is a natural athlete

The perfect day for Cinnamon needs only two ingredients: a ball and someone to throw it. The first one is easy and there’s much hope for..

Outdoor festivals abound in Phoenix

Outdoor festivals abound in Phoenix

The Valley of the Sun’s beautiful winter weather brings a bevy of outdoor events each year, highlighting different cultures from around..

Nominate a crossing guard for AAA award

Nominate a crossing guard for AAA award

AAA Arizona seeks nominations for its ninth annual Crossing Guard of the Year. Each winning school and guard will receive $500. The..

Therapy students adapt toys for kids

Therapy students adapt toys for kids

Northern Arizona University Occupational Therapy students, as part of a class learning experience, recently adapted toys for children with..

Volunteer tutors sought for schools

Volunteer tutors sought for schools

A local tutoring program is seeking Phoenix adults to go back to school and donate their time to make a significant impact on early..

Seniors in need of medical equipment

Seniors in need of medical equipment

The Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) operates the Kindness Closet at St. Joseph’s Hospital, located at 350 W Thomas Road. It provides..

Recycle your boxes, Xmas tree in early January

Recycle your boxes, Xmas tree in early January

For many, the holidays means opening presents packaged in recyclable cardboard. If you have just a few boxes, flatten and place them in..

Energetic pup needs active family, friend

Energetic pup needs active family, friend

Max is one unique looking dog who is sure to attract plenty of attention on neighborhood walks. The spunky 1-year-old boasts short legs and..

Original Bashas’ store may soon be no more

Original Bashas’ store may soon be no more

The Bashas’ grocery store located at the southwest corner of 7th Avenue and Osborn Road is unique for two reasons: it is the first..

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