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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..

New partnership offers affordable music classes

New partnership offers affordable music classes

Community Music @ The Center is a music learning series and youth development project that capitalizes on the expertise of three strategic..

Low-cost spay, neuter

Low-cost spay, neuter

Altered Tails wants you to ring in the New Year by making a resolution to neuter your male dog or cat during its “Happy Neuter Year”..

Learn more about Save Our Mountains

Learn more about Save Our Mountains

The Sunnyslope Historical Society hosts its annual meeting and elections at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, followed by guest speaker Leslie..

Kharma Life hosts artist reception

Kharma Life hosts artist reception

Fitness and wellness may be the focus of Kharma Life Center, 700 W. Campbell Ave., but that doesn’t mean the owners don’t appreciate..

Free nail trim at Puff & Fluff

Free nail trim at Puff & Fluff

Come by Puff & Fluff at 5835 N. 16th St., Suites D and E, between 12 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8 and receive a free canine nail trim,..

Enjoy Dogs’ Day in the Garden

Enjoy Dogs’ Day in the Garden

The Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N Galvin Pkwy., in conjunction with the Arizona Humane Society, hosts Dogs’ Day in the Garden from 8..

Cooking classes offer health, flavor, fun

Cooking classes offer health, flavor, fun

North Central resident Nancy Matsui had had a lifelong love of cooking, which she now shares with the community through her Onion..

City continues effort to add more officers

City continues effort to add more officers

Like most major cities around the country, Phoenix is made up of a diverse population, including ethnically, socioeconomically, and..

Calendar pairs models with pets

Calendar pairs models with pets

The Arizona Animal Welfare League has released a 2017 calendar made entirely by volunteers to raise money for its no-kill shelter. It..

A fun celebration of and for pets

A fun celebration of and for pets

The second-annual Doggie Street Festival is set for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 at Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School..

‘Stress Relief’ party benefits shelter pets

‘Stress Relief’ party benefits shelter pets

Christa Sorenson, founder of SMASHN (Social Mobile Assistance for Spay, Health, and Neuter), knows that pet overpopulation is “a people..

Kaplan named a ‘community hero’

Kaplan named a ‘community hero’

North Central resident Josh Kaplan, 17, last month was named a Hasbro Community Action Hero for his volunteer efforts to create positive..

These two buddies need a home together

These two buddies need a home together

Ralph and Gina are best buddies who were formally down on their luck and arrived at the Arizona Humane Society malnourished and in need of..

Meet the new police chief at free forum

Meet the new police chief at free forum

Join Dist. 3 Councilwoman Debra Stark for a community chat with the new Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams, 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 at the..

World bazaar, market at light rail stop Dec. 3

World bazaar, market at light rail stop Dec. 3

Come celebrate the rich culture of the Phoenix area in the Fall 2016 World Bazaar & Phoenix Community Market on Saturday, Dec. 3,..

Stark, DeRose head for runoff election

Stark, DeRose head for runoff election

It took longer than expected to finish counting all the ballots for the city of Phoenix District 3 council seat, as they were part of the..

F.Q. Story hosts holiday home tour

F.Q. Story hosts holiday home tour

The F.Q. Story Preservation Association is hosting its 32nd Annual Holiday Home Tour and Street Fair, Dec. 3-4. This year’s tour..

Wallack inducted into AZ Runners Hall of Fame

Wallack inducted into AZ Runners Hall of Fame

North Central resident Rob Wallack last month was inducted into the 2016 Arizona Runners Hall of Fame. In 1978, Wallack founded specialty..

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