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Herberger seeks volunteer ushers

Herberger seeks volunteer ushers

The Herberger Theater Center (HTC) is recruiting volunteers to join its cast of ushers. The HTC depends on volunteer ushers to welcome and..

Opportunities abound for aiding local youth

Opportunities abound for aiding local youth

The new year is always a good time to set goals for the future, perhaps including becoming more involved in your own community. North..

Community food drive aids St. Mary’s

Community food drive aids St. Mary’s

The Washington Elementary School District will host a Community Food Drive from Feb. 16 through Feb. 26 to benefit the St. Mary’s Food..

Changes planned for 3rd Street lanes

Changes planned for 3rd Street lanes

The city of Phoenix Street Transportation Department seeks input from the community to help improve traffic circulation and mobility for..

SciTech Festival event offers fun for families

SciTech Festival event offers fun for families

The 2nd Annual North Valley STEM (Science|Technology|Engineering| Mathematics) Celebration will take place 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20..

New exhibit reflects on Arizona service members

New exhibit reflects on Arizona service members

“Remembering Our Fallen” is a memorial exhibit with personal photos and mementos of Arizona service members who have perished since..

Mattoni explores wines of Umbria

Mattoni explores wines of Umbria

Join First Draft Book Bar, 300 W. Camelback Road, when wine expert Lorenzo Mattoni leads a lively discussion and tasting of wines of..

Hero Awards honors local dogs, ‘Dr. Kit’

Hero Awards honors local dogs, ‘Dr. Kit’

Friends of Animal Care and Control, an organization that strives to end euthanasia of dogs and cats in Maricopa County, will honor the..

Free lecture looks at history of Vespa

Free lecture looks at history of Vespa

Learn about the Vespa and what made it cool during a free lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N. Central..

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..

Class instructs on pet CPR, First Aid

Class instructs on pet CPR, First Aid

Teri Ann Tate of Equine & Pet First Aid presents a Pet CRP & First Aid Class from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 5 at Noble..

‘Paw it Forward’ with acts of kindness

‘Paw it Forward’ with acts of kindness

The holiday season may be over but Maricopa County Animal Care & Control (MCACC) is asking the community to keep the holiday spirit..

Chefs create desserts based on cookies

Chefs create desserts based on cookies

Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council announces the return of its Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Challenge. For the third year in a row,..

Theologian Cox visits Phoenix

Theologian Cox visits Phoenix

Harvey Cox, Hollis research professor of Divinity at Harvard University, will be the first “Theologian in Residence” at Beatitudes..

Phoenix Chinese Week marks ‘Year of Monkey’

Phoenix Chinese Week marks ‘Year of Monkey’

Phoenix Sister Cities Chengdu and Taipei committees and the Phoenix Chinese Week Committee will celebrate Chinese Week 2016 and the Chinese..

Petey ready to be your little rascal

Petey ready to be your little rascal

Petey, a darling Cocker Spaniel mix with a wavy fur coat and adorable eye patch, is a perfect gentleman with wonderful manners. The moment..

Pet-friendly art auctioned at event

Pet-friendly art auctioned at event

Gabriel’s Angels hosts its Paw Prints fundraiser on 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19. Paw Prints 2016 tasks 12 guest artists who are..

Warming the feet – and hearts – of kids

Warming the feet – and hearts – of kids

In recognition of the literal meaning of “thanksgiving,” local youth Mia Scardello decided to make it her mission to both give thanks..

Protect your pets in winter weather

Protect your pets in winter weather

Arizona is known for its intense summer heat, and most residents know how to take the proper precautions to ensure their outside pets are..

Low-cost spay, neuter in Jan.

Low-cost spay, neuter in Jan.

Altered Tails, the Valley’s largest nonprofit spay/neuter clinic specializing in low-cost services, wants you to ring in the New Year by..

Local family gets a donated van

Local family gets a donated van

North Central resident Ashleigh Johnson has struggled with more than her fair share of setbacks in her life, but it hasn’t stopped her..

Improvements made for Phoenix cyclists

Improvements made for Phoenix cyclists

In the first year that the Phoenix City Council adopted the comprehensive bicycle master plan, the Street Transportation Department made..

Quilt, sewing festival comes to fairgrounds

Quilt, sewing festival comes to fairgrounds

More than 15,000 are expected to attend the 22nd-annual Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival, set for Jan. 28-30 at the Arizona State..

New thrift store seeking donations

New thrift store seeking donations

If you got a lot of new things for Christmas last month and need to make some room for them, or you are ready to get a jumpstart on your..

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