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Cross Roads hosts military history speaker

Cross Roads hosts military history speaker

Cross Roads United Methodist Church will host Peter Lumianski, Captain, U.S. Navy, Retired, as he presents “Honoring Arizona’s Cold War..

Kiwanis Club hosts charity golf tourney

Kiwanis Club hosts charity golf tourney

The Valley of the Sun Camelback Kiwanis Club is gearing up for its 27th annual charity golf tournament, the “Sunstroke Open.” Kiwanis..

Don’t be a kit-napper this spring

Don’t be a kit-napper this spring

The warmer temperatures this time of year also brings kitten season. Due to Arizona’s climate, kitten season lasts several months, and it..

Scouts sell 2.6 million boxes of cookies

Scouts sell 2.6 million boxes of cookies

The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest girl-led entrepreneurial program in the world, and this year, the Girl Scouts¬–Arizona..

Author offers power of poetry to readers

Author offers power of poetry to readers

Poetry, says author Alice Scott-Ferguson, “finds an echo in the heart that allows the reader to identify their own feelings of loss,..

Pet of the Month: Handsome King may rule your heart

Pet of the Month: Handsome King may rule your heart

Fit for any royal household, King is an incredibly handsome one-and-a half-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier mix that came to the Arizona..

Explore Arizona with local author

Explore Arizona with local author

With his latest book, “Arizona’s Scenic Roads and Hikes,” Arizona travel writer Roger Naylor coaxes readers outdoors with an array of..

Help keep streets, highways litter free

Help keep streets, highways litter free

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and its maintenance contractors picked up 118,578 bags of trash along freeways in Maricopa..

May events at Desert Christian

May events at Desert Christian

Desert Christian Fellowship will offer a variety of free programs to the community this month. First up, on May 9, all ages and skill..

Fire ban in city parks goes into effect

Fire ban in city parks goes into effect

Beginning May 1, Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department will put into effect its annual ban of open fires in the city’s desert parks and..

Historical Society presents Holocaust seminar, April 29

Historical Society presents Holocaust seminar, April 29

The Arizona Jewish Historical Society will present a special Holocaust seminar, “Choices: Why Did They Stay?” Friday, April 29, at 10..

Rummage sale set for April 30

Rummage sale set for April 30

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church will host a rummage sale Saturday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Items for sale will include clothes,..

Groups can apply for tree planting support

Groups can apply for tree planting support

Planting just a few trees can greatly impact overall temperatures, which is why Arizona Public Service (APS) is now accepting applications..

Series offers insights into military history

Series offers insights into military history

The public is invited to Cross Roads United Methodist Church, 7901 N. Central Ave., for a military history series featuring veteran guest..

Childhelp to host annual fundraiser

Childhelp to host annual fundraiser

Dedicated to the treatment and prevention of child abuse and neglect, Childhelp will host its 15th Annual Childhelp Wings Fashion Show..

Help struggling Valley moms feel special this Mother’s Day

Help struggling Valley moms feel special this Mother’s Day

Nourish Phoenix, a nonprofit fighting poverty in Phoenix since 1984, is hosting its annual Mother’s Day donation drive this month. This..

Task force helps pet owners in need

Task force helps pet owners in need

Seven animal welfare organizations in Arizona formed the Pet Housing Help AZ task force to offer resources to citizens who can no longer..

Royal Palm will host Earth Day clean up

Royal Palm will host Earth Day clean up

Residents in the Royal Palm Neighborhood will join forces this month to keep the area looking its best during an Earth Day Community Clean..

Grant will support efforts to end HIV, AIDS

Grant will support efforts to end HIV, AIDS

In March Aunt Rita’s Foundation announced that it received $1 million in funding to create the Glen Spencer Ending Epidemic Fund for HIV..

Women’s League seeks member applications

Women’s League seeks member applications

North Central women looking for an opportunity to enrich the lives of others in the community and belong to dynamic group of women are..

Desert Christian celebrates the season

Desert Christian celebrates the season

Desert Christian Fellowship invites residents to join them at their free community events taking place in April. First up, Friday, April 8,..

Yoga fundraiser to support rescue

Yoga fundraiser to support rescue

Metta Yoga is teaming up with Almost There Rescue for a donation based yoga flow event. Scheduled for Friday, April 8, at 6 p.m., all..

Sweet Shar Pei mix is looking for a home

Sweet Shar Pei mix is looking for a home

Ryker is an adorable Shar Pei mix that was originally brought to the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) all the way back in 2019 as an owner..

From the Editor

From the Editor

Hello, North Central Neighbors! On the cover this month, we take a deeper look at some of the issues in the northern part of our coverage..

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