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Free summer meals available for kids

Free summer meals available for kids

The USDA has partnered with St. Mary’s Food Bank to once again provide free summer meals to children ages 18 an younger throughout the..

Brown bag event offers ideas for local trips

Brown bag event offers ideas for local trips

The North Mountain Visitor Center’s monthly Brown Bag event, set for noon on June 4, is “Plan Your Summer Getaway,” presented by..

Bloomin’ Beerfest at Irish Cultural Center

Bloomin’ Beerfest at Irish Cultural Center

The Irish Cultural Center’s annual “Bloomin’ Beerfest,” set for 7-11 p.m. Saturday, June 11, will have a variety of beers and..

Young honored by American Red Cross

Young honored by American Red Cross

North Central resident Michael Young was recognized as Volunteer Rookie of the Year by the American Red Cross Greater Phoenix Chapter. He..

What to know for Flag Day

What to know for Flag Day

This year marks the 100th anniversary of when President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation calling for a nationwide observance of Flag..

Volunteers sought for thrift store

Volunteers sought for thrift store

Do you like clothes, collectibles, and shopping? Would you like to donate your time in a retail setting? The White Dove Thrift Shoppe in..

Sign up for adult softball leagues

Sign up for adult softball leagues

The City of Phoenix will start registration for its adult softball leagues on June 21 at 6:30 p.m. Rose Mofford Sports Complex on 25th..

Rummage sale has long tradition

Rummage sale has long tradition

The church and grounds at St. Thomas the Apostle will be transformed for five days this month into a bargain shopper’s dream come true...

Kitten’s crazy ride brings him to AHS

Kitten’s crazy ride brings him to AHS

The Arizona Humane Society’s Emergency Animal Medical Technicians (EAMTs) have seen it all and respond to more than 10,000 emergency..

Parents frustrated with school board decisions

Parents frustrated with school board decisions

A group of parents, along with current and former educators both inside and outside the district, are at odds with the Madison School..

New ‘Dog Days’ dates added to D-Backs games

New ‘Dog Days’ dates added to D-Backs games

Due to the overwhelming popularity of Dog Days of Summer, the Arizona Diamondbacks and PetSmart have added four dates in which fans can..

Local vocalist wins young artist award

Local vocalist wins young artist award

North Central resident Ally Lansdowne, a senior at Arizona School for the Arts, hopes to make a lasting impact with the power of her voice...

Keep pets safe in summer swelter

Keep pets safe in summer swelter

Summer will officially arrive this month and it is important to remember your pets’ health could be at risk. With temperatures..

Get pets fixed before they get pregnant

Get pets fixed before they get pregnant

Kittens as young as 4 months and puppies as young as 5 months are old enough to get pregnant and have their first litter just two months..

Free summer movies at Patriot’s Park

Free summer movies at Patriot’s Park

CityScape Phoenix has released the movie lineup for its free outdoor summer movie series, City Lights Movie Nights, which takes place the..

Events, exhibit highlight Sendak

Events, exhibit highlight Sendak

Let the “Wild Rumpus” begin! Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave., will host this nationally acclaimed exhibit featuring..

Free event features food, music, crafts

Free event features food, music, crafts

Local First Arizona presents the World Bazaar and Community Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at the 19th Avenue and Camelback Road..

Class benefits animals with medical issues

Class benefits animals with medical issues

Kinesphere Center for Movement Education hosts a “Down Dogs for Paws” yoga class 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7. This is an..

City proposes property tax hike

City proposes property tax hike

Each year, the city of Phoenix’s budget is developed in conjunction with residents, the mayor, city council, city manager and city..

Ballpark boasts new pet-friendly areas

Ballpark boasts new pet-friendly areas

PetSmart, Inc. and the Arizona Diamondbacks have teamed up to create the first-ever season-long, dog-friendly ballpark with a dedicated new..

Library kicks off summer reading

Library kicks off summer reading

Kids, teens and adults can participate in “On Your Mark Get Set … Read!”—the annual Summer Reading Program from June 1-Aug. 1...

Letter carriers collect nonperishable food

Letter carriers collect nonperishable food

The largest single-day food drive in the United States—one which helps St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance and other Arizona Food Banks..

How to interpret pet food labels

How to interpret pet food labels

The North Mountain Visitor Center, 12950 N. 7th St., hosts Dr. Julie Mayer for a program on how to read pet food labels, 7-8:30 p.m...

Help reduce crime by volunteering

Help reduce crime by volunteering

Phoenix residents who want to be more active in reducing crime in their neighborhoods have an opportunity this month to join the Phoenix..

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